NEWAVE Distinguished Lecture: Prof. James Scott 'The Flood Pulse' & Roundtable on Myanmar’s hydropolitics

April 21, 2022, 15.00 - 17.30

We are honoured to welcome Professor James Scott, for NEWAVE's distinguished lecture 'The Flood Pulse', on 21 April 2022, 15:00 to 17:30 CEST. 

Pan Ei Phyoe, Oxford Water Network Coordinator, University of Oxford will moderate the Q&A session.

Following the lecture, there will be a roundtable on Myanmar's Hydropolitics, chaired by Stew Motta, NEWAVE Early Stage Researcher (ESR1), with invited panelists:

  • Nang Won Lee, Mae Nam Khone Institute, Myanmar
    “Co-creating Knowledge to Enhance Women’s Leadership for Inclusive River Governance and Livelihood Resilience in Inlay Lake, Southern Shan State, Myanmar ”
  • Saw John Bright, Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), Myanmar
    "The Salween Peace Park in Myanmar's shifting political context"
  • Kyungmee Kim, Researcher, Climate Change and Risk Program, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden
    "Local politics of water: community resistance against dams"
  • Laur Kiik, Tokyo College, University of Tokyo
    "Hydropolitics Meets Ethnopolitics: The Myitsone Dam between Kachins, Bamars, and Chinese"

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The event is co-organised by NEWAVE, the Amsterdam Sustainability Institute's Water Justice and Security Cluster, and Mutual Aid Myanmar.

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