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Past Answers to Current Concerns: Failing Strategies 1

October 27, 2020 · 1:30 pm · via Zoom

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Program in Medieval Studies

The Climate Change and History Research Initiative, in partnership with the Environmental History Lab of the Program in Medieval Studies, and with the support of the Humanities Council, launches a new series of six online seminars entitled “Past Answers to Current Concerns: Approaches to Understanding Historical Societal Resilience.”

The presentations are open to the public. Each set of papers will be followed by a Q & A session of 30 minutes, after which the public section will close and a specialist project team discussion will follow.

Seminar 4

Success and Failure in the Norse N. Atlantic: Origins, Pathway Divergence, Extinction and Survival
Tom McGovern (Hunter College CUNY)

After 1177 BCE: Resilience, Resistance, and the Relevance of the Rebirth of Civilizations for Today’s World
Eric Cline (George Washington University)

Register here for Seminar 4

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