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A major conference organised by the Centre for the Study of the Inland

Tuesday 28 November

Indian Watersheds

keynote: Amita Baviskar Associate Professor, Sociology Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India

Panel: Ruth Gamble, Sunita Chaudary, Haripriya Rangan

Chinese Watersheds

Panel: Brooke Wilmen, Mark Wang, Yongping Wei

Public lecture,

David Pietz, Professor of Chinese History and the UNESCO Chair of Environmental History, University of Arizona, USA, commencing 6 pm

Wednesday 29 November

bus trip through Yea to Shepparton, for lunch and discussion about water in the Goulburn Valley, then to Albury via Yarrawonga

Thursday 30 November

Morning River Walk along the Murray

Indigenous Water Uses

keynote: Virginia Marshall Principal solicitor of Triple BL Legal, 2015 Stanner Prize Winner

Panel: Sue Jackson, Lorina Barker, Barry Judd

Cross-Cultural Water Use

Panel: Susan Lawrence, Robyn Bartel

Public lecture

Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted, Eastern Washington University, USA Professor of International Affairs and Political Science; Co-Director, UNESCO Project in Water and Indigenous Peoples, at MAMA, commencing 5 30 pm

Conference Dinner @ Canteen, Albury 7pm

Friday 1 December

The Murray Darling Basin

keynote: Jamie Pittock, ANU, Director of International Programs for the ANU's UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance.

Panel: Nick Bond, Emily O’Gorman, Ian Rutherford

Rivers of the Anthropocene keynote: Mark Macklin University of Lincoln, UK, Professor of Fluvial Geomorphology, Head of the School of Geography and Director of the Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health,

Plenary Session

Saturday 2 December

(optional field trip)

Archaeologist Professor Susan Lawrence will lead a tour of her recent work: Rivers of Gold

Bus trip to Stanley, Beechworth, Woolshed Valley and El Dorado to look at the effects of gold mining on the river system.

Bus to Wangaratta for connection with V-Line train back to Melbourne, or return to Albury to connect with cars or commercial flights.

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