Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
The Honorable David Rank, Charge d'affaires and Former Acting Ambassador, China
Thomas B. Gold, Sociology, UC Berkeley
Dave Rank resigned from his position as the senior American diplomat in China in the wake of the decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change. He will discuss the decision to end his 27-year career as a State Department Foreign Service Officer and the implications of this American disengagement on U.S. interests, our relationship with China and our standing in the world.
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | September 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Sara Vigil, Research Fellow, Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, University of Liège; Research Fellow, International Institute for Social Studies (The Netherlands), , Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, University of Liège; Research Fellow, International Institute for Social Studies (The Netherlands)
Drawing on case studies conducted in the Cambodian provinces of Koh Kong and Kampong Thom, this talk will analyse the variegated and complex interactions between climate change politics, land grabs, and migration.
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | September 20 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, SEPT 20, 6:30pm. College of Environmental Design alumni Rossana Hu (B.A. Arch. 90) and Lyndon Neri (B.A. Arch. 87) discuss their work.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.