Advance conference information: 5th IWHA Conference, “Pasts and Futures of Water”, 13 to 17 June, 2007
The International Water History Association (IWHA) will hold its 5th biennial
conference from 13 to 17 June, 2007 in Tampere, Finland with the general theme “Pasts and Futures of Water”. The event is co-organized and hosted by University of Tampere (Dept. of History) and Tampere University of Technology, TUT (Institute of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, IEEB).
The major themes of the conference are:
Water and the City
Water, Health and Sanitation
Water, Food and Economy
Water history and the Future of Humanity.
First Announcement will be published in June 2006 and can be viewed at: www.envhist.org. Proposals are to be sent by 15 Oct 2006.
For possible enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
The International Water History Association (IWHA) is the leading global organization on water history. Previous Biennial IWHA Conferences were held in Bergen, Norway, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, and at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. The Association deals with water history in all its aspects bringing together historians, geographers, engineers, archaeologists, anthropologists, and water managers. IWHA is committed to bridge the gap between academics and policy makers, and strives to ensure representation from all world regions. To become a member and enjoy the benefits of IWHA membership visit www.iwha.net
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