Events

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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, Kenny Reilly.

DATE:
Monday, March 8
TIME:
12:00 pm
In recent years, the EU has adopted far-reaching legislation and policies to support LGBTIQ and women’s rights across a broad range of issues from the gender pay-gap through accession to the Istanbul Convention on violence against women to gender equality in culture and...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 9
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
In the past thirty years, Poland has been taken as a bellwether for the political direction of East Central Europe. A country whose Solidarity movement, roundtable about a peaceful transition to multi-party rule, and elections in June 1989 helped end decades of Communist...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, March 10
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
December 2020’s European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP) sets out a number of important principles for the future of EU disinformation policy. EDAP is a wide-ranging document charting an ambitious course far beyond the precedent set by the 2018 Action Plan on Disinformation....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 11
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
Join the Pitt Global Hub and European Studies Center (ESC) for another RICE &... event. The ESC will be demonstrating how to prepare risi e bisi, Italian rice and peas, while providing the history and context of this dish. Register here:...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, March 12
TIME:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Randall Halle
EU Cultural Policy: How to... Participants in this workshop will gain insights into the shifts in EU cultural policy. They will also develop a foundation for their own analyses of European cultural policy. In different sessions, they will have an overview of culture in the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 16
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
UF Jean Monnet Chair Series - Pandemics in Europe: Political and Social Responses The COVID-19 pandemic changed the dynamics of the EU institutions. Much attention has been paid to the functioning of the EU institutions at the highest political level, but less so at the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 16
TIME:
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Shannon Kimack
A Discussion with Shannon (Illig) Kimack, Federal Employee with the FBI Tuesday, March 16th, 5pm Zoom Discussion GSPIA Alumni Shannon (Illig) Kimack (MPIA '08) will discuss her career in federal service. Shannon started her career as a Staff Operations Specialist for the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 18
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
This installment of Conversations on Europe is in collaboration with the Center for European Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison The ESC’s 2020-21 theme, Creating Europe, explores both the political, social, cultural, and geographical forces that have given shape...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Saturday, March 20
TIME:
9:00 am
PRESENTER:
Pavol Demeš, Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 20th Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop March 18-21, 2021 TRANSATLANTIC COOPERATION IN PANDEMIC TIMES 9:00 am (EDT) | 1:00 pm (GMT) | 2:00 pm (CET) REGISTER:...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, March 24
TIME:
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 1
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual - Register Online!
In Conjunction with the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures program's "Ten Evenings" series, GSC is hosting "Four Evenings" pre-lecture discussions that put prominent world authors and their work in global perspective. Open to series subscribers and the Pitt Community, these...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, April 2
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Dr. Deborah Reisinger
The University Center for International Studies (UCIS), with funding from Pitt?s Title VI National Resource Centers, has embarked on a four year initiative to increase the number of FLAC courses offered on campus. Dr. Deborah Reisinger?s presentation will help prospective...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, April 6
TIME:
10:30 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
Karolina Nikielska-Sekula Andreas Wiesand Alexandra Xanthaki Moderator: Andrzej Jakubowski, University of Opole & Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences This panel will consider both the human rights law dimension of cultural heritage, and the role that...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 15
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
The ESC’s 2020-21 theme, Creating Europe, explores both the political, social, cultural, and geographical forces that have given shape to contemporary Europe and also individuals who create and are creative in their daily or artistic expressions of what it means to be...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 15
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Kristina Weissenbach
EU DEMOCRACY FORUM – IMAGINE THE FUTURE Democracy cannot be taken for granted -- not in Europe, not anywhere. With this series of talks by experts on European politics and society we want to encourage discussion about the future of democracy in the European Union, its...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, April 20
TIME:
10:30 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
Success and Challenge for the EU External Cultural Relations with Guillaume Decot (European External Action Service), Damien Helly (Culture Solutions), Elke Selter (SOAS) Moderator: Kristin Hausler, Center for International Law, British Institute of International and...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, May 11 to Thursday, May 13
TIME:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event since 2002 designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation skills. The...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, May 20
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
EU DEMOCRACY FORUM – IMAGINE THE FUTURE Democracy cannot be taken for granted -- not in Europe, not anywhere. With this series of talks by experts on European politics and society we want to encourage discussion about the future of democracy in the European Union, its...
STATUS:
As Scheduled