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NEXT WEEK AT UC BERKELEY: A round-up of key news events for the week of Nov. 17-23
12 November 2002

Media Relations

"Setting the Agenda? The New York Times and America's View of the World"

Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., publisher, and Howell Raines, executive editor of the The New York Times will have an open conversation with Orville Schell, dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at 7:30 p.m. at UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall Auditorium. Tickets are required; to order, call (510) 643-3249, or e-mail

"The Birth of Neutrino Astrophysics"

2002 Nobel Laureate in Physics Masatoshi Koshiba will speak at 5:45 p.m. at the George C. Pimentel Hall about directional, spectral and real-time information emitted by solar and atmospheric neutrinos. For more information, contact K. Lee at (510) 642-3034.

"Peacemaking: Prospects for Israeli-Palistinian Peace"
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak will deliver an address at 7:00 p.m. at UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall. Tickets are on sale until Nov. 14 at the Zellerbach box office. For ticket information, call (510) 642-9988.

"Chinese Overseas: Challenges & Contributions"

Commemorating a "Chinese Overseas" exhibit running from Oct. 25 - Dec. 31, there will be a reception from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Morrison Room at the Doe Library. The reception will feature various historians and librarians who will discuss and address Chinese experiences overseas in the last half of the 20th century.

"Fault Lines: Rights, Wrongs, and Responsibilities in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Palestine, and The Nation"
As part of the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture series, Adam Hochschild, prize-winning author of titles such as "King Leopold's Ghost" and co-founder of Mother Jones magazine, will engage in a freewheeling discussion with Christopher Hitchens, recently resigned columnist for The Nation and a fellow at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. The two will discuss their philosophies on human rights, political persuasions and contemporary issues. This event is free for the public and will start at 7:30 p.m. in Pauley Ballroom in the UC Berkeley student union. For more information, please e-mail, or call (707) 823-7293.