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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bancroft Library Roundtable: Views of the Women's Liberation and Feminist Movements of the 1970s and 1980s: Selections from the Cathy Cade Photograph Archive

Lecture | February 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room

 Cathy Cade, documentary photographer

 Bancroft Library

Introduced to documentary photography's power as she participated in the Southern Freedom Movement of the 1960s, Cathy Cade went on to document several activist movements through her photography. Cade will speak on her experiences with social justice causes, featuring highlights drawn from her extensive photograph archive now housed at The Bancroft Library.

Development Perspectives: Fireside chat with the Director General of the World Agroforestry Center

Lecture | February 16 | 12-1:15 p.m. | 311 Wellman Hall

 Tony Simons, World Agroforestry Center

 International and Executive Programs at the College of Natural Resources, Master of Development Practice

Dr. Tony Simons, the Director General of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), will be giving a talk about the future of international development and career opportunities for students. There will be pizza and salad, so students are encouraged to arrive on time at 12:00PM.

Ireland - The EU - Brexit

Lecture | February 16 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Mark Bevir, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeleyh; Colum Hatchell, Vice Consul, Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco

 Institute of European Studies

This conversation hosted by the Irish Studies Program at U.C. Berkeley will focus on the possible effects of Brexit on the future of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Watching the World Go By

Lecture | February 16 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 103 Mulford Hall

 Robert Simmon, Planet

 Geospatial Innovation Facility

The GIF and the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ) host a weekly Geolunch seminar series offering interesting talks, group discussion, and show-and-tells all involving geospatial theory, research, and application. Geolunch is open to everyone.

Theorizing Race, Gender and Citizenship in Black Europe: Issues, Debates and Frameworks, Inside and Outside the Academy: CRG Thursday Forum Series

Lecture | February 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Prof. Stephen Small, African American Studies

 Center for Race and Gender

The Center for Race & Gender Thursday Forum Series presents...

Theorizing Race, Gender & Citizenship in Black Europe: Issues, Debates and Frameworks, Inside & Outside the Academy
Prof. Stephen Small, African American Studies

Scholarly research at universities across Europe on the sociology and political economy of gender and intersectionality focuses inordinately on white women. Most...   More >

DCRP/IURD Lecture: Diane Davis

Lecture | February 16 | 5-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

THURS FEB 16, 5:30pm, 112 Wurster Hall. Join DCRP and IURD on 2/16 for &quot;Modernist Planning and the Foundations of Urban Violence &quot;, a lecture by Diane Davis

Bangladeshi Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Sara Hossain delivers the Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2017

Lecture | February 16 | 5-7 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, D37 (Blanche du Bois Room)

 Sara Hossain, Lawyer at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and an honorary executive director of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

 Angana Chatterji, Co-chair, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights and Visiting Research Anthropologist at the Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley

 The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Blum Center for Developing Economies, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights at Center for Race and Gender, Department of English, Human Rights Center

A lecture by Bangladeshi Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Sara Hossain.

The wandering "we": Sather Classical Lectures

Lecture | February 16 | 6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Margaret McCabe, King's College London

 Department of Classics

The second lecture in the 2017 Sather series "Seeing and Saying: Plato on Virtue and Knowledge"

Smart Nation: A Blueprint for Modern Armenia

Lecture | February 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Vasbouragan Hall

 51 Commmonwealth Ave., San Francisco, CA 94118

 Sassoon Grigorian, Head of Public Policy, Australia and New Zealand, Salesforce

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Armenian Studies Program

At a critical juncture in its history, this book explores the challenges and opportunities for Armenia, with clear public policy recommendations.

Armenia is a Smart Nation, it has one of the highest literacy rates globally, it is a recognised world leader in the strategy game of chess, Armenians have been credited with many innovations and inventions used today, and its future success will in...   More >