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GSPP Events

April 2014

Apr 1

Michael Stein on Disability Law and Public Policy

Tuesday • 11:00am–12:00pm • 105 GSPP

Michael Stein of the William and Mary Law School will give a talk on disability law and public policy on Tuesday, April 1 at 11am at 105 GSPP.   Professor Stein is a candidate for the Disability Studies Cluster of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and for a position at the Goldman School if he is chosen to head the Cluster.

Apr 2

Fall 2014 Admitted Students Event (Boston, MA)

Wednesday • 6:00pm–8:00pm • Scholar's • Boston, MA

This event is restricted to new MPP and PhD admitted students and GSPP MPP/PhD alumni ONLY.

Apr 7

Fall 2014 Admitted Students Day (Berkeley, CA)

Monday • All Day • Goldman School of Public Policy, 2607 Hearst Ave, Berkeley CA

This event is restricted to new MPP and PhD admitted students ONLY.

Apr 8

EPG Fireside Chat: The Future of U.S. Energy Policy wsg. Hanna Breetz

Tuesday • 6:00pm–8:00pm • GSPP Living Room

These chats are intended to be an opportunity for an informal discussion over dinner on environmental topics which maybe outside the scope of many of our classes. We are happy to welcome GSPP's Hanna Breetz to discuss her research on U.S. Energy Policy and Alternative Fuels. We will also be having a broader discussion on the future of U.S. Energy Policy.

Apr 10

Anver Emon on Shari'a and the Rule of Law

Thursday • 12:45pm–2:00pm • Great Hall of Bancroft Hotel

Apr 10

20th Annual Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy

Thursday • 7:30pm–9:30pm • Sutardja Dai Auditorium

The theme of the panel is "The Effectiveness of Public Policy Analysis," a theme that is hoped to be of considerable interest to everyone in the GSPP community.

Apr 12

Minimum Wage Policy in California and the US: An Emerging Consensus Across Party Lines?

Saturday • 10:00am–11:30am • 145 Dwinelle Hall

Join leading experts Saru Jayaraman, David Neumark and Ron Unz to learn how sometimes divisive social issues generate new, unexpected bipartisanship and consensus. Sponsored by the Goldman School’s Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement.

Apr 15

Personal Dimensions to Public Leadership

Tuesday • 12:10pm–1:00pm • GSPP 105, old building

A lunchtime discussion with WiPP on the challenges of public leadership with Jennifer Granholm and Dan Mulhern.

Apr 17

EPG Alumni Dinner

Thursday • 6:30pm–8:30pm • GSPP Living Room

Apr 21

4th Annual Race and Policy Symposium

Monday • 12:30pm–6:00pm • GSPP (Exact room TBA)

Apr 21

Policy in Action: Unintended Consequences

Monday • 1:00pm–6:00pm • Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley (2607 Hearst Ave.)

The Race and Policy Symposium brings together policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and students from various fields to discuss ways to engage issues of race and ethnicity in policymaking. This year’s symposium features keynote addresses from Eva Paterson of the Equal Justice Society and London Breed from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Additionally, there will be interactive panels on school finance reform, economic mobility, environment justice, and prisoner reentry.

Apr 22

Stand Your Ground: A Policy Debate by BiPP

Tuesday • 6:00pm–8:00pm • Berkeley Law School - Room 105 (2778 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA)

The debate will focus on the controversial “Stand Your Ground” (SYG) self-defense law, which garnered national attention after the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012.

Apr 24

28th Amendment National Road Show

Thursday • 7:00pm–9:00pm • Faculty Club

The 28th Amendment National Road Show will open at the Faculty Club on the Berkeley campus, hosted by the student group Common Cause Berkeley and sponsored by Goldman School of Public Policy. It will then travel to 28 states across the country before the 2014 fall elections.

Apr 25

Birth of the Culture Wars: How Race Divided American Religion

Friday • 10:30am–12:30pm • 402 Barrows Hall

Apr 28

David Kirp on the Future of Public Education

Monday • 4:30pm–6:30pm • Tolman Hall: Education/Psychology Library

Apr 29

Choreographies of Sharing Sacred Sites in Ottoman and Contemporary Turkey

Tuesday • 2:00pm–3:30pm • 402 Barrows Hall

Apr 30

The Ethics of Climate Change

Wednesday • 12:00pm–1:00pm • GSPP 250