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1. Report: Second Indo-German Dialogue on Green Urban Practices held in Freiburg

Group photo of the Indo-German Dialogue 2018 participants. Photo credits: Malin Praktiknjo, 2018.   IGCS in collaboration with Freiburg University conducted the second IGD on Green Urban Practices from 8 – 10 November. The event was funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with travel bursaries from the German Consulate General in Chennai. With this year’s focus on the theme “Education, Learning, Training and Awareness for Sustainab

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2. The IGCS is hiring Postdocs fulltime for up to four years!

Starting January 2019, we offer the following positions for Postdoc researchers at IGCS in the area of… energy at TU Berlin, with office at IIT Madras. Deadline: October 30 2018. land use, urban and regional planning at the RWTH Aachen University, with office at IIT Madras. Deadline: October 30 2018. water management at Kiel University, with office at IIT Madras. Deadline: November 7 2018. waste management at Stuttgart University, with office at IIT

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3. IGCS Winter School 2019: Sustainable Waste Management

Sustainable Waste Management: Municipal Solid Waste and e-Waste How can waste be reduced and recycled in rapidly growing cities? February 23 – March 9, 2019 IIT Madras, Chennai   With rapid urbanisation and increasing population around the world, solid waste generation is bound to increase multiple times in near future. It is essential to reduce and to manage this huge generation of waste effectively in future, sustainable, and SMART cities, wh

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4. IGCS Alumni Meeting and Indo-German Dialogue

Alumni Meeting | November 6 and 7, 2018 | Heidelberg Indo-German Dialogue | November 8-10, 2018 | Freiburg           Update 13/09/2018: Application deadline for German applicantions is extended until September 30! We look forward to hear from you! IGCS Alumni meeting For the very first time, an Alumni meeting of the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) at the IIT Madras, Chennai, will be hosted at the Heidelberg Universit

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5. IGCS Scholarships 2018: Last call!

The IGCS awards research scholarships for excellent Masterstudents, PhD-students and Postdocs at German universities who plan to conduct a research stay in at least one of the IGCS’ focus areas in India. The only condition is to complete your stay in India latest by January 2019. The students who are awarded with will receive a monthly scholarship: Master students: 975€ lump sum + 50€ health insurance PhD students: 1525€ lump sum + 50€ health

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IGCS Summer School 2018 Public Lecture

Deltas, Floodplains, and Harbours as Geo-Bio-Archives: Human-Environment Interactions in Western Anatolia July 16, 2018 | RWTH Aachen University         As part of the IGCS Summer School 2018 “Coastal and River Hazards & Management strategies”, we invite you to a public lecture by Prof Dr Helmut Brückner on July 16, 2018, at 18:00 hrs. The lecture will take place in the Generali-Saal of the SuperC (6th floor, Templargra

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