Events

April 01, 2017
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Journalist and best-selling author Michael Pollan is joined by noted architectural and urban historian Simon Sadler to discuss the history and new use of psychedelics for therapeutic...

April 04, 2017
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Evans Hall
Speaker:
Speaker: Farzad Pourbabaee

Abstract: I analyze the large deviation probability of factor models generated from components with regularly-varying tails, a large subclass of heavy tailed distributions.

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April 04, 2017
4 - 6 p.m. | Stephens Hall
Speaker:
Martin Previsic

The <i>Goli otok</i> (Barren island) labor camp was one of the best kept secrets in Tito’s Yugoslavia. During the Tito-Stalin split of 1948, over 13,000 genuine and alleged...

April 04, 2017
4 - 5 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building
Speaker:
Susan Koskinen

EndNote is a tool for managing your references and documents and allows you to organize your citations, import from databases, add pdfs, insert footnotes into your Word docs, and format...

April 05, 2017
4 - 5:30 p.m. | Li Ka Shing Center
Speaker:
Dr. Claude Steele

Please join us for an important discussion on Stereotype and Identity Threat led by Professor Claude Steele of Psychology, followed by a panel discussion with Professor Waldo Martin, Jr...

April 05, 2017
Doe Library
Speaker:
Rosario Pintaudi

In this illustrated lecture, Professor Pintaudi will discuss the history and current excavations of Antinoupolis, the magnificent city (later a provincial capital) that the Emperor...

April 05, 2017
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Speaker:
Vince Resh

Discover the challenges, successes and lessons learned by one of UC Berkeley’s most preeminent proponents of local and global sustainability.

For four decades Professor Vincent...

April 06, 2017
5 - 7 p.m. | Stephens Hall
Speaker:
Thomas Blom Hansen

Talk by Stanford anthropologist and leading contemporary commentator on religious and political violence in India, Dr. Thomas Blom Hansen.

April 10, 2017
5 - 7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall
Speaker:
Karen Barkey

In this talk, I will discuss the sharing of sacred sanctuaries by the three great monotheistic religions across the Mediterranean, with particular examples from the history of the...

April 12, 2017
4 - 6 p.m. | Stephens Hall
Speaker:
Paul Richardson

This paper takes up the issue of the remote and beguiling Southern Kuril Islands in order to explore divergent and contradictory ideas, convictions, and beliefs on what constitutes “...

April 13, 2017
Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
Speaker:
Jose Cuellar

The Badè Museum is proud to host Dr. Jose Cuellar, Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies at San Francisco State University for an evening discussion and demonstration of ancient...

April 14, 2017
2 - 5 p.m. | Doe Library

A quarter century ago, Mongolia, Asia’s first Communist power, was wracked by revolt among its young, educated elite, a revolt that culminated in the collapse of Communism and...

April 17, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | California Academy of Sciences

Are you interested in establishing a learning community among staff at your zoo, aquarium, museum, or park that enhances teaching practice and fosters the growth and development of...

April 17, 2017
12:30 - 2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Speaker:
Ashley Hunt

Artist and activist Ashley Hunt is interested in how images, objects, maps, writing and performance can engage social ideas and actions, including those of social movements, daily life,...

April 21, 2017
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Haas School of Business
Speaker:
Rose Marcario

Patagonia Case Competition
Patagonia and the University of California, Berkeley have joined forces once again to host a case competition open to graduate students across the...

April 22, 2017
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Speaker:
Lawrence Hall of Science

Join us at the Hall for our annual and free Cal Day event.

This year we are celebrating how we can improve the quality of life #InThisGen by helping to inspire and activate the...

April 22, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Kroeber Hall
Speaker:
Meredith Fowlie

With the US’s commitment to the Paris Agreement in question and the future of federal climate change policy unclear, what steps should California take to remain at the forefront of...

April 22, 2017
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Blum Hall

How can we better communicate science to the public?
Come to Science Talk at Cal, a student-organized conference featuring panel discussions with renowned speakers from the fields...

April 28, 2017
9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | David Brower Center

The ESPM Graduate Research Symposium is an annual event in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management that celebrates and showcases graduate student research.

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April 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall

Join us for the third edition of the Berkeley-Haas Africa Business Forum. This year the Forum will explore the dissemination of technology in Africa and its disruptive impact on just...

May 07, 2017
3 - 5 p.m. | International House
Speaker:
Mira Nair

ISAS is proud to announce the 5th <a href="http://southasia.berkeley.edu/sarah-kailath...

May 18, 2017
7 - 9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)
Speaker:
Gary White

Climate change has been characterized by many as the ultimate challenge of humanity. First discovered over a century ago, global climate change was first popularized in 1989 by James...

June 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Speaker:
FOSS Project Staff

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning...