Special Lecture Series at Dept. of Geography, Presidency University (5th - 7th April, 2017)

The Department of Geography, Presidency University, cordially and warmly invites you to a series of lectures to be held from 5th - 7th April, 2017 at the A.J.C. Bose Auditorium.

The topics are related to but not limited within Geography, and speakers from IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, IDS Kolkata, IIEST Shibpur, CSRD JNU, IISER Kolkata and IIT&TM, Panaji and other such multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary institutes across India shall deliver their talks on a diverse themes.

We thus hope some of the topics shall be to your interest and your students and research scholars shall also join you in attending the sessions.

Kindly see the attached files for the lecture topics and the speaker profiles. A brief schedule of the same is as follows:

Wednesday, 5th April, 2017

11:00 am - Prof. Anu Kapur (DSE) - My experiments with truth...

12:00 pm - Prof. Sutheeshna Babu S. (IIT&TM, Panaji) - Tourism and Marginalised People

01:30 pm - Prof. Annapurna Shaw (IIM Calcutta) - Challenges of Urbanisation in India

02:30 pm - Prof. Achin Chakraborty (IDSK) - Measuring Development

Thursday, 6th April, 2017

11:00 am - Prof. N. Chandrasekar (MSU, Tirunelveli) - Geoinformatics Applications in Coastal Geomorphological Vulnerability

12:00 pm - Dr. Jenia Mukherjee (IIT, Kharagpur) - Insights from Environmental Social Sciences in the Lower Gangetic Basin

01:30 pm - Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh (IIEST, Shibpur) - The East Kolkata Wetlands: a tutorial ecosystem

02:30 pm - Sri. Ratan Lal Biswas - A photo-journey through Ladakh

Friday, 7th April, 2017

11:00 am - Prof. Saraswati Raju (CSRD, JNU) - Why study Gender in Geography?

12:00 pm - Dr. Anindita Datta (DSE) - Gender, Urban Spaces and Gendered Resistances

01:30 pm - Prof. V.S. Kale (Pune University) - Rivers of India: Geomorphology and Management

02:30 pm - Dr. Manoj Jaiswal (IISER, Kolkata) - Luminescence Dating of Fluvial Sediments

Hope to see you at the various lectures.

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