Upcoming Seminar: Development, Policy, and Research

Join King’s Water, Environmental Dynamics, and the Department of Geography for a seminar exploring the relationships between sustainability, international development, global policy, and research.

Will implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make use of the available science and social science?

Discussion will be led by Dr Mark Mulligan and Visiting Professor Stephen Lintner.

The event will be Wednesday 3 February 2016 from 4:30pm in the Pyramid Room, followed by a wine reception and pub trip.

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King’s Water welcomes Visiting Professor Paul Vedeld

King’s Water is proud to welcome a visiting professor from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences to the Department of Geography.

Paul Vedeld is an institutional economist specialising in agriculture and natural resources. His particular interests are around governance and policy analysis, biodiversity and climate change, livelihood and poverty studies, general development issues and theoretical issues around inter-disciplinarity.

Paul will be based at King’s Geography for the next six months, meeting with staff and students from King’s Water in addition to research and teaching.

For more about Paul, visit the staff page on his home university: www.nmbu.no/ans/pal.vedeld

Call for Papers: The Water-Gender-Violence Nexus

King’s Water will be participating in the 2016 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in a number of ways – including co-sponsoring a session exploring themes of water, gender, and violence. See the call for papers below, and please submit and join the conversation!

Royal Geographical Society
London, United Kingdom
30 August – 2 September 2016

The Water-Gender-Violence Nexus in Disasters and Daily Lives
Sponsored by the Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group of the RGS-IBG and the King’s Water Geography Research Hub

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