Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Lecture | April 18 | 12:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Yves Tibergien, Director of the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia
Kevin O'Brien, Political Science, UC Berkeley
How disruptive is the rise of China to the global order? Is China acting as a disruptor, a systematic stabilizer, or global governance innovator? At a time of new global systemic risks and demands, fundamental power shift, and global institutional erosion, Chinas actual global behaviour exhibits a high degree of diversity. Yves Tiberghien maps out this behavior across domains... More >
Lecture | April 18 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Professor Russell Poldrack, Stanford University
Professor Russ Poldrack from the Department of Psychology at Stanford University will speak in the Cognitive Neuroscience colloquium series.
Lecture | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Dirk Moses, Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney
This lecture questions the comforting story of progress that dominates academic and public understandings of mass criminality and international order. Widely regarded as a breakthrough in international law and morality, the genocide concept, modeled on the Holocaust, has transformed the language of transgression by making massive hate crimes the ultimate violations: motivated by ideologically... More >
Speaking Amongst Ourselves: Democracy and Law: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Seana Valentine Shiffrin
Lecture | April 18 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Seana Valentine Shiffrin will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Niko Kolodny, Richard R.W. Brooks, and Anna B. Stilz. This event will be held on April 18, 19, & 20, 2017. The first day's lecture is titled "Democratic Law." The second day's lecture is titled "Common and Constitutional Law: A Democratic Legal Perspective." Free and open to public. No tickets required.
Lecture | April 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Wayne Te Brake, Professor of History Emeritus, Purchase College, State University of New York
Between 1529 and 1651 six major clusters of religious war engulfed Europe. Most of these wars ended in some form of political compromise, but even in the exceptional cases religious war eventually yielded to religious peace. Though historians traditionally focus on the wars, this presentation will focus on the broad and durable pattern of religious peace that followed.
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Lecture | April 18 | 5 p.m. | 308A Doe Library
Dr Dan Orrells, King's College London
Lecture | April 18 | 7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Kristian L. Lorenzo, Monmouth College
Archaeological Institute of America - San Francisco Society
In Greek mythology the most important thiasos, or procession of individuals dancing and singing in honor of a god, was that of Dionysios and his followers or just his followers. Its aquatic counterpart, the marine thiasos, included Poseidon (sometimes), Nereids and Tritons accompanied by both mythical and real marine creatures. Demetrios Poliorketes built the neorion on Delos to house a dedicated... More >