may, 2017

25may9:00 am5:30 pmClimate Change ConferenceDCU All Hallows Campus

Event Details

DCU Ireland India Institute will host an international conference on the challenge of climate change for India and Europe on Thursday 25 May 2017 in DCU’s All Hallows campus. This conference takes place against the backdrop of an uncertain global context that challenges the progress of recent years, including the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. The conference will bring together Indian and European experts to analyse the respective perspectives of the European Union and India climate change and sustainable development. The conference is supported by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Due to limited space, please register here


(Thursday) 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


DCU All Hallows Campus

Speakers for this event

  • Prof. Brian MacCraith

    Prof. Brian MacCraith

    DCU President

    Professor Brian MacCraith is the current president of Dublin City University in Ireland, a faculty which he joined in 1986.

    DCU President

  • Prof. Eileen Connolly

    Prof. Eileen Connolly

    Director, Ireland India Institute

    Prof. Eileen Connolly is a senior lecturer in politics in Dublin City University. Her research interests include Gender and Politics, Politics of Development and the relationship between States and Civil Society.

    Director, Ireland India Institute

DCU All Hallows CampusDCU All Hallows Campus


    • Day 1
    • May 25, 2017
    • 9:00am Registration9:00am - 9:30am

    • May 25, 2017
    • 9:30am Welcome and Introduction9:30am - 10:00amProf. Eileen Connolly, Director, Ireland India Institute
      Prof. Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University
      Prof. Girish Chandra Tripathi, Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University

    • May 25, 2017
    • 10:00am Keynote Addresses10:00am - 11:00amMr. Jayant Mauskar, Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change
      Dr. Jacob Werksman, Principal Advisor, European Commission

    • May 25, 2017
    • 11:00am Coffee Break11:00am - 11:30am

    • May 25, 2017
    • 11:30am India’s Climate Change, Development and Foreign Policy Challenges11:30am - 01:00pmDr. Uttam Kumar Sinha, Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses
      Dr. Sandeep Sengupta, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
      Prof. Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya, Banaras Hindu University

    • May 25, 2017
    • 01:00pm Lunch01:00pm - 02:00pm

    • May 25, 2017
    • 02:00pm Critical Perspectives on Climate Change and Development in India02:00pm - 03:30pmProf. Mallickarjun Joshi, Banaras Hindu University
      Dr. Satish Kumar, Queens University Belfast
      Ms. Nita Mishra, University College Cork

    • May 25, 2017
    • 15:30pm Coffee Break15:30pm - 16:00pm

    • May 25, 2017
    • 04:00pm European Perspectives on Climate and Development in India04:00pm - 05:00pmDr. Kirsten Jörgensen, Free University of Berlin
      Dr. Diarmuid Torney, Dublin City University

    • May 25, 2017
    • 05:00pm Concluding Remarks05:00pm - 05:30pmProf. John Doyle, Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, DCU