The IE School of Arts and Humanities in collaboration with IE’s Alumni Association have the honor to invite you to a lecture entitled, “Human History from a Biological Perspective” on Thursday, May 13th at 19.30h, given by Dr. Jacob van Etten.

Dr. Jacob van Etten is the Dean of the IE School of Biology, Professor in Biology and Ph.D. in Production Ecology and Resource Conservation and Social Sciences, Wageningen University (ND). Dr. van Etten, has worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Rice Research Institute. His main research interest are the role of natural resources in sustainable development, the integration between biological and social sciences, and geographical modeling.

The lecture will feature a discussion about our dealings with food, disease and the natural environment shapes human culture. Humans have now definitively taken the future of the planet in their hands. Do we know enough about our own environment to carry this responsibility?

The lecture will be held in room E-107 in c/ Pinar, 9 on IE Business School’s campus.  

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to ArtsHumanities@ie.edu


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