Thursday, November 29, 2018
Lecture | November 29 | 3-5 p.m. | 221 Kroeber Hall
Michael Taussig, Columbia University Anthropology Dept.
Experimental Ethnography Working Group
Columbia University Professor of Anthropology Michael Taussig will offer a lecture on his recent work 221 Kroeber 3-5 PMK
Lecture | November 29 | 4-6 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Professor Yuri Slezkine, Jane K. Sather Professor of History, Dept. of History
This talk will follow the lives of the original Bolsheviks from the time they joined the apocalyptic sect known as the party of a new type to the time most of them were arrested for terrorism and treason. It will focus on the connection between private lives and millenarian expectations and attempt to clarify the reasons for socialisms premature demise.
Lecture | November 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Rahul Verma, PhD Candidate, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by PhD candidate in Political Science at UC Berkeley, Rahul Verma on his upcoming co-authored (with Pradeep Chhibber) book, Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India.
Lecture | November 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Graduate Theological Union, Board Room, GTU Library
2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, Founding director, Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (Yogyakarta)
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta will discuss his new book, Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam, which was recently published as a monograph by Yale Universitys Southeast Asia Council.
Lecture | November 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Simon Hall, Goldberg Room, room 297, Berkeley Law
SHERENE H. RAZACK
DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AND THE PENNY KANNER ENDOWED CHAIR IN GENDER STUDIES, UCLA
Disposability, a condition written on the body, is a racial project. Populations that stand in the way of the progress of capital accumulation, are targeted for disposability, and relegated to the realm of sub-humanity. Processes of... More >