A network to provide discussion of any and all water history issues, their relationship to current issues, and to disseminate/share information, including new books and sources.

Recent Content

Harini Nagendra
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".

Call for Applications: Social Media Editor for H-Water

Hello everyone,

Applications are invited for the post of social media editor for H-Water. You will be joining a network of an editor and three review editors, with a responsibility for outreach and engagement through social media. The role is flexible, and you can make what you want out if it!

The main duties include:

1. Setting up a twitter account and facebook for H-water (other social media networks are also welcome)

2. Updating the facebook and twitter page

Daniel Haines
Rohan D'Souza

D'Souza on Haines, 'Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan'

Daniel Haines. Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan. New York: Oxford University Press, Feb 2017. 208 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064866-4.

Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University)
Published on H-Water (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Call for Contributor(s): “Conflict” chapter in the forthcoming Bloomsbury Academic The Cultural History of the Sea – Medieval Age 800-1450

In December 2020 Bloomsbury Academic will publish a new addition to their Cultural History Series, a multi-set Cultural History of the Sea spanning Antiquity to the Modern Age.