NEWAVE e-Lecture Series: Water Governance Theoretical Perspectives

This online training module had the objective to engage the NEWAVESRs and the audience in different water governance perspectives. All lectures were open to the public upon registration. A participation certificate can be requested if attending at least 80% of the online public talks.

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Please browse through the past events section for more information on each lecture.

For additional information about the outcomes of NEWAVE's first training activity and news visit our blog 


Downloadable version, including recommended readings list

Date* Speakers Topic**
17 November
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Jampel Dell'Angelo Water governance and politics
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Jens Newig Participatory and multi-level water governance
19 November
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Margreet Zwarteveen Ways of knowing water
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Jeroen Vos Water governmentalities
24 November
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Dustin Garrick Markets and the Commons: Pressures, Patterns and Pathways of Water Governance Reform
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Jeroen Warner Power and hydro-politics
26 November
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Jan Selby Critical theory, political ecology, and the study of water politics
16:00 - 16:35 Prof.  Erik Swyngedouw The political economy and political ecology of hydro-social dynamics
1 December
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Dave Huitema Adaptive water governance
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Joyeeta Gupta Multi-level water lawand policy
3 December
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Rutgerd Boelens Water Rights Struggles, Legal Pluralism and Cultural Politics
16:00 - 16:35

Prof. Michelle Kooy


Dialogue across disciplines on water & society interactions: socio-hydrology and hydro-social frameworks [ CANCELLED ]
8 December
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. François Molle A political ecology of river basin development
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Peter Mollinga The interdisciplinary study of water governance: a cultural political economy perspective
10 December
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Mark Zeitoun Analysis to transofrm water conflicts / hydro-hegemony
16:00 - 16:35

Prof. Maria Cristina Rulli


Hydrology for governance [CANCELLED]
15 December
14:00 - 14:35 Dr. Julia Martinéz
Dr. Violeta Cabello
Knowledge co-production and the science-policy interface in water governance
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Andrea Gerlak Adaptive water governance and learning
17 December
14:00 - 14:35 Prof. Maria Kaika Water and the City: a history of urban metabolism
16:00 - 16:35 Prof. Aaron Wolf The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Water Conflicts

*All times are in CET (UTC+1)
**Titles might be subject to change