Our Events

Join the conversation - Transitions Research brings together experts from practise, research and policy to critically reflect on radical transitions and reimagine alternative, sustainable futures in India. In the past, we have hosted and participated in local, national and international events. Check out our upcoming events in our calendar and browse our past events in the library below:



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Talking about Transitions: Dialogue #4 - Power and Politics - Imaginaries of Urban Resilience
This Dialogue examines and questions the predominant narratives and visions of resilience in Indian cities. It aims to question whose imaginaries are shaping the future and how novel forms of engagement can provide communities and individuals with an opportunity to co-create and plan their futures. We focus on addressing real trade-offs, where resilience infrastructure has led to displacement and further marginalisation of vulnerable communities, to discover pathways for more inclusive and equitable...
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4S 2023 Panel: The Paradox of Crisis: Interrogating Emergency and Crisis Framing in Climate Infrastructures
Transitions Research hosted a panel at the Society for the Social Studies of Science 2023 meeting that delved into the complexities of the climate crisis and emphasised the need for a critical examination of the idea of crisis and emergency in climate governance. This panel took place on November 12th, 2023, 5:30 am to 6:50 am (IST) / November 11th, 2023, 1:30 pm to 3:20 pm (HST).
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Talking About Transitions: Dialogue #3- Building a Net Zero Society
Our dialogue, Building a Net Zero Society, took place during Urban October to contribute to discussions on social dimensions of net zero transitions in Indian cities. The event took place on Tuesday, World Cities Day, October 31st, 2023.
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Policy-Lab on 'Integrating Equity and Reframing Urban NbS in South Asian Cities' held in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Transitions Research hosted a Policy Lab to co-create regional and country specific pathways for incorporating NbS in urban planning and governance to address urgent climate, development and biodiversity issues faced by growing mid-sized cities in South Asia in August 2023 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
India National Workshop: Integrating Equity and Reframing Urban Nature-based Solutions
With support from the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Strategic Collaborative Fund Phase 2, Transitions Research is organising a National Workshop on Integrating Equity and Reframing Nature-based Solutions on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023. Since the mid-2010s, Nature-based Solutions (NbS) have received growing attention in the discourse surrounding net-zero ambitions, restoring ecosystems for sequestration, and biodiversity conservation. This framing of NbS has emerged from global policy, and...
Talking About Transitions: Dialogue #2 - Gendered Perspectives on Urban Resilience
Our second dialogue in our series Talking about Transitions was hosted on World Cities Day to discuss how gender transformative approaches can help build more resilient cities in India.
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Talking About Transitions: Dialogue #1 - Urban Living Labs: Innovation for Resilience
Our first dialogue in our series Talking about Transitions was hosted in collaboration with the Global Resilience Partnership. We learnt about the experiences of urban living labs and interrogated their applicability in developing city contexts.
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Asia Regional Workshop: Co-production in Adaptation Research and Planning
Transitions Research organised a workshop for the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) to highlight the co production research practises of the awardees of a series of ARA microgrants.
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Nature-based Solutions for Flood Management
The Project Urban Living Lab (PULL) has worked strengthening the capacity of government officials to implement Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Panaji, Goa. At this event, Dr. Mathur spoke about NbS for flood mitigation.
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Social Imaginaries of Resilient Cities: Gobeshona 2022
Transitions Research, along with Forum for the Future, organised this working session at the Gobeshona Global Conference 2022 to explore how social imaginaries of resilience are shaping visions of resilient futures and adaptation actions.
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