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Studying Water Conflicts in Mexico: A Mixed Methods Approach

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: FB3.20, Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End campus

Speaker: Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega

Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega joins Queen Mary as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow during the month of October. He is hosted by the Centre for Globalisation Research (CGR).

In this talk, Raul will present an overview of his research on water conflicts based on extensive ethnographic, qualitative and quantitative work. He will also present his database on water conflict events that seeks to answer which factors account for the emergence and continuation of water conflict at the subnational scale in Mexico. The talk will be followed by catering.

Dr Pacheco-Vega is an Associate Professor in the Methods Lab of the Latin American Faculty for Social Sciences, FLACSO Mexico. He is a world expert on comparative public policy and North American environmental politics. He focuses primarily on sanitation and water governance, solid waste management, neoinstitutional theory, transnational environmental social movements and experimental methods in public policy. He has ample experience doing ethnographic work and is expert on both quantitative and qualitative methods. Raul regularly writes a very popular blog on how to conduct research and how to publish ( He is also an expert on social media for academics, with over 60,000 followers on Twitter (@raulpacheco).

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