Rising Waters: Water, Inequality and Public Engagement

Old Conference Hall
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Main Campus
Mumbai, India

Rising Waters

9am- 5pm. Public Photo Exhibition: Water, Inequality and Social Marginalization- Sudharak Olwe.


10.00- 10.40 am.  Session 1. Comparison, experimentation, engagement

Introducing Rising Waters: Comparative research and experimental pedagogy- Nikhil Anand, Pranjal Deekshit, Lalitha Kamath and Bethany Wiggin. Penn and TISS


11.00- 12.45. Session 2. Infrastructures of access and inequality

Sitaram Shelar.  Pani Haq Samiti

Sudharak Olwe. Photojournalist

Pranjal Deekshit. TISS. Moderator


2.00-4.00p. Session 3. Soggy Cities: Policy, Advocacy and Alternative Praxis

Mihir Desai. Architect.

NC Narayanan. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Shweta Wagh. KRVIA.

Mayuresh Bhadsavle.  TALAV

Nikhil Anand, University of Pennsylvania. Moderator


4.30- 5.30p Session 4. Engaging new publics/ new waters.   

Open Discussion

Lalitha Kamath, TISS. Moderator.