Conference papers/presentations/lectures: Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights

2021

  • D. Brinks, B. M. Wilson, A. Singh. The Decentered Construction of Global Rights: Lessons from the Human Right to Water. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. 2021.
  • D. Brinks, A. Singh. Right to Water. Meet the Author session. PhD Course: Effects of Lawfare. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2021.
  • J. Dugard. Water rights struggles in Johannesburg and Detroit revisited: Looking beyond courts at the politics and power of rights-based legal mobilization. Conference on Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice. 2021.
  • J. Dugard. Water rights struggles in Johannesburg and Detroit revisited: Looking beyond courts at the politics and power of rights-based legal mobilization. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. 2021.
  • J. Dugard. Water scarcity – the ethical challenge: A perspective from Cape Town’s Day Zero crisis (2017-2018). Expert Workshop on Professional Ethical Judgment. 2021.
  • I. T. Winkler. The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. Lecture for the UN Audiovisual Library. 2021.
  • I. T. Winkler, J. K. Ward. The human right to water in the US. Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women, Program on Human Rights and International Advocacy Skills . 2021.

2020

  • G. Murat Tezcür, R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson. Evaluating a Human Rights Approach to Water: A Case Study of a Turkish Dam. Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability. 2020.
  • R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson, M. Langford. Democracy and Public Goods Revisited: The Role of Local Institutions and Development. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. 2020.
  • R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson, M. Langford. Democracy and Public Goods Revisited: The Role of Local Institutions and Development. Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2020.
  • R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson, M. Langford. Democratic Deficiencies: Institutional Characteristics, Economic Development, and Water Access. Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2020.
  • R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson, M. Langford. Democratic Deficiencies: Democratic Institutions, Economic Development, and Water Access. School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs. University of Central Florida. 2020.
  • R. Schiel. Public Health and Water. Centre College: Guest Lecture. 2020.
  • A. Singh. The Politics of Security in India: Progress and Challenges. School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs at the University of Central Florida. 2020.

2019

  • D. Brinks. New rights and the legal opportunity structure: impact of the right to water on mobilization strategies around the world. Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting. Washington. 2019.
  • L. Côrtes, C. Gianella, A. M. Paez Murcia. Constitutional Recognition of the Right to Water: Opportunities and limitations in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting. Washington. 2019.
  • L. Côrtes, N. Wahi, B. M. Wilson, D. Brinks, E. Villarreal Fernandez, I. Winkler. Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water? Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting. Washington. 2019.
  • L. Côrtes, C. Gianella, C. Vallejo, A. M. Paez Murcia. Constitutional Reforms for the Enshrinement of the Right to Water: Opportunities and Limitations in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Water in the Americas, CREDA (CNRS). 2019.
  • J. Dugard, I. Winkler. The Operation of Water Rights in Two Racialized Contexts: South Africa and the USA. Law and Society Annual Meeting. Washington. 2019.

2018

  • L. Côrtes. Judicial Conflicts over Water Supply in Brazil: the case of Guarani in Paraná. LASA Conference. 2018.
  • L. Côrtes. Water Rights’ Discourse in Acampamento Terra Livre. 18th IUAES World Congress. 2018.
  • C. Gianella. Amazonian Indigenous Organization’s Struggles toward the Access to Clean Water in Peru. The case of 5 cuencas. 18th IUAES World Conference. OP 194. Water rights and indigenous identities in Latin America. 2018.
  • B. Wilson. Examining the Human Right to Water: Do Human Rights Improve the Lives of Marginalized People? LASA Conference. 2018.

2017

  • D. Brinks. Human Rights, Inequality, and Natural Resource Governance. Human Rights and Inequality in the Context of Natural Resource Extraction. 2017.