Bergen Summer Research School
BSRS 2016

Keynotes BSRS 2016

A series of plenary keynotes will bring the thematic courses together for cross-disciplinary discussions. These sessions are open to the public.


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Water and Society: A need for a paradigm shift?
Terje Tvedt
Professor at Department of Geograpy, University of Bergen

Water and food in Africa
Terje Østigard
Docent at the Nordic Africa Institute

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: new imperatives, new approaches
Val Curtis 
Reader in Hygiene, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Director of the Environmental Health Group

The Hydro-diplomacy of the Nile: Prospects for Regional Integration in Northeastern Africa
Yacob Arsano
Assiciate Professor at College of Social Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Science for integrated marine governance
Keith Brander
Scientist at Center for Ocean Life, Technical University of Denmark

Climate change and water security
Tore Furevik
Professor at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Director of Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, and the Centre for Climate Dynamics

Shared water resources and international water law: A state-of-the-art
Owen Mcintyre
Professor of Law, University College Cork

Integrated Watershed Management:  The socio-institutional tale of one River Basin and one Lake Basin
Robin Marsh
Researcher at Institute fo the Study of Societal Issues, Berkely University of California


Health Risks from Climate Change: Health Benefits from Climate Change Mitigation
Jonathan A. Patz
Professor and Director of Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison