Water in the World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Access and Sustainability
November 6-7, 2015 @ Winthrop University
Rock Hill, South Carolina
CALL FOR PAPERS
The conference focuses on the uses, politics, art, history, and economics of water worldwide. It is open to faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, activists, and community professionals.
Examples of possible topics include but are not limited to:
- The privatization of water
- Climate change
- Development goals and their water implications
- Water security and insecurity
- The politics and economics of water reuse
- Capacity building
- Food, water, and the environment
- Art and design contributions to water management
- Financing and investment schemes
- Historical droughts and floods
- Climate justice, ethical, cultural and religious values
- The role of water in post-conflict peace building
- The impact of water policy on the poor
- Creative solutions to water challenges
- Water in creative practice
- Media coverage of water issues
- Perceptions of risk and water quality issues
Papers will be reviewed for connections to the theme and an interdisciplinary approach to the subject.
For more information on the Winthrop University Water Conference and for conference updates, visit our website at: www.winthrop.edu/cas/interdisciplinary/waterconference2015
Abstracts (limit 500 words) for individual papers or panels should be sent by March 1, 2015 to: Dr. Ginger Williams (History) @ firstname.lastname@example.org AND Dr. Laura Dougherty (Theatre and Dance) @ email@example.com
Abstracts (limit 500 words) for posters should be sent by March 1, 2015 to: Dr. Simone Camel (Human Nutrition) @ firstname.lastname@example.org AND Dr. M. Gregory Oakes (Philosophy and Religious Studies) @ email@example.com
General questions can be addressed to Drs. Williams or Dougherty.
All participants will be notified on or before April 15, 2015.