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Conference/Symposium | March 6 | 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society), Data and Democracy Initiative, UC Davis Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures, Program on Liberation Technology, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford, Human Rights Center, Samuelson Clinic for Law, Technology & Public Policy, Berkeley Law, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Information, School of
Advances in drone aircraft, networked cameras, and recent disclosures about the NSAs international and domestic surveillance activities have stimulated public protests, outrage from activists, and new policy discussions among elected leaders. This symposium will highlight emerging perspectives on visual privacy and consider the state of the art from a variety of disciplines and professions,... More >
$20 General Admission, $10 Faculty or Staff, $5 Students
Lecture | March 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 119 Moses Hall
Philip Coyle, The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Philip E. Coyle is a recognized expert on U.S. and worldwide military research, development and testing, on operational military matters, and on national security policy and defense spending.
Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate
Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and Environment in the Middle East
Conference/Symposium | March 11 | 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Hall | Note change in location
2680 Bancroft Way , Berkeley
Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Law, Energy and the Environment, Institute of International Studies, Friends of the Arava Institute, Goldman School of Public Policy, College of Natural Resources, College of Environmental Design, Blum Center for Developing Economies
This landmark conference seeks to further water and environmental scholarship by creating a space for scholars, practitioners, and the public to engage with key Israeli and Palestinian water issues. It will include scholars from a variety of disciplinesincluding political science, law, history, geography, peace and conflict studies, anthropology, ecology, and hydrology... More >
$35 Individuals and non-profit/government rate, $65 Corporate rate, $0 Students and Faculty (Berkeley and other universities), Keynote Lecture, 6:00-7:30 pm is free and open to the public.
Registration just for the keynote event: https://berkeleylaw.wufoo.com/forms/a-green-bridge-over-troubled-waters/. Registration opens February 1. Register online.
Lecture | March 12 | 4:15-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
John R. Searle, Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Philosophy
Joshua Cohen, Martha Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law, Stanford University, Department of Political Science
The goal of the Baxter Liberty Initiative at the University of California, Berkeley is to encourage dialogue on the ideal of freedom in political and economic life. The central place of the idea of liberty in the founding and development of the American nation and the tensions between liberty and other values are of enduring moral and political significance. There are sharp disagreements about... More >
Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate
Conference/Symposium | March 20 | 3-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium
Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor of California
Join us for a public forum where Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Marina Gorbis of the Institute for the Future, Dean Henry E. Brady of the Goldman School of Public Policy and UC Berkeley Professor Ken Goldberg will review the data and lessons learned from the first California Report Card, an online platform that allows you to grade the state on timely issues.
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