Tine Buffel to speak on Older people and the COVID-19 pandemic at the Marmara Urban Forum

MICRAs Dr Tine Buffel has been invited to present her research at the Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF). MARUF is a biennial international urban forum organized with the motto of “Cities Developing Solutions” by Marmara Municipalities Union (MMU).

MMU, whose centre is in Istanbul, is a regional Local Government Association in Turkey with over 190 members from the Marmara Region. The forum will take place as a virtual event on the theme of “Cities Developing Solutions: Re-Think, Co-Act” on 1-3 October 2021.

The event aims to bring together urban thinkers around passionate debates on how to make cities more livable, sustainable, resilient, creative, inclusive, innovative and healthy. Tine's presentation is titled: "Locked down by inequality: Older people and the COVID-19 pandemic” Her session will be held on 2 October 2021 at 10.00-11.15 (GMT+3, in Turkish Time).

For more information on MARUF: www.marmaraurbanforum.org

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