[act-ma] The Two Faces of Science - Talk by Richard Levins

Paul Malachi Penchalapadu paul.malachi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 07:57:32 PDT 2012

*HSPH Student Government  &  *
*HealthRoots Political Economy of Health Seminar Series *

p r e s e n t

The Two Faces of Science

a talk by
*Richard Levins  *
John Rock Professor of Population Sciences
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard School of Public Health

*opening remarks **by *
*John Quattrochi*
Doctoral Student, GHP

Wed. Oct 17th | 12: 30 PM
*Kresge G - 2 *

Harvard School of Public Health
677 huntington ave boston

*Lunch will be provided*

Free and open to the Public

No Harvard ID, please email hsph.healthroots at gmail.com

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*Science is a search for understanding and innovations; science is a
marketable commodity owned by somebody who sets the rules. Scientists are
seekers for truth; scientists are laborers in the theory mines.*
Richard Levins is an ex-tropical farmer, ecologist, labor organizer,
mathematical biologist, activist, and philosopher of science. He
investigated birth defects caused by defoliants in Vietnam, pioneered in
ecology movement in Puerto Rico, organized Science for Vietnam, started the
Working Group on New and Resurgent Disease at HSPH, was active in
ecological agriculture in Cuba, is a member of the Cuban Academy of
Science. Authored Evolution in Changing Environments and with RC Lewontin,
The Dialectical Biologist and Biology Under the Influence. He currently
leads the unofficial ecology program at the HSPH. He has received awards
for teaching and mentoring at HSPH. He teaches Human Ecology (GHP 253) in
Fall 2 and the Ecology of Health in Development (GHP 520) in Spring 2.

SG invites you to Global Chats every Wednesday 12:30-1:30 pm at Kresge-G2.
Global Chat is an interactive forum wherein student experiences are shared,
highlighted, and discussed in an informal and informative setting.

HealthRoots Student Organization at HSPH is a collaboration to provide a
forum for student engagement with public health from radical and heterodox
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