Himalaya: Biodiversity, People, and Global Change with Kamal Bawa, Distinguished Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston and Sandesh Kadur, Photographer

Date: 

Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 4:00pm

Location: 

Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Lecture Hall B029

Free public lecture and panel discussion with Kamal Bawa, Distinguished Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston and Sandesh Kadur, Photographer.

Kamal Bawa and Sandesh Kadur will share breathtaking photographs and stories from their new book, Himalaya: Mountains of Life, to spark a conversation about why the preservation of this land is so important, not just for us, but for the future of all life on Earth. Following their presentation, a panel of distinguished Harvard professors, representing the arts, humanities, and environmental disciplines, will lead a discussion with the authors on the interconnectedness of art and the humanities in building awareness of and potential solutions to global environmental challenges.

Presented in collaboration with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Center for the Environment, Harvard University South Asia Institute, Sustainability Science Program at Harvard Kennedy School, Office of the Arts at Harvard, and the Office for Sustainability at Harvard.