Friday, November 16, 2018
Lecture | November 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies), Conference Room | Canceled
By providing cover for a host of other actors taking advantage of extreme violence, maras help create a sense of order in the midst of chaos. Fontes will explore how these gangs have become so crucial for making and mooring collective terror in Central American cities, while tracing the ties that bind violence to those residing in far safer environs.
Lecture | November 16 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room 295
Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School
Please join us for the Inaugural Irving Tragen Lecture on Comparative Law featuring Katharina Pistor
Towards Comparative Legal Institutionalism
Comparative law today leads only a shadow existence at law schools in the US and elsewhere. This has been true especially for the last three decades when globalization and global law have gained prominence, diminishing the interest in (foreign) local... More >
Lecture | November 16 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Robert Poole, Reason Foundation
Director of Transportation Policy at Reason Foundation Robert Poole will present Rethinking Americas 20th-Century Highway Institutions on November 16, 2018 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building. Join us for cookies and beverages at 3:30 p.m.
Lecture | November 16 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Aghasi Yenokyan, Political Analyst, South Caucasian and Russian Affairs, and Voice of America
This talk will analyze what has been called the "Velvet Revolution" in Armenia. It will assess the current situation and the possible developments resulting from the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
Aghasi Yenokyan graduated from the Department of Physics of Yerevan State University and earned an MBA from the American University of Armenia. Mr. Yenokyan served as chief of the Yerevan... More >