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A fortnightly assembly for all budding environmentalists

  HELD EVERY FORTNIGHTLY | 4:30 PM IST  
WEEK 01
JUNE 19, 2020
Theme:
Reshaping Environmental Conservation Approach 
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Gayatri Raghwa, Consultant, UNEP-India 
WEEK 02
JUNE 26, 2020
Theme:
Conflict of Sustainability in Dehing  Patkai and Dibru-Saikhowa 
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Aakash Upadhyay, Research Scholar, University of Delhi 
WEEK 03
JULY 03, 2020
Theme:
Environment around an Oil Well: Baghjan Blaze and its Consequences  
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Anasuya Borah, Field Researcher and Activist 
WEEK 04
JULY 10, 2020
Theme:
EIA 2020: Politics, Society and Environment  
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Azam Danish, Political Enthusiast and Researcher 
WEEK 05
JULY 10, 2020
Theme:
Nature-Based Tourism: The Changing Perspective 
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Upanita Chakraborty, Environment Enthusiast and Researcher 
WEEK 06
JULY 24, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Shreya Raj, Master's Student, University of Delhi 
Theme:
Russain Oil Spill: The Arctic Catastrophe 
WEEK 07
JULY 31, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Harshita Asthana, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University 
Theme:
Status of Environment Education in India  
WEEK 08
AUGUST 07, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Ankur Srivastava, Research Scholar, Delhi School of Economics 
Theme:
Hydropower: A Green Energy or Myth 
WEEK 09
AUGUST 14, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Dr. Komal Agarwal, Assistant Professor of English, University of Delhi 
Theme:
Nature, Environment and Conservation in India: What Can We Learn from Our Past? 
WEEK 10
AUGUST 21, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Aakansha Jain, Research Associate at Land Rights Initiative, Centre for Policy Research 
Theme:
Role of Adivasis in Environmental Regulation: Experiences from the Field
 
WEEK 11
AUGUST 28, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Apoorva Sharma, PhD Research Scholar, Central University of Dharamshala
Theme:
Ecocriticism: An Overview of the Theory and Praxis for the Anthropocene
WEEK 12
SEPTEMBER 04, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Lakshyayog, UGC Research Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi
Theme:
Urban Environment And Social Justice: An Urban Political Ecological Perspective
WEEK 13
SEPTEMBER 11, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Dr. Anindita S. Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor of Geography,
University of Delhi
Theme:
The Impact of Urbanisation on Groundwater
WEEK 14
SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Md. Arif Husain, Research Scholar, Department of Geography,
University of Delhi
Theme:
Insights into the Cold Desert Environment in the Indian Himalaya
WEEK 15
SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Ankit, UGC Senior Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Sciences, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
Theme:
Phytoremediation: A Green and Clean Technology for Environmental
Clean-Up
WEEK 16
OCTOBER 02, 2020
 #COCKATOOATHOME
An initiative by Harithkram to take a stand on Gandhiji's vision of clean India.
 
Theme:
Cockatoo at home: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
WEEK 17
OCTOBER 09, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Dr. Prachi Singh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences,  University of Delhi.
Theme:
Biochar - A Sustainable Material for the Environment:
Fundamentals and Applications
WEEK 18
OCTOBER 16, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Ms. Harshita Asthana, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Theme:
Environmental Psychology: Reinventing The Human-Nature Relationship
WEEK 19
OCTOBER 23, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Dr. Avijit Sahay, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay  
Theme:
Ostrom Framework and Social-Ecological Systems
WEEK 20
OCTOBER 30, 2020
 Key Speaker: 
Dr. Ruchi Shree, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bihar
Theme:
Politicising Water: Perspectives, Issues and Actors
WEEK 21
NOVEMBER 6, 2020 ( 3:30 PM ONWARDS )
 Key Speaker: 
Mr. Piyush Kumar, Senior Research Fellow, Centre For Policy Studies, IIT Bombay, Mumbai  
Theme:
Building Urban Resilience: Contested Meanings, Strategies and Policies 
WEEK 22
NOVEMBER 13, 2020
 #COCKATOOATHOME
An initiative by Harithkram to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali.
 
Theme:
Cockatoo at home: Diwali Celebration
WEEK 23
NOVEMBER 20, 2020
Key Speaker:
Ms. Anshika Srivastava, Independent Consultant, Initiative for Climate Action
 
Theme:
Today's Air Pollution Policies: An Attempt to Mend the Past Actions 
WEEK 24
NOVEMBER 27, 2020
Key Speaker:
Ms. Shrishtee Bajpai, Young Activist Researcher, member of Kalpavriksh
 
Theme:
Radical Ecological Democracy: Examples from the Grassroots 
WEEK 25
DECEMBER 04, 2020
Key Speaker:
Mr. Nikhil Mathew, Research Associate, The Social and Political Research Foundation 
 
Theme:
Analysing the Case for the Commercialisation of India's Coal Sector 
WEEK 26
JANUARY 15, 2021
Key Speaker:
Mr. Sayanangshu Modak, Junior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata
 
Theme:
 Reimagining floods as agents of vitality and creating nature-based solutions for flood risk management
WEEK 27
JANUARY 29, 2021
Key Speaker:
Mr. Atul Saini, Research Scholar and Senior Research Fellow, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
 
Theme:
 Climate and Sensitivity of Agriculture in India
WEEK 28
FEBRUARY 12, 2021
Key Speaker:
Mr. Brijesh Srivastava, Consultant, Climate Change UNDP
 
Theme:
Climate Change in India: Challenges & Policy Response 
WEEK 29
FEBRUARY 26, 2021
Key Speaker:
Ms. Swati Vishan, Ph.D. Research Scholar, TERI SAS
 
Theme:
E-Waste Management: Challenges and Concerns for India