Noor Cultural Centre

York-Noor Lecture | A Year After the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh

Apr 2nd 2014


A Year After the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh: What Does It Mean For Us?
by Dr. Ananya Mukherjee-Reed

April 24, 2014 will mark one year since the occurrence of the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. With 1132 Bangladeshi workers dead and 2500 seriously injured, it provoked a pervasive global debate. One year on, where does this debate stand? What impact has it had? Have alternatives emerged?

Ananya Mukherjee-Reed (PhD) is a professor and the Chair of the Department of Political Science at York University.  She is the author of numerous works, including the book Human Development & Social Power: Perspectives from South Asia (Taylor & Francis, 2008).

Date: Thursday April 3, 2014
Time: 6 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

This is part of the York-Noor Lecture Series 2013-2014