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2022 Geddes Simpson Lecture – How the Arctic Became Global

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

| Free

Speaker: Stephen Bocking
Professor Emeritus, Trent School of the Environment, Trent University

How the Arctic Became Global

Stephen BockingStephen Bocking is Professor Emeritus in the Trent School of the Environment, Trent University, where he served as Professor (and for a time as Chair and Director of the School of the Environment) from 1994 to 2022. Originally trained in biology and the history of science, his research interests encompass the historical and contemporary roles of knowledge in environmental affairs. He is the author of about 60 articles and book chapters, and the author or editor of a few books, including Ecologists and Environmental Politics: A History of Contemporary Ecology (Yale University Press, 1997), Biodiversity in Canada: Ecology, Ideas, and Actions (Broadview, 2000), Nature’s Experts: Science, Politics, and the Environment (Rutgers University Press, 2004), Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History (University of Calgary Press, 2017), and Cold Science: Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic during the Cold War (Routledge, 2019).

Reception to follow.

This event is supported by the Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Series Fund.


October 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House
Two Alumni Place, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States