THE WATER GOVERNANCE BLOG AT IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Nile Pop!

This year we celebrate Nile Day in front of the Egyptian Taffeh Temple in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden. By enjoying poetry, music and stories inspired by the river we will reflect on...

Water and conflict: an unavoidable link?

On the 5th of December, the Water, Peace & Security (WPS) Partnership launches its Global Early Warning Tool. Susanne Schmeier, Emilie Broek, Rolien Sasse, Charles Iceland, Rozemarijn ter Horst, and Karen Meijer discuss how...

Engineering a season of floods

“Pluralising water science” was again the theme of the first week of IHE Delft MSc academic programs. In his keynote talk Amitangshu Acharya questioned the colonial legacy influencing the contemporary season of dam constructions...

Water cooperation: representation matters

The Power of Representation & the Representation of Power in Water Conflict and Cooperation’ was the theme of the 10th hydro-hegemony conference (The Hague 4-5 October 2019). In this collective post the conference organizers...

Did video kill the radio star?

Our MSc students in Water Governance and Management produced three podcasts to present the findings of the fieldtrip in Alentejo (Portugal). The first transmission of the once-famous MTV channel was a video-song by a...

Where is water in the Sudanese revolution?

The Sudanese revolution is quintessentially political, however water played an important role it, as shown in this commentary by Abeer R.Y. Abazeed. With this post, we also join the enthusiasm for the appointment of...

Crooked River: a visual immersion in the Cuyahoga

Ethiopian photographer and visual artist Michael Tsegaye presents his photo exhibition “Crooked River“, a poetic immersion in the Cuyahoga river (Ohio, US) transformed by the viewers in an interactive experience. The Cuyahoga river in...