Dam dreams and river rewilding: Ideals in dispute

Are we entering a new era of river governance in Europe, with a revolutionary shift from dam construction to dam removal? What ideals are behind dam dreams and river rewilding? In how far are these ideals contested?

Organised by Impulse

Tue 30 August 2022 13:00 to 17:30

Venue Impulse, building number 115
Stippeneng 2
6708 WE Wageningen
+31 (0) 317 - 482828

An afternoon of discussion and dialogue:

  • Author Frank Westerman, presenting his new book ‘Too true to be good’.
  • WUR researcher Lena Hommes, discussing her doctoral research on Infrastructure Lives.
  • Barbara Hogenboom, director of the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation, UvA
  • Other researchers from the Riverhood (ERC) and River Commons (WUR-INREF) projects