Events

water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…
Oman’s International Conference on Water Engineering and Management of Water Resources (OICWE2020) Towards a Sustainable Water Future The conference will be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on 9-11 November 2020 at the Military Technological College (MTC) Sustainable water future is a global concern and is of particular importance where water resources are scarce. Sustainable water future can…

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Webinar on water value organised by Associate Director for water@leeds Professor Anna Mdee, School of Politics and International Studies and Dr Nicolas Salazar Sutil, School of Performance and Cultural Industries. The recent water@leeds Confluence showed that interest in social sciences, arts and humanities approaches to water is growing. This seminar is aimed at bringing colleagues working at the…
The annual water@leeds Confluence will take place on Thursday 10th September, 10.00- 12.30, using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.  This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. Join us to talk about all things related to water.  Register via eventbrite. New members and new attendees would be really welcome as the event is a chance to…
Be inspired by our Water Woman Award winners. Join us for a dynamic learning session in which award winners will share their experience and lessons learned. The afternoon will take the form of Action Learning sets, with plenaries and breakout sessions, in which you will be able to discuss the challenges you face in the…
Global Water Partnership Tanzania and water@leeds are currently undertaking a collaborative effort to establish a Water Knowledge Exchange Hub in Tanzania that will serve both the East and Southern Africa Region. The Water Knowledge Exchange Hub will directly contribute to building local institutional capacities as well as providing a platform for other partners to access…
  The African Climate Risks Conference is an open platform for sharing latest climate research on African climate among researchers, and with policy makers, practitioners and development partners, with the goal to ensure the improved flow of knowledge and interactions among researchers, practitioners and decision-makers; toward greater impact and legacy of completed and on-going African…
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and…
Old Man of the Mountains: ecocritical perspectives in Norman Nicholson’s verse drama Professor Jonathan Pitches, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds Abstract This paper explores Norman Nicholson’s Cumbrian mystery play Old Man of the Mountains (1945). Nicholson’s play takes place in a modest Cumbrian cottage, near a typical lakeland dale, with a beck running beside…
water@leeds is holding its first Global Café to discuss some of the responses received so far in our Global Water Survey.  We would like to invite all water@leeds DRTC members to be part of this event happening on Thursday 2nd of May 2019 from 11:30 -13:00 pm @ Room 1 on Edward Boyle Library Level 13 Since…
More than 3,700 large dams are planned or under construction, many in the Global South. FutureDAMS is a GCRF funded inter-disciplinary research and capacity development partnership that unites academics, practitioners and policy makers to improve planning and governance of dams. Dr Mdee’s talk draws on her research which explores the political ecology of competing water…
water@leeds and the Centre for Global Development together with the Priestley International Centre for Climate are pleased to invite you to join us for an evening seminar to discuss “Energy Scenarios for the Bottom Billion” & “The role of science research in addressing the grand challenges”. On Monday 29th April, 15:30-17:30, at School of Geography SR2 (Garstang building room…