Examining land questions in neoliberal India this book focuses on socio-legal and judicial interactions.

Urbanisation Journal

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


Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance

23 April 2021 | 3.00 pm – 4.15 pm IST

Date: 25 – 28 February 2021

City Scripts Writings Festival

City Scripts, IIHS’ annual urban writings festival, uses literature, art, theatre and sensorial experiences to start and expand conversations about our cities. This year, participants join us from Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Indonesia, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and the US. Catch these sessions from anywhere in the world LIVE on Zoom, YouTube and Facebook from 25 – 28 February!

Date: 11 – 13 January 2021

Seventh Annual

PhD Workshop @ IIHS

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements will host the seventh edition of the Annual PhD Workshop from 11 to 13 January 2021. The PhD workshop is an educational intervention designed to provide a dedicated space for PhD candidates to expand on their work while interacting with eminent scholars in the field of academia and policy, and practice. Submissions are due by 30 November 2020.

Date: 14 – 16 January 2021

Urban ARC 2021 | Urban Imaginaries

IIHS Annual Research Conference

The fifth edition of Urban ARC, the Annual Research Conference of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, will be conducted between the 14 to 16 January 2021. The theme for this edition is ‘Urban Imaginaries: Past, Present and Future’. Submissions are due by 30 November 2020.

International Women’s Day

Stories of Men and Women in Sanitation who #ChoosetoChallenge

On International Women’s day on March 8th, the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) and the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) launched a social media campaign on women in sanitation.

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.

Call for Fellows

IIHS Post-Doctoral Programme

IIHS is seeking Post-Doctoral Fellows to join its vibrant intellectual environment within the Academics and Research programme at IIHS.


Mewa Bharati of RMKU and Juhi Jotwani, Urban Fellow, #IIHSin write for @the_hindu on rent relief, failed moratoria and difficult trade-offs made by migrant domestic workers in the face of forced lockdowns and rental shocks. Read here:

Since last year, we have consistently called for rent to be included in social protection. Mewa Bharti (Mahila Kaamgar Union, Jaipur) + @iihsin Urban Fellows Juhi, Aarya and Aanchal's work shows what rent did in 2020 lockdowns to domestic workers. Roti, kapda and makaan; not or.

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