Tuesday, April 19, 2016

April 27, Interdisciplinary Lecture by Dr. Seth Quintus




April 27, 2016 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 375 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul Campus | Presented by AEGIS and SWC


Understanding the Long-term Dimensions of Agricultural System Change: A View from Polynesian Environmental Archaeology

Agriculture has been a fundamental activity of our species for the last 10,000 years. Throughout the world, agricultural systems have responded to a diverse set of social and environmental factors. At the same time, developments in agricultural systems have resulted in drastic environmental and social change. This talk presents a conceptual framework for understanding these human-environmental relationships based on empirical research in the Polynesian archipelago of Samoa. More Information
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