Thursday, October 24, 2019
Workshop | October 24 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall
This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides knowledge and skills to create accountability, manage competing priorities, and enhance team communication and productivity.
Conference/Symposium | October 24 | 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Great power competition is once again a critical component of the international system, with far reaching implications for the stability of the existing political and economic order. However, power is not always won by confrontation, but through tactical, indirect rivalry across issue areas. Strategic competition between the United States, China, India, and other rising powers spans industries... More >
Seminar | October 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Suresh Naidu, Professor, Columbia
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West
Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.
Workshop | October 24 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Mallory Lynch, Campus Ergonomist, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn new ways of performing daily activities with less stress to your back. Practice some useful stretching and strengthening exercises. Wear comfortable clothing.
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required
Seminar | October 24 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
(co-authored with Sauro Mocetti and Giulia Bovini)
Lecture | October 24 | 3-6 p.m. | Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004
Prudence L. Carter, dean and professor of the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley, and national expert on inequality in education, will present the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) 2019 Brown Lecture in Education Research.
Carters research focuses on factors that shape and reduce economic, social, and cultural inequalities among social groups in schools and society.... More >
Lecture | October 24 | 4 p.m. | Barrows Hall, MATRIX/Room 820
The paper asks why periods of capitalist breakdown are so often experienced as crises of reproduction and why the imagined solutions to such crises so predictably involve a return to reproductive order, with its attendant hierarchies of gender and race.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?
Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,... More >