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<< Week of November 10 >>

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Land to the Tiller?: Gender and the Distribution of Land in Latin America

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 women’s 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 >

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Visualizing the Assembly of Influenza Viral RNA"

Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Seema Lakdawala, University of Pittsburgh

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

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 >

Career Connections: Biotech

Special Event | November 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Bechtel Engineering Center

 Bioengineering (BioE)

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

 

  RSVP online

Thursday, November 14, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Jahi Chappell

Seminar | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Jahi Chappell

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

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

 Institute of Transportation Studies

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 >

Elizabeth Deakin

Friday, November 15, 2019

Europe and the Arctic: Ground Zero for Global Climate Change?

Panel Discussion | November 15 | 5 p.m. | David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Andreas Raspotnik, High North Center; Kristian Åtland, Norwegian Defense Research Establishment

 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 derekoleary@berkeley.edu

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Trip to Bay Model in Sausalito

Tour/Open House | November 16 | 10-11 a.m. |  Bay Model

 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965

 N/A

 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 >