Conferences and Workshops

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Leadership Roles in Conferences, Sessions, and Workshops
Discussant, Panelist, Chair, or Participant at Conferences and Workshops
Conference Papers Presented

Leadership Roles

In conferences, sessions, and workshops

  1. 2021, Organizer of Roundtable: ‘Fifty Years in the Making: Decolonizing Bangladesh Studies’ 49th Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 20-24 October.
  2. 2021, Co-organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: “Water Politics” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Seattle, WA, 4-7 April.
  3. 2020, Co-organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: “Water Politics” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Denver, CO, 4-8 April. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  4. 2018, Lead Organizer and Chair of Paper Session: ‘Governance, Rights, and Justice in Water: New Ideas and Realities’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April.
  5. 2018, Co-organizer of Discussion Panel: “Academics Under Attack in the Age of Social Media” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April.
  6. 2018, Co-organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: “Water and Climate Justice: In Pursuit of Equity” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April. (with Sarah Romano)
  7. 2017, Co-organizer of Discussion Panel: ‘Enacting an Inclusive Professional Community’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, 5-9 April. (with Amy Piedalue)
  8. 2016, Lead Organizer of Interdisciplinary International Conference: Building Community Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change across Sites, Groups and Scales, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 22 April.
  9. 2016, Co-organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: ‘Emotional Political Ecologies’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March-2 April. (with Marien González-Hidalgo)
  10. 2015, Organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: ‘Development Geographies: Looking Forward’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Chicago, IL, 21-25 April.
  11. 2014, Organizer and Chair of Discussion Panel: ‘Development Geographies: Scales, Directions, Visions’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Tampa, FL, 8-12 April.
  12. 2013, Co-organizer of Workshop: ‘Islam in the Academy: Confronting Orientalism’, Democratizing Knowledge Collective, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 19 April. (with Dana Olwan)
  13. 2013, Lead Co-organizer of Discussion Panel: ‘The Right to Water: Theories and Practices’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, 9-13 April. (with Alex Loftus)
  14. 2013, Co-organizer with South Asia Center on Community Dialogue and Teach-in: SU Rising: Stop Violence Against Women, Syracuse University, 14 February.
  15. 2011, Lead Co-organizer and Co-chair of Two Discussion Panels: ‘Climate Change and Development: Intersections, Contradictions, Opportunities’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 12-16 April. (with Ed Carr)
  16. 2011, Co-organizer of Two-day International Conference: Water in South Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 7-8 April. (with South Asia Center)
  17. 2011, Host and Moderator of Discussion Session with Maude Barlow (Council of Canadians): The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 5 April.
  18. 2010, Lead Co-organizer and Co-chair of Two Paper Sessions: ‘Gender and Climate Change: Pitfalls, Possibilities and Realities’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington D.C., 14-18 April. (with Joni Seager)
  19. 2010, Chair and Lead Co-Organizer of two-day International Conference: The Right to Water, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 29-30 March, www.maxwell.syr.edu/waterconference (with Alex Loftus)
  20. 2010, Host and Moderator of several Discussion Sessions with Dr. Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize recipient): Creating a World without Poverty, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 23 February.
  21. 2009, Organizer and Chair of Two Paper Sessions: ‘Water, Power and Politics in South Asia’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, 22-27 March.
  22. 2009, Organizer and Presenter: Film Screening and Discussion Session for ‘Climate change and Bangladesh: Who will pay?’ Department of Geography and South Asia Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 27 January.
  23. 2008, Lead Co-organizer and Co-chair of Three Paper Sessions and one Discussion Panel: ‘Water and Development: A Fluid Relationship’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, 15-19 April. (with Jessica Budds)
  24. 2008, Lead Co-organizer: World Water Day Seminar, Action Against Hunger and King’s College London, London, UK, 22 March. (with Jennifer Organ)
  25. 2008, Lead Co-organizer: Princeton Association UK Annual Lecture on “Sex and Gender: How and Why” London, UK, 6 March. (with Melissa Hines)
  26. 2007, Co-organizer and Co-chair of Two Paper Sessions and One Discussion Panel: ‘Global Perspectives on Gender-Water Geographies’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 17-23 April. (with Kathleen O’Reilly, Nina Laurie, and Sarah Halvorson)
  27. 2007, Co-organizer and Co-chair of Five Paper Sessions and One Discussion Panel: ‘Socio-Ecological Nature of Water’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 17-23 April. (with Jessica Budds)
  28. 2006, Organizer of Discussion Panel: ‘Gender and Water’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL, 7-11 March.
  29. 2006, Co-convenor and Co-chair of two Paper Sessions: ‘Participatory Ethics for Human Geography’ Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society & Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, 31 August – 2 September. (with Rachel Pain)
  30. 2005, Chair and Organizer of Paper Session: ‘Gendered Geographies of Water: Trends and Challenges’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, CO, 4-9 April.
  31. 2002, Co-organizer of Workshop: Rio Plus Ten: Environment, Development, and Security Workshop, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 5-6 April. (with Karen Brown)
  32. 2002, Chair and Organizer of Panel: ‘Water and Security’ Rio Plus Ten: Environment, Development, and Security Workshop, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 5-6 April.

