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Challenge of the Balance

March 10, 2008-April 4, 2008 , New Delhi
Challenge of the Balance
‘Challenge of the Balance’, a month long international summer school for students and young professionals to build a cadre of young environmentalists who will in future take the environmental movement and sensibilities forward.

In keeping with this mandate, this interdisciplinary summer school was held in colloboration with SUM,Centre for Development and the Environment. They were accompanied by their faculty Harold Whilte.

This for credit course had three distinct sections - classroom lecture, field visit and end of the course assignment.

Faculty
Sunita Narain, Chandrabhushan, Gita Kavarana; Aditya Batra, Pratap Panday, Sharmila Sinha, Salahuddin Saiphy, Richard Mahapatra, Madhu Sarin, Dr. Devinder Sharma, Sopan Joshi, Anumita Roychowdhury, Geetam Tiwari, RK Srini, SV Suresh Babu, Kushal Pal Yadav, Ritwik Dutta, Supriya Singh, Neha Sakujha, Suparno Lahiri, Prof. P.S. Ramakrishnan, Monali Zeya-Hazra, Vijayan MV, Prof Syed Iqbal Husnain

Schedule
India introduced
Governance & the administration of environment
Natural Resource Management: Water Management
Ecological rights & natural resource management regimes
Contemporary challenge:Urban growth
Contemporary challenge:Urban water & waste management
Towards Sustainable Industrialisation
Contemporary challenge:Toxins
Climate change & global environmental governance
Field Visit
Participants of this batch went for two field visit. The first field tour was to Chittor a fort in Central India which was constructed by the Mauryans during the 7th century AD. They visited the Gaumukh Reservoir, Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh and also walked around the fort to understand its ancient water engineering. They also saw community led water management systems of village Devgarh. After this they spent time at the Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary and Jhakam Dam in village Anooppura, Pratagarh Dist Rajasthan.
Participants
  • Camilla Eriksen Andreassen
    Andreas Flacke
  • Anne Beate Blaasvær Bruun
    Birgit Meum
  • Charlotte Bache-Mathiesen
    Gjertrud Egge Wilhite
  • Gry Asp Swinnerton
    Hanne Castberg Turkanovic
  • Henrik Bø
    Ida Søgnen Vik
  • Ida Tresselt
    Jenny Johnsen
  • Julie Roberts
    Junn Grayston Bjartung
  • Kahena Wilhite
    Kaja Eddie
  • Kristin Dypedokk Kvernflaten
    Lars Christian Sundblad Steineger
  • Lucie Rosalind Thomassen
    Magnhild Sofie Bruusgaard
  • Magnus Kleppe Hvalby
    Malin Lenita Von Krogh
  • Marianne Ebbing
    Marte Wennevik
  • Martine Kværner Solstad
    Ole Gaute Doppelmayr
  • Pir S. Balto
    Runar Sammol Myrnes Bering
  • Silje Helene Ness
    Thale Henrikke Holmsen
  • Zehlia Alp
    Zlata Tveit