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Please Note: This event has been canceled due to speaker illness and will be rescheduled for a later date.

November 17, 2016 – 5:00pm to 6:30pm
33 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

A book talk with Calestous Juma 

Professor of the Practice of International Development
Director, Science, Technology, Globalization
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 

About the book:

  • Explains the roots of resistance to new technologies – and why such resistance is not always futile
  • Draws on nearly 600 years of economic history to show how the balance of winners and losers shapes technological controversies
  • Outlines policy strategies for inclusive innovation to reduce the risks and maximize the benefits of new technologies

Free & open to the public | Refreshments served | Books sold at the event
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