For more than 30 years, the Falmouth Forum, presented by the Friends of the MBL, has brought free cultural enrichment to our community. The 2022-2023 season will feature captivating speakers that will deliver powerful talks from science and music to business, to global issues.
Lectures are open to the public for in-person and virtual attendance. Masks are optional. No registration required for in-person attendance.
Doors open at 7:00 PM, lectures start at 7:30 PM.
Loretta Roberson, Associate Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory
Scott Lindell, Research Specialist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Greg Watson, Director of Policy and Systems Design, Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Michael Moore, Senior Scientist, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Elizabeth Doriss, Former Principal Oboist, Cape Symphony
Frans de Waal, Author; C.H. Candler Professor Emeritus, Emory University; Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Utrecht University
A book signing will follow the presentation. Books available for purchase on event night from Eight Cousins Books.
Michael Mizell Memorial Public History Lecture
Judith Palfrey, T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics and Global Health and Social Medicine, Emerita, Harvard Medical School
Herman T. Epstein Endowed Memorial Lectureship
John Holdren, Research Professor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Co-Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
The Falmouth Forum is supported by the Falmouth Forum Endowment, the Bakalar Endowed Director's Discretionary Fund, and The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation.