KPU Arts Speaker Series – Climate Change and Culture: From the Milpa Maya to the Tren Maya in Southern Mexico

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KPU Arts Speaker Series – Climate Change and Culture: From the Milpa Maya to the Tren Maya in Southern Mexico

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

October 2
KPU Arts Speaker Series – Climate Change and Culture: From the Milpa Maya to the Tren Maya in Southern Mexico
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
12666 72 Avenue

Cedar Boardroom 2110
11am-12pm

Speaker: Dr. Julia Murphy, Anthropology, and Alex Stark, Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture, 2019
Indigenous communities in rural Mexico are dealing with changes in rainfall and weather patterns that undermine their livelihoods and food traditions. During research visits to Calakmul between 2015 and 2018, Dr. Murphy saw tourism development promoted as an economic alternative. What happens in Maya communities as the forests of Calakmul are transformed from a source of sustenance to a tourist spectacle?
Website: https://www.kpu.ca/arts/speakerseries

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Date:
October 2
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.kpu.ca/arts/speakerseries

Venue

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
12666 72 Avenue
Richmond, BC Canada
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Website:
https://www.kpu.ca/

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