ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Colloquium | February 21 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
One of the Center for African Studies weekly sessions in our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series.
Panel Discussion | February 23 | 8 a.m. | Online Webinar
David Dewane, Impact Design Hub; Zoe Bezpalko, Autodesk Foundation; Sophi Martin, Blum Center for Developing Economies; Christian Benimana, African Design Centre, MASS Design Group
International development actorsfrom students, to engineers architects, technologists and policy makersare designing products and services more consciously than ever before. Their growing focus on user behavior, cultural norms, processes, and political context has helped make the design and delivery of novel, poverty alleviating solutions more effective. This shift reflects the rise of impact... More >
The Directors Cut: Challenges and Delights of Oral History Narratives with Syrian Refugee Women: CMES Visiting Scholars Lecture Series
Lecture | March 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Ozlem Ezer, CMES Visiting Scholar
Graduate workshop to follow.
Celebrating International Women's Day: With talks by Co-founder of the Acid Survivor's Foundation in Bangladesh, Monira Rahman and Former President and CEO of Ms. Foundation for Women, Anika Rahman
Panel Discussion | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Raka Ray, Professor of Sociology and of South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Monira Rahman, Executive Director, Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF)
Anika Rahman, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist
A panel presentation on women's issues in Bangladesh
Colloquium | April 5 | 12:10-1:10 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Demography Seminar Room
Philip Cohen, Professor, Sociology, University of Maryland
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
Lawrence Cohen, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies and Professor of Anthropology and of South & Southeast Asian Studies
Talk by Stanford anthropologist and leading contemporary commentator on religious and political violence in India, Dr. Thomas Blom Hansen.
Career Fair | April 7 | 12-3 p.m. | Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)
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?
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
Lecture by Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley.