Events

DATE:
Thursday, April 9
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
Sam Gindin

Forty years ago, Margaret Thatcher declared that “there is no alternative.” State socialism was dying and capitalism, restructured as neoliberalism, was ascendant. The collapse of state socialism in 1991 seemed to hammer the last nail into socialism’s coffin and...

DATE:
Wednesday, April 15
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Angela Illig

Designed for juniors, seniors, and graduate students to establish a career direction
and formulate a strategy for securing a full-time position in today's competitive
international and global workplace. Students focus on developing specific
competencies...

DATE:
Thursday, April 16
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
Aminda Smith

Communist revolution in the 20th century was reliant on a profound change in individual consciousness. It is not surprising that communist ideology spoke forcefully and often about creating “new people.” Revolutionary China was no different. But how did Chinese...

DATE:
Friday, April 17
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:

This language table has moved online. Contact Dijana Mujkanovic (dim31@pitt.edu) for more information.

Practice your Bosnian, Serbian, or Croatian language skills at our weekly language table.

DATE:
Monday, April 20
TIME:
12:45 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:

This language table has been moved online. Please contact Katya via Skype @katya.kovaleva1 during the usual meeting time of Monday's from 12:45PM-2:45PM OR email Katya directly (katya.kovaleva@gmail.com)

Improve and...

DATE:
Tuesday, August 18
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
Varies

Urban infrastructure is a vital topic for interdisciplinary research because it is fundamental to the economic development prospects of regions. The Urban Studies Program in collaboration with the Regional Studies Association (UK), the Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory, and...

DATE:
Thursday, November 5
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Varies

Access to sufficient, nutritious, culturally appropriate food is a concern for groups across the globe. Current approaches to food security tend to focus on technological solutions to increase production. As such, much of the related research is targeted at reacting to...