Lecture | November 12 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Carmen Diana Deere
Master of Development Practice
Why has the gender distribution of land ownership in Latin America continued to be so unequal despite the strengthening of womens land rights over the past forty years and a tendency towards the feminization of peasant agricultural production? And why have recent progressive governments been unable to engage in substantial land redistribution? Dr. Deere will review three moments of land reform... More >
Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Seema Lakdawala, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Seema Lakdawala is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at the University of California, San Diego and completed her postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health. Her lab focuses on emergence of pandemic influenza viruses and uses cutting-edge microscopy... More >
Special Event | November 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center
IS A CAREER IN BIOTECH FOR YOU?
Meet Berkeley alumni working in biotech for an evening of advice, tips, and networking.
STUDENTS OF ALL MAJORS AND LEVELS WELCOME
Kicks off with a quick mini-panel: Your first job Negotiating and Navigating
Seminar | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Jahi Chappell, Executive Director of Food First, will present: "Beginning to End Hunger: Lessons on food security, transformation, and solidarity from Belo Horizonte, Brazil." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall. Co-sponsored by the the Center for Diversified Farming Systems.
Wachs Lecture: Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works
Lecture | November 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall
Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley
Join Professor Emerita Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley for the 12th Annual Martin Wachs lecture Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works Thursday, November 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m. in Wurster Hall Auditorium, Room 112.
About the Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture in Transportation
Now in its twelfth year, the... More >
Panel Discussion | November 15 | 5 p.m. | David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Institute of European Studies, The Arctic Institute, Norwegian Consulate General San Francisco, High North Center for Business and Governance, Norway, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)
How should the European Union respond to the entwined challenges of climate change mitigation, international law, sustainable development, indigenous rights, and security in the Arctic?
An interactive conversation moderated by Dr. Andreas Raspotnik, in cooperation with The Arctic Institute and the Norwegian Consulate in San Francisco.
As sea ice retreats from the Arctic, the challenges of... More >
RSVP by emailing Derek O'Leary at email@example.com
Tour/Open House | November 16 | 10-11 a.m. | Bay Model
2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965
Berkeley Water Group, Society of Conservation Biology
Participate in a guided tour of the Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model in Sausalito in an event joint hosted by the Berkeley Water Group and the Society of Conservation Biology. Optionally, after the tour, join for lunch and a local hike.
What: Visit to the Bay Model
When: Nov 16 at 10AM
Where: 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965
Who: 15 people
How: We plan to organize cars to get... More >