<< Week of April 12 >>

Monday, April 13, 2020

Zenzi Griffin

Colloquium | April 13 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Zenzi Griffin, University of Texas, Austin

 Department of Linguistics

China’s Belt and Road as Rorschach Test: Perspectives on China’s Global Ambitions

Colloquium | April 13 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Mary Kay Magistad, Director of Audio Journalism Department, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley

 Juliet Lu, PhD Candidate, Department of Environmental Science, Energy & Management, UC Berkeley

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

China’s leaders’ plan to build a ‘community of common destiny’ around the world, through building roads, railways, ports, dams, 5G infrastructure and more, is being read in different ways in different parts of the world. Some 120 of the world’s nations – about 60 percent – have signed on to participate in some way in the “Belt and Road,” or New Silk Road. Some welcome China’s investment as a...   More >

Cambodians displaced from their land by a Chinese port and resort development project in Koh Kong, protest in front of the Chinese embassy in Phnom Penh.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

David Chandler Lecture

Seminar | April 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Christoph Dellago, Department of Physics, University of Vienna

 College of Chemistry

Thursday, April 16, 2020

BPM 110 Foundational Finance

Workshop | April 16 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers budgeting and using your unit’s resources.

BPM 209 Running Effective Meetings

Workshop | April 16 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers the roles and skills necessary for effective meeting facilitation.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Buddhism, Physics, and Philosophy Redux

Workshop | April 17 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 105 Maude Fife Room

 Center for Buddhist Studies

Workshop, April 17-19, 2020
The philosophical problems that emerged with the advent of quantum mechanics in the early 20th century are still very much with us. Issues like the measurement problem, entanglement and nonlocality, wave-particle complementarity, and so on, force us to ask: do the formulations of QM refer to a real, mind-independent world, or are they merely a means of predicting what...   More >

Spring 2020 Research Showcase: The CNR poster session for presenting research to the Berkeley community

Conference/Symposium | April 17 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

College of Natural Resource students will be presenting the research that they have been involved with during their time here at UC Berkeley.

Spring 2019 CNR Research Showcase

Informational Interviewing

Workshop | April 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

Thinking about an interesting career move? Have questions about the field or how to get there? Expand your career strategy toolkit by learning how to conduct effective informational interviews.

  Register online

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Buddhism, Physics, and Philosophy Redux

Workshop | April 18 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Jodo Shinshu Center

 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for Buddhist Studies

Workshop, April 17-19, 2020
The philosophical problems that emerged with the advent of quantum mechanics in the early 20th century are still very much with us. Issues like the measurement problem, entanglement and nonlocality, wave-particle complementarity, and so on, force us to ask: do the formulations of QM refer to a real, mind-independent world, or are they merely a means of predicting what...   More >