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Research Symposium: Working Globally towards Climate Change Adaptation

December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This event is part of Cambridge University’s Virtual Research Symposia, and co-hosted by Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC), International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) and Least Developed Countries Universities Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC)

Date: 01 December 2021 
Time: 10.00 – 12.30 GMT / 16.00 – 18.30 Dhaka Time
Where:  online


Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Ronita Bardhan (Cambridge), “Climate Adaptation & Urbanism”
  • Prof Mizan Khan (ICCCAD), “Climate adaptation: background, current challenges and the role of University-generated knowledge”
  • Dr David Mfitumukiza (LUCCC), “Climate Change Adaptation from Indigenous People and Local Communities (IPLCs)  – preserving the knowledge and scaling up the global implementation of nature-based solutions”

Early Career Researcher Presentations:

  • Maliha Masfiqua Malek (ICCCAD), “Trend and seasonal variations of sea level in the Bay of Bengal: An analysis of high-resolution coastal altimetry”
  • Dr Rekha Bhangaonkar (Cambridge), “Irrigation management for building climate resilience: Lessons from dryland agriculture in India”
  • Farah Anzum & Afsara Binte Mirza (ICCCAD), “Indigenous People and Local Communities (IPLCs) Nature-based Contributions in Ecosystem Conservation, Climate Change Adaptation, and Mitigation”
  • Dr Ramit Debnath (Cambridge), “Contextualising climate and energy justice narratives: Evidence from computational social science”
  • Savio Rousseau Rozario (ICCCAD), “Insights on land use, agriculture and food security in Bangladesh: Way forward with climate change and development”
  • Qi Ruona (Cambridge), “Mongolian Traditional Ecological Knowledge and its Adaptation to Climate Change in China: A Cultural and Legal perspective”

* Please register here to attend this symposium


December 1, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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