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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Food Systems Policy and Communications Workshop Series 2017–18: Session 3: Engaging with the Media

Workshop | February 7 | 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall

Haven Bourque, Founder, HavenBMedia

Berkeley Food Institute

Session 3: Engaging with the Media

Training on practical tools for researchers and policy experts to effectively engage with the media. Topics include establishing connections with key reporters and becoming a trusted source for specific beats and issues.

Featuring: Haven Bourque, HavenBMedia

Free. RSVP online.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Media and Medicine: Racialized Productions of Public Health

Colloquium | February 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Charles Briggs, Anthropology; Mauricio Najarro, Medical Anthropology

Center for Race and Gender

From Deracialized Bodies to Pathological Biomedical Subjectivities: Constructing Difference in Media Coverage of Health
Charles Briggs, Anthropology

Of Mothers and Addicts: Racialization and the Translation of Interests in Contemporary News Coverage of the Opioid Epidemic in the San Francisco Bay Area
Mauricio Najarro, Medical Anthropology

All Audiences

All Audiences

Monday, February 12, 2018

EU Climate Leadership Post Paris

Lecture | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

Max Gruenig, Ecologic Institute US

Institute of European Studies

What can be expected from the EU and its member states in a time of internal turmoil and external challenges? How far along is the project of a European energy transition and what priority does energy efficiency and renewable energy take in the outgoing Juncker commission? What hope can be placed on the still new French president and what is emerging in Germany?

Max Gruenig is the President of...   More >

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Africanisation and Government Intelligence: the Politics of Security in the Gold Coast, 1948 - 1957

Colloquium | February 13 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Chase Arnold, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley Department of History

Center for African Studies

In 1948, the Gold Coast witnessed a week of rioting sparked by political protest and violent confrontation with police. After the riots, the British and Gold Coast governments implemented numerous political reforms, transitioning the colony toward self-rule and, eventually, independence. The riots also spurred security reform in the Gold Coast. For many in Accra and London, the riots demonstrated...   More >

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A Conversation About US Foreign Policy

Lecture | February 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and Managing Director of WestExec Advisors

Institute of International Studies

Michèle Flournoy is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of WestExec Advisors and is the former CEO of CNAS. She serves on the CNAS Board of Directors.

She served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from February 2009 to February 2012. She was the principal adviser to the Secretary of Defense in the formulation of national security and defense policy, oversight of military plans and...   More >

Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Orange County: Speaker Event and Luncheon at Orange Hill Restaurant: "The Sentence that Changed the World" (with Dr. Benjamin D. Santer)

Presentation | February 24 | 12-3 p.m. |  Orange Hill Restaurant

6410 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869

Dr. Benjamin D. Santer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Orange County Cal Alumni Club, Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement

Join us for a catered lunch at the famous Orange Hill Restaurant followed by a discussion about the impact of climate change on the planet with distinguished guest speaker Dr. Benjamin D. Santer, Climate Scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

$30 Pre-sale for members of all Cal Alumni Chapters in SoCal, $35 Pre-sale for non-members and guests, $40 At-the-door for members of all Cal Alumni Chapters in SoCal, $45 At-the-door for non-members and guests

Tickets may be purchased at the door (if space is available). Tickets go on sale January 1. Buy tickets online, or or by emailing OC Cal Alumni Club at