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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Conference: "Zweig in the World"

Conference/Symposium | September 24 | 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Department of German, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Jewish Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Goethe Institut San Francisco

This international conference explores Stefan Zweig’s place in world literature.

Friday, September 26, 2014

The Scottish Independence Referendum and the Future of the Multiethnic State

Panel Discussion | September 26 | 1:30-6 p.m. | Moses Hall, IGS Library, 109 Moses Hall

David Laitin, Stanford University

for others see website

Canadian Studies Program (CAN)), Institute of Governmental Studies, Center for British Studies

Join us for a discussion of the outcome of the September 18th Scottish Independence Referendum, proposing that Scotland separate itself from England and form its own nation. See website for details.


Seats limited; registration open until full. Registration opens August 19. Register by September 25 online.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ukraine: A Battle for the Future of Europe

Lecture | October 15 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage

2020 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704

Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Professor Gorodnichenko, a native of Ukraine, is an applied macroeconomist. He has published widely on broad array of key topics covering macroeconomics, public finance, development, and international economics.

$10 general admission, Free to OLLI members and UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students (with OLLI or UC Berkeley ID)

Tickets in advance or at the door. All purchases are nonrefundable. Buy tickets online.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

30th Annual Colin Miller Lecture: Thirty Years on the Front Lines: a Diplomatic Career

Lecture | October 21 | 5:15-7:15 p.m. | Doe Library, 101 - Morrison Library

Cameron Munter, Professor of Practice, International Relations, Pomona College

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

Professor Munter's talk will focus on the challenges facing diplomats in recent years, from the collapse of the Soviet Union and the tasks of building democracy in a reunified Europe to the unexpected test of post-9/11 deployments to Iraq and Pakistan in times of crisis. He led the first PRT in Iraq, in Mosul; participated in the civ-mil planning for the drawdown of U.S. forces from Iraq; kept...   More >