25th Anniversary of ET – “The Earth as Transformed by Human Action”

A quarter century ago, Clark University hosted a landmark international conference, “The Earth as Transformed by Human Action” (ET). In recognition of the 25th anniversary of ET, two very special events are being held at Clark University on Tuesday, April 2nd.

12:45pm in Lurie Conference Room

Two panel discussions featuring Clark University faculty will showcase and explore future and directions for a sample of the global change research underway at Clark.

Panel 1: 12:45-2:00pm
Global Change and Adaption

  • Karen Frey, Assistant Professor, School of Geography
  • Ron Eastman, Professor, School of Geography; Director, Clark Labs
  • Colin Polsky, Associate Professor, School of Geography
  • Moderator: Tony Bebbington, Higgins Professor of Environment and Society; Director, School of Geography

Panel 2: 2:15-3:30pm
Social Transition and Global Change

  • Jennie Stephens, Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
  • Timothy Downs, Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
  • James Murphy, Associate Director and Associate Professor, School of Geography
  • Moderator: Robert Johnson, Director, George Perkins Marsh Institute; Professor, Department of Economics

4:00pm in Tilton Hall

  • William C. Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, Harvard University
  • Albert, Norma and Howard ’77 Geller Endowed Lecture: “From Earth Transformed to Sustainability Science”
  • Commentary by Bob Kates (emeritus, Brown University) & Billie Turner (Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, Arizona State University), both formerly of Clark’s Graduate School of Geography
  • Moderator: Deborah Martin, Associate Professor, School of Geography

These events are jointly sponsored by the Graduate School of Geography, the George Perkins Marsh Institute, and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise. For more details go to: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/marsh/news/index.cfm.

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