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Café Series

Space for Interaction hosts debates on topical and current issues related to poverty, development and social change, held at CEPA premises in an informal setting. The Café series focuses mainly on non-mainstream subjects, targeted towards non academic, non development and the youth. There are 4-6 Café series per year.

14th CEPA Symposium: Towards Re-imagining Infrastructure and Urban Development

14th Annual CEPA Symposium 2015

Towards Re-imagining Infrastructure and Urban Development

23-24 November, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Symposium is part of CEPAs thematic research programme on infrastructure and is intended to help plan, generate and draw together research and knowledge regarding key aspects of infrastructure and urban development in Sri Lanka, South Asia, and beyond. It will bring together scholars and researchers; policy makers and elected representatives; professional communities like architects, town-planners, and engineers; civil society and citizens groups; donors agencies; and the private sector from across Sri Lanka, South Asia and beyond to:

  • Enable a critical re-imagination of infrastructure in policy-making, planning, research and public discourses.
  • Review the experience of urbanization and urban infrastructure development in Sri Lanka.
  • Provoke informed evidence-based debate towards a new policy and research agenda on urbanization and infrastructure development.

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