Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Lecture | April 11 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Spend the morning turning your garden dreams into a reality! Join horticulturist for the Garden's Australasian and California collections, Clare Al-Witri, for a perennial garden design workshop. Come with a garden design project in mind and receive advice on steps you can take to create the garden you desire.
$20 / $15 UCBG Member
Lecture | April 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
John Peterson, University of Edinburgh
The election of Donald Trump in 2016 sent shock waves across political classes globally and prompted debates about whether his America first agenda threatened the liberal international order generally and the transatlantic alliance specifically. During his first year in office, Trump seemed determined to undermine the hallmarks of the international order: democracy, liberal economics and... More >
Townsend Center Berkeley Book Chat: Amanda Jo Goldstein: Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life
Lecture | April 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Today we do not expect poems to carry scientifically valid information but this was not always the case. Sweet Science explores how Romantic poetry served as an important tool for scientific inquiry.
Lecture | April 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
In 2011 and 2012 the archaeological site of El-Hibeh in Middle Egypt was badly looted in the aftermath of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. Every part of the ancient tell, once a first millennium BCE provincial city, was violated--from above, from below, and from the side. In our 2017 field season we began the process of assessing the damage and figuring out how to proceed in future.
Lecture | April 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Professor Jerven will speak on the topic, Wealth and Poverty of African states - on his forthcoming book on material change (growth, taxes, wages) in African states in the 20th century.
More details to follow.
Lecture | April 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Dominik Muller, Head of Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Lecture | April 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, APR 11, 6:30pm. The Director of CHAT architects (a CED alumnus) will talk about the relationship between Bangkoks street vernacular and the citys built and theoretical designs, both of which are referred to as Bangkok Bastards. Open to the public!