Friday, October 25, 2019
Conference/Symposium | October 25 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
"Geo-Strategic Strategies of Middle Powers" explores the way in which middle power countries are increasingly setting the global agenda on strategic issues related to politics and security, on post-crisis financial governance, and on cross-border
investment, development, and international cooperation.
Among the issues addressed are:
- the changing role of middle powers in the establishment... More >
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 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Prof. Wenbin Lin, Univ. of Chicago, Chemistry and Radiation & Cellular Oncology
Liposomal nanoparticles have made important contributions to cancer therapy over the two past decades, but their limited tunability and stability hinder further progress in addressing unmet oncology needs. By harnessing the power of synthetic chemistry and nanotechnology, the Lin group has developed several novel classes of molecular nanomaterials, including nanoscale coordination polymers (NCPs)... More >
Seminar | October 25 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Rob Leachman, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley's Rob Leachman will presentStrategic Initiatives for Inland Movement of Containerized Imports at San Pedro Bay at 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the ITS Transportation Seminar in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.
Atif Mian | What to do about Pakistans Economy?: The Mahomedali Habib Distinguished Lecture for 2019
Lecture | October 25 | 6-8 p.m. | TBD
Atif R. Mian, Professor, Economics, Public Policy and Finance (Princeton University) and Co-Founder & Board Member, Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP)
Munis Faruqui, Chair, Institute for South Asia Studies, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Princeton economist, Prof. Atif Mian delivers our seventh Mahomedali Habib Distinguished Lecture.
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 >