What's So Natural About Natural Disasters?

Unnatural Mortality: Poverty and Risk in Epidemics and Natural Disasters

Professor David S. Jones, Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Natural Disaster and the Unnatural Bush Response

Professor Meg Jacobs, History

Technological Systems in Disaster

Professor David A. Mindell, Science, Technology and Society, and Engineering Systems Division

Moderated by Professor Rosalind H. Williams, Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society

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Tuesday, November 15, 2005 5:00pm - 7:00pm


Kirsch Auditorium
Ray and Maria Stata Center

The online video of the symposium is available via the links below and through MIT World.
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What Does Current Scientific Research Have to Say About the Present and Future Risks Associated with Hurricanes?


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Monday, October 31, 2005

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How Can We Plan for Safe and Sustainable Regions?


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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

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How Can Communities, Cities and Regions Recover From Disaster?


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Wednesday, October 5, 2005

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How Can We Improve Disaster Response?


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Friday, September 30, 2005

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