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Fragile: Handle With Care?

Stories, reflections, poetry, prayers and songs drawn from communities grappling with fragility - in the Middle East, Africa and Central America - indicate pathways to resilience and strategies for dealing with an increasingly fragile world.

Climate change, emerging infections, and political conflict make the world feel an increasingly fragile place. Drawing on field research with communities in the Middle East, Africa and Central America we share what surveys, participatory discussions, religious reflection and poetry tell us about living and working in circumstances of fragility. Bringing the experience of these communities to life, we ask what we can take from them to develop strategies for everyday resilience and dealing with uncertainty in our own lives.

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Additional Info

This event will take place using Zoom Meetings so attendees can take part using audio and video. Due to this attendees must be 17+ years old. To encourage discussion and allow for everyone an opportunity to ask questions we have limited the number of spaces available.