Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Spotlight Series: Historians and Climate Change
How do historians view environmental challenges such as climate change? Join the Harvard Chan School of Public Health Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) for a virtual introduction to environmental history, the history of science and medicine, and the history of policy to understand this problem with Dr. David Jones and Sunil Amrith.
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David Jones is the A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine at Harvard University. A psychiatrist and historian of medicine, he teaches history, medical ethics, and social medicine at Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.
Sunil Amrith is the Renu and Anand Dhawan Professor of History, and current chair of the South Asian Studies Council at Yale. His research focuses on the movements of people and the ecological processes that have connected South and Southeast Asia. Amrith’s areas of particular interest include environmental history, the history of migration, and the history of public health.