World Rivers in History

Monday June 26, 2006 10:30-12:15 p.m.
Plenary Session at the Great Rivers Conference at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Sponsored by the GHI

Taking examples from four regions of the world – major rivers in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America - the panelists will explore differing approaches to the history of rivers. The session is sponsored by the German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington D.C. International Environmental History and comparative history are two of the GHI’s areas of focus. 

Marc Cioc (University of California-Santa Cruz)
Meredith McKittrick (Georgetown University)
Donald Worster (University of Kansas)
Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Christof Mauch, Chair (German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.)