Events

DATE:
Monday, November 27
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Introduction by and post-screening Q&A with the film producer Serik Abishev (Kazakhstan)

"Kafka meets Kaurismaki in this bleakly funny Kazakh drama.... The Owners is a caustic critique of small-town corruption and croneyism in contemporary Kazakhstan."...

DATE:
Tuesday, November 28
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar 4217

Are you interested in international development? Do you have a passion for impactful social enterprise? If so, don't miss the opportunity to hear from Michelle Kirby! Michelle has spent a decade working across the globe: from Mali to Madagascar, Brazil to Indonesia, DC...

DATE:
Tuesday, November 28
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:

Pittsburgh is exploding as an education destination with students from across the globe! Join UCIS and the Asian Studies Center on this month's site visit to WholeRen to learn about their work on integrating and promoting Chinese-American educational opportunities and...

DATE:
Friday, February 23
TIME:
8:00 am
LOCATION:
TBA

The inland rivers of Central Eurasia intersect vast regions, sustain diverse communities, and inform social identities. This symposium will explore how efforts to control and exploit the various potentials of these waterways reflect economic, political, and cultural...

DATE:
Wednesday, February 28
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
TBD

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (171 min) is a 1988 American film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera, published in 1984. Director Philip Kaufman and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière portray the effect on Czechoslovak artistic and intellectual...

DATE:
Thursday, March 1
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
TBD

Early Works (Serbian: Rani radovi, 90 min) is a 1969 Yugoslavian film by Serbian director Želimir Žilnik. It critically depicts the aftermath of the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. It won the Golden Bear at the 19th Berlin International Film Festival in 1969. The...

DATE:
Thursday, March 1
TIME:
4:45 pm
LOCATION:
TBD

This round-table is a follow-up event to the screening of the Unbearable Lightness of Being (February 28, 2 p.m.) and of Early Works (March 1, 3 p.m.) and is part of the UCIS-wide anniversary series on 1968. The panel will explore (partly based on the films and the book...

DATE:
Friday, April 13
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Location to be announced

The European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation...

DATE:
Monday, June 25
TIME:
8:30 am
LOCATION:
TBA

Make college more affordable for your high school students—and help them grow as global citizens and 21st century professional—while earning ACT 48 professional development credits.

The College in High School program and the University Center for International...