Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Lecture | October 30 – December 4, 2018 every Tuesday | 190 Doe Library
Deb Agarwal, Department Head, Data Science and Technology, Computational Research Division, LBNL; Rosemary Gillespie, Professor, Environmental Science, Policy & Management; Rachel Slaybaugh, Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering
Kristina Hill, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design
The Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science, co-hosted by the The Berkeley Division of Data Sciences and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), return for the Fall 2018 series. Lectures feature Berkeley faculty doing visionary research that illustrates the character of the ongoing data revolution.
Creating the future of nuclear energy: Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science with Rachel Slaybaugh
Lecture | November 27 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
The nuclear energy industry is at a crossroads: existing nuclear reactors are struggling to operate economically in some tough markets, and construction of new designs in the U.S. is slow and over budget. At the same time, interest in and development of the next generation of nuclear reactors is growing at an unprecedented rate, and some other nations are building new reactors efficiently. Can... More >
Lecture | November 27 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Simon Hall, Goldberg Room, room 297, Berkeley Law
Judge Navanethem "Navi" Pillay
Center for Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project Race and Gender, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, Berkeley Law, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Berkeley Law, Gender and Women's Studies, School of Law, University of Kwazulu-Natal at Durban
Judge Navanethem Navi Pillay will speak to her work spanning the struggle for freedom in South Africa, on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, on the International Criminal Court, and as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, including her current work on international justice and against the death penalty.
Around Arthur Szyk: Berkeley Scholars on Art and History: People, Community, and Visual Culture. Photography as National Socialist Political Practice
Lecture | November 27 | 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.
RSVP online by November 27.
Lecture | November 27 | 6-8 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall
TUE, NOV 27, 6pm. Join us for a talk with Jenny Wüstenberg, the DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics at York University. Organized by the Institute of European Studies & sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Open to all!
Lecture | November 27 | 6 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall
Jenny Wüstenberg, DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics, York University in Toronto
Andrew Shanken, Professor of Architecture, School of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley
Institute of European Studies, DAAD - Deutscher Akademiker Austauschdienst
Across the country, civic activism is toppling statues in the name of historical justice. The debate over how to confront our racist, colonial, or genocidal past and the ways history challenges contemporary democratic governance has recently made headlines. Examining the relationship between memory and democracy, Jenny Wüstenbergs work focuses on how grassroots actors engage with... More >