The UFP will be conducted at the IIHS Bengaluru City Campus at Sadashivanagar. This 21,000 Sq.ft. campus building spans four floors and an expansive terrace – an ideal and open learning environment for teaching, research and training.
Campus Spaces and Events
The IIHS Bengaluru City Campus is equipped with multiple teaching and learning spaces including classrooms, seminar and studios. Each of these is equipped with technological aids ranging from digital projection and visual displays to advanced video-conferencing capabilities that enable remote audio-visual sessions.
IIHS is a vibrant hub of research, teaching and training programmes as well as multiple academic, cultural and interactive public events. IIHS regularly plays host to a diverse range of academics, practitioners, activists, artists, writers and government oﬃcials who frequently visit as part of the many curated events at IIHS. These include talks and seminars, conferences and workshops, exhibitions and screenings. Recent events at IIHS are the Urban Policy Dialogues (IIHS’ annual policy convening), Urban ARC (the annual IIHS research conference), the annual IIHS PhD workshop, City Scripts (IIHS’ annual literature festival), Urban Lens (IIHS’ annual ﬁlm festival), IIHS Publics, and various Master Classes.
Through its various activities and events, IIHS oﬀers a unique opportunity to interact with urbanists from across the world working on diverse disciplinary and practice domains – including visiting scholars, interns, researchers, ﬁlmmakers, artists, writers, government oﬃcials, businesses, civil society, activists, and citizens.
City Scripts 2020
Urban Lens Film Festival 2019
Urban ARC 2020
The IIHS Library was established in December 2008 and has since been adding books and journals to create a plethora of inter-disciplinary materials. Presently housed in the Bangalore City Campus it has over 14,900 books, 1,210 audio-visual materials and data, 700 cartographic materials, 68 print journals and magazines, 52 case studies, and 630 back volumes of journals, in addition to on and off-campus access to over 6,345 e-journals. The Library offers extensive access to the latest academic work through wide ranging and inter-disciplinary journal subscriptions as well as a Data Library that accesses and archives the most current macro data available in India. The Library subscribes to IndiaStat, CapEx, EPW Research Foundation-India Time Series, EBSCO’s EconLit with Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text and Urban Studies Abstracts, Urban, Rural and Regional Development module at OECD iLibrary and Manupatra databases for Social Science literature and Legal information. It is also a participating institute with JSTOR. Equipped with public computers and teaching aids such as EndNote, Mendeley, STATA, and Turnitin, the library supports learners through circulation, reference and information services. For more information on accessing public library catalogue and other resources click here.