Events

Shan-Shui City: Exploration of Sustainable Urban Development in China

November 4, 2015

Where: Lawrence Hall, Room 177

A public lecture by Jie Hu, Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute

Hu’s research focuses on classic Chinese landscape (garden) design and the application of traditional Chinese landscape design to contemporary urban projects. Hu has served as the chief planner and designer for many large-scale projects in China, such as the Beijing Olympic Forest Park. 

Oregon Debate vs. British National Team on US policy on Syria

October 4, 2015 to September 24, 2015

Where: The Great Hall, Global Scholars Hall at the University of Oregon

The Oregon debate team will debate the British National Team of the English Speaking Union regarding US policy on Syria, the epicenter of one of the great humanitarian and geopolitical crises in recent history. One of the purposes of rigorous academic debate is to compel people to engage with individuals and their ideas even – especially -  when they differ from one’s own views. Oregon will defend the proposition, inviting a non-American critique of proposed American policy.

Workshop: DESIGNING THE DYNAMIC

June 22, 2015 to June 25, 2015

Where: Lawrence Hall studio 405

Women, Education, and Social Change in Saudi Arabia

June 8, 2015

Where: Knight Library Browsing Room

Considered by Forbes as one of the 200 most powerful women in the Arab world, Dr. Aisha Almana is best known as the first Saudi woman to obtain a PhD, but this is only one of her impressive list of accomplishments.

After completing her sociology degree from the University of Oregon, she went on to pursue a PhD from the University of Colorado in 1980. She is also the first Saudi woman to be appointed the director of a school and the first to do social work in the field of women and development.

Music of the Brazilian Counterculture

April 16, 2015

Where: Allen Hall 221

A talk by professor Christopher Dunn of Tulane University.

Global Oregon Faculty Collaboration Fund Lecture Series: Mogens Brøndsted Nielsen, University of Copenhagen

May 25, 2016

Where: 331 Klamath Hall, Seminar

 

Redox-Active Tetrathiafulvalenes and Photochromic Dihydroazulenes -

Design and Synthesis of Molecules for Molecular Electronics and Solar Energy Storage 

 

Rethinking Race in the Anthropocene Symposium

May 7, 2015

Where: Knight Library Browsing Room

May 7, 2015 12:00–5:00 p.m. - Knight Library Browsing Room

May 8, 2015 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. - Gerlinger Lounge

Racial Justice and Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Justice: A Panel from the Grassroots

May 9, 2015 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. - Lokey Education 276

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