History of Environmental Sciences

2017 Dec 07

Harvard Environmental History Working Group

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE), 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor

Speaker: Gillian Osborne
(Harvard University Center for the Environment)
Title: Bioregion and Biodescription: Reading and Writing in Place

 

2017 Nov 14

Harvard Environmental History Working Group

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE), 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor

Speaker: Rosalyn LaPier
(Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Montana)
Title: Plants that Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging

 

2017 Oct 19

Harvard Environmental History Working Group

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE), 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor

Speaker: Daniel Zizzamia
(Ziff Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment & Department of History)
Title: Beneath the Frontier: Fossils, Coal and Remaking the American West, 1800-1920

 

2017 Apr 06

Mahindra Center Keynote Panel: Technical Landscapes: Aesthetics and the Environment in the History of Science and Art

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Location TBA

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Peter L. Galison
Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Harvard University
Title: What Are Technical Lands?

Caroline A. Jones
Professor, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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2017 Feb 22

Mahindra Center Environment Forum: Arctic Ghosts: Ecocruising the Death Spiral

6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street

arctic ghostsRoy Scranton
Assistant Professor of English, University of Notre Dame
Author of Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization (2015)

The Environment Forum at the Mahindra Center is convened by Robin Kelsey (Dean of Arts and Humanities,...

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2017 Feb 24

Weatherhead Center Conference: Global Food+ 2017

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010)

Global Food+ 2017 is an event open to all that will feature an afternoon of “speed talk” presentations by two dozen top scholars in the Boston area. This event will highlight current research findings at the important nexus between food, agriculture, health, society, and the environment.

The twenty-four presenters include scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, political science, history, sociology, engineering, biology, and environmental sciences. Each will deliver a seven-minute summary of his or her most recent research...

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