Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Some Assembly Required: Using pXRF to Reconstruct the Production History of a Proto-Corinthian Helmet
Lecture | November 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
This paper will present new conclusions about the development of ancient Greek military equipment and a deeper understanding of ancient Mediterranean metalsmithing. In the summer of 2017, I studied a Proto-Corinthian helmet at the Hearst Museum, object 8-4597, with an X-Ray Florescence (pXRF) spectrometer. Although ancient historians and classical archaeologists often cite object 8-4597, very... More >
Lecture | November 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theo Watson, Partner/Creative Director, Design IO; Eric Siegel, Director, University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Science and art were not always considered separate disciplines, and many argue that the reintegration of art and science will foster new, more responsive, more humane, and more inclusive practices in both fields. Theo Watson will present his work at the intersection of art and science, followed by a dialogue with Eric Siegel.
Theodore Watson is an artist, designer and experimenter... More >
Lecture | November 1 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Murat Akan, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University
Join the CMES for a book talk by Murat Akan, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University.
Lecture | November 1 | 1-2 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Hall
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94705
Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute
Dr. Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, will blend social science, philosophy, and history to offer a better vision for American political discourse and practical, actionable tactics that each of us can use to help heal the competition of ideas in this country.
This is an event for Berkeley students only. RSVP at https://ucbevents.wufoo.com/forms/r1cvpu3f0pubt1m/
Climate Change: The Defining Health Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century: A Lancet Countdown Event
Lecture | November 1 | 5-7 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater and Wolf Gallery
Gina Solomon, Deputy Secretary for Science and Health, California Environmental Protection Agency; Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor, UC Berkeley; John Balmes, Professor, UC Berkeley and UCSF; Hector De La Torre, Member, California Air Resources Board
Linda Rudolph, Director, Center for Climate Change and Health, Public Health Institute
On October 31, the Lancet Countdown will release its first annual report tracking climate change and health indicators across five key domains. Our panelists will discuss the implications of the report and Californias role as the U.S. leader in climate change mitigation policy.
Lecture | November 1 | 6-9 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Armin Nassehi, LMU Munich
Julie Weise, University of Oregon
30 years after opening its doors in the US capital, the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) is expanding its operations to the Pacific Coast. Please join us for the opening event of GHI West. Armin Nassehi's keynote is the first in a series of annual Bucerius lectures funded by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, one of the major German private foundations active in the field of... More >
Lecture | November 1 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, NOV 1, 6:30pm. Amanda Williams is a visual artist who trained as an architect.
Lecture | November 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Zaytuna College, Sanctuary
2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709
Dr. William Barylo, Sociologist, Film-Maker, Author, Light Inc.
Graduate Theological Union
Zaytuna College invites you to their upcoming Lecture Series, occurring on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at 2401 Le Conte Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 throughout the Fall semester with renowned speakers such as UC Berkeley Anthropology Professor Laura Nader, Political Science Professor Steven Fish, CAIR Director Zahra Billoo, Stanford Comparative Literature and Classical Arabic Professor... More >