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


Revealing how professional service firms have influenced public policymaking, this book draws on a few global case studies.

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: 08 – 09 December 2021

Capacity Development Forum

We are pleased to announce the first Capacity Development Forum ( CDF ), focusing on the capacity development of individuals. The conversations in the CDF will be grounded in the context of the ongoing pandemic and its impact on capacity development programmes – the shift to online modes of delivery, the choice of pedagogical tools considering social distancing protocols, the overall learning experience, the digital divide, and the like.

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.

Date: 10 – 12 January 2022

Eighth Annual
PhD Workshop @ IIHS:
Call for Submissions

IIHS invites submissions for the eighth edition of the annual PhD Workshop which will be online from 10 to 12 January 2022. The PhD workshop is an interdisciplinary space for early and mid-to-late stage doctoral students to explore in-depth, and fine-tune, their work over an intensive three-day period. Interested candidates should apply by 28 November 2021.

Date: 13 – 15 January 2022

Urban ARC 2022:
Call for Submissions!

IIHS invites submissions for Urban ARC 2022, the sixth edition of our annual research conference, which will be online from 13 to 15 January 2022. The conference theme is ‘Beyond Binaries: Towards new conceptual frameworks in the Urban’. The last date for submissions is 28 November 2021. 

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


It’s a wrap for IIHS’ annual research conference, Urban ARC 2022! We thank the 1000+ attendees at the conference for sessions & conversations over 3 days.

Recordings of the conference are on the IIHS YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/33G1w54


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