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CFP: Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900 [30 April deadline / 28 June event]

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Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900

Venue: Institute of Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle on Tyne, UK

Event Date: 28 June 2018, 10am to 4pm

CfP closes: 30 April 2018

Workshop on Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

The Global Asia Initiative of Duke University is pleased to announce the workshop "Rivers and Historical Time" to be held at John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University on Feb. 16, 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The event is free to the public but require RSVP. Please RSVP with Ms. Thakkar atrohini.thakkar@duke.edu.

 

Author: 
Harini Nagendra
Reviewer: 
Anjali Vaidya

Vaidya on Nagendra, 'Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future'

Harini Nagendra. Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016. 244 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946592-7.

Reviewed by Anjali Vaidya (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Water (January, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48601

Call for applications: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowships -- Water Law in Mandate Palestine -- Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

This call is for a one-year or semester-long fellowship for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow wishing to work on the history of water law in Israel/Palestine or a related topic (such as the history of water law in a related jurisdiction, the history of related areas of law in Israel/Palestine, legal transfers in the British Empire, etc.). The fellowship is part of the Israel Science Foundation-funded research project headed by Dr. David Schorr: "Private and Public Water Rights in Mandate Palestine and Early Israel".

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