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Water scarcity discourses and hydropolitics in the case of Jordan

Water scarcity discourses and hydropolitics in the case of Jordan

British Institute Amman events

29 September 2018 18:00 to 19:00

102 Uhod St, Tla' al-Ali, Amman, Jordan
11941

“Jordan is the second most water scarce country in the world”, mass media keep telling us. But what is water scarcity? Who constructs this narrative in the region? How is this done? And what are the hidden interests behind this discourse? This lecture will discuss and introduce key concepts of hydropolitics, unpacking the discourses of water scarcity in the region, and unfolding the interests and power relations embedded in the water scarcity in the Middle East, and in Jordan specifically.   Dr.…

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