Events

February

 

Voices for a Sustainable and Equitable Future Seminar Series

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 5:00pm student reception; Lecture starts at 6:00pm

Location: TBD

Details: Speaker Hua Wang, “Environmental Performance Rating and Stakeholder Dialogue: New Developments in Building Ecological Civilization in China”

Prof. Hua Wang is the Dean of College of Environment at Renmin University, one of the top five universities in China. The college has undergraduate, masters and PhD programs in environmental and resource economics as well as public administration programs focusing on the environment and natural resources.  Hua worked in the World Bank research division for over 10 years before moving back to China, first as the Chief Economist in the research division of Ministry of the Environment in China and recently as dean.  Hua’s early research focused on contingent valuation and has since worked on many other areas such as information disclosure and public health in China.

http://envi.ruc.edu.cn/index.php?s=/Index/teacher_cont/id/93/cid/8.html

Contact: Richard Parks (richard@price.usc.edu), Solutions Lab for a Sustainable and Equitable Future.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, February 26

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, February 28

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

 

March

 

Academic Senate Sustainability Committee

Date: Thursday, March 1

Time: 1:00am-12:30pm

Location: URC 102

Details: These meetings are open to anyone that wants to attend.  Please contact professor Darren Ruddell at druddell@usc.edu.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 1

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

Voices for a Sustainable and Equitable Future Seminar Series

Date: Monday, March 5

Time: 5:00pm student reception; Lecture starts at 6:00pm

Location: TBD

Details: Speaker Steve Lansing, “Lessons from Bali’s Water Temples”

Steve Lansing is the director of the Complexity Institute and professor in the Asian School of the Environment at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.  He is also external professor at the Santa Fe Institute and the Vienna Complexity Hub;  senior research fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre,  and president of the Anthropology and Environment Society of the American Anthropological Association.  In 2012 he developed a UNESCO World Heritage for the subaks and water temple networks of Bali.

http://www.slansing.org

Contact: Richard Parks (richard@price.usc.edu), Solutions Lab for a Sustainable and Equitable Future.

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, March 5

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, March 7

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 8

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, March 12

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, March 14

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 15

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, March 19

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Environmental Sustainability Professionals Seminar: Bill Ryerson (CEO, Population Media)

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 10:00am-noon

Location: TBD

Details: This seminar series will be run jointly through the USC Program in Environmental Studies and the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. Other contributing partners are the Departments of Earth Science and Biology.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 22

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, March 26

Time: 7:00-8:00

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, March 28

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, March 29

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

 

April

 

Voices for a Sustainable and Equitable Future Seminar Series

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Details: Speaker Susmita Dasguota

Susmita Dasgupta is a World Bank Lead Environmental Economist in the Environment and Energy Team of the Development Research Group with a specialization in empirical research. Her research focus is on environmental management in developing countries. Dr. Dasgupta has done extensive analysis on health hazards of pollution, poverty/environment nexus, setting priorities in pollution control, deforestation, biodiversity loss, impacts of climate change on coastal zones and climate extremes, adaptation to climate change, cost effective regulations, monitoring and enforcement of regulations. She has conducted research activities in Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Cuba, India, Iran, Lao PDR, Madagascar, Mexico, Tunisia, Vietnam and Yemen, and has published numerous articles on issues related to development and environment. Before joining the Bank in 1992, she taught at the American University and the State University of New York at Albany. She holds a B. Sc from Presidency College, India; an M. Sc. from University of Calcutta, India; an M. Sc. and a Ph. D. in economics from the State University of New York at Albany.

Contact: Richard Parks (richard@price.usc.edu), Solutions Lab for a Sustainable and Equitable Future.

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, April 2

Time: 7:00-8:00

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, April 4

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

Academic Senate Sustainability Committee

Date: Thursday, April 5

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Location: URC 102

Details: These meetings are open to anyone that wants to attend.  Please contact professor Darren Ruddell at druddell@usc.edu.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, April 5

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, April 9

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Trojan Farmers Market

Date: Wednesday, April 11

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: McCarthy Quad

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, April 12

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, April 16

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Earth Week (specific events TBD)

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, April 19

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, April 23

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

Environmental Sustainability Professionals Seminar: Guest Speaker TBD

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Time: 10:00am-noon

Location: TBD

Details: This seminar series will be run jointly through the USC Program in Environmental Studies and the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. Other contributing partners are the Departments of Earth Science and Biology.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, April 26

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, April 30

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

 

May

 

Academic Senate Sustainability Committee

Date: Thursday, May 3

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Location: URC 102

Details: These meetings are open to anyone that wants to attend.  Please contact professor Darren Ruddell at druddell@usc.edu.

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, May 3

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, May 7

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, May 10

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe

 

ESA Weekly Meeting

Date: Monday, May 14

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: THH 215

 

E-CORE Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursday, May 17

Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Parkside Performance Cafe