Please click here to see a list of recorded events from the Helen Diller Institute over the past decade. Our over 80 recorded events span a diverse range of topics, exploring everything from geopolitics, to the arts, to religion.
Film Screening and Panel Discussion of 9th Circuit Cowboy: The Long, Good Fight of Judge Harry Pregerson
Monday, September 12, 5:45pm, Room 170, Berkeley Law
9th Circuit Cowboy is the story of Judge Harry Pregerson, who served on California’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for almost 50 years and was known for placing his personal scruples over what he discounted as abstract legalities. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with Honorable Dean D. Pregerson and...
Michael Karayanni, (Bruce W. Wayne Chair in International Law, Hebrew University Faculty of Law) in conversation with Masua Sagiv (Koret Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley; Shalom Hartman Institute; Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law) about his new book A Multicultural Entrapment:...
Thursday, October 24, Berkeley Law, Room 100, 5:30pm–7:30pm
Tom Segev is among Israel’s leading journalists and historians. His works include The Seventh Million; 1967: Israel, the War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East; Simon Wiesenthal; and One Palestine, Complete (chosen one of ten best books of 2000 by The New York Times).
Innovations and Collaborations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems:...
Double Amnesia: Rethinking the History of Zionism and Human Rights
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm , 105 Law Building Berkeley Law
James Loeffler & Jay Berkowitz
The year 2018 marks the seventieth anniversary of two momentous events in twentieth-century history: the birth of the State of Israel and the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Both remain tied together in the ongoing debates about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, global antisemitism, and American foreign policy. Yet the...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
Directed by Eran Kolirin
A brass band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center. But due to bureaucracy, bad luck, or for whatever reason, find themselves stranded in a desolate, almost forgotten, small Israeli town, somewhere in the heart of the desert. A brass band comprised of...
An Environmental and Urban Revolution in an Israeli/Palestinian Water Basin: The Example of the Yarqon/Aluja Basin
September 17, 2015, 6:00 pm, B100 A/B Blum Hall
The Yarqon/Aluja water basin spans from the national watershed line in the Samarian Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea. 40% of the basin is west of the green line (the demarcation lines set out in the 1949 Armistice Agreements) and 60% is to the east of it. The Yarqon River Authority initiated a master plan for the Yarqon River in 1994. This has been the planning basis...
Revolution and Change in the Middle East: Policy Challenges For The U.S.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011, Moses Hall, UC Berkeley
Revolutions, counter-revolutions and peace-process stagnation are presenting unprecedented challenges for the U.S. in the Middle East. Can the U.S. influence change or is the “American era” in the region drawing to a close?
Honorable Daniel C. Kurtze, Former Ambassador to Israel and Egypt
S. Daniel Abraham, Professor, Princeton University
Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law and Thought
Law in the Nation / Law as the Nation
Monday, February 14, 2011, Boalt Hall
The Second Annual Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law is delivered by Professor Suzanne Stone, University Professor of Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University, with comments by leading jurisprudence scholar Kathryn Abrams, UC Berkeley’s Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law.