Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Lecture | March 21 | 12-1 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Constructions in inundation risk zones largely impacted by Climate Change, including the Western Amazon Basin, have traditionally incorporated natural materials. These lightweight enclosures often made with agrowaste including plant fibers as palm leaves have proven largely efficient for climate comfort. However, during the twentieth century, these constructions became incrementally supplanted or... More >
Free with Garden Admission
Lecture | March 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Professor Torkel Klingberg from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden will be giving a lecture in the Cognitive Neuroscience colloquium series in Psychology.
Lecture | March 21 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Tatiana Chudakova, Department of Anthropology, Tufts University
Franck Billé, Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative
This paper discusses the inadvertent effects of transforming the marked into the marketable on the mundane strategies of making a living, both economically and cosmologically, in Buddhist Siberia. Building on anthropological discussions on marketing ethnicity, it tracks attempts to develop a regional brand in Buryatia, a self-governing republic within the Russian Federation that derives its... More >
Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Marion Nestle
Lecture | March 21 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Marion Nestle will present the Weinstock lecture on March 21, 2017. Her lecture is titled "Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.