<< Week of August 08 >>

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Partition and Generational Impacts of PTSD: The 1947 Partition Archive

Lecture | August 4 | 2-4 p.m. | The 1947 Partition Archive Berkeley HQ, Suite 1

 1840 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

 Shaili Jain MD

 Institute for South Asia Studies

Dr. Shaili Jain, M.D. (Stanford University) on 'The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the frontlines of PTSD Science

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Ways of Seeing Tobacco in Cultures, Past and Present

Lecture | August 10 | 1-4 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Canceled

 Kathleen Harrison, Botanical Dimensions

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Explore the historical, cultural, spiritual and protective aspects of this complex plant teacher from various traditions around the world.

Domesticated from the wild by indigenous people of South America, tobacco has been a sacred tool for native people for millennia. In the animist view, tobacco may be both powerful prayer medicine and a very tricky spirit being. Tobacco use took the European...   More >


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Spotlight on Iran-US Relations: A talk by Karim Sadjadpour

Lecture | August 10 | 3-5 p.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall

 Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies

Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, San Francisco State University proudly presents the first lecture in its new series, “Spotlight on Iran-US Relations,” featuring a talk by Iran scholar Karim Sadjadpour . This event is co-sponsored by UC Berkeley Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Berkeley Lecture Series, and Persian Center. “Spotlight on Iran-US Relations” aims to bring experts and our local...   More >

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