Monday, March 19, 2018
Lecture | March 19 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Yunus Doğan Telliel, City University of New York
While there remain many unanswered questions regarding the July 2016 coup attempt, most Turkish citizens seem to agree with the government that putschists were linked to Fethullah Gülen and the Hizmet movement. Although the government was decisive about what some call de-Gülenification in state and private sectors, the possibility of a coup organized by a group of devout Muslims has puzzled... More >
Extending the Cross-Straits Cold War into the Third World: Taiwanese International Development in Asia and Africa
Lecture | March 19 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
James Lin, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
In 1959 in the face of Communist insurgency in north Vietnam, the Republic of Vietnam regime forwarded a request to Taiwan for twenty to thirty agricultural technicians to assist their rural development program and win the hearts and minds of Vietnamese villages. In response to this formed the inaugural Taiwanese international development mission that eventually was subsumed into Taiwans... More >
Lecture | March 19 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
Department of English, Eighteenth-Century and Romanticism Colloquium
Lecture | March 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
MON, MAR 19, 6:30pm. Please join us for a talk with Nader Tehrani, Dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of the Cooper Union and Principal of NADAAA.
Lecture | March 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The import-export business of making history demands an equivalence, a loyalty, and a familial solidarity between people and things. Such skills are best honed in conditions of blindness, where we cannot immediately tell what is in the room with us and whether it is alive or dead, person or thing, male or female.
Blind and non-aligned, the oral corporation extends its incorporation... More >