Category: Seminars and Conferences
State: Archived
18 June 2018 at 5.30 pm

An ancient civilisation and the problems of water management

Politecnico di Torino, Sala Consultazione della Biblioteca Centrale di Ingegneria

This conversation will revolve around water rights and availability in India, in relation to both local society and global economic and political forces.

In particular, topics of the discussion will be the myths and the meaning of water in Hindu and non-Hindu cultures, social stratification and access to water to different castes, as well as struggles and politics of water in India.

Speakers:
Alberto Tiraferri, del DIATI del Politecnico di Torino
Alessandra Consolaro, dell’Università degli Studi di Torino

Moderator.
Pravin Jagdale, Post-doc, DISAT del Politecnico di Torino

Coordinators:
Tamara Bellone, del DIATI
Paola Procacci, del DIATI