6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, England

Organised by Sir Brian Hoskins CBE FRS, Professor Steve Mithen FBA and Dr Emily Black

In partnership with the British Academy

The availability and management of the water supply has been a key driver in human history ever since the time of the first settlement communities of the Neolithic. It continues to be so today, with anthropogenic climate change further exacerbating the existing water crisis on planet earth. This meeting will consider past, present and future relationships between water and society with a particular focus on the Middle East.

Confirmed speakers and chairs include Professor Julia Slingo OBE, Professor Pinhas Alpert, Dr Stuart Black, Professor Rob Potter, Dr Andrew Wade, Professor Paul Valdes, Professor Sandy Harrison, Professor Michael Barton, Dr Rebecca Foote, Professor Katja Tielboerger, Professor Eilon Adar, Mr Iyad Dahiyat, Dr Debbie Hemming.

This discussion meeting is free to attend, but pre-registration online is essential.

Added by Royal Society Events on September 23, 2009