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Visions of Ukraine With Slava Vakarchuk
Feb 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Visions of Ukraine With Slava Vakarchuk

Pacific Leadership Fellow Sviatoslav (Slava) Vakarchuk is a Ukrainian civic activist, musician and the lead vocalist and founder of the band Okean Elzy. He will be speaking candidly on the domestic and geopolitical challenges facing Ukraine.

Feb 21, 2018 at 2:30 pm

CMRR/ECE Seminar: Incremental Redundancy

The Center for Memory and Recording Research is hosting Richard Wesen to speak on the topic of “Incremental Redundancy”.

Dr. Trevor W. Robbins from the University of Cambridge
Feb 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Trevor W. Robbins from the University of Cambridge

Dr. Trevor W. Robbins from the University of Cambridge will be presenting on the “Compulsivity, addiction and OCD: Aberrant learning and fronto-striatal dysregulation.”

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
Feb 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The UC San Diego Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics. This month we will discuss Art and Medicine.

San Diego Bioinformatics Network
Feb 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm

San Diego Bioinformatics Network

San Diego Bioinformatics Network is a networking event hosted by CCBB. February’s flash talk speakers are Alain Domissy (metadata pipelines and common workflow language for single cell analysis) and Yoshiki Vázquez Baeza (microbiome data analysis)

The Marikana Massacre: how could it have happened in Post-Apartheid South Africa?
Feb 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The Marikana Massacre: how could it have happened in Post-Apartheid South Africa?

In celebration of Black History Month, the UC San Diego Department of Cognitive Science is pleased to announce a talk from Provost Ivan Evans on Thursday, February 22nd from 12 to 1 p.m. in Cognitive Science Building – room 003. Food will be served

Silicon Valley’s China Paradox
Feb 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Silicon Valley’s China Paradox

Join Matt Sheehan, former China correspondent for The Huffington Post and The WorldPost, discusses the relationship between China and Silicon Valley has moved through four phases—dependence, competition, segmentation and synergy.

Lecture by Kadji Amin: Disturbing Attachments, Deidealizing Queer Kinship
Feb 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Lecture by Kadji Amin: Disturbing Attachments, Deidealizing Queer Kinship

Kadji Amin is Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University.

Let Loose in Seuss: Geisel Library Open House for Graduate Students
Feb 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Let Loose in Seuss: Geisel Library Open House for Graduate Students

The UC San Diego Library, Grad Life, and GSA invite graduate and professional students to attend an Open House on Friday, February 23 from 6-8pm in the Geisel Library’s Seuss Room.

Guest Lecture: Martha Rosler
Feb 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Guest Lecture: Martha Rosler

Martha Rosler (MFA alumna 1974) is included in the exhibition “Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity,” currently on view in the University Art Gallery. For her visit on February 26th, she will discuss her work and experience.

Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
Feb 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.

Mikko Huotari and Philippe Le Corre will discuss with Susan Shirk the state of play of Europe-China relations, how the EU and its member states position itself vis-a-vis China and the prospects for transatlantic coordination on China.

Tough Cases
Feb 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases

The Tough Cases ethics discussion series provides the opportunity to increase awareness of, and sensitivity to, ethical issues. This month the topic is “Go Back to California: When Doctors Refuse to See Transgender Patients”

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law,  Free Speech and the University
Feb 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law,  Free Speech and the University

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law will give timely talk on, “Free Speech and the University: Historical Roots and Current Challenges.”

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
Feb 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

East West Street: On the Origins of “Genocide” and “Crimes against Humanity” With Award-Winning Author, Philippe Sands

THE INSEPARABLE BOND: Japan-US Security and Military Relations, Past, Present, and Future
Mar 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm

THE INSEPARABLE BOND: Japan-US Security and Military Relations, Past, Present, and Future

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Koichiro BANSHO will offer a historical and security perspective on the importance of the Japan-U.S. bond, a relationship that dates back more than 150 years.