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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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Webinar: Equipping Development Actors to Practice Impact Design

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

Blum Center for Developing Economies, Engineering for Change, Impact Design Hub

International development actors—from students, to engineers architects, technologists and policy makers—are 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 >

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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

Lawrence Cohen, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies and Professor of Anthropology and of South & Southeast Asian Studies

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.