Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia

 

Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian History at Harvard University, presented “Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia.” Amrith, a 2017 MacArthur Fellow, drew 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 was 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).

Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia

 

Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian History at Harvard University, presented “Unruly Waters: Water and the Making of Modern South Asia.” Amrith, a 2017 MacArthur Fellow, drew 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 was 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).