IASC members invite to e-lecture series “Water Governance Theoretical Perspectives”, Nov 17 – Dec 17, 2020


IASC members of the NEWAVE Next Governance Water Project cordially invite you to attend the e-lecture series “Water Governance Theoretical Perspectives” organized by the project with contributions from beneficiaries and partner organisations.

What is the format and timeline?

The lecture series will take place from November 17 to December 17 every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. Two lectures will be organized on each date from 14:00 – 14:35 CET (UTC + 1) and 16:00 – 16:35 CET (UTC + 1) respectively.

What is the goal of the lecture series?

The lecture series has the objective to engage the audience in different water governance theoretical perspectives and allow a deep dive with renowned scholars and water professionals. NEWAVE aims to enhance the global capacity to reflect critically on current water governance trajectories due to rising threats to future water crisis and hydro-social challenges. Therefore, the lectures will bring together a network of water governance organisations, scholars and practitioners working towards the development and implementation of cutting-edge actionable research agendas, and train the new generation of researchers.

What are the topics and what is the program for the lecture series?

Note that all times are given in 24-hour format and in CET time zone – please check the time difference for your location and plan accordingly.

17 November

14:00-14:35 “Water governance and politics” by Prof Jampel Dell’Angelo

16:00-16:35 “Participatory and multi-level water governance” by Prof Jens Newig

19 November

14:00-14:35 “Way of knowing water” by Prof Margreet Zwarteveen

16:00-16:35 “Water governmentalities” by Prof Jeroen Vos

24 November

14:00-14:35 “Markets and the commons: Pressures, patterns and pathways of water governance reform” by Prof Dustin Garrick

16:00-16:35 “Power and hydro-politics” by Prof Jeroen Warner

26 November

14:00-14:35 “Critical theory, political ecology, and the study of water politics” by Prof Jan Selby

16:00-16:35 “Political ecology and political economy of hydro-social dynamics” by Prof Erik Swyngedouw

01 December

14:00-14:35 “Adaptive water governance” by Prof Dave Huitema

16:00-16:35 “Multilevel water governance” by Prof Joyeeta Gupta

03 December

14:00-14:35 “Water rights struggles, legal pluralism and cultural politics” by Prof Rutgerd Boelens

16:00-16:35 “Dialogue across disciplines on water & society interactions: socio-hydrology and hydro-social frameworks” by Prof Michelle Kooy

08 December

14:00-14:35 “A political ecology of river basin development” by Prof Francois Molle

16:00-16:35 “The interdisciplinary study of water governance: a cultural political economy perspective” by Prof Peter Mollinga

10 December

14:00-14:35 “Analysis to transform water conflicts / hydro-hegemony” by Prof Mark Zeitoun

16:00-16:35 “Hydrology for governance” by Prof Maria Cristina Rulli

15 December

14:00-14:35 “Knowledge co-production and the science-policy interface in water governance” by Dr Julia Martinéz and Dr Violeta Cabello

16:00-16:35 “Adaptive water governance and learning” by Prof Andrea Gerlak

17 December

14:00-14:35 “Political ecology and water” by Prof Maria Kaika

16:00-16:35 “The spirit of dialogue: Lessons from faith traditions in transforming water conflicts” by Prof Aaron Wolf

Where to learn more about the lectures and how to register?

Lectures are open to the public upon registration. For registration please sign up via the website of NEWAVE using this link.

For more information about the training module and the speakers, follow the NEWAVE network on Facebook and Twitter or visit their website.

It is possible to receive a certificate of participation by attending at least 80% of the e-lectures. For that a request needs to be sent to the NEWAVE Innovative Training Network.


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