Arianna Tozzi, Irene Leonardelli, Enid Still, and Sneha Malani describe their work with counter-mapping. Using rivers and the flows of water and pollution as entry points, they capture urban-rural interdependencies in their rich and multi-faceted website Troubling Waterscapes. Here they provide a background to their counter-mapping project. This project began with a friendship between three […]
I am currently undertaking a SEED-funded PhD which investigates local understandings and practices of building resilience to climate change. The research will focus on drought affected areas in the state of Maharashtra, India and use a gender and intersectional approach rooted in feminist and critical political ecology literature, as well as feminist readings of science and technology studies. With my research, I want to create more politically aware and socially just conceptualizations of climate resilience, critiquing mainstream liberal approaches. To do so, I will work to empower alternative resilience practices that are sensitive to questions of gender and the realities of people living in rural communities.