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Communications in Slow-Moving Crises (MIT Communications Forum)

Communications in Slow-Moving Crise...

MIT Communications Forum

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:57:00 | 12379 views

11/18/2010 5:00 PM 4"231Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, ProPublica; Andrea Pitzer, Editor, Nieman Storyboard; Rosalind H. Williams, HM, Bern Dibner Professor of the History of Science and Technology; Thomas Levenson, Head of Writing and ...

Japan's Nuclear Crisis

Japan's Nuclear Crisis

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:33:00 | 7830 views

03/16/2011 5:30 PM Bartos theaterRichard Samuels, Ph D, '80, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Director, Center for International Studies; Kenneth Oye, Associate Professor of Political Science and Engineering Systems an...

Rebuilding Haiti

Rebuilding Haiti

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 6523 views

10/29/2010 4:00 PM 34"101Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners in HealthDescription: Difficult as it is to look beyond the acute misery of Haiti's current crisis, Paul Farmer proposes that aid agencies and others concerned with rebuilding focus...

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenges of Deep Water Drilling and Future Oil Resource Recovery

Moving Ahead: Engineering Challenge...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:03:00 | 6985 views

09/28/2010 4:15 PM E14"674Andrew J. Whittle, ScD '87, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Nancy Leveson, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics; Roland Pellenq, Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Eng...

Planning the Response: Establishing the Impacts and Identifying the Parties at Risk

Planning the Response: Establishing...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:10:00 | 10296 views

09/28/2010 3:00 PM E14"674Amy Glasmeier, Department Head, Professor of Geography and Regional Planning, DUSP; Wyman Briggs, Preparedness Specialist, US Coast Guard; Earthea Nance, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Studies, Unive...

Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill: Evidence of the Environmental Impacts of the Event

Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:02:00 | 5304 views

09/28/2010 1:30 PM E14"674Dr. Maria T. Zuber, E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, Head of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT ; ; Eric Adams, Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Elizabeth Kuj...

Probing the Plume

Probing the Plume

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 8000 views

11/17/2010 MuseumRich Camilli, Associate Scientist; Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Description: It's a good thing for oil spill science that Richard Camilli was not yet on a flight to Australia...

Negotiating the Gulf Disaster

Negotiating the Gulf Disaster

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:14:00 | 8873 views

10/26/2010 MuseumLarry Susskind, '70 MCP, PhD, ,73, Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental PlanningDescription: The Gulf Oil spill hurt many individuals and businesses, and there is broad agreement that they deserve compensation. But ...

Rebuilding Haiti

Rebuilding Haiti

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:50:00 | 5083 views

02/23/2010 4:00 PM Bartos theaterCherie Moit Abbanat, Lecture, Department of Urban Studies and Planning and the Department of Architecture, MIT; Michel DeGraff, Associate Professor of Linguistics, MIT; Erica James, Associate Professor ...

From Relief to Reconstruction-Practical and Policy Challenges

From Relief to Reconstruction-Pract...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:52:46 | 3453 views

04/21/2010 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumRaymond Offenheiser, President, Oxfam America Description: As the United Nations and worldwide NGOs face the challenges of providing basic services to the survivors of the January 2010 Haitian earthqua...

The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:33:00 | 3373 views

10/22/2007 4:00 PM BartosCharles B. Perrow, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Yale UniversityDescription: It's time to trade in the Department of Homeland Security for a Department of Homeland Vulnerabilities, says Charles Perrow. At its...

What's So Natural About Natural Disasters?

What's So Natural About Natural Dis...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:27:00 | 1936 views

11/15/2005 5:00 PM Kirsch 32-123Rosalind H. Williams, HM, Bern Dibner Professor of the History of Science and Technology; David A. Mindell, PhD '96, Frances and David Dibner Associate Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufact...

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