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Water in Israel and the Middle East

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​WATER IN ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST: REGIONAL WATER SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE

​SECOND ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

​Co-Sponsored by: Northwestern Center for Water Research, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, and the Buffett Institute for Global Studies

​Hardin Hall, Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark Street, Evanston Campus

​Session One: 9:30 am to 11:45 am

Jean Cahan​, Director/Chair, Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
​Explaining and Resolving Water Security Tensions in the Middle East: What Can the Humanities Contribute?

​Hussein Amery, ​Director of the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies and Associatei Professor of International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
​Threats to Water Security in the Gulf Arab States

​Yoram Cohen​, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
​Advances in Water Treatment and Desalination Technology in Israel: Regional Global Benefits and Challenges

Session Two: 1:15 pm to 3:45 pm

Naftali Lazarovitch​, Associate Professor, Wyler Department for Dryland Agriculture, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Irrigation Studies in Arid Environments: From Measurements and Models Towards Sustainable Crop Production

​Neda Zawahri​, ​Associate Professsor, Political Science, Cleveland State University
​Adapting to Climate Change in the Middle East

​Seth Snyder​, Water Initiative Leader, Argonne National Laboratory
​The State of Technology for Providing Clean Water

 

 

 

 

 

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