Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Conference The Political and Cultural Economies of Water in the 21st Century

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Thu, March 27, 2008 | University of Texas at Austin

This three-day conference will be held on the campus of the University of Texas of Austin, and will feature presentations from twenty prominent international speakers, focusing on diverse aspects of the conference theme. Among the themes that will be discussed are: the cultures of water; water in literature, film, and aesthetic production; the religious significance of water; water as a national cultural resource; conflicts over water: national and international; efforts by communities, NGOs and states to deal with water conflict and conservation' the conservation and renewal of water as a national resource; and water as a human right.

Sponsored by: Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies; the Center for Mexican-American Studies; the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; and

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