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Reviewing my Perception of Change
BY SOPHIE VAN WERSCH
@ VOL 22
ON JUN 04, 2014
Sophie van Wersh's shares her experience with the organisation Students Against Prejudice in a village in Bangladesh, which impacted her deeply and made her understand that making a difference on a small scale is still significant. For Sophie, revising her plan from changing the world to changing an individual's world was a step forward.
Misconceptions about Bangladesh
BY AMIT BISWAS
@ VOL 26
ON APR 09, 2015
From his experience of traveling and living in abroad, Amit Biswas sheds light on the unspoken beauty and contribution of Bangladesh to the world. He shares his own experience and contrasts it with the misperceptions and misconceptions about Bangladesh in the western countries. He highlights the facts which western media hardly talks about.
The United Nations of Food
BY CHARLES BIBILOS
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Hear Charles Bibilos, writer of the United Nations of Food blog, talk about his quest to eat food from every country in the world (160 countries), without ever leaving New York City. Yum!
Help Charles finish his quest! Help him eat: East Timor, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti, The Gambia, Kenya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
If you can help, or want to go out to eat with Charles, email him at email@example.com
Telling the Story of 30 million People in a Sinking Country
BY ADRIEN TAYLOR
@ VOL 26
ON MAR 02, 2016
Journalist come entrepreneur and long time climate change advocate Adrien Taylor tells the story of how he took a leap of faith that led him to Bangladesh with a climate scientist and a few amateur documentary makers, to film a country that bears the highest burden of displacement due to climate change. The documentary 30 Million is out later this year.
“No” to Transit
BY MAHBUBUR RAHMAN
@ VOL 23
ON FEB 02, 2017
Mahbubur Rahman completed his MASc in Civil Engineeering
(Transportation) from Dalhousie University in 2016 and did graduate
research at DalTRAC. He was teaching Civil Engineering at a University in
Bangladesh for 8 years before coming to Halifax in 2013. During his study
at Dalhousie, he held different role in student governance including Vice
President (Finance & Operations) of Dalhousie Student Union for two
years. He is also involved a number of non-profit organizations in Halifax.
He is a passionate about sustainable transportation and wish to contribute
for making Halifax a better place to live.
BY MOHAMMAD MONIRUZZAMAN
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 17, 2016
"Taking pictures in this area made me really humble about my privileges, and broaden my vision about my country."
In "Discovering Bangladesh" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 21, Mohammad Moniruzzaman shares about the time when he set out to discover the true face of his motherland, Bangladesh. From 2007 to 2011, he traveled across the country and captured the story of its people. He discovered a Bangladesh which is incredibly resilient – an epitome of undaunted human spirit.
Bangladesh, a small country in the South Asia, makes headlines in the newspapers across the world that emphasize its poverty, overpopulation, natural disasters and political unrest.
The Inequalities of Climate Change and why the International Community is involved
BY KATERINA TRIANTOS
@ POLICY SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES
ON APR 19, 2017
In her presentation, Katerina Triantos talks about the risks attached to global climate change at the regional and local level.
The increasingly severe risks that occur as a result of global climate change cannot be mitigated by current practices and are offsetting more local attempts of controlling for risks.
It becomes apparent climate change and its risks cannot be resolved by the risk community alone, but will require innovative practices and collaborations within multiple levels and across multiple sectors.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
The always inventive "tinkerer" Muneteru Ujino shares some of his projects (while at the special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo). Ujino's work often is cultural in nature -- he seeks to distill the essence of a society or subculture into his installations. Here he takes us on a wonderful trip to Bangladesh, where he participated in the 2012 Bangladesh Biennale.
"Taking pictures in this area made me really humble about my privileges, and broaden my vision about my country." In "Discovering Bangladesh" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 21, Mohammad Moniruzzaman shares the time when he set out to discover the true face of his motherland, Bangladesh. From 2007 to 2011, he traveled across the country and captured the story of its people. He discovered a Bangladesh which is incredibly resilient – an epitome of undaunted human spirit.