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Social Sciences and Geospatial Technologies - Sharing of experiences from Studies on Migration, Land Use change and Water bodies by Dr. K S Rajan

The lecture would be covering wide range of basic concepts related to the Geographical Information System (GIS) through some case studies focusing on Migration, Change in Land Use and Water Bodies. Dr. Rajan would be teaching how to model/ simulate the spatial patterns of human activities and physical environment in an interactive way. He is the head of Lab for Spatial Informatics (LSI) at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He is expert in GIS, Remote Sensing, Modelling & Simulation, Regional and Global Environmental Change, Human-Land-Water interactions, Role of S&T in Policy making, Open Source Softwares.

Venue: SaciWATERs Conference hall, B-87, 3rd avenue, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad -500094.
Time: 03:00 pm on 9th September 2015.



Concepts and Transformations in water resources by Dr. Vishal Narain

The talk lays down the contours of research around gender and water. Starting with a conceptualization of gender, it presents the rationale for a gender perspective in water access and management. Gender intersects with other axes of social differentiation to shape the experience of water insecurity, even as policy approaches tend to be gender blind. Policy-makers often confuse ‘gender’ to mean ‘women’, and this can distort an understanding of impacts of water supply interventions. Finally, the talk focuses on the need to understand the transformation of gender relations around water, and processes that may shape this, such as urbanization, rural-urban migration or changing use of common property resources.

Venue: SaciWATERs Conference hall, B-87, 3rd avenue, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad -500094.
Time: 04:15 pm on 26th June 2015.



Lecture series on Sustainable Consumption and Production by eminent environmentalist Prof. K. Purushotam Reddy on 5th June 2015.

On the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2015, SaciWATERs is organising a lecture on the UNEP’s theme - “Sustainable Consumption and Production” by eminent environmentalist Prof. K. Purushotam Reddy. All interested participants are kindly get in touch with Mr. Thanish Yadav at thanish@saciwaters.org or call on 91-9494745125 not later than 3rd June 2015.

Venue: SaciWATERs Conference hall, B-87, 3rd avenue, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad -500094.
Time: 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm on 5th June 2015.



Lecture series on Urban Growth and Sustainability by RS and GIS expert Prof Milap Punia on12th December 2014.

Professor is from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal National University. It will be a good opportunity to listen to Prof Milap’s lecture.

Venue: SaciWATERs Conference hall, B-87, 3rd avenue, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad -500094.
Time: 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm on 12th December 2014.


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