Thursday, February 1, 2018
Lecture | February 1 | 12-1:15 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall
Professor Mintrop will discuss his new book, Design-Based School Improvement: A Practical Guide for Education Leaders, which explores how the need for more robust links between research and practice is at the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms. One promising approach is "design development," a methodology widely used in other... More >
Lecture | February 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Hélène Yèche, University of Poitiers
Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, GHI West, The Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC
Hélène Yèche will introduce the audience to the case study of the Sorbs, a Slavic minority living in todays Germany. The Sorbian community of Lusatia recently developed a few important ways of preserving identity and culture in the context of globalization through language revitalization. Sorbian identity challenge is part of a global minority revival trend, which is not only taking place in... More >
Lecture | February 1 | 12:45-2 p.m. | The Law Building, Room 110
Jeff Deutch, Syrian Archive; Niko Para, Syrian Archive
Human Rights Center, Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, Middle Eastern Law Students Assc.
Jeff Deutch and Niko Para of the Syrian Archive based in Berlin will discuss the vital work of documenting war crimes and human rights abuses in the age of open source evidence and social media and the critical role of individuals and NGOs. Lunch will be served; pls RSVP at link below.
The Future Of Cybersecurity And Trends In Technological Risk: Implications For US Foreign Policy And Politics
Lecture | February 1 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Jonathan Reiber, Senior Fellow, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, UC Berkeley
Jonathan Reiber is Senior Advisor at Technology for Global Security, a think-do tank based in Palo Alto, California, and a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley's Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, where he previously held a two-year writing and research senior fellowship from 2015-2017. Jonathan is currently at work on a Smith Richardson Foundation funded study exploring the nature of public-private... More >
Lecture | February 1 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room) | Note change in date
Maya Tudor, Associate Professor of Government and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government Fellow, St. Hilda's College, Oxford University
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies; Associate Professor, South & South East Asian Studies
Dr. Maya Tudor, Associate Professor of Government and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government Fellow, St. Hilda's College, Oxford University
Lecture | February 1 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Wildlife photojournalist and National Geographic fellow Joe Riis, who has documented the migrations of pronghorn, mule deer, and elk in Wyoming for more than a decade, will give a multimedia presentation and book signing of his new book, Yellowstone Migrations. A reception begins at 5:30 pm with the program at 6:30 pm.
Riis will be joined by ecologist & UC Berkeley Professor Arthur Middleton,... More >
Lecture | February 1 | 6-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
The current system for growing cannabis has caused significant environmental degradation due to pollutants, heavy water use, clear cutting natural areas, and other man-made impacts. What are the current environmental issues, and how can they be addressed as cannabis production scales.
$30 / $25 UCBG Members / $15 Current students