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Monday, April 27, 2015

Reflections on the Legacy of Nuremberg: The 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, The Joseph and Eda Pell Endowed Fund for Jewish Studies, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Human Rights Program, Human Rights Center, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


An International Conference on the Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials.

Program: Monday, April 27, evening, at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. Reception: 5:30 pm; 6:15pm Film Screening – "Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today," followed by Q and A with filmmaker Sandra Schulberg and Professor of Law Richard Buxbaum


Tuesday, April 28, all day at the Bancroft Hotel. More Details TBA


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Reflections on the Legacy of Nuremberg: The 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials

Conference/Symposium | April 28 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Hall


2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, The Joseph and Eda Pell Endowed Fund for Jewish Studies, Department of History, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Human Rights Program, Human Rights Center, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


An International Conference on the Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials.

Program: Monday, April 27, at The Magnes. Reception: 5:30 pm; 6:15pm Film Screening – "Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today,"
Tuesday, April 28, all day at the Bancroft Hotel. More Details on website


Register online, or or by emailing adubinsky@law.berkeley.edu.



The EU's Policy on Russia and the Ukraine

Lecture | April 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Peter Schmidt, Honorary Professor, University of Mannheim; Associate Lecturer, Munich University; former Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik SWP Fellow

Institute of European Studies, American Council on Germany


The EU’s policy towards the Ukraine and Russia remains unchanged. Putin’s Russia is regarded as the guilty party alone. Against this stance, Professor Schmidt will argue that, from a strategic point of view, the EU’s policy toward the Ukraine and Russia was flawed in four ways: a rather romantic understanding of Ukraine’s situation, a disregarding of warnings in regard to the changes in Russia’s...   More >

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Current Developments in Greece: Can Economic Policy Change with a New Government?

Lecture | April 29 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Gikas Hardouvelis, Minister of Finance (June 2014-January 2015) in the government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras

Institute of European Studies


Gikas Hardouvelis holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Berkeley and an MS and BA in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. From 2000-2004, he served as Director of the Economic Office of Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis. He held the position of Director of the Economic Office of Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos between November 2011 and May 2012. From June 2014 until January 2015, he...   More >