Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The End of Gold? Monetary Metals Studied at the Planetary and Human Scale During the Classical Gold Standard Era
Lecture | March 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Andrea Westermann, GHI West. The Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institude Washington DC
Andrea Westermann analyzes an early case of global mineral resource appraisal: In 1877, Eduard Suess, a professor of geology from Vienna published The Future of Gold (Die Zukunft des Goldes). In 1892, the year the Austrian Government convened an expert commission to discuss its Empire's transition from a 40-year period of inconvertible paper money to a gold coinage standard, he published his... More >
Lecture | March 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall | Canceled
Admiral Dennis C. Blair, Former Director of National Intelligence
Admiral Dennis Blair currently serves as a director and advisor to National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the Energy Security Leadership Council of Securing Americas Future Energy, and Freedom House. Admiral Blair has also served on the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federally funded research and... More >
Lecture | March 6 | 5-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
William Nazaroff, Daniel Tellep Distinguished Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., UC Berkeley
This lecture features three vignettes that illustrate recent advances in knowledge about the air we breathe. The advanced analytical capability combined with deep domain knowledge is yielding surprising new insights about the composition of the air around us.
Lecture | March 6 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 210 Wurster Hall
Joseph Slusky, an artist, sculptor and faculty member in the College of Environmental Design for more than thirty years will discuss his sculpture and two-dimensional work spanning a period of over fifty years.
Lecture | March 6 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library Atrium
Joseph Slusky, an artist, sculptor and faculty member in the College of Environmental Design for over thirty years will discuss his sculpture and two-dimensional work spanning a period of over fifty years. Five of his sculptures are on permanent display in the Environmental Design Library. Professor Slusky will trace the historic roots of his work and the journey of subconscious exploration.