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IP-CALS Seminar Series

On Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters, from 12:20pm to 1:10pm in 135 Emerson Hall (unless otherwise noted), visitors and speakers from the Cornell community present international development-related seminars for the IP-CALS Perspectives in International Development Series. The seminars are free and open to the public. Students can also receive one credit for attending the seminar series, which is cross-listed as IARD 6960, NTRES 6960, PLSCS 6960, and AEM 6960.

Fall 2018

September 5 What Women Know that Men Do Not about Chestnut Trees in Turkey: A Method of Hearing Muted Knowledge
Jeffrey Wall, Natural Resources PhD student
September 12 Using multi-media to tell stories of global development
Chris Knight and Linda McCandless, IP-CALS
September 19

Experiences working to improve livelihoods for the rural poor in India: The challenges to achieving impact at scale

John Gaunt, Adjunt Professor, Soil and Crop Science
September 26 Investing in Southern Africa’s Future
Martha Brantley, Shared Interest
October 3 Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise
Mark Milstein
October 10  
October 17 Conservation Finance and Impact Investing: Leveraging Capital for Sustainable Development
John Tobin, Professor of Practice Dyson School and CIPA
October 24 Cultural Resilience in Malaysian Borneo: Connecting Past and Present
Shorna Allred, Natural Resources
October 31 Economic incentives to transition from conventional to shade-grown coffee
Miguel Gomez, Dyson School
November 7 Food Crop Production in Smallholder Systems in Southern Africa co-sponsored with Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology section and Mann Library
Ambayeba Muimba-Kankolongo
November 14 TNC Project on C sequestration
Dominc Woolf