Events

The following list includes events on and around campus that relate to Europe, many of which are not sponsored by the European Studies Center, but simply announced here as a courtesy listing. If you would like your event announced on our page, please contact our GSA, Michelle Ozaeta.

DATE:
Thursday, April 9
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 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 vindicate...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, April 14
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Remote
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
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 that include career...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 16
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 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 communists...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, April 17
TIME:
5:30 pm
LOCATION:
501 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Dennis Looney
In this presentation Dr. Looney examines how the reception of Dante Alighieri –his biography and the Divine Comedy–contributes to the productive literary entanglement of several key figures of American literary life in the middle of the 20th century.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Sunday, June 14 to Saturday, June 20
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Brussels, Belgium
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, August 18 to Wednesday, August 19
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...
STATUS:
As Scheduled