Discussant, Panelist, Chair, or Participant

At conferences and workshops

  1. 2021, Panelist: ‘Fifty Years in the Making: Decolonizing Bangladesh Studies’ 49th Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 20-24 October.
  2. 2021, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), USA: Invited Speaker, “Reckoning with Research Methods and Ethics” College and University Fund for the Social Sciences Conference, New York, NY,  4 October.
  3. 2021, Building a Community of Practice for Household Water Insecurity (HWISE) Research Coordination Network, USA: Invited Speaker, “Household Water Insecurity and Climate Disruptions”, HWISE NOW Virtual Coffee Hour, 27 July.
  4. 2021, Invited Panelist: ‘Race, Space and the Environment’ Virtual Symposium of Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies (South Africa) with Newhouse School of Journalism (Syracuse University), Syracuse, NY & Makhanda, South Africa, 23 April.
  5. 2021, Invited Panelist: ‘More than Mentoring: Towards A More Equitable and Just Geography’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Seattle, WA, 4-7 April.
  6. 2021, Invited Panelist: ‘Urban Climate Justice Futures’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Seattle, WA, 4-7 April.
  7. 2021, Invited Workshop Participant: “How the Science of Behavioral Change and the Social Sciences Can Help the GEF to Deliver its Objectives” UNEP Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), Global Environment Facility (GEF), 25-26 March.
  8. 2021, Invited Workshop Participant: “GEF-8 Replenishment: Behavioral Change” UNEP Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), Global Environment Facility (GEF), 8 February 2021.
  9. 2020, Invited Discussant: ‘Is Your Political Ecology ‘Decolonial’?’ Decolonizing Political Ecology Workshop, POLLEN Conference, 21 September.
  10. 2020, Invited Workshop Panelist: ‘Addressing the Climate Crisis’ Planning Workshop of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), 25 June.
  11. 2020, Invited Discussant: ‘Climate Justice and Intersectionality: Exploring New Directions in Geographical Climate Justice Research’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Denver, CO, 6-10 April. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  12. 2020, Invited Panelist: ‘Urban Climate Justice Futures’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Denver, CO, 6-10 April. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  13. 2020, Invited Panelist: ‘Towards New Feminist Political Ecologies of Urban Infrastructure & Urban Environments’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Denver, CO, 6-10 April. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  14. 2020, Discussant: ‘Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Denver, CO, 6-10 April. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  15. 2019, Invited Participant: Water in Our Future Exploratory Meeting, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), Boston, MA, 19-20 June.
  16. 2019, Invited Panelist: ‘Interdisciplinary Mentorship in Communities of Practice: Experiences, Best Practices, and Challenges’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, D.C., 3-7 April.
  17. 2019, Invited Discussant: ‘Gender, Development, and Technology: Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, D.C., 3-7 April.
  18. 2019, Invited Discussant: ‘Advancing Critical Climate Change Studies: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, D.C., 3-7 April.
  19. 2019, Invited Panelist: ‘Mediating (Im)Materialities in Nature-Society Research’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, D.C., 3-7 April.
  20. 2018, Invited Discussant: Political Economy of Water, Workshop of the International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), International University Bangladesh, Dhaka, 11 July.
  21. 2018, Invited Panelist: Controversy & Feminist Pedagogy: A Geography Workshop, York University, Toronto, Canada, 16-18 May.
  22. 2018, Invited Panelist: ‘Using Collective Biography and Other Forms of Collaborative Analysis in Feminist Geography’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April.
  23. 2018, Invited Panelist: ‘The Case Against Colonialism: Racism in the Academy and the Ethics of Publishing’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April.
