A Special Seminar/Webinar

Event Start Date: October 17, 2017 10:30 AM
Event End Date: October 17, 2017 12:30 PM

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The Amazon Dams Network/ Rede Barragens Amazônicas (ADN/RBA) & the Water Institute Graduate Fellowship Program (WIGF) @ UF present A Special Seminar/Webinar on:

Governance, Social Movements and the Social Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams: Lessons Learned from the Brazilian Amazon

Tuesday October 17 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Phelps Lab - H.T. Odum Center for Wetlands, Gainesville, University of Florida
Link to connect on Zoom: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/148942856

Presentations by:

Dr. Artur Moret, Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Environment and Regional Development (PGDRA), Federal University of Rondônia (UNIR). Visiting Faculty. Social impacts of big dams: lessons learned from Jirau, Lajeado e Chixoy
Social impacts of big dams: lessons learned from Jirau, Lajeado e Chixoy

Adila Lima, PGCiamb, Ph.D. Student, Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences (PGCiamb), Federal University of Tocantins (UFT). CAPES doctoral exchange student, International Cooperation Program.
Governance after dams: negotiating mitigation and compensation in municipalities affected by dams along the Tocantins river.

Monise Busquets, Ph.D. Student, PGCiamb, Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences (PGCiamb), Federal University of Tocantins (UFT). CAPES doctoral exchange student, Science Without Borders Program.Weaving the fight for rights through “Arpilheiras”: activism.
Weaving the fight for rights through “Arpilheiras”: activism, representations, and memory of Amazonian women affected by dams.


Support: Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Tropical Conservation and Development Program (TCD) and National Science Foundation (NSF).