Contested Urban Spaces

Report on ESG Program for University of Washington at Seattle

11 - 19 August, 2009

In collaboration with the University of Washington at Seattle, Environment Support Group (ESG) sponsored a one-week workshop from 11-19 August 2009 on "Contested Urban Spaces" for twenty undergraduate and graduate students. Studying themes of social justice, urbanization, and human rights in Bangalore, the students were exposed to a breadth of environmental issues through presentations, discussions, and field visits facilitated ESG.