ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Lecture | October 2 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mariachiara Gasparini, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer, Santa Clara University
UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Tang Center for Silk Road Studies, The Program for the Study of Italy, IES
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 >
Lecture | October 6 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Keynote address for the Graduate Student Workshop "100 Years Later: The Russian Revolution and its Consequences"
Lecture | October 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
Aghasi Yenokyan, Political Analyst on South Caucasian and Russian Affairs
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is one of the oldest and bloodiest conflicts on the territory of the former Soviet Union. Since its inception, many states and international organizations have been involved in its regulation, but until now Russia remains the most active party in the negotiations and in the management of warfare among Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Karabakh. This presentation will outline... More >
Lecture | October 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Dr. Rojansky will deliver remarks related to the ongoing US-Russia conflict.
Lecture | October 18 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704
How did the US-Russian relationship come to such a low point? What can we expect from the relationship between presidents Putin and Trump?
Lecture | October 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
In his Gorbachev biography William Taubman shows how a peasant boy turned into Soviet Communisms gravedigger, why the Communist regime allowed him to destroy it, how Gorbachevs dream of democratizing the USSR foundered, how he and President Ronald Reagan turned out to be almost perfect partners, and why Gorbachev permitted Eastern Europe to abandon Communism without firing a shot. Taubmans... More >
Colloquium | October 30 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
The fifth lecture in the Slavic Graduate Colloquium Fall 2017 series.
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