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Vivek Wadhwa, Donald MacDonald and Kalimah Priforce to headline at the Bay Area’s first ideas festival, Oct. 25-26

Vivek Wadhwa Tech guru and academic Vivek Wadhwa challenges the common wisdom on innovation, architect Donald MacDonald designed the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, and social entrepreneur Kalimah Priforce‘s specialty is the power and limits of technology for bringing change to disadvantaged communities. All three will be speaking at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, the very first […]

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Brazilian activist Maria Luisa Mendonça; inequality chronicler Chrystia Freeland will be at Uncharted

Maria Luisa Mendonça, director of Brazil’s Network for Social Justice and Human Rights (and director of the documentary about sugar plantation slaves embedded below), is the latest speaker to be sign up to be part of the exciting program at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which is being produced by Berkeleyside in downtown Berkeley, October […]

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Chancellor Dirks, more new speakers for Uncharted

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. Photo: John Blaustein New UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks will be one of the speakers at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas on October 25-26. Dirks, a historian and anthropologist whose work focuses on India, will be in conversation. The subject: “What are the humanities — chopped liver?” Among the other speakers […]

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Civil rights, global poverty, mass extinction: Dangerous thinking at Uncharted, The Berkeley Ideas Festival

UC Berkeley’s global poverty expert Ananya Roy, civil rights leader Kate Kendell, creativity guru Dev Patnaik, and futurist Annalee Newitz are all among the newly confirmed speakers for the inaugural Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, October 25-26 in downtown Berkeley. Uncharted, organized by Berkeleyside, will be two days of dangerous ideas, thought-provoking discussions, real […]

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Announcing Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas

Berkeleyside is thrilled to announce Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. Uncharted is a two-day festival, on October 25-26, that will be filled with thought-provoking conversations, challenging ideas, and engaging experiences. It promises to be the most stimulating, provocative event to come to downtown Berkeley in many years. What is Berkeley? It’s a city and a name […]