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November 2017

Innovation Systems for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

November 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Laura Kuhl, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs, studies climate adaptation and resilience in developing countries. Her Ph.D. at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, examined innovation, technology transfer and adoption for adaptation in the agricultural sector. She has conducted fieldwork in Ethiopia, Honduras, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and New England on issues related to climate adaptation. She is a recipient of a…

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“Is the Future Urban?”

November 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

“Theorizing the Global Future” Speaker Series Event Neil Brenner is Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he teaches classes on critical urban theory, urbanization and sociospatial theory and works closely with architects, landscape architects, planners and cartographers to develop new approaches to understanding, representing and influencing contemporary worldwide urban transformations.  His most recent books are New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question (Oxford University Press, forthcoming); Critique of Urbanization (Bauwelt Fundamente Series / Birkhäuser Verlag, 2016); Implosions/Explosions:…

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December 2017

The Resilience Imperative: Managing Mayhem in an Age of Global Turbulence

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Dr. Stephen Flynn is the Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.  He is a Professor of Political Science with affiliated faculty appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.  Prof. Flynn is also Co-Director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern.  He has previously served as President of…

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