Rivres

Indigenous water ontologies
Plurilegal encounters
Interlegal translation

Ontologías indígenas del agua
Encuentros plurilegales
Traducción interlegal

Call for papers Special Issue 2023 Social Sciences & Humanities Open: Indigenous Water Values and Practices
Call for papers Special Issue 2023 Social Sciences & Humanities Open: Indigenous Water Values and Practices

Guest Editors: Manuel May Castillo (ICCA Consortium) and Lieselotte Viaene (Carlos III University of Madrid)
Deadline: 15 January 2023

NEW RIVERS PUBLICATION
NEW RIVERS PUBLICATION

RIVERS Principal Investigator, Lieselotte Viaene
Can Rights of Nature save us from the Anthropocene catastrophe?
Some critical reflections from the field

(2022, Asian Journal of Law and Society)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/als.2022.2

Presentation of the research report: AGUAS TURBIAS. (Neo)liberal extractivism, indigenous legal action and state transformation in Guatemala - 22 March 2022 (Spanish, online and presential)
Presentation of the research report: AGUAS TURBIAS. (Neo)liberal extractivism, indigenous legal action and state transformation in Guatemala - 22 March 2022 (Spanish, online and presential)

In the framework of International Water Day, 22 March, RIVERS first collaborative open access publication with complementary perspectives on the issue of water and indigenous peoples in Guatemala is presented at the Rafael Landívar University of Guatemala.

RIVERS ERC PROJECT PUBLISHES ITS SECOND NEWSLETTER
RIVERS ERC PROJECT PUBLISHES ITS SECOND NEWSLETTER

We are pleased to share with you the second Newsletter of the ERC RIVERS project. This newsletter presents the main results obtained during the last year.

Call for papers Special Issue 2023 International Journal of Transitional Justice: Transitional Justice and Nature: a curious silence?
RIVERS PARTICIPATES IN THE LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (LASA) CONFERENCE “SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL POLARIZATION AND GREAT POWER RIVALRY”

Date: May 5-8, 2022

Indigenous Peoples, State-Capital and Water Extractivism: a multilevel analysis of water disputes in Guatemala (Spanish, online).

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RIVERS (2019-2025) is a research project that aims to produce ground-breaking knowledge, from an empirical, interdisciplinary and dialoguing perspective, about the contentions and challenges intrinsic to reconceptualising human rights with different ways of understanding and relating to water. The project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC), coordinated by Lieselotte Viaene and hosted in the Department of Social Sciences, at Carlos III University of Madrid.

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    “¡Tú eres Diego!”, dije con admiración desde el otro lado de la mesa. Diego sociólogo y consultor en el proyecto RIVERS con una visión desde la economía política del agua. Verlo, por primera vez, sin la inmediación del computador, me dio una felicidad que había sentido momentos antes al ver a mis compañeras en el lobby del hotel. Esa alegría de sentirme parte de un equipo de investigación, más allá de lo virtual, es algo que sigo atesorando meses más tarde. Lo que siguió esos días fueron solo buenos momentos y aprendizajes....

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