“Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia”

Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian History at Harvard University, will present “Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Louis A. Simpson International Building, Room A71. Amrith, a 2017 MacArthur Fellow, will draw from his recent book, “Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History,” a history of the struggle to understand and control water in modern South Asia.

This event is organized by the Program in South Asian Studies in the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and co-sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).

 

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“Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia”

Event Date

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 ・ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Location

Louis A. Simpson Building, Room A71

Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian History at Harvard University, will present “Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Louis A. Simpson International Building, Room A71. Amrith, a 2017 MacArthur Fellow, will draw from his recent book, “Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History,” a history of the struggle to understand and control water in modern South Asia.

This event is organized by the Program in South Asian Studies in the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and co-sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).