ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Agroecology and Participatory Action Research (PAR): Critical Lessons and Reflections for the Future
Lecture | February 6 | 4-5:15 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall
This presentation critically examines the integration of Agroecology and Participatory Action Research (PAR), as a promising approach to address current agrifood system issues.
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
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.
RSVP by February 7 online.
Social Event | February 13 | 3-5 p.m. | 23 Giannini Hall
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 >
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)
A lecture by Bangladeshi Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Sara Hossain.
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.
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. | TBD
Anika Rahman, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist
Monira Rahman, Executive Director, Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF)
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
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.