January 2, 2019
Nelson Institute Director, Paul Robbins will serve as the keynote speaker at the international conference, Water in the Americas, to be held January 9 – 11, 2019 in Paris, France. Organized by the Center for Research and Documentation on the Americas, the conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the contributions social science has made to water policy and the water sector in the Americas. From theoretical and methodological developments to the evolution of social science research as it relates to water, conference attendees will hear from more than 25 researchers and experts who will discuss the successes and challenges of social science in the water sector. Robbins will open the conference with his speech, The Political Ecology of Water: Justice, Power, and Flows.