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The Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies at TISS will conduct workshops under the project for “Human Capacity Building Programmes under National Mission for Strategic Knowledge on Climate Change” supported by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

The aim of the workshop is build an interdisciplinary understanding of how different disciplines interact and influence each other in the arena of climate change and sustainable development, both in terms of the theory and practice.

The topics that will be covered in the workshop will include basics of climate science, technical aspects of sustainability, natural resource economics, sectoral issues of climate change mitigation with a focus on energy, water and agriculture, and methods for assessing adaptation requirements and capacities. The workshop will be designed to present this training in ways that are relevant and accessible to social scientists and those working in the social sector.

Eligibility

  • The winter workshop is aimed at doctoral students, teachers, researchers, professionals, and civil society practitioners working on climate change, sustainable development and related areas, who are formally trained in the social sciences and/or working primarily in areas of social research or intervention.
  • Applicants interested in understanding the interconnections and interdependence of the natural sciences and technology, and the social sciences in the study and practice of climate change interventions are encouraged to apply.

Application

  • Applicants are requested to fill in the application form given here along with your CV to tiss.climatecentre@gmail.com by Dec 15.
  • Applicants will be informed of the status of their application by Dec 25.

Contact

For any queries, e-mail: tiss.climatecentre@gmail.com

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