Tackling Water Insecurity in South Asia: The Case for Reviving Historic Water Management Systems
With guest speakers:
– Jharna Joshi, Architect and Visiting Associate Professor at Kathmandu University
– Yaaminey Mubayi, Historian and Author of the recently-released Water and Historic Settlements: The Making of a Cultural Landscape
– and Mohan Rao, Principal Designer at Integrated Design (INDÉ)
Featured sites will include the Historic Water Systems of India and the Hitis (water fountains) of the Kathmandu Valley, both of which are the focus of conservation projects initiated by WMF’s World Monuments Watch, a program that brings together individuals, communities, and leaders from across the public and private sectors to safeguard irreplaceable cultural heritage.
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