Dr. Joshka Wessels is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies with a focus on the Middle East and Water in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences at Lund University in Sweden. Her specific interests are in media, water, peace & conflict in the Middle-East, Syria, Israel, Palestine, political ecology, sustainable development and the interaction between people and the environment. After over ten years of research experience in dry areas and having been involved in various qanat projects, Joshka is an expert consultant in the rehabilitation of these sustainable ancient water systems throughout the MENA region. She is also an established professional environmental documentary filmmaker, having worked for international broadcasters such as Television trust for the Environment (TVE), BBC World and Al Jazeera English.
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