  24. 2018, Invited Panelist: ‘Re-Envisioning ‘Sustainable’ Deltas Through Critical Physical Geography’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA, 10-14 April.
  25. 2018, Invited Panelist: ‘From Communities of Practice to Communities of Praxis: Public Political Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Critical Engagement in an Era of Regressive Environmental Politics’ Dimensions of Political Ecology Annual Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, 22-24 February.
  26. 2017, Invited Panelist: ‘Strategy Session: Teaching Against the Global Turn to the Right’ Feminist Geography 2017: Insides and Outsides of Feminism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, May 18-20,.
  27. 2017, Panelist: ‘The International Year of Global Understanding’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, 5-9 April.
  28. 2017, Invited Discussant: ‘New/Critical Approaches to Water and Food Security’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, 5-9 April.
  29. 2017, Invited Discussant: ‘Quiet Social Movements & Everyday Life in the urban global South: Towards New Geographies of Social Change’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, 5-9 April.
  30. 2016, Invited Panelist: ‘Dialogues in Human Geography Plenary: The UN Development Goals (Diana Liverman)’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March – 2 April.
  31. 2016, Chair and Discussant: ‘Emotional Political Ecologies’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March – 2 April.
  32. 2016, Invited Panelist: ‘The International Year of Global Understanding’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March-2 April.
  33. 2016, Invited Panelist: ‘Critical Environmental Governance: Politics and Power in the Material World’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March-2 April.
  34. 2016, Invited Panelist: ‘Fieldwork and Qualitative Research in Geography’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March-2 April.
  35. 2016, Chair and Discussant: ‘Enacting an Inclusive Professional Community’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 29 March-2 April.
  36. 2016, Invited Moderator: ‘Innovations on the Ground’ Environmental Grantmakers Association Winter Briefing, Miami, FL, 1-2 March.
  37. 2015, Invited Panelist: ‘A Political Ecology of Women, Water, and Global Environmental Change: a panel-audience discussion of current contributions to feminist environmental research’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Chicago, IL, 21-25 April.
  38. 2015, Invited Panelist: ‘International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU)’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Chicago, IL, 21-25 April.
  39. 2015, Invited Panelist: ‘Questioning Geography’s ‘Healthy Subject’: Cultivating an Ethic of Wellness in Geography’ Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Chicago, IL, 21-25 April.
  40. 2015, Invited Panelist: ‘Presumed Incompetent: A Conversation on Navigating Academia’ Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 25 March.
  41. 2014, Invited Panelist: ‘Gendering a Sustainable Future: Water, Conflict and Climate Change’ United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (UN WWAP), Colombella, Italy, 10-11 June.
  42. 2014, Panelist: ‘Engaging Feminist Pedagogy: Gendered Spaces In/Outside the Classroom’ Feminist Geography: Who we are, what we do, why we do it. University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 15-18 May.
  43. 2014, Panelist: ‘Importing or creating theories: Doing feminist geography in ‘other’ places’ Feminist Geography: Who we are, what we do, why we do it. University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 15-18 May.
  44. 2014, Invited Commentator and Panelist: The Public Shareholder: The ethics, regulation, and risk of public utility commercialization, Université de Montréal, Canada, 2-4 May.
  45. 2014, Invited Panelist: ‘Dialogues in Human Geography Annual Forum: By Words Alone Shall We Know (John Agnew)’, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, 8-12 April.
  46. 2014, Panelist: ‘Feminist Pedagogies’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, 8-12 April.
