George Perkins Marsh Institute

Marsh Lectures

Seminar Series 2015-16 Academic Year

The George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Research Library announce the 2015-16 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:

Ogden

"Speculative Wonder at the World's End"
Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Series

Thursday, September 3, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room
Laura Ogden, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College


Egan

"The Path to a Climate-Friendly and Socially Just Transportation Future"
Albert, Norma and Howard '77 Geller Endowed Lecture, co-sponsored by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise

Thursday, October 1, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
University Center Tilton Hall

Kristina Egan, Director, Transportation for Massachusetts

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Carr

"Those Gendered Outcomes Aren't Bugs, They're Features! Transitioning Mali's Agrometeorological Advisory Program from Humanitarian Assistance Intervention to Development Project"

Thursday, October 8, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Ed Carr, Director and Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University


Weisberg

"Willful Ignorance: The Mismeasure of Uncertainty"

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Herbert I. Weisberg, President, Causalytics, LLC


Bauer

"Conserving Small Natural Features with Large Ecosystem Functions"

Thursday, January 28, 2016
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Dana Marie Bauer, Assistant Director and Research Scientist, George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University


Johnston

"The Economics of Sea Level Rise, Coastal Vulnerability and Adaptation: Choices and Tradeoffs in New England"

Thursday, March 3, 2016
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Robert Johnston, Director, George Perkins Marsh Institute and Professor, Department of Economics, Clark University


White

"Multi-Capitalism: The Future of Corporate Sustainability Standards"

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Allen White, Vice President and Senior Fellow, Tellus Institute


Rosenberg

"Science, Democracy and Scientists as Citizens"

Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowed Lecture, co-sponsored with the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Series

Thursday, March 24, 2016
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Andy Rosenberg, Director, Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists


Fabos

"Protracted Circumstances of Refugee Displacement: Making Homes in Limbo?"

Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Anita H. Fabos, Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University