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Disaster risk reduction: a “Sangam” of disciplines- Webinar of Mr. Rajib Shaw

NGS Webinar Series 2021

Webinar for Geosciences, Environment and Sustainable Development

Disaster risk reduction: a “Sangam” of disciplines

Second Presentation

Rajib Shaw Professor, Keio University, Japan (

The seminar will focus on evolution of the disaster risk reduction as a discipline, with incorporation / contribution / application of different core disciplines in science, humanities, urban planning, architecture and engineering. Over last 30 years, the discipline has drawn many younger professionals, and have contributed significantly in saving people’s lives and properties.  This talk will focus on historical evolution as well as future potential scope and contribution in the field of disaster risk reduction.
Date : 20 May, 2021
Time : 13:45 NPT

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Meeting ID: 921 3155 3106
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Rajib Shaw is a professor in Graduate School of Media and Governance of Keio University, Japan. He is co-founder of a Delhi based social entrepreneur startup, Resilience Innovation Knowledge Academy (RIKA), and chair of the board of two Japanese non-government agencies: SEEDS Asia and CWS Japan. He is the Co-chair of the Asia Pacific Science Technology Academic Advisory Group (APSTAAG), and CLA for IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report. Professor Shaw has 50 books and more than 400 research papers in the field of environment, disaster management and climate change. More about his work can be found in:














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