ABOUT THE CALENDAR
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
Recent work at the intersection of psychology and economics posits that the condition of being financially constrained induces cognitive load, leading to potentially lower cognitive function among the poor. If true, this has the potential to lower labor productivity among the poorproviding a channel through which poverty could directly reinforce itself.
Film - Documentary | April 12 | 5-8 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Water Activism and Water as a Human Right
On April 12 from 5-8 p.m. in VLSB 2040, Student Environmental Resource Center - SERC at UC Berkeley, Amazon Watch, and International Rivers will be hosting a film screening of the new documentary Belo Monte: After the Flood. Food will be provided.
Conference/Symposium | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Blum Hall, Plaza (B100 and B110)
David Sedlak, Professor / co-Director, CEE / Berkeley Water Center; Ryan Sabalow, Reporter, Sacramento Bee; Claire Kremen, Professor, ESPM / Kremen Lab Group; Nathanael Johnson, Food Writer and Author, Grist; Lauren Ornelas, Founder, Food Empowerment Project; John Chiang, Professor, Department of Geography
Blum Center for Developing Economies, Berkeley Water Group, Student Environmental Resource Center, Berkeley Food Institute, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Graduate School of Journalism, Michael Pollan
How can we better communicate science to the public?