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Malayalam cinema has surely left Madras and Kodambakkam and travelled Kochi and its surroundings. Kochi is full of stories, languages and narrative worlds. Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University Asst. Professor and Director of School of Film Studies Dr. Sreedevi P. Aravind evaluated the growing Malayalam cinema in Kochi at the session organised by Arts Space Kochi […]

The Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) handed over the Culture Policy Draft to Kochi Municipal Corporation. Á Culture Policy for Kochi’ is a policy document to envisage culture as integral, place-bound, and resilient for the urban region of Kochi. This policy, the draft of which was handed over to the city corporation, strikes chords not […]

Entangled Ecologies as Metaphors of State Design (2023, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 978-3031465178) takes a unique approach to the ethnographic and analytical explorations of ecologies as entangled in their makings. It positions its arguments through emerging anthropocene contexts as entanglements across hybrid ecologies that unravel. The subsumed relationships between actors and the unprecedented interactions across the human and […]

  The Network Summit on AI, co-organised by Dr. Mathew A Varghese, took place at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi from 28th November -1st December 2023. The conference became a collaborative outcome of the Centre for Urban Studies with the Nordic Centre in India, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University and the Algorithmic Governance […]

Eight SIRP MA Students completed an internship at C-hed Kochi.  The internship was an outcome of the partnership between the Centre for Urban Studies, SIRP, M G University and c-hed Kochi, the R& D division of Kochi Municipal Corporation. The work was part of the elective course ‘Urbanisation Global Cities and Spatial Configurations’ offered by […]

Urban Studies students and researchers along with Director, Centre for Urban Studies, Dr. Mathew Varghese, participated in the Workshop of Urban Governance and Citizenship in Kochi organised by CPPR, on 16 January 2023.  

On the 5 th of December 2022 the students from the elective course, Politics of Climate Change, offered by Dr. Mathew A Varghese at the School of International Relations and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi University, took part in the conference, ‘Advancing Climate Action in Kochi’. The conference, was part of the Kochi Municipal Corporation’s many initiatives […]

Centre for Urban Studies, SIRP coordinated by Hon. Director, Dr. Mathew Varghese organised an interactive session on the theme “‘Urban challenges and dynamics of Kochi, India” involving Urban Studies students of  SIRP and Master’s students of Urban Ecological Planning at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, on the 1st of November 2022. […]