Ongoing and Completed PhD Research on Water and Development
On this page you will find a list of ongoing and completed SOAS PhD theses which explore questions related to water and development, and links to the researchers' personal pages and to relevant entries in the SOAS library.
Ongoing PhD Research
Büscher, Chris: Public water, private ethos? Exploring financialization, re-regulation and corporatization in global and Mozambican water governance.
Lamba, Amrita: "Strong state-society synergy for inclusive natural resources governance: comparing Brazil and South Africa"
McKee, Musa: "Just add water - the alchemy of authoritarian rule in large-scale agricultural and residential developments in Egyptian deserts during the Mubarak era" (working title)
Completed PhD Theses
Amjad, Urooj (2011) Water Affordability in England and Wales
van Rooyen, Carina (2011) Articulated transformations and accumulation by dispossession: Rand Water in South Africa
Mohieldeen, Yasir (2007) Sudan's Nile waters and the Eastern Nile Basin: Hydropolitics in a highly politicized environment
de Miranda, Adriana (2006) Water architecture in the lands of Syria: the water-wheels
Brichieri-Colombe, Stephen (2005) Who speaks for the river? Optimality, objectives and cooperation on the Nile and Ganges
Elhadj, Elie (2005) Experiments in achieving water and food self-sufficiency in the water-scarce Middle East: the consequences of contrasting endowments, ideologies and investment policies in Saudi Arabia and Syria
Eberhard, Rolfe (2002) Urban water pricing: a critical realist approach
Maizatun, Mustafa (2001) Legal aspects of inland water pollution control in West Malaysia
Lichtenthaeler, Gerhard (2000) Environment, society and economy in the Sa'dah Basin of Northern Yemen: the role of water
Hanley, Christopher (1999) Water stress: some symptoms and causes: a case study of Ta'iz, Yemen
Hegewald, Julia (1998) Water architecture in South Asia: a study of types, developments and meanings
Chitraporn, Tulawattana (1974) Water resources and agricultural development in the lower basin of the Mekong
Completed MPhil Theses
Medzini, Arnon (1994) The Euphrates river: an analysis of a shared river system in the Middle East