Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Lecture | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
As a part of our "Year of Ethnobotany" celebrations, the Garden will be hosting monthly lunch time lectures featuring the research of UC Berkeley graduate students, post-docs, and faculty.
In February join, Eric Harris to learn all about mosses and their use in human life.
Free with Garden Admission
Register online or by calling 510-664-7606
Lecture | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Ambassador Ove Ullerup, Royal Danish Embassy in Sweden
In his talk, the Danish ambassador to Sweden, Ove Ullerup, will focus on the relationship and cooperation between the public and private sector on the sustainability agenda in the Nordic countries.
The ambassador discusses challenges in changing concepts and how the Nordic countries will face these in the future. What role will the UN Sustainable Development Goals play and have they changed our... More >
Lecture | February 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
T.V. Paul, McGill University
This presentation is based on the book with the same title (Yale University Press, 2018) which examines a crucial element of state behavior -- the use of international institutions, informal alignments and economic instruments such as sanctions -- to constrain the power and threatening behavior of dominant actors. Much of International Relations scholarship fails to capture the use of these... More >
Lecture | February 12 | 5:30-7 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Stanislav Lvovsky, Auhtor
Back then in the first half of 1990s new generation of Russian poets, or its considerable part found itself facing the challenge of inventing a new way to speak straightforwardly: readily available poetics either werent quite fit for the job or themselves were part of the problem to be resolved. Poetry optics, which has emerged at the time in the capacity of the solution, was the new... More >
Discovery and Diversity: Critical Factors in Tomorrow's Health Care: Dean of the Stanford School of Medicine Lloyd B. Minor
Lecture | February 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall
Lloyd B. Minor, Stanford University School of Medicine
How are medical schools adapting to today's greatest challenges? Join the Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, Lloyd B. Minor M.D., for a discussion on the ways in which medical education is changing and responding to unique social demands. Dean Minor will specifically discuss the challenges in biomedical discovery and the vital importance of diversity in science, while showcasing how... More >
Lecture | February 12 | 6-8 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Logan Multimedia Center (Room 142)
Please join us for a special lecture series with celebrated author and scholar Marion Nestle. "Food Politics 2019: Nutrition Science Under Siege." Nutrition science is under attack from statisticians and the food industry. Who stands to gain and what might be lost?
Lecture | February 12 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Wurster Auditorium, RM 112
Rick Prelinger, University of California, Santa Cruz
Join us for our second Gallery Talk!
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Wurster Auditorium, Room 112
6:30 to 7pm - Light Refreshments
7 to 8pm - Lecture
Free to UC Berkeley Students, Staff, Faculty, and Friends of the EDA
Suggested $10 donation for those outside UC Berkeley
Historians, architects and planners often look to feature films as records of extinct environments. But few know... More >