Project Plowshare - Cold War Atomics to expand the Panama Canal

When: Thursday, May 02, 2013 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Taliaferro : Refreshments at 4:00pm : 2110
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Please join us to hear Dr. Christine Keiner and discuss her paper; request the paper by emailing bmendel@umd.edu:

"Re-Engineering the Panama Canal: Atomic Earthmoving, Interoceanic Ecology, and U.S.-Panamanian Geopolitics from the Cold War to the Present"

Christine Keiner, Dept. of Science, Technology & Society/Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

This is our opportunity to support Dr. Keiner's evolving scholarship and learn about another fascinating Cold War story. In case Project Plowshare is new for some, please check out this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13lRtycJM4g.

All are welcome.

Website: http://www.history.umd.edu/Fields/Technology/MCHOTSE.html

Ticket Information:
Charges: free free; ;

For more information, contact:
Betsy Mendelsohn
STS Programs & MCHOTSE
+1 301 405 0527

www.history.umd.edu/Fields/Technology/MCHOTSE.html




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