Department of Peace and Conflict Research


Selected publications on International Water Cooperation by researchers at the Research School



  • Ashok Swain and Anders Jägerskog, Emerging Security Threats in the Middle East: The Impact of Climate Change and Globalization (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016). 193 pages.
  • Ashok Swain, ”Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding”, Hydrological Science Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 7, 2016, pp. 1313-1322.
  • Ashok Swain, ”Running Dry: Water, Development and Conflict”, Jean Grugel & Daniel Hammett, eds. The Palgrave Handbook of International Development (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 2016), pp. 749-762.
  • Ashok Swain, ”As alteracoes climaticas e a seguranca” in Raquel Duque, Diogo Noivo & Teresa de Almeida Silva, eds., Segurança Contemporânea, (Lisboa: Pactor, 2016).
  • Anders Jägerskog & Ashok Swain, Water, Migration and How They Are Interlinked (Stockholm: SIWI Working Paper 27, 2016).


  • Anton Earle, Ana Elise Cascao, Stina Hansson, Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, Joakim Öjendal, Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debate (London: Routledge, 2015), 202 pages. Has won the International Water Resources Book of the Year 2015 Award.
  • Ashok Swain, “Climate Change: Threat to National Security” in Domonic A. Bearfield, Melvin J. Dubnick, eds., Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Third Edition, (London: CRC Press, 2015).
  • Ashok Swain, “Water Wars” in James D. Wright, ed., International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 25 (Oxford: Elsevier, 2015), pp. 443–447.


  • Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain & Joakim Öjendal, eds., Water Security (4 Volume Set) (London: Sage Publications Ltd, 2014). Volume One: Water Security - Origin and foundations; Volume Two: Water Security - International conflict and cooperation; Volume Three: Water Security and Development - An intimate relation; Volume Four: The Age of Water Security - Current dilemmas and future challenges.
  • Pohl, Benjamin; Alexander Carius, Ken Conca, Geoffrey D. Dabelko, Annika Kramer, David Michel, Susanne Schmeier, Ashok Swain & Aaron Wolf, The Rise of Hydro-Diplomacy. Strengthening foreign policy for transboundary waters (Berlin: Adelphi, 2014).