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10th Hydro-Hegemony conference

4 October, 2019 @ 8:00 am 5 October, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Power of Representation & the Representation of Power in Water Conflict and Cooperation

The 10th Hydro-hegemony conference (HH10) discusses ‘The Power of Representation & the Representation of Power in Water Conflict and Cooperation’. The conference is co-organised by IHE Delft, Wageningen University & Research, King’s College London, the University of East Anglia, and the London Water Research Group, supported by the City of The Hague, the Netherlands. It will take place on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 October 2019 in the Humanity Hub, a venue within easy reach of The Hague Central Station.

The HH10 conference provides a platform to discuss representation of interests and issues as well as representation through discourses, narratives and images. It will focus on the following two questions:

  1. Who and what is (not) represented in transboundary water decision making?
  2. How are transboundary water issues (re)presented?

Call for papers

We invite researchers, students and practitioners to address these questions and submit:

  • a proposal for a 90-minute session including speakers with a word limit of 500 words, or
  • an abstract for a 15-20-minute paper presentation with a word limit of 300 words

Young researchers are especially encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit your proposal or abstract is 31 July via https://forms.gle/q6MYKbzzi85yWk9w7
More information can be found in the call for papers


Participation to the conference is free, but registration is required. Please register here: https://forms.gle/TW1ZEjfEMshpH5RC6

Travel grants

For the HH10 conference, travel grants are available for young researchers and practitioners (< 35 years). Please fill out the form to apply for a (partial) travel grant to attend the HH10 conference. The deadline is 31 July. 

Prerequisites for eligibility are 1) that the applicant is 35 years or younger, and 2), that the applicant has submitted an abstract or proposal for a session that is accepted. Travel grants will be awarded based on the excellence of the proposals and the fit to the themes of the conference.

We will contact applicants mid-August.

Contact information

For questions please do not hesitate to email to hydrohegemony10@un-ihe.org.
More information: https://www.un-ihe.org/10th-hydro-hegemony-conference

London Water Research Group

University of East Anglia

King’s College London

Wageningen University & Research

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

The Hague Humanity Hub

Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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