Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Ten years ago, the thinking was that hydropolitics – the politics of water – would perhaps become an issue at some point in the far future. We would, the theory went, eventually shift our squabbling over oil on to water instead. Only we got the timescales wrong: that time is now.
Join Dr Afshin Shahi, expert in international relations and Middle East politics, as he explains that looking deeper into the current conflicts will reveal water at the heart of everything. The stuff of life has become something we will fight to the death over.