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Thursday, October 5, 2017

The World Out of Joint - The End of the West as we Know it?

Lecture | October 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Thomas Matussek, Former German Ambassador to the United Nations

 Institute of European Studies

There are more violent conflicts, civil wars, crises around the globe than ever since WW ll. New powers are testing their strength, established powers are inward looking. Global and regional governance, from the UN to the Brettonwood institutions, to NATO and EU, are under pressure. Autocrats, even in NATO and the EU, are undermining democratic institutions. What should a new world order look...   More >

Alicia Garza Keynote Lecture

Lecture | October 5 | 5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

Alongside Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza helped transform what was once a viral hashtag and social media force into a grassroots national organization and a global human rights movement. Currently the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Garza has dedicated her life and career to fighting for equality and justice for all.

free

 This event is sold out!.

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | October 5 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Join us for our monthly Astro Night series at UC Berkeley! This month, come learn all about how astronomers image planets around other stars. After, you are invited on our rooftop for stargazing and a grew view of the city!

Doors to Campbell Hall open at 6:30pm, and lecture is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Feel free to come and go during stargazing.

7:00pm-8:00pm: Lecture "Imaging...   More >

 Lecture is aimed at a high school science level.

Astronomy Night is a monthly (first Thursday) lecture + stargazing event hosted by the astronomy department at UC Berkeley.