Internationally recognized scholar to speak on world water crisis during virtual Clarkson lecture series
POTSDAM -- Internationally recognized scholar to give virtual address as part of the 2020 Hopke Distinguished Lecture at Clarkson University
To register and attend this event on Oct. 28, 3:30 p.m. go to: https://connect.clarkson.edu/register/hopkelectureDr. Farhana Sultana is an associate professor of Geography at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, where she is also the Research Director for Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflicts and Collaboration (PARCC).
Her lecture which will be presented via Zoom is titled “Global Water Crises and How We Can Envision Just and Sustainable Futures.”
Water affects all aspects of human and non-human life in complex ways. Sultana will speak about how global water crises are worsening, with nearly a billion people lacking safe, clean water daily.
Increasing attention is being paid to the importance of water in broader issues of sustainability, development, and equity. This talk discusses how we can envision just and sustainable futures through water.
Dr. Sultana is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar of political ecology, water governance, post‐colonial development, social and environmental justice, climate change, and feminism.
Her research and scholar-activism draw from her experiences of having lived and worked on three continents as well as from her backgrounds in the natural sciences, social sciences, and policy experience.