Apr
03

Free Opening Week at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Hearst Museum of Anthropology 102 Kroeber Hall

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. … Continued

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Apr
05

Romance outside Europe

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Dwinelle Hall 4226

The Romance Linguistics Working Group and Francophone Studies Working Group are pleased to announce an upcoming mini-colloquium, set for April 5, 2017. The theme of our event is “Romance outside Europe.”

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Apr
08

New Directions in Armenian Ottoman Studies

9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union Tilden Room

The goal of this conference is to take stock of the research produced by a new generation of scholars who have already contributed to the broadening and deepening of our understanding of the past. The Armenian Studies Program at the University of California presents: “New Directions in Armenian Ottoman Studies” Saturday, April 8, 2017 Tilden Room, MLK Student … Continued

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Apr
11

“Advancing Human Rights in a Rightward World: Challenges for International Institutions and Civil Society”

5 - 7 p.m.
Boalt Hall, School of Law Goldberg Room

“Advancing Human Rights in a Rightward World: Challenges for International Institutions and Civil Society” A Talk By: NAVANETHEM PILLAY United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2008-2014 and Judge of the International Criminal Court, 2003-2008 Opening Remarks: PAUL ALIVISATOS, Vice Chancellor for Research and Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, UC,…

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Apr
19

On Suicide Bombers

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340

Lecture by Fatima Mojaddedi, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology.

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Apr
20

Arab Spring And Arab Winter: Should The United States Support Democracy In The Middle East?

5:30 - 7 p.m.
Sutardja Dai Hall Banatao Auditorium

Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House. Abrams was … Continued

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Apr
25

Tehran Streetstyle

5:30 - 7 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340

Hoda Katebi is an author, photographer, and activist fashion blogger whose research focuses on the underground fashion movement in Iran and the intersections of fashion, gender, and nationhood. In 2013, she founded Joo Joo Azad (www.joojooazad.com), an online platform dedicated to the integration of ethical fashion and activism. Tehran Streetstyle—the first in-print collection of modern fashion…

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Apr
28

6 Days, 50 Years: 1967 and the Politics of Time

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, the Centers for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara will host contemporaneous panels to address this significant milestone through the meta narrative of “6 Days, 50 Years: 1967 and the Politics of Time.” At UC Berkeley, we … Continued

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Apr
28

ESPM Graduate Student Symposium

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
David Brower Center Tamalpais Room

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. This year the event will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the David Brower Center located at 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA . The day’s events will include finishing … Continued

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May
01

Anthropology on the Frontlines

1 - 7 p.m.
Alumni House

The Anthropology department is hosting an international conference with special guests to honor the life and work of Professor Nancy Scheper-Hughes during May 1st and 2nd. Several of our own UCB Anthropology PhD alumni and other distinguished anthropologists, social scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, investigative journalists will also be speaking at the two day event.

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