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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Berkeley Boosts Webinar: "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber" with Mike Isaac, The New York Times: Online Program

Lecture | November 20 | 10-11 a.m. |  Online Program

 Mike Isaac, Berkeley Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Boosts is a monthly series of free webinars (with MCLE credit) and articles for legal practitioners and organizational leaders. Berkeley Boosts content is carefully curated by the Berkeley Center for Law and Business and Berkeley Law Executive Education to ensure engaging discussions on subjects that matter.

DCRP Lecture Series: Ben Metcalf

Lecture | November 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 305 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

WEDNESDAY, NOV 20, 11 AM. Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Through State Action: Moving Away From Exclusionary Zoning in California

Townsend Book Chat with Sugata Ray: Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850

Lecture | November 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

In the north Indian pilgrimage region of Braj, the landscape is considered sacred. Ray shows how this place-centered theology and its art emerged in the wake of the climatic catastrophe of the Little Ice Age (ca. 1550–1850).

Fung Institute presents: Engineering Leadership Speaking Series

Lecture | September 4 – November 20, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 4-5:30 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Join UC Berkeley Master of Engineering students for an executive speaker series with leaders from different technology industries. The technology industry forms a vital part of the Northern California economy and these sessions provide an opportunity to deepen your understanding and connections. Engage with innovative leaders from top companies, deepen your industry and functional knowledge and...   More >

Sol and Arthur at the Seige of Mafeking: Lecture with Jane Taylor

Lecture | November 20 | 4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 The Graduate Division

Jane Taylor will present her research on two diarists of the South African War—Sol Plaatje and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Her talk considers the fact that Plaatje and Doyle both wrote about the Siege of Mafeking, a significant moment in the narrative of the South African (Boer) War. Taylor will discuss what the Siege writings do and do not reveal about empire, sentiment, and the uncanny.

An evening with Dr. Louise Aronson, author of “Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life”

Lecture | November 20 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. |  The David Brower Center

 2150 Alston Way, Berkeley, CA

 Public Health, School of

Join us for nibbles (5:30), talk (6:30), book signing (7:30)

TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS to the Lecture Series can be made:
ONLINE www.sutterhealth.org/lifshay
By CHECK payable to “Alta Bates Summit Dept of Philanthropy” & designate “Lifshay Lecture Fund” on memo line (mail to: Alta Bates Summit Dept of Philanthropy, 2855 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 601 Berkeley CA 94705)
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Tri-Valley: Aging and Alzheimer's Disease: Can lifestyle practices protect the brain?

Lecture | November 20 | 5:45-8 p.m. |  Roundhouse Market & Conference Center

 2600 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583

 Dr. Susan Ladau, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

 Cal Alumni Association, Tri-Valley Cal Alumni Club

Susan will educate us on best practices for a healthy brain as we age!
About this Event
Join us for an evening with Dr. Susan Landau to learn how lifestyle changes may influence the brain later in life and how they may reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

Susan is an Associate Research Scientist at the UC Berkeley Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute. Her work focuses on the sixth-leading...   More >

Aging and Alzheimer's Disease: Can lifestyle practices protect the brain?

Lecture | November 20 | 5:45-8:05 p.m. |  Roundhouse Market & Conference Center

 2600 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583

 Dr. Susan Landau, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

 Tri-Valley Alumni Club

Susan will educate us on best practices for a healthy brain as we age!
About this Event
Join us for an evening with Dr. Susan Landau to learn how lifestyle changes may influence the brain later in life and how they may reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

Artist’s Talk: Edie Fake in Conversation with Elaine Yau

Lecture | November 20 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Artist Edie Fake discusses his new Art Wall project with BAMPFA Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow Elaine Yau, who organized it. They will address the idea of queer space in Fake’s architectural motifs, and the role of art in growing dialogue around trans rights.

Arms Trafficking: Its Past, Present, and Future

Lecture | November 20 | 7-8:15 p.m. | Faculty Club, Great Hall

 Brian DeLay, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of History

 Priya Satia, Professor, Stanford University History Department; Daniel Sargent, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of History; Ron Hassner, Professor, UC Berkeley Political Science

 David A. Hollinger, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley Department of History

 Department of History, Berkeley Program Committee, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

The Berkeley Program Committee of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences invites you and a guest to join historian Brian DeLay as he discusses the history of the arms trade, which he argues reaches much farther back than the post-World War II military-industrial complex, and has entangled state and market since George Washington's day.

After DeLay's presentation, Priya Satia, Daniel Sargent,...   More >

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