Content tagged "Hurricane Sandy"
Event: Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Explore how certain places come to be seen as “at risk” in anticipation of climate change, and what this way of seeing means for their inhabitants. Drawing on fieldwork over four years in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the talk will focus on the fraught development and implementation of new FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) flood maps for New York City, where hundreds of thousands of people and billions of dollars in property now lie in the high-risk flood zone.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
Alum Parmesh Shahani Named One of Financial Times 25 “Indians to Watch”; Costanza-Chock on Apps for Sandy
“Bringing new insights to a stuffy 115-year-old Indian conglomerate isn’t easy, nor is being an openly gay man in India’s still-traditional business culture – but Parmesh Shahani manages both.”