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May 03, 2014 >>
|Saturday, May 03|
Conference on "Historicizing Climate Change" (advance registration required)
This conference will explore the emerging intellectual history of climate change. Themes will include the emergence of caring about a multi-generational human future, the dynamics of social and ecological change, the competition among narratives bearing on international responsibilities and obligations, and the presentation of uncertainty . Historians, social scientists and natural scientists will be invited to reflect on one another\'s presentations in sketching out the lines and possible trajectories of this nascent research area.
Attendees are asked to read relevant papers prior to the conference; contact Kathleen Allen for online access to papers and to register for the event (609-258-5978 or email@example.com).
Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219 · 9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
"Discussing DA na: A One-Day Symposium on Buddhist Charity" (advance registration required)
Charity (Sanskrit: dāna) is the most fundamental of all Buddhist virtues, and rituals of donation are important throughout Buddhism. This day-long symposium is intended to help develop conversations about dāna from a variety of disciplines, including history, ethics, philosophy, ritual studies, and anthropology.
The conference is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required (please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Lewis Library, Room 138 · 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.