Royal Geographical Society-IBG annual international conference – Session Climate changed (legal) geographies “Taking the Law for a Walk in the Anthropocene”

Date: 1st September, 2023 – Society and Imperial College London (United Kingdom)

Organizers: Royal Geographical Society

Participants: Diego Padilla and Digno Montalván (RIVERS/UC3M)

European Summer Research Institute (ESRI) 2023: “Sentience and Responsibility in Critical Times”

Opening panel: “Equanimity”; Workshops: “Interdependence & Law: Why & How?” and “Vision-boarding: Me-self inInterconnected Worlds”; and roundtable: “Ethics of Care in Academia (and Beyond)”

Date: 20-24th August, 2023 – Lama Tzong Khapa Institute, Pomaia (Italy)

Organizers:  Mind & Life Europe

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (RIVERS PI/UC3M)

“The not so ‘harmonious’ relationship between the right to territory of indigenous peoples and the rights of Nature: a critical approach to the ecocentric literature” presented at the round table “Law and More-than-human Societies”

Date: 1-4th June, 2023 –  San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Organizers:  Law and Society – Annual meeting

Participant: Digno Montalván (RIVERS/UC3M)

“Critique, Political Practice, Anthropology” – Roundtable “From Critique to Political Practice” workshop

Date: 12th May, 2023 –  University of Sussex, Brighton (United Kingdom)

Organizers:  EASA LAWNET workshop in collaboration with Allegra Lab

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)

RIVERS, indigenous peoples and non-human rights: A South-South Dialogue” – Guess lecture

Date: 4th December, 2022 – Surkhet (Nepal)

Organizers: Mid-Western University – Central Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, Conflict and Peace Studies in Collaboration with all Graduated Schools of MU

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)


“Nature and Indigenous Peoples in Conflict and Post-conflict Scenarios” – Workshop Protection of the Environment in Times of Armed Conflict: Assessing implications of the International Law Comission’s Draft Principles and related issues

Date: November 18, 2022 – Madrid, UC3M (Getafe)

Organizers: ICEL/UC3M

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)

Symposium Indigenous Peoples, Water and Human Rights: Dialoguing Encounters

Date: 4th October, 2022 – Casa de América, Madrid (Spain)

Organizers: Ana Paula García Nieto (RIVERS/UC3M), Manuel May (Independent Researcher), Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)

Participants: Karla Medrano (Social Sciences & Humanities Open – Elsevier), Pedro Arrojo-Agudo (United Nations), Juan Castro (Indigenous Guatemalan lawyer, Legal Coordinator of the Firm for Indigenous People), Binota Dhamai (Chair of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People for 2022-2023), Minket Lepcha (documentary filmmaker and defender of the rivers of India, winner of the Young Green Filmmaker 2016 at the Woodpecker International Film Festival for his film Voices of Teesta), Laura Oroz (AECID)

Panel discussion moderator: Manuel May (Independent Researcher)

Master of ceremonies: Digno Montalván (RIVERS/UC3M)

Noche Investigadores

Let’ s talk about water – The European Researchers’ Night 2022

Date: 30 September, 2022 – Campus Puerta de Toledo UC3M, Madrid (Spain)

Organizers: University Carlos III (UC3M)

Participants: Ana Paula García Nieto (RIVERS/UC3M), Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)