Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Lecture | October 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Sarwar Uddin Ahmed, Professor of Finance and Director, BBA Program, School of Business, Independent University, Bangladesh
Sanchita B. Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies
A talk by Professor of Finance and Director, BBA Program, School of Business, Independent University, Bangladesh, Dr. Sarwar Uddin Ahmed.
Lecture | October 23 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Sarita Echavez See, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside
Prof. See will discuss her new book The Filipino Primitive: Accumulation, Resistance, and the American Museum (NYU Press, 2017) - a counterdisciplinary study of the epistemological, aesthetic and curatorial politics of collecting things and people.
2018 G.N. Lewis Memorial Lecture: The Application of Physical Organic Methods to the Investigation of Organometallic Reaction Mechanisms
Lecture | October 23 | 4 p.m. | Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
A Nostalgia Trip Through Some Organotransition Metal Chemistry of the Late 20th Century
Lecture | October 23 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
Estimation, planning, control, and learning are giving us robots that can generate good behavior given a specified objective and set of constraints. What I care about is how humans enter this behavior generation picture, and study two complementary challenges: 1) how to optimize behavior when the robot is not acting in isolation, but needs to coordinate or collaborate with people; and 2) what to... More >
Lecture | October 23 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Sebastian Dettman, Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
This past May, a coalition of opposition parties in Malaysia, headed by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, won power, unseating the National Front (Barisan Nasional or BN) government for the first time in 61 years. This talk will examine the roots of this victory in the unique coalitional dynamics that allowed the BN to hold power for so many decades and for the opposition to win.
Around Arthur Szyk: Berkeley Scholars on Art and History: Household, Halakhah, Haggadah. Family Life and Religious Authority at the Passover Seder
Lecture | October 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
AROUND ARTHUR SZYK
Berkeley Scholars on Art and History
In the course of the 2018-2019 academic year, Berkeley historians, art historians, media, and Jewish Studies scholars will present insightful research and commentary Around Arthur Szyk in a series of programs at The Magnes.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
Household, Halakhah,... More >
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