Mind the Gap is a collation of pictures that depict the lived realities of the marginalised masses residing in informal settlements in and around Bangalore city. A beautiful read.
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Nikhil Shenai, from the Indian Institute of Human Settlement (IIHS), writes about encountering ‘the real world’ while out in the field and the almost Don Quixote/Sancho Panza-like dynamics he witnessed.
The ASSAR urban research team at IIHS created a video from drawings at sites in the informal settlement of Hebbal where many interstate migrant waste pickers from West Bengal live.
In this brief we describe how we are using migration to investigate two key questions: (1) How do vulnerabilities vary among social groups? (2) How are vulnerability patterns changing, and why?
In 2016, as part of ASSAR, researchers from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), visited Gulbarga Region in Karnataka and Latur Region in Maharashtra to talk to development officers and farmers about the devastating impacts of the recurrent drought.
In October 2016, as part of the ASSAR project, stakeholders from Bangalore’s government, civil society, and private and academic sectors met at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Bangalore City Campus to think about Bangalore's water future.