History of Environmental Sciences

2017 Feb 22

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



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


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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2017 Feb 22

HMNH Panel Discussion: Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens



Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge


Carrie Lambert-Beattie, Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and History of Art and Architecture; Director of Graduate Studies, Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University

Christina Seely, Artist and Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Dartmouth College

Ross Virginia, Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science; Director, Institute of Arctic Studies, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College

Moderated by Edward Morris,...

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2016 May 05

HMNH Public Lecture



Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.

Title: Natural and Induced Earthquakes: The Hidden Threat to Large Cities in the United States

Marine Denolle, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, who will discuss how scientists are applying new tools to predict and model earthquakes.


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2016 May 02

HKS Energy Policy Seminar Series

12:00pm to 1:30pm


Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Title: "Energy Cooperation in China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative" with Kaho Yu, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.


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2016 May 01

Cambridge & Climate Change

3:00pm to 5:30pm


MIT E25-117, 45 Carleton St., Cambridge

The MIT Science Impact Collaborative is working with the City of Cambridge to enhance public understanding of the health risks associated with climate change by hosting interactive workshops with various stakeholder groups.


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