Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky at an OLLI lunchtime speaker event

Throughout the year, OLLI @Berkeley showcases leading figures in their fields discussing some of the most pressing issues of our time. Recently, scholars have explored constitutional rights, climate change, Nordic capitalism, Putin's Russia, the #MeToo movement, breakthroughs in medical research, the global politics of waste, and more. These events are free and open to the public. Check our calendar for upcoming events and links to join.

America's Unfinished Work Series

Our America's Unfinished Work series features presentations by influential speakers engaged in the examination and eradication of systemic racism to create a more humane, just and equal society. 


Fall 2021 Series: Climate Change

Throughout the fall, we hosted preeminent researchers, scientists and policy advocates at the forefront of fighting the climate crisis and its extreme impacts. 


Watch on YouTube

The following speaker presentations were held online and are viewable on our YouTube channel.

Listen to Podcasts

We are delighted that a number of OLLI presentations have been showcased on Berkeley Talks, a Berkeley News podcast that features events hosted by UC Berkeley.