Donkey cart collecting water in Kenya (B. Lankford)

Upcoming seminars Autumn 2015

All are welcome to attend the seminars, given by UK and international speakers from a wide spectrum of water-related themes.

Water Security in the Anthropocene: planetary hydrology, global finance, and the new development nexus

Thursday 22nd October 2015 @ 5.30pm, Arts 2.03. Prof Jeremy Schmidt (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University).


Water Security Seminars @UEA

Thursday 29th October 2015 @12pm in the Keith Clayton Seminar Room, ENV 01.48. Poster including abstracts available here.

  1. Californian drought with Prof Richard Seager (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, New York),

  2. The Future of IWRM with Stuart Orr (WWF International) and James Dalton (International Union for the Conservation of Nature).


Previous Seminars

The Paradoxes of Hydropower and River Basin Development in India

Friday 9th October 2015 @ 12pm, Congregation Hall 0.13. Dr Shripad Dharmadhikary (Founder Coordinator of Manthan Adhyayan Kendra & Visiting Fellow at Oxford)

La Plata river basin hydro politics: the role of sub-catchments at international border zone

Wednesday 30th September 2015. Luis Batista da Silva (PhD Candidate, Dpt Geography, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). See Luis' slides.



Events - Upcoming

8th International Workshop on Hyro-Hegemony: "HH8 Law and Hydro-Hegemonic Arrangements"

24th-25th October : the 8th International Workshop on Hyro-Hegemony will be at SOAS in London.


Events - Previous

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report: Urban services during protracted armed conflict: A call for a better approach to assisting affected people.

A major report exploring the relationship between water, war and human well-being by the International Committee of the Red Cross, co-authored by WSRC's Mark Zeitoun, was launched at the Overseas Development Institute on Monday 6th October. Read the full report now online

Promoting Transboundary Water Cooperation webinar - challenges and model solutions

With Mark Zeitoun, Aaron Wolf, and Marian Patrick - recording and slides available.