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Monday, November 30, 2015

Putin's Spooks: Are His Best Friends Also His Greatest Problem?

Lecture | November 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Mark Galeotti, Clinical Professor of Global Affairs, New York University

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

The security and intelligence services play a powerful role in Vladimir Putin's court and are also important instruments of his rule at home and his policies abroad. They have been praised and funded with equal generosity and this is reflected in the scale of their operations. The irony is that while they are doing what Putin wants them to so, and often quite well, they also appear to be...   More >

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Environmental Coalition (ECO) Meeting

Meeting | December 1 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 106 Wheeler Hall

Student Environmental Resource Center, Environmental Coalition (ECO) at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s Environmental and Sustainability Student Organizations are members of the Environmental Coalition (ECO), a democratic and representative body consisting of appointed representatives and alternates from these organizations. ECO meets 1-2 times/month.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Book Talk: On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics

Lecture | December 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Sheila Fitzpatrick, Honorary Professor of History, University of Sydney

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

Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the Soviet Union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men and political window dressing. On Stalin's Team overturns this view, revealing that behind Stalin was a group of loyal men who formed a remarkably effective team with him from the late 1920s until his death in 1953.

Drawing on extensive original...   More >

The Politics of Performance: Fiesta, Dance, and Creative Publics

Colloquium | December 3 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Center for Race and Gender

Transnational Devils in popular fiestas and carnivals of the Americas
Prof. Angela Marino, Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

La expresión de un sentimiento: Mexican dance for transnational publics
Prof. Olga Najera-Ramirez, UC Santa Cruz

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Summer Opportunities Fair

Special Event | February 10 | 3-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

Summer Sessions

Wondering what to do next summer? Visit the Summer Opportunities Fair to learn about exciting summer options for UC Berkeley students, including summer courses, study abroad, student jobs and internships, research, volunteer and service, housing, and more.

Representatives from Berkeley campus units will be tabling with information on their courses and programs. Previous exhibitors have...   More >

Friday, February 19, 2016

Public Service Scholarships at Cal Info Session

Information Session | February 19 | 3-4 p.m. |  Alumni House

Big Ideas at berkeley, Cal Alumni Association, John Gardner Fellowship, Matsui Center, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Learn about some of the University's most distinguished public service scholarship opportunities! From local government to international service, these programs offer an array of possibilities for you to get hands-on experience in all types of public service environments, and all provide additional financial support. Come learn more!

This event is co-sponsored by Big Ideas at Berkeley, the Cal...   More >

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lectureship in National Security Affairs

Lecture | March 2 | 7-10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Dr. David M. Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History – Emeritus Stanford University

Naval Science Program (ROTC)

Dr. David M. Kennedy will be presenting the 32nd Annual Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lecture in National Security Affairs