Weaponizing Nature

Date/Time: 23 August 2022, 14:30-15:15
Venue: Kulturhuset

Regulation of natural resources not only change ecosystems, but fundamentally change societies. Privatisation of water can result in water apartheid, as we see for example in the US city of Flint. And in the middle east, Israel’s conservation policies have radical geopolitical consequence. In this roundtable research on the social consequences of water policies and water rights, from the  Elevating water rights to human rights project, meet Irus Braverman’s work on Settling Nature: The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel.

he event marks the publication of the Special Issue Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalised Peoples’ Claim for Access?(Water 2021, Brinks, Singh and Wilson eds.

Participants include: Irus Braverman, Jackie Dugard, Inga Winkler, Namita Wahi

Moderator:  tba