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November 2021

(SEAH) Bernadette Pérez, UC-Berkeley: History of Migrant and Sugar Beet Workers in the US West

November 12, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This seminar series is sponsored by MIT's History Faculty and Program in Science, Technology, and Society. The co-conveners of the Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History (SEAH), including Megan Black (Histor) Kate Brown (STS), Tristan Brown (History), Deborah Fitzgerald (STS), and, Harriet Ritvo (History).  Sessions are held from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Zoom, register in advance for each seminar. Contact history-info@mit.edu for Zoom link.

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Andrea Ballestero: A Future History of Water, or, How to Wonder with Techno-Legal Devices?

November 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A Future History of Water, or, How to Wonder With Techno-Legal Devices?  Abstract How do people commit to intervening in the future while acknowledging its unruliness? I propose the figure of the techno-legal device as a lively space where we can learn how people constantly negotiate the form of the worlds they want to bring about. I will focus on one device: a list of water types produced by Costa Rican congressional representatives during the discussion of a constitutional reform…

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December 2021

(SEAH) Jay Turner, Wellesley: History of Batteries and Their Life-Cycle from Extraction to Disposal

December 3, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This seminar series is sponsored by MIT's History Faculty and Program in Science, Technology, and Society. The co-conveners of the Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History (SEAH), including Megan Black (Histor) Kate Brown (STS), Tristan Brown (History), Deborah Fitzgerald (STS), and, Harriet Ritvo (History).  Sessions are held from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Zoom, register in advance for each seminar. Contact history-info@mit.edu for Zoom link.

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Robin Scheffler: Molecular Medicine in the War on Cancer: Success or Failure?

December 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021, 12PM-1PM EST NIH VIDEO CAST:  https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=44150

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February 2022

(SEAH) Caterina Scaramelli, BU: Anthropology of Wetlands in Turkey

February 25, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This seminar series is sponsored by MIT's History Faculty and Program in Science, Technology, and Society. The co-conveners of the Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History (SEAH), including Megan Black (Histor) Kate Brown (STS), Tristan Brown (History), Deborah Fitzgerald (STS), and, Harriet Ritvo (History).  Sessions are held from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Zoom, register in advance for each seminar. Contact history-info@mit.edu for Zoom link.

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March 2022

(SEAH) Victor Seow, Harvard: History of Energy Regimes in East Asia

March 11, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This seminar series is sponsored by MIT's History Faculty and Program in Science, Technology, and Society. The co-conveners of the Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History (SEAH), including Megan Black (Histor) Kate Brown (STS), Tristan Brown (History), Deborah Fitzgerald (STS), and, Harriet Ritvo (History).  Sessions are held from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Zoom, register in advance for each seminar. Contact history-info@mit.edu for Zoom link.

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2021-22 Arthur Miller Lecture on Science and Ethics: Prof. Kendall Hoyt, MIT HASTS ’02, Dartmouth College

March 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bartos Theater, E15 Atrium Level, 20 Ames Street + Google Map
Free

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I5CEjtC6w8 FASTER VACCINES: A look at the past, present, and future of our efforts to accelerate development. Guest Lecturer: Professor Kendall Hoyt, MIT HASTS '02, Assistant Professor, Geisel School of Medicine; Senior Lecturer, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College DATE:      Thursday, March 17, 2022 LOCATION:  Bartos Theater, MIT, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA ENTRANCE:  Tim Ticket scanners are located at the List Gallery entrance, upper atrium, by the archway. TIME:      4:00PM - 5:30PM Prof. Hoyt teaches…

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September 2022

Fall Speaker Series 2022 – Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 – The Petro-State Masquerade: Oil and Sovereignty in Trinidad and Tobago

September 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Anthropology • History • Science, Technology, and Society Ryan Jobson Department of Anthropology University of Chicago   Monday, Sept. 19 4:00PM-5:30PM Hayden Library, Nexus 14S-130* *Individuals who do not have an MIT ID must RSVP by Friday, Sept. 16, 12pm to be registered for campus access via Tim Tickets. Please email sts-events@mit.edu.   The Petro-State Masquerade: Oil and Sovereignty in Trinidad and Tobago   The "Petro-State Masquerade'' considers how postcolonial political futures in the Caribbean nation­ state of Trinidad and…

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