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Religion and Urban Transformation – A Conversation with Vinayak Bharne Following his 24-chapter edited volume, The Emerging Asian City: Concomitant Urbanities and Urbanisms, Los Angeles based urbanist Vinayak Bharne’s co-authored...
Cultural / Civic Entrepreneurs Forum: Enliven the community spaces The Cultural / Civic Entrepreneurs Forum is aimed at highlighting initiatives that have the potential to stimulate and enliven the public...
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