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Examining urban governance and adaptation in the face of climate change: a case of Indian cities
Research Fields / Interests
Comparative politics; Governance; International Relations; Climate & water politics; Cities; Sustainable development.
PhD candidate, Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University
MSc Climate change, University College London
BSc Environmental Science, Fergusson College, University of Pune
BSc Chemistry, Fergusson College, University of Pune
2014-2017: Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Bangalore, India
2013- 2014: Centre for Law and Environment, University College London, London UK
2011: Department of Environment Government of N.C.T. of Delhi, India
2010: Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi India
2020: Landesgraduiertenförderung (LGF) PhD completion grant, Graduate Academy, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
2017- 2020: European Union Marie Curie PhD fellowship, Global India, Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
2012- 2013: British Council's Jubliee scholarship, University College London, London, UK
- "Barriers and enablers of local adaptive measures: A case study of Bengaluru’s informal settlement dwellers," Local Environment, Vol.24, No.3, (2019),167-179.
- "Examining vulnerability in a dynamic urban setting: the case of Bangalore’s interstate migrant wastepickers,"Climate and Development, Vol.11, No.8, (2019), 667-678.
- "Tracing back to move ahead: Development Pathways that define Adaptation Futures," Climate and Development, Vol.11, No. 3 (2019), 223-237
Firstpost : With Rahul Mukherji, "Modi's good governance agenda needs a relook".