WES 3 : Hydropolitics





Water and Security in the 21st Century

Seminar Agenda

Wednesday, March 4, 2015


5.30-7.00         Open Panel: Water Securities and Insecurities

ASEAN Auditorium, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave, Medford

Moderator Panelists

Prof. William Moomaw, Tufts University

Prof. Ken Conca, American University

Prof. Andrea Gerlak, University of Arizona Prof. Bruce Lankford, University of East Anglia

Prof. Lawrence Susskind, MIT

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Tufts Administrative Building, Atrium Conference room

9.00-9.30         Welcome and Introductions

Alex de Waal, WPF
William Moomaw, CIERP (Fletcher)

Shafiqul Islam, Water Diplomacy Program, Tufts

9.30-11.00       Case Study: South and South East Asian Transnational Rivers

Naho Mirumachi, King’s College London

Sulmaan Khan, Fletcher

11:00-11:15     Coffee break

11:15-12.45     Case Study: Nile Waters

Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe, WPF

Lawrence Susskind, MIT

Kenneth Strzepek, MIT

12.45-2:00       Lunch

2:00-3:45         Case Study: Tigris and Euphrates

Fred Pearce, independent journalist

Ken Conca, American University

3:45-4.00         Coffee Break

4.00-5:30         Changing Climate

Benjamin Pohl, Adelphi

Shlomi Dinar, Florida International University

Lawrence Susskind, MIT

Friday, March 6, 2015

Tufts Administrative Building, Atrium Conference room

9:00-10:45       Changing Demand

Bruce Lankford, University of East Anglia

Andrea Gerlak, University of Arizona

10.45-11.00     Coffee break

11:00-12:30     Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

Steve Caton, Harvard University

Eileen Babbitt, Fletcher School

Anna Schulz, Fletcher School

1.00-3.00         Working Lunch and Concluding Session

William Moomaw, Fletcher School

Lawrence Susskind, MIT

Steve Caton, Harvard University

Shafiqul Islam, Tufts University

3.00     Close


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