Archives for "Social sciences"

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Wednesday

November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington’s recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.

Monday

October 21, 2013 4:28 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist Corey Dolgon discusses the challenges of activism in a neo-liberal society on Oct. 22.

Thursday

August 29, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Internships help students like Zach Polich ’15 finding a work culture that fits your style — “rather than just chasing prestige.”