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The Victor Jones Memorial Lecture Series

The Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) is pleased to present the Victor Jones Memorial Lecture on Metropolitan Governance. This occasional lecture series will be administered by the Institute and serve as a lasting tribute to Victor Jones, Professor Emeritus of Political Science. More info (PDF)

3rd Memorial Lecture: 2005

"Establishing a Right to Housing:
The Regional Dimensions."

Chester Hartman
Poverty and Race Research
Action Council, Washington, DC

Friday, January 28, 2005
Lecture: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: UC Berkeley Alumni House
Directions to the Alumni House


2nd Memorial Lecture: 2004

"Regionalism: New Thinking for a New Century."

Tom Torlakson
California State Senator (D- Antioch)
Brochure (PDF)
Press Release

Lecture Webcast

Friday, February 6, 2004
Lecture: 1-30- 2:30 pm
Reception: 2:30- 3:00 pm
Location: UC Berkeley Alumni House
Directions to the Alumni House


1st Memorial Lecture: 2002

"Federalism in the 21st Century: A White House Perpective on the Challenges and Opportunities of Intergovernmental Relations"

Ruben Barrales
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

Brochure (PDF)

Friday, November 8, 2002
Lecture: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Reception: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Lipman Room
8th Floor of Barrows Hall

A webcast will also be available 24 hours after the event:

Donors to the Victor Jones Memorial Lecture:

Gabriel Almond
Ralph and Marla Andersen
Bruce Cain
Richard Carpenter
Johnnie Lee Crumpton
Terry Dean
Rod Diridon
Giuseppe Di Palma
Janet Duckart
Donald Foley
Annette Fox
Michael Heiman
Ira Michael Heyman
Annie Mae Jones
Lewis Keller
Ruth Kimberlin
John and Jean Knox
Yvonne C. Koshland
Martin Landau
Eugene Lee and Joanne Hurley
David A. Leuthold
Wesley McClure
William Muir
Edward and Harriet Nathan
John and Margaret Nutt
Robert and Jacqueline Peyton
J. Austin and Nancy Ranney
Raymond Remy
Rita Ross
Stanley Scott
Eugene Smolensky
Alvin D. Sokolow
Revan Tranter
Alan Unger
Reg and Patricia Ungern
Kenneth and Helen Waltz
Harry Wolf

The Almond Trust
Stanilaus County Chapter, University of California Alumni Association

Contributions to support this lecture series may be made by sending a
tax-deductible donation to:

The Victor Jones Memorial Fund,
c/o Institute of Governmental Studies,
109 Moses Hall #2370
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-2370.

Please make checks payable to the UC Berkeley Foundation.

For more information, contact the Institute at (510) 642-1474.