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15th Anniversary of SPARC

2021 is a special year as SPARC celebrates 15 years of service within and outside University of Colombo. A webinar series has been organized to commemorate the 15th anniversary of SPARC. Professor Hartmut Fünfgeld who is a Professor of Geography at the Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany conducted the first lecture titled “Justice Considerations in climate change adaptation planning.” [Flyer]

The second lecture will be conducted by Professor Ryan Alaniz on 30th April 2021 from 7.00 p.m. onwards (SL time) based on the topic “From tragedy to opportunity: post disaster resettlement and community building in Honduras”


Certificate Course in Certificate Course in Urbanization, Climate Change, Displacement and Relocation

The Social Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SPARC) is offering a certificate course in “Urbanization, Climate Change, Displacement and Relocation” from February to May 2021. This certificate course covers subject matters related to climate change and its impact on urbanization and displacement.