Lecture | August 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Michael Freund, Professor Emeritus, Webster University, Vienna
Migration to Europe for reasons of survival (esp. from Syria and Afghanistan) and for economic reasons has vastly increased since 2014. The massive movements are a challenge and also a test for the willingness of the (mostly affluent) European countries to deal with the issues on a political, a humanitarian and a logistical level, to mention just the most important dimensions.
Lecture | September 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Nilgun Bayraktar, Assistant Professor, Visual Studies Program, California College of the Arts
Joining attention to aesthetic experimentation with a focus on sociopolitical concerns, this talk will offer a discussion of the ways recent cinematic and artistic works engage Europes increasingly diverse and complex relationship to migration. With a focus on projects that explore the sociopolitical tensions that have surrounded migration in Europe since the 1990s, Bayraktar will explore films... More >
Lecture | September 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Terri Givens, Professor and Provost; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Menlo College
Lecture | September 27 | 4:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Nick Stargardt, Professor of History, University of Oxford
Lecture | October 3 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Join the Department of Scandinavian and ScanGrads for a talk by Danish author Josefine Klougart.
Lecture | November 3 | 4 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Celia Applegate, William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair of History; Professor of History; Associate Chair, Department of History, Vanderbilt University
The history of music intertwines with the history of work in ways that reveal remarkable affinities between "homo faber" and "homo ludens," between the working man and the playing man. This lecture considers the broad outlines of these intertwined histories. It focuses especially on Germany in the half-century before the Great War, when the nature of music's relationship to work--and work to... More >