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Engineered Landscapes: Society, Environment and Shifting Values in Brazil and the U.S. 


What: An International Symposium to foster cross-campus & interdisciplinary dialogue on how human values have  shaped development paths and triggered social conflicts in the implementation of hydroelectric dams and other built structures -- or “engineered landscapes” in both the US and in the Brazilian Amazon. 


When: October 23, 2014, 8:45 - 4:30


Where: Terrace Room (G400), Norman Hall, UF College of Education 


For more info: www.amazondamsnetwork.org and see attached flier/agenda


Presented by the Tropical Conservation and Development Program and the Amazon Dams Program @UF. Co-sponsored by University of Florida Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere Fall Speaker Series and the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment.





David Kaplan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Dept. of Environmental Engineering Sciences

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

University of Florida

6 Phelps Lab, PO Box 116350

Gainesville, FL 32611-6350


Phone: (352) 392-8439

Fax: (352) 392-3624