Bazaar talk: race and place

Date: 15 November 2023
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Online
Third-party event

In an insightful dialogue steered by Madeleine Spencer, Co-Director of PlacemakingUS, panellists engage in a nuanced examination of the bazaar, delving into its multifaceted role as a cornerstone of urban design and a living emblem of cultural continuity from North Africa to South Asia and the Middle East. The conversation, framed within the context of placemaking, dissects how these age-old marketplaces inform modern communal spaces and the flow of urban life. Insights from specialists like Lili Razi, Farnaz Faraji, Nourhan Bassam, Donya Farhangi, Nadia A. Mian, and Dina Abdelsalam underscore the bazaar’s enduring legacy in crafting cities that honor heritage while embracing the evolving needs of their populations.