Speakers: Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law; Jonathan Simon, Berkeley Law; Ben Handel, Economics, UC Berkeley; Fred Block, Sociology, UC Davis; Janelle Scott, GSE, UC Berkeley; Alberto Garcia, History, UC Berkeley; Daniel Sargent, History, UC Berkeley; Paul Pierson, Political Science, UC Berkeley; Terri Bimes, Political Science, UC Berkeley; Lawrence Rosenthal, Chair and Lead Researcher,Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, UC Berkeley
Sponsors: Center for Right-Wing Studies, Institute of Governmental Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Department of History
This symposium focuses on the first hundred days of the presidency of Donald Trump in order to begin academic conversations and develop analyses centered on the Trump administration and how it relates to politics and society in the United States and the world. Scholars from UC Berkeley and other Bay Area academic institutions will speak on implications and effects of the administration's foreign and domestic policies, as well as the legal questions surrounding it's agenda.This event is free and open to the public. Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-first-hundred-days-of-donald-trumps-presidency-tickets-32480104868Symposium Agenda9:00-9:15 - Welcome and Introductory Remarks9:15-10:45 - Panel 1: Constitutional RightsFirst Amendment (TBD)Conflict of Interest/Voter Rights - Bertrall Ross, Berkeley LawCriminal Justice - Jonathan Simon, Berkeley Law10:45-11:00 - Coffee Break11:00-12:30 Panel 2: Health and Public WelfareHealth Care - Ben Handel, Economics, UC BerkeleyWomen’s Rights (TBD)Science & Climate - Fred Block, Sociology, UC DavisEducation - Janelle Scott, GSE, UC Berkeley12:30-2:00 - Lunch Break (on your own)2:00-3:30 - Panel 3: Global Engagement and the Trump PresidencyImmigration - Alberto Garcia, History, UC BerkeleyForeign Policy - Daniel Sargent, History, UC BerkeleyTrade, Taxes and Inequality - Paul Pierson, Political Science, UC BerkeleyTrump Presidency - Terri Bimes, Political Science, UC Berkeley3:30-4:00 - Concluding DiscussionSponsored by the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing StudiesCo-sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Studies, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, and the History Department.
Registration recommended: $FREE
Registration info: Registration opens March 1. Register online by April 21.
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