Hull flooding Kurdistan: A talk about the Ilisu Dam

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Date(s) - Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Andritz, an Austrian company whose UK office is located here in Hull, has nearly completed the controversial Ilisu dam located in south-east Turkey. The massive artificial lake will displace up to 78,000 people, the majority of whom are Kurdish. 199 villages will be completely or partially flooded, and one of the oldest continually inhabited places on Earth, the 12,000 year old town of Hasankeyf is set to be submerged by the dam.

Writer Tom Anderson will talk about the dam and how we can fight to block it. Vegan food will be available.