The Hungry Cities Project
A collaborative international study on informal food enterprises
Anubhava@IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2017-18 Exposure Trip Slide Capacity Building Programmes
for Urban Practitioners


Environmental changes have significant impacts on people’s lives and livelihoods, particularly the urban poor and those living in informal settlements.

Urbanisation Journal

Urbanisation journal is a platform that brings together interdisciplinary scholarship on the urban


Sustainable Urban Development in India: Role of Urban Design and Planning

25 June 2021 | 6 pm IST

Date: 18 – 21 November 2021

Urban Lens Film Festival

The eighth edition of the Urban Lens Film Festival will run online from 18 – 21 November 2021 in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and Institut Français. The festival includes curated sections of films from 15 countries, conversations with filmmakers, panel discussions and a masterclass.

19 August 2021

New Course Launch

Housing Justice: A View from Indian Cities

IIHS, in collaboration with Coursera, has designed the online course ‘Housing Justice: A View from Indian Cities’. The five module, self-paced course introduces learners to different approaches to housing justice, bringing together material, ecological, social and spatial approaches to housing.

19 August 2021

Course on Writing and Disseminating

Grey Literature

IIHS, in collaboration with Coursera, has released a six week, self-paced online course ‘Writing and Disseminating Grey Literature’. It is designed to help researchers, academics and development sector professionals reach their research work to a wider audience. It takes learners through the process of writing opinion pieces, data stories, photo essays and creating infographics.

Library Exhibition on

Growing Sustainable Cities

The Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture as green infrastructure (UP-AGrI) project and Library teams at IIHS have curated an exhibition on ‘Growing Sustainable Cities’, to explore different urban farming practices and unpack its linkages with urban sustainability and personal wellbeing. Explore our rich collection of books and articles: https://bit.ly/3ivWJYO

UP-AGrI is conducting an online survey to gather inputs on how people in cities practice different kinds of urban agriculture: http://bit.ly/UP-AGrISurvey

August 2020 – May 2021

The Urban Fellows Programme (UFP) | 2020-21

India’s urban transition is unprecedented in scale and complexity. Within it lie both the opportunities of increased economic growth and employment as well as the challenges of persistent inequality, extreme deprivation and environmental degradation. Be a part of shaping this transition.


Watch @JoshuaOppenheim's @TheActofKilling at #UrbanLens. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 86th Academy Awards, it's a chilling journey into the minds of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide. It will stream free from 18-21 November! https://bit.ly/3FXE7us

.@GautamBhan80, Associate Dean, School of Human Development at #IIHSin is part of a panel discussion on ‘What can be done to improve housing for migrants?’, organised by @IndianExpress & @on_india.
Register for the discussion here: https://bit.ly/3EciiW8


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