January, Thursday 10th

Place : Amphitéâtre, IHEAL
28, rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris

9 h 00 –11 h 00  Communities and Commons

Moderator : Sarah Botton, AFD

Dam Removal as a New Imaginary for Rivers: an Hydrosocial Territory Perspective
Ludovic DrapierLaboratoire de Géographie Physique UMR CNRS 859
Université Paris Est Créteil.

Sociology of Water Governance in Brazil: Agents, Discourses and Institutions S
Rodrigo Martins, Conseil National de la recherche brésilien (CNPq)
Université fédérale de São Carlos.

Cochabamba: la emergencia de servicios de agua alterntativos y su efecto territorial.
Juan Cabrera, Universidad Privada Boliviana. Universite de Liège & Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Water Commons in Bolivia Twenty Years After Cochabamba: Resistance, Efficiency and Topicality of a Community Alternative .
Claude Le Gouill, CREDA –  iGLOBES-CNRS/University of Arizona.

A Political Anthropology and Commons Theory Analysis of Watershed Management Experiences in France, Brazil and Argentina.
Patrick Laigneau, chercheur consultant indépendant

11 h 00 – 11 h 30 Coffee Break

11 h 30 – 13 h 30 From Water Law to the Right to Water

Moderator : Rutgerd Boelens, University of Wageningen

From Scarcity to the State of Exception in Water Government in the Americas. A Comparative Approach
Liber Martin, Université Nationale de Cuyo – CONICET

Water Accumulation by Dispossession in Chile: an Analysis of Geo-Legal Devices
Chloé Nicolas-Artero, CREDA

Water in the Americas : Crossover Perspectives in Social Sciences. The Challenges of Access to Water and the Right to Water (legal Pluralism, Indigenous Rights)
Ana Gendron, chercheure associée CREDA

Constitutional Reforms for the Enshrinement of the Right to Water: Opportunities and Limitations in Brazil, Colombia and Peru
Lara Côrtes et Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute & University of Kansas, Université des Ande

13 h 30 – 14 h 30 Lunch*

14 h 30 – 16 h 30 Water Conflicts and Local Knowledge

Moderator : Carine Chavarochette, CREDA

Territorio y Poder en los Andes: una aproximación a las Luchas de Comunidades Indígenas de los Andes del Norte de Ecuador.
Pablo Ortiz, Université Salesiana d’Equateur

L’eau, la frontière et l’ananas : déplacement des conflits pour l’eau dans le bassin transfrontalier du fleuve San Juan (Costa-Rica-Nicaragua).
Lucile Medina et Tania Rodriguez, UMR 5281 ART-Dev – Université Paul Valéry & UMR 5281 ART-Dev – Université du Costa Rica

From Hope to Conflict: Inequality in Access to Water by Farmers Resettled by the São Francisco River in the State of Pernambuco – Brazil. E
Ana Carolina Aguerri Borges, ODEPP – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Water, conflicts and patrimony in Mexico: the struggles of peasant communities against urbanization .
Jade Latargere, chercheure associée CEMCA (USR 337 América Latina)

Women, water and coal: sociocultural transformations in the Wayuu of the Colombian Guajira .
Inés Calvo ValenzuelaEHESS-LAS

17h 00 – Apéritif dinatoire at IHEAL*

18h 30 – 21 h 00 Soirée « Mines et eau »

Program Modification. Place : IHEAL, 28 rue Saint Guillaume, 75007 Paris

Documentary Screening

La Hija de La Laguna, réalisé par Ernesto Cabellos (Peru, 2015)


Moderator : Nicolas Richard, chercheur CNRS-CREDA

Commented by:

Antonia Zambra,
Universidad Diego Portales
Lickanantai water knowledge and it recent transformation in a context of social and environmental change (Atacama Desert, Chile).

Kyra Grieco,
From the « Pacha-» to the « Yaku-mama » ? Feminisation and indigenisation of water in a context of social mobilisation against mining


*Reserved for speakers and scientific committe

January, Friday 11th

Place : Amphitéâtre, IHEAL
28, rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris

9h00 – 11h00 Water Access in Cities : a Question of Governance

Moderator : Graciela Schneier-Madanes, CREDA

Agua para todos o agua para quienes? La accesibilidad al servicio de redes en la Buenos Aires hidrica del siglo XX.
Melina Tobias and Andrea Catenazzi, Université de Buenos-Aires CONICET

When Acces to Water is Commodified: Mexico a Case Study.
Joshua Greene, Université de Genève

Crise de l’eau de Flient, quelle gestion de l’eau dans les villes moyennes en déclin?
Guillaume Poiret, Université Paris-Est Créteil- Val de Marne, Créteil Lab’Urba

Les politiques et les pratiques de gestion des zones d’approvisionnement en eau des territoires urbains tributaires les cas des villes de Durango (Mexique) et Bogota (Colombie).
Alexandra Angéliaume, Alvaro Gutierrez and Maria Alarcon,
GEODE Toulouse, CIMAV, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas de Bogot

11 h 00 – 11 h 30 Coffee Break

11 h 30 – 13 h 30 The Emergence of Alternative Water Policies

Moderator :  Franck Poupeau, CREDA

What Socio-ecological Transition for Water Management in Lima?
Jeremy Robert, Institut Français d’Etudes Andines

Water Bureaucracies Challenged by Alternative Water Management in the Urban Peripheries of Mexico
Amaël Marchand, LATTS

Water Conservation in Arizona Desert Cities : «Fixing» the Water Supply Issue or Questionning the Oasis Lifestyle?
Anne-Lise Boyer and Brian O’Neill, ENS Lyon & CREDA

The Social Determinants of Water Conflicts
Joan Cortinas and Lala Razafimahefa, UMI iGLONES CNRS – UMR 5281 ART-De

13 h 30 – 14 h 30 Lunch*

14 h 30 – 16 h 30 Operational Approaches and Social Sciences

Moderator : Sébastien Velut, CREDA

Provision of Ecosystem Services in Water Supply Catchment Perimeters for Integrated Environmental Management of Water Resources
Vanessa Cançado and Nilo Nascimiento, Université Féderale Minas Gerais

Diagnostic Methodology Studies in Urban Basin Areas: The Analysis of Landscape Units in the Neighborhoods of Pompeya (City of Buenos Aires) and Valentin Alsina (Buenos Aires Province) in the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires. The Riachuelo as a Place of Interaction Between its Inhabitants. 
Mitchell de Sousa,Université de Buenos-Aires

The hydrosocial approach and its cycles in Latin America: use, abuse and a possible way through the maze
Robin Larsimont and Facundo MartinUniversidad de Cuyo et CONICET

Reconnecting Throught Water or the One with the Longest Straw Takes it All. Groundwtaer Self-Management in a Green Californian Desert.
Birgit Müller and Elise Boutié,IIAC / LAIOS (CNRS/EHESS) & EHESS

17 h 00 Conference Conclusions

Edith Kauffer, CIESAS – Iméra

Rutgerd Boelens, University of Wageningen



*Reserved for speakers and scientific commitee