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Inauguration of new IGCS-premises at IIT Madras

1 November 2017 | IIT Madras | We are excited to announce that on the 1st November 2017 the IGCS team at IIT Madras will be moving to their new building. The new building will be located in the new Biotechnology building in IIT Madras. The IGCS team, the Indian and German researchers and students will have an entire floor dedicated to it. The IGCS will now have access to large spaces, new equipment and new furniture that they can use to work with. The aim

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IGCS Summer School at RWTH Aachen University has started

15-28 JULY | RWTH Aachen University Summer School Sustainable Urban Water and Wastewater Management: India – Germany   Prof. E. Schmachtenberg, Rector, RWTH Aachen University, and Prof. B. Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, inaugurated the XXII Summer School at Aachen. 27 Students from different universities in Germany and India will partipate in numerous lectures and workshops of the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) on “Sustain

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Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop at IGCS

15-17 March 2017 | IIT Madras Prof. Jörg E. Drewes and Dr. Daphne Gondhalekar, Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering, Technical University of Munich (TUM), in cooperation with the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) at IITM and the Water Future Programme of Future Earth, organized the “Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop” on 15-17 March 2017 in Chennai, India. The aim of the workshop was to bring together researchers from TU Munich, IGC

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I. Indo-German Dialogue on Urban Green Practices in Chennai

9-11 March 2017 | Kalakshetra   From March 9 -11 2017 researchers, practitioners and activists from India, Germany and other countries gathered in Chennai for an Indo-German Dialogue on Green Urban Practices funded by Heinrich Böll Foundation and organised by Wuppertal Institut and the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability. The three-day workshop was held using The Collaboratory methodology and included brainstorming, discussion rounds, work phases

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Conference on Peri-Urban Development: Concept, Emerging Ideas and Notions of Sustainability

27-28 January 2017 | IIT Madras The event attracted around 100 researchers and policy-makers from India, Germany, United Kingdom. This conference on peri-urban dynamics examined various themes such as urbanisation, peri-urban ecosystems, water and their uses in the peri-urban, political frameworks and governance.     SUMMARY   PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT   IMPRESSIONS Pictures (c) IGCS                

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