Archive | October, 2011
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Food and Mental Health with Emily Deans, M.D.

October 31, 2011 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Pound Hall 100 Harvard Law School The mental and physical health of the Western world has waxed and waned over the years according to environmental conditions.  In the United States, we have come to an unprecedented time of plentiful food and relative peace on the home front, […]

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“Food Fight” Screening and Discussion with Director Chris Taylor

October 24, 2011 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Austin North Harvard Law School Food Fight (www.foodfightthedoc.com) is a fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement has created a counter-revolution against big agribusiness. Join us for a screening of this lively documentary […]

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TEDx Harvard Law: Forum on Food Policy

October 21, 2011 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Harvard Law School TEDxHarvardLaw will focus on food policy and public health, with a specific focus on legal and policy approaches to increasing the supply and demand of healthy foods. Dr. Robert Lustig will kick off the event with a lecture on “The Sugar Epidemic: Policy vs. Politics,” […]

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The Sugar Epidemic: Policy vs. Politics

m4s0n501 October 20, 2011 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Harvard Law School Dr. Robert Lustig, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, will argue that it is time for a paradigm shift in obesity science and policy, away from personal responsibility and toward public health. His presentation will elaborate on his contention […]

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“Trade, Security and the State Department: Policy and Careers”

October 12, 2011 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Hauser 104 Harvard Law School Join us for a conversation with Jack A. Bobo, Senior Advisor for Biotechnology in the Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs at the U.S. State Department. Mr. Bobo also serves as the Chief of the Department’s Biotechnology and Textile Trade Policy […]

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Defending Culinary Freedom: Why Keep Food Legal and the Bill of Rights Protect Your Right to Make Your Own Food Choices

10/4/2011 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Pound 100 Harvard Law School Baylen J. Linnekin, a lawyer and food writer who holds an LL.M. in agricultural and food law, is the founder and executive director of Keep Food Legal, a Washington, DC-based nonpartisan grassroots nonprofit. Baylen’s talk will address food bans and food’s fundamental influence on […]

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Partnering with Industry To Help Solve the Childhood Obesity Crisis

10/3/2011 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Pound 101 Harvard Law School Larry Soler heads The Partnership for a Healthier America, an organization devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nation’s youth by solving the childhood obesity crisis. Just over a year old and created in conjunction with – but […]

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