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Film - Feature | October 1 | 5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join us in a screening for Eliso featuring an in person introduction from Mark Morris and live music from Judith Rosenberg
$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission
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Colloquium | October 3 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
The third lecture in the Fall 2016 Slavic Colloquium Series.
Lecture | October 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Bursting steam generators, detonating gas clouds, exploding melting furnaces - until its very end in 1990, lives of workers in the planned economy of the communist 'German Democatic Republic' were sacrificed for the sake of the sacrosanct plan. Endemic neglect of basic safety norms, lack of sophisticated technology, and political obstacles to bring responsible managers to court accelarated the... More >
Lecture | October 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Russias illegal, attempted annexation of Crimea and its military intervention in the Donbas have frayed the foundations of Europes post-Cold War security architecture. As a result, confidence and trust between Russia and NATO, and between Russia and the independent states along its periphery, have deteriorated to a new post-Cold War low. Dr. Carpenter will address the roots and dynamics of the... More >
Film - Documentary | October 7 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | 142 Dwinelle Hall
1995. The city of Sarajevo is under siege. The citys children see a film at the citys inaugural film festival. For many, it is the first time they have ever been to the cinema. Sarajevo Film Festival Competition Programmer, Elma Tataragic, worked to create this unique film festival during wartime. Since then, she has programmed for all 21 iterations, bringing the regions vital filmmakers onto... More >
Colloquium | October 10 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Joachim Klein, Professor Emeritus, Leiden University
The fourth lecture in the Fall 2016 Slavic Colloquium Series.
Lecture | October 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
Ellen Elias-Bursac, Translator
In war crimes trials, witnesses testify - through an interpreter - about translated documents tendered as evidence; attorneys argue - through an interpreter - about both the translated documents and the interpreting, and judges adjudicate on interpreted testimony and translated evidence. The provisionality of translated evidence seems to invite challenges and these negotiations over meaning shape... More >
Lecture | October 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Lena J. Tsipouri, University of Athens
European regional development policy is a unique procedure of transfer of resources between sovereign countries; in a sense it is a crossbreed between nationally regulated regional development policy (based on internal transfer of resources) and development aid. Its overarching target is intra-European cohesion.
Antoine Volodine: “Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur le post-exotisme sans jamais oser le demander”
Lecture | October 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 4229 - French Department Library
Reception | October 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
Brown Gallery viewing 5-5:30pm
Colloquium | October 17 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
The fifth lecture in the Fall 2016 Slavic Colloquium Series.
Colloquium | October 24 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
The sixth lecture in the Fall 2016 Slavic Colloquium Series.
Lecture | October 27 | 6-8 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall
What did Hitler (may his name and memory be blotted out!) mean when he said, on the eve of invading Poland and starting World War II, Who remembers the Armenians? Just five years earlier a Czech Jew named Franz Werfel had published in German the novel Forty Days of Musa Dagh, about the successful armed resistance to whole Turkish armies, and subsequent rescue and escape to safety, of the... More >
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