29 Mar
12:30–1:30 pm

Join the Food Literacy Project for a lunchtime lecture with award winning cookbook author Maria Speck ( Simply Ancient Grains and Ancient Grains for Modern Meals ). She will discuss simple cooking techniques, the benefits of ancient grains and dispel some grain nutrition myths. A sampling of her...

29 Mar
4 pm

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series and the 2016–2017 Oceans Lecture Series. Lecture by Chris Bowler RI '17. At the Radcliffe Institute, Chris Bowler is exploring ancient DNA from diatoms in sediments accumulated over the millenia on the seafloor. From such studies, he...

29 Mar
7 pm

Speaker: Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences Scientists are often reluctant to speak in public on contested issues, for fear that this will “politicize” their science and have a negative impact on their credibility. In...

1 Apr
8:30 am–5 pm

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. Participants will learn from a diverse group of food system workers, advocates, scholars, practitioners and other authorities,...

3 Apr
5 pm

The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series continues with Michael K. Stern, Chief Executive Officer, President, The Climate Corporation and Vice President, Monsanto Company. The series, organized by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights the...

12 Apr
4–5 pm

Pollution has quietly become the world’s largest health problem. Pollution-related disease causes nearly 10 million premature deaths annually, three times as many deaths as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Yet despite their great magnitude, pollution and pollution-related disease are...

19 Apr
4–5:30 pm

This event will be ticketed. Details are forthcoming. Speaker: Naomi Klein , journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate . Chair: Michèle Lamont , Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate . Robert I...

28 30 Apr
ALL DAY

Planetary Health is the health of human civilization and the state of the natural systems on which it depends. Planetary Health and GeoHealth research focuses on quantifying both direct and indirect human health impacts of accelerating environmental change. To catalyze this interdisciplinary field...

19 May
11 am–2 pm

Bring any and all surplus furniture, supplies, and equipment to the Lobby of 124 Mt. Auburn Street. Clothing, books, office supplies, kitchen goods, toys, baby supplies, tools, hardware and any thing else reusable is welcome here. Whether or not you donate, you are welcome to take anything you want...