Book presentation “Decolonizing political thought from and beyond academia”

Date: March 15th 2024, 12.00 pm –  Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales, Campus Somosaguas, Universidad Complutense. Madrid (Spain)

Editors: Valentín Clavé-Mercier & Marie Wuth

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (RIVERS/UC3M)

Workshop Interrogating ‘Activist-Scholarship’ in Sociolegal Studies

Panel 3 : Research Priorities, Funding And Authorship

Date: December 7-8th, 2023 –  Duisburg (Germany)

Organizers: Mariana Prandini Assis (KHK and Universidade Federal de Goiás) & Matthew Canfield (Universiteit Leiden) at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg -Essen)

Participant: Manuel May (RIVERS/UC3M)

First National Memory Conference 2023

Date: November 29th-30th, 2023 – Lalitpur (Nepal)

Organizers: National Memory Network (NaMeNet)

Participant: Lieselotte Viaene (RIVERS PI/UC3M)

Podcast Weaving Waters launch event

Seminar – Weaving Waters: navigating digital streams through Indigenous Knowledge and Podcasting

Date: 22nd November, 2023 – Online

Organizers: Ana Paula García Nieto, Manuel May, Digno Montalván (RIVERS/UC3M)

Participants: Ian M. Cook (Editor-in-Chief, Allegra Lab & Podcasting Scholar for Hire), Elias Oxom (Prensa Comunitaria, Guatemala), Wendy Gerarldina de los Ángeles López Rosales ( Attorney, Notary and Defender of the rights of the Maya Kaqchikel community), Shankar Limbu (LAHURNIP – Nepal), Rosario Sul (Cultural Survival), David Berger (IWGIA), Jonathan Liljeblad (College of Law, Australian National University)

Moderator: Manuel May (RIVERS/UC3M)

Hannover Re Foundation Summer School 2023

Summer School for water security

Date: October 27th-30th, 2023 – Leibniz University Hannover and Aufhof Hannover (Germany)

Organizers: Falling Walls Foundation, Hannover Re Foundation

Participants: Diego Padilla (RIVERS/UC3M)

9th Congress of Social Science Communication

Session IV “Science for the People” / INCLUSIVITY AND DIVERSITY IV. “The Challenges of Scientific Communication in the ERC RIVERS Project: Connecting Diverse Worlds in the International Legal Sphere” 

Date: October 25-27th, 2023 – Parque de las Ciencias, Granada (Spain)

Organizers: Asociación Española de Comunicación Científica – AEC2 / Granada Ciudad de la Ciencia e Innovación

Participants: Manuel May and Ana Paula García Nieto (RIVERS/UC3M)

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)