Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mongolian Buddhism

Conference/Symposium | September 28 – 30, 2017 every day | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Buddhist Studies

This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. A keynote session will be held Thursday afternoon, September 28, followed by full day sessions on September 29 and 30.

Among the scheduled speakers are:

Agata BAREJA-STARZYNSKA, University of Warsaw
Brian BAUMANN, UC Berkeley
Isabelle CHARLEUX, National Centre for Scientific Research
Jacob...   More >

White Tara, © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Courtesy of the Government of Mongolia.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Mongolian Buddhism

Conference/Symposium | September 28 – 30, 2017 every day | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Buddhist Studies

This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. A keynote session will be held Thursday afternoon, September 28, followed by full day sessions on September 29 and 30.

Among the scheduled speakers are:

Agata BAREJA-STARZYNSKA, University of Warsaw
Brian BAUMANN, UC Berkeley
Isabelle CHARLEUX, National Centre for Scientific Research
Jacob...   More >

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Mongolian Buddhism

Conference/Symposium | September 28 – 30, 2017 every day | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Buddhist Studies

This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. A keynote session will be held Thursday afternoon, September 28, followed by full day sessions on September 29 and 30.

Among the scheduled speakers are:

Agata BAREJA-STARZYNSKA, University of Warsaw
Brian BAUMANN, UC Berkeley
Isabelle CHARLEUX, National Centre for Scientific Research
Jacob...   More >

Monday, October 2, 2017

The Question of Tartar Textiles: Dante, Cangrande I della Scala, and the Vatican Archive

Lecture | October 2 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Mariachiara Gasparini, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer, Santa Clara University

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

The Chinese-Islamic cultural encounter in Central Asia found its maximum expression with the Pax Mongolica in territories that, although vast in area, became similar in aesthetic culture, and brought into existence a unique “dress code” among various social classes from China to Italy. Similarly to the Tang, in the thirteenth century, the Mongols established their domain with a multicultural...   More >

St. Nikolai textile

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Chinese Overseas: Celebrating the Legacy of Scholarship and Collection Treasures at UC Berkeley

Conference/Symposium | October 5 | 8:10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library (101 Doe Library)

 Ling-Chi Wang, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

 Penny Edwards, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Harvey Dong, Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley; Sine Hwang Jensen, Asian American Studies & Comparative Ethnic Studies Librarian, University of California, Berkeley; Theresa Salazar, Curator, Bancroft Collection of Western Americana, University of California, Berkeley; Jianye He, Librarian for Chinese Collections, University of California, Berkeley; Virginia Shih, Librarian for the Southeast Asia Collection, University of California, Berkeley

 Library, Department of Ethnic Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Bancroft Library, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

The keynote address, presentations, and tours of various UC Berkeley libraries will highlight the past, present, and future of Chinese overseas scholarship and curatorship.

 Pre-registration is required. Pls. register by August 1, 2017. https://berkeleychineseoverseas.wordpress.com/register/

 

  Registration opens May 12. Register online or by calling Virginia Shih at 510-643-0850, or by emailing Virginia Shih at vshih@library.berkeley.edu by August 1.

Miscellaneous California views from the collection of Joseph A. Baird BANC PIC 1986.015:73–PIC

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Comparative Industrial Policy in the Cybersecurity Industry: Policies, Drivers, and International Implications

Conference/Symposium | October 20 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), BASC, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

Cyber attacks of varying severity, ranging from email hacking to Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) to advanced persistent threats (APT) to industries are commonplace. Yet at the same time, with the economy being increasingly data-based, these attacks pose a significant security and economic problem. The issue of how to cope with such intrusions raises critical questions about the role...   More >

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Slow Accretion: Producing Harm in Ulaanbaatar’s Air Pollution Crisis

Lecture | November 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Chisato Fukuda, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Franck Billé, Program Director, Silk Road Center, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative

What counts as evidence of harm for those living in the midst of air pollution? Over the past two decades, air pollution has become a seasonal disaster in Ulaanbaatar, prompting widespread concerns about its harms to human bodies and the environment. These concerns have promoted various investments to document air pollution’s effects, from monitoring technologies, to interactive pollution maps,...   More >

Pollution

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.

Golden Mountain, Iron Heap: A Poetic Ethnography of Extraction in Eastern Mongolia

Lecture | December 5 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Jessica Madison, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz; Jessica Madison, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative

This paper explores Mongolia’s mineral extraction boom through an examination of local concepts of landscape. In order to engage seriously with local place-making practices, it analyzes the steppe topologically, looking at attributes of landscape that transcend material upheaval. In eastern Mongolia, poetry is a primary means of mediating human interaction with space, and thus poetic literacy is...   More >

Altan Ovoo in winter, Dariganga Soum, Sukhbaatar Province

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

African Studies Weekly Colloquium

Colloquium | September 5 – December 12, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 TBA

 Center for African Studies

This is the weekly colloquium for the Center for African Studies. The Fall 2017 series will be announced shortly.