International affairs archive

Berkeley’s Eco Ensemble to perform at Venice Music Biennale

Berkeley’s Eco Ensemble to perform at Venice Music Biennale

September 11, 2014:

The campus’s new-music “dream team” is headed to Italy for two concerts featuring works by Berkeley music-composition faculty and alumni at what the ensemble”s founder, Edmund Campion, calls “one of the most visible and important sites for new music today.”

Shaping a global response to sexual violence

Shaping a global response to sexual violence February 13, 2013:

International scholars, policymakers, human-rights advocates and foreign military leaders will take up the issue of sexual violence during and after conflicts at the Missing Peace Symposium 2013 in Washington, D.C., co-hosted this week by the Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of Law.

The grass-mud horse, online censorship, and China’s national identity

The grass-mud horse, online censorship, and China’s national identity December 17, 2012:

For the past decade, Xiao Qiang, an adjunct professor at the School of Information, has been documenting Internet censorship by the Chinese government. He also tracks the impact of emerging online bulletin boards, blog-hosting portals, and microblogs similar to Twitter — and ingenious strategies, including wordplay, for resisting control.