Events

Upcoming events

Indian watersheds

Tuesday 28 November 09:00am until Tuesday 28 November 05:00pm

This workshop aims to bring together leading international and Australian scholars to explore the cultural, social, historical and political significance of some of the world’s key river systems.

Chinese watersheds

Tuesday 28 November 06:00pm until Tuesday 28 November 08:00pm

With access to clean water predicted to be a number one cause of conflict in coming decades, and river systems around the world under threat.

Watersheds - Conference tour itinerary

Tuesday 28 November 09:00am until Friday 01 December 05:00pm

A stunning array of internationally renowned academics discussing the cultural, social, historical and political significance of some of the world’s key river systems.

African Americans and the Mississippi River: Race, History and the Environment

Thursday 30 November 05:30pm until Thursday 30 November 08:00pm

Exploring the cultural, social, historical and political significance of some of the world’s key river systems.

Australian waterways and rivers of the Anthropocene

Thursday 30 November 10:00am until Thursday 30 November 05:00pm

Addressing the challenges these systems are facing and identify common strategies to facilitate their future health.

Overturning aqua nullius: Indigenous rights to water and health

Thursday 30 November 10:00am until Thursday 30 November 05:00pm

On the banks of the Murray River our workshop will include a guided tour of the Murray River with an Indigenous guide

Touring the Beechworth diggings

Friday 01 December 10:00am until Friday 01 December 03:00pm

For those able to stay a further day, Professor Susan Lawrence will lead a field trip to the former gold mining town of Beechworth, a site of her large research project ‘Rivers of Gold’.

Past events

Wednesday 18 October 06:00pm

The evolving role of science in supporting the Basin Plan: from planning to implementation

Tuesday 17 October 12:30pm

Political traditions of settler colonialism

Wednesday 04 October 12:30am

Migration and Labour in the Mining Industry in Southern Africa and Beyond