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CANCELLED (Can Caribbean Environmental History Teach Us Anything About Resilience?)

02/12/2019

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event The Caribbean has undergone serious social, environmental and economic changes since the advent of colonization. What kind of society, consumption patterns, political organization or economic model should be adopted to build a more…
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Urban Resilience – What’s the Role of Water Infrastructure?

01/15/2019

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Twenty-five percent of the $1 billion in annual flood damages in the US can be linked to stormwater. Most municipalities however, are crippled with aging infrastructure and shrinking budgets. Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI), offers a low-cost alternative to expensive capital projects. These nature-based engineering interventions,…
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Corporate Security in a Global Environment

12/04/2018

Please join us for a presentation by AJ Jamgochian and Justin Ricker from the Global Security Team at VERTEX Pharmaceuticals, for the fourth and final Fall 2018 semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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Global Anti-Imperialism in the Interwar Period and Beyond

11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018

Program Discussants: Antoinette Burton, University of Illinois Erez Manela, Harvard University Ani Mukherji, Howbart and William Smith College Susan Pennybacker, University of North Carolina   Schedule Saturday, November 17 8:30-9:30: Breakfast and framing, questions (editors and discussants) Panel One 9:30-10:15 China and the Organization of Anti-imperialist Leagues (1926–1937): Empire, Nationalities, Networks Anna Belogurova, Freie Universität Berlin…
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How Poetry and Computing Factor into Our Future

11/14/2018

Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media in Comparative Media Studies/Writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be speaking at the second event in the Fall 2018 “Us vs. Them: Taming the Biology of Otherness” speaker series…
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Calamity’s Reward: The Elusive Art of Resilience and Repair

10/16/2018

Please join us for a presentation by Jeff Howe, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Founding Director of the Media Innovation Program at Northeastern University, for the second Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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Women Waging Peace – CANCELLED

09/19/2018

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Dr. Malcolm Potts, MD, PhD, Professor of the Graduate School, Public Health, University of California Berkeley, will be speaking at the first event in the “Us vs. Them: Taming the Biology of Otherness” speaker series…
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Is Cyber Resilience Possible?

09/11/2018

Please join us for a presentation by John Manferdelli, Professor of the Practice and Executive Director of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute at Northeastern University, for the first Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series..
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