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Past Answers to Current Concerns: Managing Risks: Some Farmers’ Perspectives

October 20, 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 3

Using History to Understand Current Challenges with Resilience and Systemic Risk
Benjamin Trump (US Army Corps of Engineering R & D Center)

Queen Rice: modeling human and natural systems of historic rice fields in the Gullah Geechee corridor in the face of climate change and sea level rise
Edda Fields-Black (Carnegie Mellon University), Travis Folk (Folk Land management, Inc.); Daniel Hanks (Clemson University)

Register here for Seminar 3

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