Past Events

Image of old Mediterranean Seal
Friday, Nov 15, 2013 | 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

This one-day conference gathers select scholars to examine the foundation of Mediterranean culture and the role of translation.

Film image for The Memory Loss Tapes
Directed by Shari Cookson and Nick Doob
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Nov 4, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

The first installment of HBO’s four-part Alzheimer’s Project, this film offers a personal portrait of the complex disease scientists are still struggling to understand and treat, and insight into what makes each of us an individual.

Abstract Image by Kurgan Brooklyn
Friday, Nov 1, 2013 | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
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United States

At this interdisciplinary symposium, mapmakers and scholars from the fields of science, urban planning, literature, and new media will examine the ways maps work.

Human Rights logo
Eyal Weizman
Berkeley Human Rights Seminar
Monday, Oct 28, 2013 | 4:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Eyal Weizman (Goldsmiths, University of London) will discuss the place of architecture in human rights and humanitarian law.

Ute Frevert
Ute Frevert
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 | 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

German historian and director of the Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Ute Frevert specializes in the social and cultural history of modern times, gender history, and political history.

Film cover for 5 Broken Cameras
Directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Oct 21, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Palestinian villager Emad Burnat gets his first video camera to record the development of his newborn son, but soon finds his lens documenting the community’s struggle with police aggression.

Book Cover for Kith Kin and Neighbors.
David Frick
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Professor of Slavic Language and Literatures David Frick’s recent book details how Poles, Lithuanians, Germans, Ruthenians, Jews, and Tatars navigated and negotiated cultural and religious differences in mid-seventeenth century Wilno.

Film cover for No One Knows About Persian Cats
Directed by Bahman Ghobadi
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Oct 7, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

A fictionalized documentary about the underground music scene in Iran, featuring music video-style performances by real artists struggling to be heard in a country where their music is banned.

Digital Scholarly Research Image
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
D-Lab Convening Room, 356 Barrows
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United States

The second in a two-part workshop on developing a web presence for your digital scholarly project using Drupal. This session will cover ways of displaying your project data.

Scultpture: Bulb Woman
Methods of Investigating the City, Arts & Public Space
Monday, Sep 30, 2013 | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
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United States

A symposium discussing art, nature, economic development and equity in the Bay Area.

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