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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The Honorable Ronald M. George, former Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, In Conversation with Maura Dolan, legal affairs writer of the Los Angeles Times Please join us as we celebrate the publication of this important new book chronicling the life and career of one of California's most distinguished jurists...
Monday, November 4, 2013
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Peter Baker, senior White House correspondent for The New York Times , discusses his new book, Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House , a history of the George W. Bush administration based on hundreds of interviews and previously unreleased internal documents.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6:00pm to 7:00pm
With government surveillance headlines swirling in the public arena and Americans fiercely divided on the issue of civil liberties and privacy, this panel of experts will explore the emerging issues associated with the use of domestic drones in law enforcement. As the United States opens its air space to Unmanned Aerial...
Saturday, October 12, 2013 (All day)
The conference will feature some of the most prominent Turkish and Middle Eastern thought leaders that will seek to identify the key components behind the success of the Turkish developmental model and its applicability to the MENA region. The goal of the conference will be to shed light on some of the macro-economic,...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Edward N. Luttwak is Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies of Washington DC, Chairman of AP Fleet, (aircraft leasing), Dublin, Ireland, and is active as a consultant to governments and international enterprises. He founded and heads a conservation ranch in the Amazon. Read more about Edward...
Friday, October 4, 2013 (All day)
The California Constitution Center and Berkeley Law are proud to present the 2013 Conference on the Supreme Court of California on Friday October 4, 2013, along with a special oral argument session of the Court on Wednesday October 9, 2013. The conference is a unique forum to discuss the work of the Court and to consider...
Monday, September 30, 2013
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fed up with partisan gridlock and a dysfunctional state government, California voters have taken matters into their own hands in recent years, passing ballot measures that have created a top two primary, enhanced legislative term limits and reformed the way legislative and congressional districts are drawn. But some say...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm
One of the most salient features of the new millennium is the assertiveness of religious faith in current and former secular states. Whether in the UK, the US, Germany, Tunisia, or Egypt, states are struggling to accommodate the claims of citizens who increasingly insist that their religious faith forms part of their...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
8:30am to 6:00pm
Event has video
Twitter: #OpenDataUC13 Open data, social media, geographic information systems, wireless communications, and mobile devices are transforming the relationship between government institutions at all levels and the constituents they represent. The open data movement, fueled by technical innovations, offers opportunities to...
Friday, April 26, 2013
10:00am to 6:00pm
The economy is improving, the state’s finances are better than they have been in years, and polls show Californians are increasingly optimistic about the state’s future. After years of doom and gloom, is the Golden State back on its feet? For most of its history, California was seen as a beacon of American opportunity...
Berkeley Political Psychology Colloquium
Friday, April 26, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm
When defined in terms of social identity and affect toward in- and out-groups, the polarization of the American electorate has clearly increased. We document the scope and consequences of affective polarization using implicit, explicit, and behavioral indicators. Our evidence demonstrates not only that hostile feelings for...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The IGS National Advisory Council will feature U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) at its annual Salon Dinner on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Julia Morgan Ballroom of the Mercantile Exchange Building (15th floor) in San Francisco. Senator Feinstein is the senior senator from California. All...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
9:00am to 5:00pm
This conference will present contributions from young French and American scholars, studying urban and immigration issues in Europe and in the United States. Co-Chaired by Frédérick Douzet (Paris 8) and Jack Citrin (UC Berkeley) Presented by The France Berkeley Fund, Institute of Governmental Studies & University of...
Baxter Liberty Initiative
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event has video
The Baxter Liberty Initiative is proud to present Dr. Gary S. Becker, winner of the 1992 Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences. Please join Dr. Becker for a discussion on "The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education: Increased Gains from College, Rise in Women's Education, and Relative Decline in US Education." The lecture...
Berkeley Political Psychology Colloquium
Friday, March 15, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Partisanship is treated increasingly within political science research as a social identity that is more expressive then instrumental in nature (Greene 2002; Fowler and Kam, 2007; Lupu, 2012; Nicholson 2012; Miller and Conover 2012; Gerber, Huber, and Was hington 2010). Green, Palmquist and Schickler laid out a social...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Event has video
During his 26 years in Congress and subsequent service as president of the Asia Foundation, Rep. Douglas Bereuter confronted issues of global poverty, food production, and sustainability. In this year's Matsui Lecture, he addresses these critical issues facing the United States and the world. Read more about Rep. Bereuter
Berkeley Political Psychology Colloquium
Thursday, February 21, 2013
4:00pm to 6:00pm
My talk will begin by considering the pessimistic conclusion of political scientist, Robert Putnam that living in ethnically diverse areas is associated with ‘distrust’, not just of ethnic outgroup, but also ethnic ingroup, members. I will challenge his findings, primarily, for having failed to include an adequate measure...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Learn more about the opportunities available through the John Gardner Fellowship at an information session hosted by program director Terri Bimes.