  47. 2013, Panelist: Workshop on ‘Islam in the Academy: Confronting Orientalism’, Democratizing Knowledge Collective, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 19 April.
  48. 2013, Invited Panelist: ‘Development Geography: Can Critical Perspectives Exist in Policy and Implementation?’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, 9-13 April.
  49. 2013, Invited Panelist: ‘Teaching Political Ecology’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, 9-13 April.
  50. 2013, Chair and Panelist: ‘The Right to Water: Theories and Practices’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, 9-13 April.
  51. 2013, Invited Panelist: ‘How We Got Here; Where We’re Headed’ International Women’s Day Workshop, International Relations Program, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 4 March.
  52. 2013, Invited Panelist: ‘Lessons from Sandy: Are we Ready for More Climate Disruption?’ Sustainability Education Teach-In, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 28 February.
  53. 2012, Invited Participant: Workshop on Democratizing Knowledge Project: Developing Literacies, Building Communities, Seeding Change Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 3-4 November.
  54. 2012, Invited Participant: Workshop on ‘Urban Natures’, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 5-6 October.
  55. 2011, Invited Chair & Discussant: Paper session on ‘(Re)constructing Climate Change: Insights from Critical and Feminist Science Studies’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 12-16 April.
  56. 2011, Invited Discussant: Author-meets-Critics Session of Karen Bakker’s book ‘Privatizing Water’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 12-16 April.
  57. 2011, Invited Discussant: Author-meets-Critics Session of Jamie Linton’s book ‘What is Water?’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 12-16 April.
  58. 2011, Panelist: ‘Climate Change and Development: Intersections, Contradictions, Opportunities’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, 12-16 April.
  59. 2011, Moderator: Paper session on ‘Drinking Water: Issues of Rural and Urban Governance’ at conference Water in South Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 7-8 April.
  60. 2010, Invited Discussant: Paper session on ‘Dams, Science, and the Law’ at conference Experiments on Rivers: The Consequences of Dams, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 11-12 November.
  61. 2010, Invited Panelist: ‘Gender and Environment: Critical Tradition and New Challenges’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington D.C., 14-18 April.
  62. 2010, Invited Discussant: Paper Session on ‘Green Development? Revisiting Environment and Food Systems’ Development Geographies Pre-Conference, Washington D.C., 13 April.
  63. 2009, Invited Panelist: ‘Democratizing Water Technologies’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, 22-27 March.
  64. 2009, Invited Discussant: ‘Hydrosocial Cycles’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, 22-27 March.
  65. 2008, Panelist: ‘Water and Development: A Fluid Relationship?’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, 15-19 April.
  66. 2007, Invited Chair: Paper Session on ‘Wellbeing, Relatedness, and Collective Action’ Wellbeing in International Development Conference, University of Bath, Bath, UK, 28-30 June.
  67. 2007, Invited Panelist: ‘People of Color Negotiate the Academy (Part II): Women of Color Geographers and the Crisis of Under-representation’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 17-23 April.
  68. 2007, Panelist: ‘The Matter of Water: Water, Materialities, and Development’ at Panel Session on ‘Socio-ecological Nature of Water I’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 17-23 April.
  69. 2006, Panelist: ‘Feminist Political Ecology of Water – Wither Geography?’ at Panel Session on ‘Gender and Water’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL, 7-11 March.
  70. 2005, Invited Panelist: ‘Discourses of Participation and the Development Industry’ at Panel Session on ‘Participatory Geographies’ Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society & Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, 31 August–2 September.

