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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

America's Next War and How to Prevent It

Lecture | November 14 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Dr. Paul Stares, Council on Foreign Relations

 Institute of International Studies

Paul B. Stares is the General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The author or editor of nine books on U.S. security policy and international relations as well as a regular commentator on current affairs, Dr. Stares has worked at leading think tanks and universities in the United States,...   More >

The Troubled Waters of Transformation: Shipyard Labor in East Central Europe from Late to Post Socialism

Lecture | November 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Ulf Brunnbauer, Director, Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, University of Regensburg

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Institute of European Studies

Practitioners of East European labor history are at risk of falling into deep depression. Under state-socialism, industrial workers were apparently let down by regimes that claimed to rule in their name. After the end of communist rule, many workers experienced large-scale dispossession because of deindustrialization and the emerging hegemony of neo-liberalism. In my talk, which is based on the...   More >

Causal Inference in the Age of Big Data: Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science

Lecture | November 14 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Jas Sekhon, Professor of Political Science & Statistics

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Creative Solutions for Social Innovation: A View from Africa

Lecture | November 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room

 Center for African Studies, Center for Social Sector Leadership

Join us for a panel discussion and networking on Creative Solutions for Social Innovation: A View from Africa with three award-winning technology entrepreneurs who are driving social change and impact in Africa. The entrepreneurs, who are recipients of the King Baudouin African Development Prize, will share their innovative solutions to improve the lives of local communities through access to...   More >


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