Past Marsh Lectures
Albert, Norma and Howard '77 Geller Endowed Lecture
This year's Albert, Norma and Howard '77 Geller Endowed Lecture, titled "From Earth Transformed to Sustainability Science", is in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of The Earth Transformed by Human Action Symposium. William C. Clark will lecture, with discussion by B.L. Turner II and Robert W. Kates. The lecture will take place on April 2nd at 4:00 pm in the University Center (Tilton Hall). This event is co-sponsored by the George Perkins Marsh Institute, the Graduate School of Geography and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise.
Also associated with the event are two public panel discussions to be held earlier on the same day:
Panel 1 Discussion: 12:45-2:00 pm
Global Change and Adaptation (Lurie Conference Room)
Karen Frey, Ron Eastman, Colin Polsky (Moderator: Tony Bebbington)
Panel 2 Discussion: 2:15-3:30 pm
Social Transitions and Global Change (Lurie Conference Room)
Jennie Stephens, Timothy Downs, James Murphy (Moderator: Robert Johnston)
Please contact the Institute Director, Robert J. Johnston, for additional details.
Seminar Series 2012-13 Academic Year
The George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Research Library announce the 2012-13 Academic Year Seminar Series. Seminars will present cutting-edge research on human/environment interactions taking place at Clark University and are designed to catalyze discussions regarding future research possibilities. Seminar dates speakers are as follows:
2012-13 Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowed Lecture: "The Human Footprint in Galápagos"
|"Protecting Biodiversity Through Quantitative Bycatch Management: Marine Mammals, Seabirds, Sea Turtles, and Sharks"
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Peter Dillingham, Research Scientist, George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University
|"Panel Discussion: Energy Sustainability at Clark University"
Thursday, November 29, 2012
|"Managing $30 Billion for Sustainability: Tracking, Evaluating and Improving 'Fast Start' Climate Change Finance"
Thursday, January 31, 2013
J. Timmons Roberts, Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology, Brown University & Non-Resident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution
|"Spatial Optimization Modeling for Health Care Delivery, Conservation Planning and Disaster Resilience"
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Sam Ratick, Professor, Environmental Science and Policy Program (IDCE), Graduate School of Geography & George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University
|"Out of Equilibrium in a Warming World: Glacier Wastage and Sea Level Rise"
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Alex Gardner, Assistant Professor, School of Geography, Clark University
Seminars are open to all in the Clark community and will take place from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm in the University Center Lurie Conference Room. The format is a 40-45 minute presentation followed by 15-20 minutes of questions and discussion. Interaction with speakers is encouraged. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own brown-bag lunch if desired.