Course on Sustainable Urban Futures by IIHS, Bangalore - Apply by March 14, 2012



The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements. IIHS is India’s first prospective independently funded and managed national university for Innovation that focuses on its ongoing urban and development transformation. It is a first-of-its-kind, practice and innovation-oriented knowledge institution that seeks to bridge the conventional excellence, scale and inclusion divide.

It is for a period of 2 days, in Bangalore. It will start at 9:00 am on 23rd Mar 2012 and end at 7:00 pm on 24th Mar 2012. We would recommend that you be in Bangalore on the night of 22nd March 2012.

In a short course that integrates theoretical concepts with practical strategies, Dr. Jyoti Hosagrahar, the course convener, will explore ways to apply universal norms and standards of sustainability and heritage conservation to benefit particular places and communities. In contrast to the current divide between urban development aimed at modernisation and heritage conservation, Dr. Hosagrahar urges integrative solutions. Ar. Sathyaprakash Varanashi will co-host the course along with Dr. Hosagrahar.

Participation is limited to 15 applicants. Application is open to candidates from all disciplines but individuals with backgrounds in architecture, planning, engineering, economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, geography, political science, environmental sciences, social work, law and management are encouraged to apply.

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Course fee:
The course fee is Rs. 5,000/- if you apply on or before March 5th 2012. Course fee for applications received after this date will be Rs. 6,000/-.
Course fee will include food & refreshments for the 2 days, course reading material and any travel required for case studies or site visits.
Participants have the option to make the payment through:

  • Cash
  • Cheque drawn in favour of ”Indian Institute for Human Settlements”
  • DD drawn in favour of ”Indian Institute for Human Settlements” payable at Bangalore
  • Wire transfer through NEFT

Account no: 10792320000042
Branch: Sadashivnagar, Bangalore
IFSC Code: HDFC0001079

Important dates:
March 5, 2012: Early-bird application deadline
March 14, 2012: Application deadline,
                           Selected candidates will be informed by email
March 15, 2012: Last date of confirmation by candidates
March 16, 2012: Last date to send in the demand drafts
March 23-24, 2012: Course sessions in Bangalore

Last date to apply: March 14, 2012

Contact details:
Manager, Finance and Accounts
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
Tharangavana, D/5, 12th Cross
Rajamahal Vilas Extension
Bangalore – 560 080