The Massachusetts Historical Society and the Institute for Cultural
Landscape Studies of the Arnold Arboretum welcome Professor J. R. McNeill
of Georgetown University, the keynote speaker for the Boston Environmental
History Seminar, which is in its second year. He will talk on "The Urban
Turn: Cities and Global Environmental History since 1800." A paper
circulated in advance of subsequent seminars will provide the topic for
each session: earthquakes, transportation, stone construction, Boston Harbor
vegetation, and public health will be discussed in the 2002-2003 season.
For a schedule, please visit www.masshist.org/behs.html. For additional
information, please contact Melissa Pino at (617) 646-0513 or email@example.com. To purchase the papers, please send a check for
$25.00, payable to the Massachusetts Historical Society, to Environmental History Seminar, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA, 02215. Supported by a grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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