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Event announcement: “Interdisciplinary Workshop on Water, Technology and the Nation-State” Tags: water; technology; nation-building; state-building

The Department of Geography at the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the upcoming “Interdisciplinary Workshop on Water, Technology and the Nation-State”, that will take place in October 27 and 28, 2016, in Manchester, United Kingdom.

This 2-day workshop will bring together over 30 researchers from around the world who are contributing to advance the scholarly understanding of the complex and often hidden connection between water and state-building and nation-building processes.

The workshop will be opened by a keynote from Prof Erik Swyngedouw, University of Manchester, titled “Not a Drop of Water...: State, Modernity and the Production of Nature in Spain, 1998-2010”.

To consult the preliminary workshop programme and for more information on the event, please visit http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:tsu-isa6f260-isxeuj/interdisciplinary-workshop-on-water-technology-and-the-nationstate#.V77Nl61-kaQ.twitter.

Please note that there is limited seating availability. To apply for a place please contact the workshop convenor Dr Filippo Menga, email:  filippo.menga(at)manchester.ac.uk. 

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