Water Politics Week

The Water Politics Week offers a Symposium on the Meuse river, and a PhD/Master course, all in the week of 22-26 May 2023! The Water Politics week will take place in a hybrid format, at the Wageningen University campus

Organised by Public Administration and Policy, Sociology of Development and Change, Water Resources Management

Mon 22 May 2023 until Fri 26 May 2023

Venue Hybrid

Water Politics Week

Maas/Meuse River Symposium

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Venue: Wageningen University Campus, Orion Building, room B4032, and online in Teams

Time: 14:00 - 17:00

"Meuse on the move: transboundary water governance in times of extremes"


Prof. Richard Meissner (University of South Africa)

Transboundary rivers have their politics – the case of South Africa


Lotte de Jong & Cornel van Schayck

The challenge for (legal) recognition of anglers’ knowledge of fish ecologies in the River Meuse

Pitches by MSc thesis students on the Meuse

Marielle van Es, Laurens van der Hart


John Tobben (Water Authority Limburg)

Reaching out across borders on the transboundary Maas facing river extremes


Mathilde de Goër de Herve & Wieke Pot

Looking forward after the July 2021 flood events in the Vesdre Valley: strategies and challenges to implement long-term thinking



PhD/Master course (2 ECTS)

Water Policy and Politics (PAP-54302)

For the course outline and registration see Course PAP-54302

Contact: art.dewulf@wur.nl


Supported by Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS)