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Date and time:
Aug. 2, 2021 12:00AM - Aug. 13, 2021 1:00AM
ACU SUMMER SCHOOL 2021
Organized by The Association of Commonwealth Universities with Jamsetji
Tata School of Disaster Studies, TISS
Urban disasters: Risk and
resilience in a pandemic
Virtual event: 2-13 August 2021
Learn about urban disasters and concepts of disaster vulnerability, risk, and resilience by applying for the ACU Summer School 2021.
Application deadline: 14 April at 16:00 UTC - http://bit.ly/3cq6TWu
Organised in partnership with Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the event boasts a highly interactive, two-week programme covering a range of interesting topics, taking place on the 2-13 August 2021. From the impact of COVID-19 on international policies, to global urbanisation challenges, delegates will reflect on a range of topics to explore community-based initiatives and the potential for collaborative governance.
Open to post-graduate or final year undergraduate students, the event will provide opportunities for cross cultural learning, skills development and engaging group project work. The event is free to attend but participants will be selected as part of a competitive selection process.
Delegates can expect:
You can find further information on the ACU website -
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