AGENDA

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)

O.P. Jindal Global law school

“Defending indigenous water and land ontologies through indigenous legal action by indigenous lawyers in Nepal” – International Workshop Cultural Expertise and Litigation: practices in South Asia and Europe

Date: 2th December, 2022 – Sonipat and online (India)

Organizers: O.P. Jindal Global University

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)

ICEL

“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)

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 Session 2: “Forest, water and river: rights of nature” – Chocó y el río Atrato,
Colombia

Session 3: “Ecosistems: art and activism” – Public forum

Date: September 7-18, 2022

RIVERS participates in the summer school “Extractivism and its discontents: cultural and artistic counter-movements”

The summer school offers an international and interdisciplinary exchange on resource-extracting societies and the interconnectedness between the global South and Europe.

Participant: María Ximena González Serrano (RIVERS/UC3M)

 Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference “Socio-environmental Polarization and Great Power Rivalry”

Date: May 5-8, 2022

RIVERS participates in the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference

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

Organizers: Santiago Bastos (CIESAS Mexico) and María Jacinta Xón (RIVERS/UC3M)

Water Ontologies and Hydro-Extractivisms: Decolonizing Rivers in Central America and the Himalayan Region

Date: 17th February 2022

Organized by: Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M)

Participants: Georgina Drew (University of Adelaide), Austin Lord (Cornell University), Diego A Padilla (Universidad Rafael Landívar), Lieselotte Viaene (IP RIVERS/UC3M), Mabel D Gergan (Vanderbilt University)

THE RIGHTS OF NATURE AND THE RIGHT
TO TERRITORY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES:
From universal intrinsic value to epistemic and ontological plurality

Date: 3rd February 2022

Organized by: Max Planck Fellow Group Environmental Rights in Cultural Context (ERCC)

Participant: Digno Montalván (RIVERS/UC3M)