WIT LUMS Presents International Symposium on the History and Future of Indus Basin

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Ali Auditorium, Ali Institute of Education, Ferozpur Road Lahore

Centre for Water Informatics and Technology, Lahore University of Management Sciences (WIT-LUMS) presents

International Symposium on

“History and Future of Indus Basin” - Connecting Water to Culture, Economy and Technology

                                                                                                            

Date: January 29, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Venue: Ali Auditorium, Ali Institute of Education, Ferozpur Road Lahore.

 

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

Come with us on a journey through the fascinating environmental history of water in the Indus Basin related developments in our historical past to contemporary problems in water resource governance, to be able to spell out opportunities for the future of the region. Starting from an analysis of early water systems in Pre-Mughal and Mughal periods, through the impact of colonial transformations of the Indus Basins irrigation work, to post independence chain of events shaping contemporary water resource governance in the Indus Basin - this symposium will allow participants to realize the connection between historical interventions in the Basin and contemporary issues.

The symposium will be housed as a part of the Lahore Science Mela to be able to engage both technical and non-technical participants to appreciate the environmental history of water in the region. Existing water professionals, engineers, scientists, researchers will be able to draw connections between the science of water and the history of water, whereas non-technical audience will be able to appreciate the narrative on rich interplay and the central role of water in history, politics, economics and culture of the Indus Basin.

Registration

Interested applicants should complete online registration by January 26, 2017 on the following link:

https://goo.gl/2qQSKH

 

Speakers

Dr. David Gilmartin

Professor

Department of History, North Carolina State University, USA

 

Dr. James Wescoat

Professor

Massachusettes Institute of Technology, USA

 

Dr. Daanish Mustafa

Reader

Kings College London, United Kingdom

 

Dr. Adeel Malik

University of Oxford, United Kingdom

 

Dr. Abubakr Muhammad

Center for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT)

Lahore University of Management Sciences

 

Dr. Imran Ali

Karachi School of Business And Leadership, Pakistan

 

Mr. Khalid Mohtadullah

Global Water Partnership

 

For more details, please contact:

Soban Hameed Saigol,

Admin Manager, WIT- LUMS

Email: soban.hammed@lums.edu.pk

Phone: +92 332 4495057