Conference Papers Presented

  1. 2021, “Feminist climate justice in a world of crises” Radical Climate Justice for the Global Commons, University of California Center for Climate Justice, Santa Barbara, CA, 4-25 October.
  2. 2020, “Drowned out: Climate injustices in Dhaka, Bangladesh” Paper presented at ‘Urban Climate Change Planning in Asian Cities: Lessons from the Field’, Annual Meetings of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Toronto, Canada, 8 November.
  3. 2017, “Problematizing Climate Adaption: Querying Intersectionality, Power, and Social Justice” Gobeshona 3: The Conference for a Climate-Resilient Bangladesh, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8-11 January.
  4. 2016, “Water, Citizenship, and Development Struggles in the Global South” Paper presented at Development in Question, 5th Annual Conference of the Development Sociology section of the American Sociological Association, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 6-8 October.
  5. 2014, “Public Water and Citizenship: Imbrications of Belonging and Democracy in The Right to Water” Paper session on ‘New Water Resources Geographies?’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, 8-12 April.
  6. 2012, “Urban Injustices in a Changing Climate: Informal Settlements, Environmental Governance, and the Contradictions Of Adaptation In Dhaka, Bangladesh” Panel on ‘Governing Environmental Risks and Vulnerabilities in Cities’ ICARUS III Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY, May 17-20. [Paper accepted, unable to attend]
  7. 2011, “Water, Vulnerability, and the Politics of Adaptation: Gendered Realities of Climate Change in South Asia” Water, Waves, and Weather: Climate Change and the Future of South Asia, Conference of the American Overseas Research Centers hosted by American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17-20 July.
  8. 2010, “Gender, Climate Change and the Politics of Adaptation” Paper Session on ‘Gender and Climate Change: Pitfalls, Possibilities and Realities’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington D.C., 14-18 April.
  9. 2009, “Gendering Climate Change: Debates from South Asia” MaGrann Conference on Climate Change in South Asia: Governance, Equity and Social Justice, Rutgers University, NJ, 16-17 April.
  10. 2009, “Of Purity and Pollution: Negotiating Socio-spatial-ecological-embodied Subjectivities in Contaminated Waterscapes” Paper Session on ‘Water, power and politics in South Asia’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, 22-27 March.
  11. 2008, “Poisoning the Well of Development? Arsenic, Accountability and (Un)anticipated Development in Bangladesh” Re-Engaging Development in a Post- Development Era? Developing Areas Specialty Group Conference, Clark University, Worcester, MA, 13-14 April.
  12. 2008, “Fluid Lives: Gender, Subjectivity and Water Management” Paper Session on ‘Advancing Environmentality: The Materiality of the Environmental Subject’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, 15-19 April.
  13. 2007, “‘Sorry, I can’t Give You Money’: Positionality, Reflexivity, and Ethics of Fieldwork in Third World Contexts.” Paper Session on ‘Giving Back: Ideas for mutually beneficial research’ Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society & Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, 31 August – 2 September.
  14. 2007, “Suffering for Water, Suffering from Water: Gendered and Classed Dimensions of Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh” Paper Session on ‘Arsenic in the Natural Environment: The Geography of a Global Problem’ Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society & Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, 31 August – 2 September.
  15. 2007, “Watery Discourses: Participation and Community in Water Resources Management” Paper Session on ‘Global Perspectives on Gender-Water Geographies’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, 17-23 April.
  16. 2006, “Gendering Natural Hazards Research: A Feminist Analysis of the Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in Bangladesh” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL, 7-11 March. [Winner of the 2006 Kasperson Student Paper Award of the Hazards Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers]
  17. 2005, “Women, Water, Welfare: Debating Development and Water resources management in Bangladesh” Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society & Institute of British Geographers, London, UK, 31 August – 2 September.
  18. 2005, “Drops of life, Drops of death: Gendered Geographies of a Drinking Water crisis in Bangladesh” Paper Session on ‘Gendered Geographies of Water: Trends and Challenges’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, CO, 4-9 April.
  19. 2005, “Sociology of an Escalating Disaster: Gender, Water and Arsenic in Bangladesh” Midwest Sociological Society Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 31 March – 3 April.
  20. 2004, “Gendered Waters, Poisoned Wells: Understanding the Social Geographies of the Drinking Water Crisis from Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh” MacArthur Consortium Workshop Gender in an International Context, University of Minnesota, 16-17 April.
  21. 2004, “Water, Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink: Analyzing the Drinking Water Crisis in Bangladesh” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, 15-19 March. [Winner of the 2004 Best Student Paper Award of the Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers]
  22. 2003, “Managing Water for Sustainable Development: The Importance of Gender, Class and Environment in National Water Policies in Bangladesh” MacArthur Consortium Workshop Gender in an International Context, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 11-12 April.
  23. 2002, “Political Ecology of the Ganges River: High Modernism, River Politics, and the Farakka Barrage” Annual Meeting of the West Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 17-19 October.
  24. 2002, “Water Resources, Water Security and the ‘Rio Plus Ten’ Process: An Overview” Session on ‘Water and Security’ at Rio Plus Ten: Environment, Development, and Security Workshop at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 5-6 April.
  25. 2002, “The Farakka Barrage and the Ganges River Dispute: High Modernism, River Politics and Socio-ecological Implications” Session on ‘Water and Society: Power, Scale and Boundaries’ Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, 18-23 March.
  26. 2000, “Water Allocation and Gender – An Analysis from Bangladesh” Berkeley Water Working Group Speaker Series, University of California – Berkeley, CA, 4 May (with Ben Crow).
  27. 2000, “Water Concerns in Rural Bangladesh: A Gendered Perspective” 26th Annual Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) International Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 5-9 November.
  28. 2000, “Water Resources and Gender: Unspoken Realities and Unfolding Crisis in Bangladesh” First International Conference on Bangladesh Environment, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 14-15 January.
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