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Thinking Ecologically about Development in India’s Cities
Thinking Ecologically about Development in India’s Cities

Thinking Ecologically about Development in India’s Cities

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The State of Cities- #CityConversations with Prof Harini Nagendra on Thinking Ecologically about Development in India’s Cities.

Greetings from Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi!
Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI, New Delhi and Indrastra Global invite you to

The State of Cities – #CityConversations

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: January 21, 2021; Thursday
Time: 5:00 PM IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live

Speaker:

Harini Nagendra

Prof Harini Nagendra, Director, Research Center; Professor of Sustainability, Azim Premji University

Harini Nagendra is Director of the Azim Premji University Research Center, and leads the University’s Center for Climate Change and Sustainability. Over the past 25 years, she has been at the leading edge of research examining conservation in forests and cities of South Asia from the perspective of both landscape ecology and social justice. For her interdisciplinary research and practice, she has received a number of awards including the 2009 Cozzarelli Prize from the US National Academy of Sciences, the 2013 Elinor Ostrom Senior Scholar award, and the 2017 Clarivate Web of Science award.

Her publications include the books “Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present and Future” (Oxford University Press, 2016) and “Cities and Canopies: The Tree Book of Indian Cities” (Penguin, 2019) as well as recent papers in Nature, Nature Sustainability, and Science. She writes a monthly column ‘The Green Goblin’ in the Deccan Herald newspaper, and is a well known public speaker and writer on issues of urban sustainability in India.

Discussants:
Sucharita sen
Prof Sucharita Sen, Professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Jenia Mukherjee
Dr Jenia Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur

Sameer Unhale
Mr Sameer Unhale, Joint Commissioner, Department of Municipal Administration, Government of Maharashtra

Dr Simi Mehta
Dr Simi Mehta, CEO, IMPRI

Moderator:
Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay, Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Senior Fellow, IMPRI

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