IRIS NRC hosts or co-sponsors virtual, in-person, or hybrid lectures each semester on global themes of interest to UW faculty, staff, and students. Topics for lectures are identified by campus partners or other IRIS centers.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Spring 2021: CALS Global Conversations Series
January Theme: Feeding the World
Claudia Irene Calderon: Agroecology for a sustainable and more inclusive food system in the western highlands of Guatemala
Shawn Steffan: Food web ecology at UW-Madison: Fruitful collaborations across continents
Michel Wattiaux: Dairying in Mexico: From smallholder to family farms, and “factory” farms
Monthly one-hour talks featuring CALS faculty and staff sharing their international research and development work.
The series will serve as a catalyst for conversation around international collaborations, opportunities, and community-building within CALS, UW-Madison, and beyond.
February Theme: Responding to Climate Change
Nan Li: Visual communication and climate change in China
Jake Brunkard: The future of agriculture: Evolution of plant metabolism in Australia and South Africa
Min Chen: Remote sensing and global change