Daniela Del Bene is currently a PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences at ICTA-UAB. She holds a Master degree in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Turin (Italy) and a BA in International Relations and Diplomacy at the University of Triest (Italy). She also studied Ethnology, History of Southern Asia and Politics at the Sued Asien Institut at University of Heidelberg (Germany). Her main research topics are conflicts related to water resources and river basin management, dams and hydropower, social movements. Her work will be carried out mostly in Southern Asia (Indian Himalayas), Europe (Alps) and Latin America. She currently works in the EJOLT project and on the global map of environmental conflicts and resistance.