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SASP seminar will feature ‘A Case Study in Slum Relocation’ film viewing Oct. 13

October 8th, 2014

The South Asian Studies Program in International Programs will welcome Howard Spodek, professor of history at Temple University, to speak about his recent research in the city of Ahmedabad on Monday, October 13, from 4-6 p.m. in Room 2390 University Capitol Centre.

At 4 p.m., audience members will view Spodek’s recent video “The Urban World: A Case Study in Slum Relocation.” Following the viewing, Spodek will give a talk on “Ahmedabad: The Past, Present, and Future of ‘Shock City.’”

To learn more about Professor Spodek’s research, visit

This event is free and open to the public. See more events on the South Asian Studies Program fall seminar series schedule.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Frederick M. Smith in advance at 319-400-1295.