Delft, The Netherlands, 16 Jun 2021

Online masterclass series Urbanising Deltas of the World

In the online masterclass series Urbanising Deltas of the World: the State of the Art of water research in South and Southeast Asia, PhD and Postdoc researchers from various projects of the NWO-Urbanizing Deltas of the World (NWO-UDW) programme will present their work and discuss lessons learned from their research activities with the audience.

Four masterclasses will be organized around a relevant theme, addressed by the various NWO-UDW research projects implemented in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

These masterclasses offer state of the art knowledge and understanding on the relations between water, environment, society and sustainable development of deltas, and provides insights in methods and tools for (participatory) planning and management to support sustainable delta planning and management.

Content of the masterclass series

The masterclass series specifically targets academia, professionals, and policy makers from the South and Southeast Asian region. Each online masterclass will consist of two presentations, followed by Q & A with the speakers.


The online masterclass series will be organized on 15 September, 22 September, 29 September and 6 October. Starting at 9.30AM CEST (7.30AM GMT)

More information on this online masterclass series will be offered soon on this webpage.

For more information please contact: Jaap Evers (


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