Divided Environments’Territorial Secessions and    Resource Conflicts
outline1 Introduction: Nature and Society2 Political Sociology approach2.1 ‘Spatio-Climatic Determinism’ (Hulme)?2.2 The d...
The contested Social World
‘Climate Determinism’ or         Determinism’‘Climate Reductionism’         Reductionism’Hulme (2011)
Classical GeopoliticsSpatio-Spatio-climaticDeterminism ?
Space as a social relation                             Space is understood                             here as a complex s...
Mollinga’s 4 hydro-political processes                hydro-• everyday politics of water control: contestation  of everyda...
Questions?       Comments?
Sudan´Sudan´s North/South Division
TransboundaryWater
Nature(c) Stockholm International Water Institute
Sudan’s long Civil War – a classical resource conflict?Oil ConcessionsJonglei Canal
Agricultural Development   Africa’s   Breadbasket?                Ghezira Irrigation Scheme,                North Sudan
Pastoral Life inSouth Sudan“The Land Belongs to the People”                   Dr John Garang, CPA
(c) University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment
(c) Edward Thomas, Rift Valley Institute, 2011
MechanisationFood Security orPrimitive Accumulation?
Geopolitics of the The Horn of Africa
(c) Stockholm International Water Institute, 2011
Cyprus’sNorth/SouthDivision         Morphou Aquifer
Southern Cyprus
Northern Cyprus
Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean
Questions?       Comments?
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Divided Environments: Territorial Secessions and Resource Conflicts

  1. 1. Divided Environments’Territorial Secessions and Resource Conflicts
  2. 2. outline1 Introduction: Nature and Society2 Political Sociology approach2.1 ‘Spatio-Climatic Determinism’ (Hulme)?2.2 The different domains of Water Politics(Mollinga)2.3 Fracture and Multiplicity in the Social World:Geopolitics3 Case Studies3.1 The Division of the Sudan3.2 The Division of Cyprus
  3. 3. The contested Social World
  4. 4. ‘Climate Determinism’ or Determinism’‘Climate Reductionism’ Reductionism’Hulme (2011)
  5. 5. Classical GeopoliticsSpatio-Spatio-climaticDeterminism ?
  6. 6. Space as a social relation Space is understood here as a complex set relations, of social relations, a process, not process, reducible to competition over exclusive control and/or resources. and/or resources.
  7. 7. Mollinga’s 4 hydro-political processes hydro-• everyday politics of water control: contestation of everyday ‘local’ water control (e.g. boreholes; distribution of irrigation water amongst farms)• politics of national water policy• inter-state hydro-politics (transboundary inter- hydro- (transboundary aquifers/rivers)• Global Water Politics (privatisation of water, Wold Water Council, World Commission on Dams, IPCC, World Bank, IMF)
  8. 8. Questions? Comments?
  9. 9. Sudan´Sudan´s North/South Division
  10. 10. TransboundaryWater
  11. 11. Nature(c) Stockholm International Water Institute
  12. 12. Sudan’s long Civil War – a classical resource conflict?Oil ConcessionsJonglei Canal
  13. 13. Agricultural Development Africa’s Breadbasket? Ghezira Irrigation Scheme, North Sudan
  14. 14. Pastoral Life inSouth Sudan“The Land Belongs to the People” Dr John Garang, CPA
  15. 15. (c) University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment
  16. 16. (c) Edward Thomas, Rift Valley Institute, 2011
  17. 17. MechanisationFood Security orPrimitive Accumulation?
  18. 18. Geopolitics of the The Horn of Africa
  19. 19. (c) Stockholm International Water Institute, 2011
  20. 20. Cyprus’sNorth/SouthDivision Morphou Aquifer
  21. 21. Southern Cyprus
  22. 22. Northern Cyprus
  23. 23. Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean
  24. 24. Questions? Comments?

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