Admissions Open: Urban Studies at Ambedkar University

Applications are being accepted for two new courses in Urban Studies at Ambedkar University, Delhi. BA in Sustainable Urbanism The progressive urbanisation of the world’s population has multiple implications that range from the social to the ecological. Even as cities are widely seen as the embodiment of aspiration, infrastructures are severely under stress and ecological … Continue reading Admissions Open: Urban Studies at Ambedkar University

Call for Proposals: Climate Change in the Indian Ocean

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) announces support to convene researchers from any field whose work engages climate change in the Indian Ocean, a region extending from Durban and Mombasa to Karachi and Surabaya. The SSRC will offer funding to convene up to 12 scholars and practitioners to chart existing research on climate change adaptation … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Climate Change in the Indian Ocean

Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Dates: 10-15 December 2018 Venues: Ho Chi Minh City/Long Xuyen, An Giang (Vietnam) Language: English Webpages: https://iias.asia/masterclass/delta-cities Co-organizers International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS, Leiden), University of Social Sciences and Humanities Ho Chi Minh City (USSH HCM), and Engaging with Vietnam (EWV) Convenors David Biggs, University of California at Riverside, United States Debjani Bhattacharyya, Drexel University, United States John Agbonifo, Osun State University, … Continue reading Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban