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Eran Feitelson research talk: "Water, the real conflict in the Middle East?"

Sep 18/12

Eran Feitelson, professor of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, is giving a talk at Laurier's Waterloo campus on Friday, Sept. 21. Feitelson's presentation, titled “Water, the real conflict in the Middle East?”, addresses the ability of political entities to sustain normative water use given environmental, social, and political forces for change in the region.

Feitelson is a past chair of the Hebrew University Geography department and head of the Federmann School of Public Policy and Government. He is now directing a new interdisciplinary environmental studies program at Hebrew University. His research interests include district planning in Israel, sustainable mobility and transportation, water in the Israel-Palestine situation, and the implications of climate change.

“Water, the real conflict in the Middle East?” is sponsored by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium. The talk takes place Friday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. the Science Building, room N1001.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Erin Windibank at ewindibank@wlu.ca or 519.884.0710 ext. 2913 


 

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