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Spring 2016 speakers at International House



The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: The History of Naked, Sweaty, and Colorful Skin in the Human Lineage

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Nina Jablonski

Dr. Nina Jablonski will present the Hitchcock lectures on February 28 and March 1, 2017. The first lecture is titled "The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: The History of Naked, Sweaty, and Colorful Skin in the Human Lineage" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

The Cost of Color: The Health and Social Consequences of Skin Color for People Today

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Dr. Nina Jablonski

Dr. Nina Jablonski will present the Hitchcock lectures on February 28 and March 1, 2017. The second lecture is titled "The Cost of Color: The Health and Social Consequences of Skin Color for People Today" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. About the lecture Skin is the primary interface between ourselves and our environment, and changes in the...

Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lectureship annually brings to the University of California at Berkeley a distinguished scholar, professional military person or government official for a series of lectures on specific national security subjects. The Lectureship provides a better and fuller understanding and awareness of national security concerns in the light of geopolitical balance,...

Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle will present the Weinstock lecture on March 21, 2017. Her lecture is titled "Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

The Science of Burnout

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM

At this day-long seminar, led by GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.--with special guests celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, Ph.D., burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.--you’ll explore the characteristics of burnout, its negative consequences, and the individual and organizational factors that make it more or less...



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