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, Katie Brown.

DATE:
Sunday, August 25
TIME:
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
various
Join us for our annual EuroFest in celebration of all things Europe in the 'burgh! Food trucks, dancers, local artisans, and more! This is a family-friendly event fun for all ages. Special activities will be available for Pitt students.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 3
TIME:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Patio (Roberto Clemente Drive side)
PRESENTER:
Please join the European Studies Center as we kick off the 2019-2020 Academic Year with our annual Welcome Reception. Come meet current and new students, staff, and faculty and learn about our upcoming events. Refreshments will be served.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 7
TIME:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Varies
The contemporary period has called forth a re-thinking of methods and approaches to the study of Europe's cultures in the present and the past. Participants at this workshop are at the forefront of considering Europe as a term of debate, analyzing it as a discourse,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, September 12
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Sonja D. Schmid, Department of Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech.
The Chernobyl disaster immediately comes to mind when we think of the Soviet nuclear industry. What about the history of Soviet nuclear power in the four decades prior? This live interview with Sonja Schmid will explore the development of the Soviet nuclear industry from...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 17
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, September 19
TIME:
10:00 am to 2:45 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall, 2nd Floor (Provost Suites), University of Pittsburgh
PRESENTER:
various
On the eve of the Pittsburgh Global Town Hall hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Global Voice, World Workable Trust, and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the University Center for International Studies will host a workshop and town hall discussion specifically for area...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, September 19 to Friday, September 20
TIME:
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh
PRESENTER:
various
The European Studies Center, the Global Studies Center, and the University Center for International Studies, with the support of the Office of the Provost and the Year of Pitt Global Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, in partnership with Global Voice and the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, September 27
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar 4500
PRESENTER:
Mattias Matthijs
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 2
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 8
TIME:
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
LOCATION:
211 David Lawrence
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 10 to Saturday, October 12
TIME:
(All day)
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 10
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Magdalena Edyta Stawkowski, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, North Carolina State University
From 1949 to 1989, the Soviet Union conducted 456 nuclear tests at Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan. Despite decades of nuclear fallout, Kazakh rural communities inhabit the area around the site. How has living around a nuclear test site shaped those...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 15
TIME:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Maria Todorova, University of Illinois
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 17
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Anindita Banerjee, Department of Comparative Literature, Cornell University
Since the mid-20th century, science fiction has shaped our view of the nuclear. The possibilities and horrors of the nuclear has had a comparable impact on utopian and dystopian science fiction. American science fiction fans are well versed in the tropes. What was the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 24
TIME:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 30
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Philipp Oswalt
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, November 6
TIME:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
History Department Lounge, 3702 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Tobias Weger
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, November 7
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Ed Geist, Associate Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
The United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a decades-long nuclear race. Though the Cold War rivals achieved "Mutual assured destruction" in the 1960s, both powers made plans for their respective societies to survive nuclear holocaust. This live interview with Ed...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, November 8
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, November 12
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, November 20
TIME:
4:30 pm
LOCATION:
Simmons A, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
PRESENTER:
Dr. Stefano Bottoni, University of Florence, Italy
Thirty years after the democratic transition in 1989, hybrid political cultures and peculiar, neither Western nor fully Eastern power practices seem to have taken root in the European semi-peripheries. Regional experts speak of de-globalization as the outcome of the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, December 3
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, December 4
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, December 5
TIME:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
540 William Pitt Union (WPU)
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, January 21
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 30
TIME:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Peter Verovsek, University of Sheffield
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 30
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Kate Brown, Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT
The hit HBO miniseries Chernobyl thrust the nuclear disaster back into public consciousness. What are its legacies in and around the "Exclusion zone"? This live interview with award-winning historian Kate Brown will discuss her book Chernobyl: A Manual for Survival and the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 18
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Saturday, February 22 to Sunday, February 23
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 27
TIME:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Pennsylvania
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 5
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 17
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 19
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, April 14
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Sunday, June 14 to Saturday, June 20
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Brussels, Belgium
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled