FutureDAMs researchers Pon Souvannaseng and David Hulme are convening a panel at the Development Studies Association Conference. The panel will also include papers from FutureDAMS researchers. The conference runs from 19-21st June at the Open University in Milton Keynes.
The panel will take place at 3:30p.m. on Wednesday 19th June in the Christodoulou Meeting Room East, Room 11.
This innovative paper panel, convened by the FutureDAMS consortium, will bring together biophysical and social scientific research to analyse the global phenomenon of hydro-infrastructure expansion and examine how it can be made more environmentally, socially and economically just and sustainable.
The legacy of the World Commission on Dams as a science-policy interface
Christopher Schulz (University of Cambridge) & Bill Adams (University of Cambridge)
Desecuritising Himalayan river basins: the contribution of multi-stakeholder dialogues
Douglas Hill (University of Otago)
When a dam failed: political ecology of Xepian-Xenamnoy dam bust in Laos
Soyeun Kim (Sogang University)
Dams, migration, and agricultural productivity: evidence from Ghana
Roshan Adhikari (University of Manchester), Ralitza Dimova (University of Manchester), Timothy Foster (University of Manchester) & Thomas Higginbottom (University of Manchester)
The politics of dams: a framework
Barnaby Dye (University of Manchester) & Tom Lavers (University of Manchester)
Blaming the weather, blaming the people
Vanessa Boanada Fuchs (University of St.Gallen)
Global discourses and local impacts; hydropower governance in Darjeeling Himalayas
Rinchen Lama (University of Reading)
Understanding China’s hydropower development under the institutionalized governance process of policy coevolution – a case study of Nuozhadu mega-dam in China
Yan Zhang (University of Cambridge)