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


Carr

"Those Gendered Outcomes Aren't Bugs, They're Features! Transitioning Mali's Agrometeorological Advisory Program from Humanitarian Assistance Intervention to Development Project"
Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Series

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


Chowdhury

"Living on the Edge: Rural Livelihoods and Perceptions of Environmental Vulnerability in the Sundarbans Mangroves, Bangladesh"

Thursday, November 5, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Geography, Clark University


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


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