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Photo of Terje TvedtTerje Tvedt is professor at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen, and professor in global history at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo. He has taught political science at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo. He has been visiting professor at University of Cambridge and at the American University in Cairo, as well as leader of a number of international and national research networks and programs. He has also served as President of the International Water History Association.

Tvedt has published extensively on development issues and how human efforts to control and manage their waters have impacted history and development trajectories. He has also written, co-directed and presented three TV-documentaries on the history and future of humankind in a water perspective, documentaries that have been shown in about 150 countries around the world. Tvedt has won awards for both his films and books, and for his research in general.

A History of Water
Department of Geography, University of Bergen