TwoRains Blog

A project using the Indus Civilisation to ask the question “Does climate change really cause collapse?”

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Winter Rain, Summer Rain: Adaptation, Climate Change, Resilience and the Indus Civilisation

TwoRains is an international and interdisciplinary ERC funded project investigating the interplay and dynamics of winter and summer rainfall systems, investigate the nature of human adaptation to the ecological conditions created by those systems. It is using the Indus Civilisation to ask the question “Does climate change really cause collapse?”

The ERC-funded TwoRains project is based at the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge and is being conducted in collaboration with the Department of AIHC and Archaeology at Banares Hindu University. All work is undertaken with the permission of and in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India.

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