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Monday, February 6, 2017

Agroecology and Participatory Action Research (PAR): Critical Lessons and Reflections for the Future

Lecture | February 6 | 4-5:15 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall


Center for Diversified Farming Systems, Berkeley Food Institute


This presentation critically examines the integration of Agroecology and Participatory Action Research (PAR), as a promising approach to address current agrifood system issues.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

She Started It: A documentary following five passionate, trailblazing young women who strive to compete and thrive in the ruthlessly competitive boys club of high tech startups.

Film - Documentary | February 8 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium


CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Student Technology Council, Berkeley Innovators, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology


96% of venture capitalists are men (1). Women still account for less than 10% of founders for high growth firms (2) and earn only 12.9% of computer science degrees (3). She Started It gives a new face to the image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face.

Join the CITRIS Foundry, Berkeley Innovators, Student Technology Council, and the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology for a...   More >


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RSVP by February 7 online.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Berkeley Food Institute 2017 Open House

Social Event | February 13 | 3-5 p.m. | 23 Giannini Hall


Berkeley Food Institute


We're having a party and hope you will join us! Come celebrate the new year and network with faculty and staff, students, community members, and other friends who are involved in food and agriculture issues at the Berkeley Food Institute's 2017 Open House. We will introduce BFI staff, fellows, and affiliates and events for the semester. The open house will also include a raffle and, of course,...   More >

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bangladeshi Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Sara Hossain delivers the Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2017: Title TBD

Lecture | February 16 | 5-7 p.m. |  TBD


Sara Hossain, Lawyer at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and an honorary executive director of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies


A lecture by Bangladeshi Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Sara Hossain.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Real vs. Fake Investors: Race, Security and Citizenship in ‘Post-Africanization’ Uganda

Colloquium | February 21 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Dr. Anneeth Kaur Hundle, Assistant Professor, University of California, Merced

Center for African Studies


One of the Center for African Studies weekly sessions in our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Marriage, birth timing, poverty and health: Demography Brown Bag Talk

Colloquium | April 5 | 12:10-1:10 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Demography Seminar Room


Philip Cohen, Professor, Sociology, University of Maryland

Population Science, Department of Demography

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thomas Blom Hansen | Urban Theory goes South: On the Historicity of Space and Urban Imagination in South Asia

Lecture | April 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Thomas Blom Hansen, Reliance-Dhirubhai Ambani Professor in South Asian Studies; Professor in Anthropology; Director of Center for South Asia, Stanford University

Institute for South Asia Studies


Talk by Stanford anthropologist and leading contemporary commentator on religious and political violence in India, Dr. Thomas Blom Hansen.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Environmental and Sustainability Career Expo

Career Fair | April 7 | 12-3 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)


Student Environmental Resource Center, Career Center, College of Natural Resources


Seeking an environmental and sustainability career? Want to learn more about different green-focused organizations or network with sustainability professionals? Want to learn tips for getting an environmental job?

Join us for an Environmental and Sustainability Career Expo! Featured employers TBA.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Does Poverty Lower Productivity?

Colloquium | April 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room


Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Institute for the Study of Societal Issues


Lecture by Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley.

Stay tuned for more information regarding this event.