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Monday, September 11, 2017

Book Talk: "Intelligent Infrastructure: Zipcars, Invisible Networks, And Urban Transformation"

Lecture | September 11 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Thérèse Tierney, Founding Director of URL: Urban Research Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

 Berkeley Center for New Media

When we think of smart cities, the hypermodern cities of Shenzen or Songdo usually come to mind. But when we look at the future, it is clear that all cities – from Brooklyn to Berkeley – will also be smart.
New or old, smart cities are sustained by intelligent infrastructure, an assemblage of software, wireless communication technologies, and environmental sensors. These allow for previously...   More >

LAEP Lecture: Kate Orff

Lecture | September 11 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design


Public (Re)Assembly with Shannon Jackson and UC Berkeley Faculty

Lecture | September 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Shannon Jackson, associate vice chancellor of arts and design at UC Berkeley, launches the Public (Re)Assembly series with a public lecture on the Arts + Design Initiative as a vehicle for elevating, fortifying, and “reassembling” the resources of Cal’s tremendous creative culture. In thinking about the artistic, social, and technological future of public higher education, Jackson is joined by...   More >

Rahul Gandhi | India At 70: Reflections On The Path Forward

Lecture | September 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Rahul Gandhi, Vice President, Indian National Congress

 Institute of International Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

Rahul Gandhi has led the reorganization of India’s Congress Party since becoming Vice President of the party in 2013. At UC Berkeley, he will offer his reflections on contemporary India and the path forward for the world’s largest democracy. He follows in the footsteps of his great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, who delivered a historic speech at Berkeley in 1949.

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