Workshop: The Way the Rivers Run
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
- (17 Nov) ,
- (18 Nov)
- (19 Nov)
Workshop organized by the CAS research project Understanding the Role of Water in History and Development, The Way the Rivers Run: World History and Changes in the Water Landscape.
- Terje Tvedt: The way the Rivers Run. Some theoretical perspectives on nature-society relations.
- Harvey Weiss: The development of the Euphrates/Tigris system and the Sumerian civilization; a water historical perspective.
- Gregory L. Possehl: The Indus-civilization and Riverine History in Northwestern India and Pakistan.
- Judith Bunbury: The development of the River Nile and the Egyptian civilization: a water historical perspective with focus on the First Intermediate Period.
- Dan Penny: The Mekong river system and the end of the Angkor civilization; a water historical perspective.
- Richardson B. Gil: The Great Maya Droughts.
- Richard C. Hoffmann: Elemental Resources and Aquatic Ecosystems: Medieval Europeans and their Rivers.
- Qiang Zhang: The history of the Yellow River and the development of China up to the 19th Century.
- Fred H. Lawson: History of Nile flows and the development of Egypt up to the 19th century, from the coming of the Ottomans (1517) to the arrival of the British (1882).
- Toon Bosch: History of Rhine flows and the development of the Netherlands and Germany in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
- Richard Coopey: Britain’s River: The Economic and Cultural Impact of the Severn, 1750–1850.
- Graham Chapman: The Ganges and Indus and the development of India up to the 20th century.