Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Lecture | October 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Daniel Niles, Associate Professor, Geography, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (Kyoto)
Baskets are the original bags. They are among humankinds earliest technologies, speaking especially to distant human interaction with plants. For as long as it is possible to measure, people everywhere made and used baskets in order to make life easier. In the modern imaginary, however, basketry is common, perhaps too common, and so tightly linked to pre-industrial life that it appears not just... More >
Smadar Ben-Natan, "Citizen-Enemies: Military Courts in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories"
Lecture | October 31 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
The 1967 Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories produced a boomerang effect on Palestinian citizens within the 1948 borders, re-framing them as citizen-enemies. While the Israeli legal regime of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip is extensively researched, this study extends its focus to the interrelations between the different parts comprising the Israeli imperial formation. Looking into... More >
Lecture | October 31 | 1:10-2:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how machine learning can improve our understanding of the health system itself.
Lecture | October 31 | 3-5 p.m. | The Latinx Research Center
2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Join us for this historic speaking tour by Dr. Steve Ellner, the preeminent scholar in the English language on political, economic histories of Venezuela to understand the complexities of the current situation in Venezuela and its effects both inside and outside the country.