Thursday, August 31, 2017
Lecture | August 31 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
Rising global prices for agricultural commodities have led to the inflow of capital to rural economies and to transfers of land ownership to new agricultural operators (NAOs) in developing and post-Soviet countries. How capital inflows affect rural communities is often explained with the variable of institutional strength, an explanation aligned with the good governance approach to economic... More >
Lecture | August 31 | 5-7 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater
Dr. Mike Merson, Wolfgang Joklik Professor of Global Health, Duke University; Amie Batson, Chief Strategy Officer; Vice President, Strategy and Learning, PATH
Lia Fernald, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Join Dr. Mike Merson, Amie Batson, Professor Lia Fernald, and Dean Stefano M. Bertozzi for a discussion of the future of the countrys commitment to improving human health worldwide. How can we maintain effective investments in global health initiatives in a rapidly changing environment?
Registration opens June 29. Register online by August 30.
Lecture | August 31 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The two decades around 1900 were a critical time for the development of museum anthropology in America. Along with burgeoning collections came innovative modes of public display such as the life-group dioramas of costumed mannequins and the miniature dioramas of ethnographic villages and archaeological sites. During this period both genres made the transition from international expositions to... More >