Podcasts

Voices for Water Series

Podcast 1: Introduction to the Voices for Water Series

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro (in Spanish)

In this introductory podcast we explain the objectives of the Series “Voices for Water” and present a succinct history of the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network, its activities, and related issues.

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Podcasts listed in inverse chronological order

Podcast 6: The challenges of community water management in Latin America

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro, with Citlalli Becerril Tinoco (in Spanish) –
DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.463869

Talk (in Spanish) with Alex Caldera, University of Guanajuato, Mexico and Jose Esteban Castro, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina and Newcastle University, United Kingdom. In this issue we feature Citlalli Becerril Tinoco, from Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT), based at the Research Centre for Geo-spatial Information Sciences (CentroGeo), Queretaro, Mexico, addressing the challenges affecting community water management in Latin America (in Spanish). The conversation focuses on the debates that took place during the workshop “Water management, unequal relationships, vulnerability and poverty: social resistances and struggles”, jointly coordinated by Citlalli Becerril Tinoco and Carolina Blanco Moreno, from the University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali, Colombia, that took place during the X International Meeting of the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network in Chile, in October 2019 (http://waterlat.org/meetings/public-meetings/waterlat-gobacit-2019/).

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Podcast 5: Defending Territory and Dignity

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro, with Alice Poma (in Spanish) –
DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.428258

Talk (in Spanish) with Jose Esteban Castro, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina and Newcastle University, United Kingdom and Alex Caldera, University of Guanajuato, Mexico. In this issue we feature Alice Poma, Institute of Social Research (IIS), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico), who talks about her book Defending Territory and Dignity. Emotions and Cultural Change in the Struggles against Dams in Spain and Mexico (in Spanish), published in 2017 as part of the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Publications Series. This book is a product of the 2014 Prize for PhD Students (http://waterlat.org/waterlat-student-prize/waterlat-gobacit-student-prize-2014/). It was co-published by the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network, the State University of Paraiba Press (EDUEPB), Brazil, the School of Hispanic-American Studies (EEHA), Higher Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), Spain, and ITESO University Editions, Mexico. The book is freely available at: http://waterlat.org/publications/books/defending/.

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Podcast 4: Politics of Water Specialisation Course

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro, with Oscar Rodriguez (in Spanish) –
DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.417425

Talk (in Spanish) about the Specialisation Course “Politics and Management of Water and Basic Water and Sanitation Services”, organised jointly by the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network and the Public Services International (PSI), with support from the Jesuit University of Guadalajara (ITESO), Jalisco, Mexico, featuring Jose Esteban Castro, Course’s Academic Director and Oscar Rodriguez, ISP Sub-regional Secretary for Mexico, Central America, Panama, Dominican Republic and Cuba. Visit the Course page.

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Podcast 3: Water Territorialities

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro, with Anahit Aharonian, Claudia Piccini, and Mario Edgar Lopez Ramirez (in Spanish) –
DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.417413

Talk (in Spanish) with the main editor ad several co-authors of the book Water Territorialities. Knowledge and action to build the future that we want (in Spanish and Portuguese), co-published in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom and Buenos Aires, Argentina by WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network (DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.373411) and CICCUS Editions (ISBN: 978-987-693-801-3 [E-book]. The book is freely available here.

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Podcast 2: Water Power and Rationalization

Alex Caldera and Jose Esteban Castro, with Jorge Daniel Ivars (in Spanish) –
DOI: 10.5072/zenodo.414115

In this issue we feature Jorge Daniel Ivars (CONICET, Mendoza, Argentina), who talks about his book Water, Power and Rationalization (in Spanish), published in 2019 (1st ed.; 2nd ed. 2020) as part of the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Publications Series. This book is a product of the 2015 Prize for PhD Students. It was co-published by the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network, the State University of Paraiba Press (EDUEPB), Brazil, CICCUS Editions, National University of Quilmes, Argentina, Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESO), Guadalajara, México, and University Institute for Research on Latin America (IELAT), University of Alcalá, Spain, 2nd ed., 2020.. The book is freely available here.

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