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Thursday, December 6, 2018

The good, the bad, and the ugly: How we decide what data to use in our regulations

Lecture | December 6 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Dr. Shelley DuTeaux, PhD, MPH, Human Health Assessment Branch, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

 Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health

We often have to use imperfect, messy, and even missing data in setting regulatory targets. Different agencies have different approaches to setting regulatory targets depending on the laws that define their statutory authority. Because of this, organizations may come to very different decisions for same chemical using same data. This presentation will use a series of pesticides to show how...   More >

A China Carved on Tableaux: Whitewood Figurines in the Long Twentieth Century

Lecture | December 6 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

How is the crafting history of ordinary woodcarvers different from the political and economic history of elites and literati? The talk will tell a history of Ningbo miniature whitewood figurines in a longue durée, first collected by Western travelers as souvenirs from the 1870s to 1940s and then shipped to the West as export craft from the 1950s to 1980s. With a focus on the making of those...   More >