Conference

High School Model United Nations Conference

Type: 
Thursday, October 24, 2024 (All day)
Event Location: 
William Pitt Union and O'Hara Student Club
Model UN, a simulation of the sessions of the United Nations, provides an opportunity for high school students to apply their studies to real-world contexts and practice diplomacy, negotiating, and resolution writing. When and Where Pitt MUN will take place on Tuesday, October 24, 2024. We are planning to host this event in-person in the William Pitt Union and O'Hara Student Center on the University of Pittsburgh’s Oakland campus. Registration will open at 8:00am; the conference will end at 4:00pm.

19th Annual High School Model European Union

Type: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 (All day)
Event Location: 
William Pitt Union
The High School Model European Union is an annual event for area high school students. The goal of the Model EU is to give high school students a chance to learn about the workings of the European Union through a hands-on simulation. Playing the roles of presidents and prime ministers, students spend a day engaged in intense negotiations over conflicting issues about the EU. The objective is to simulate a specific European Council meeting that focuses on recent current events impacting the EU.

Africa-China Relations and its Global Impact

Type: 
Friday, November 10, 2023 - 09:00 to 16:00
This seminar delves into the multifaceted nature of the Africa-China relationship and its impact on the international stage. Exploring the economic, political, socio-cultural, and developmental dimensions of this dynamic partnership, the workshop seeks to analyze how the growing interaction between Africa and China is shaping and influencing the global geopolitical landscape and economic development.

High School Euro Challenge Competition

Type: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Location: 
Global Hub
As the European Studies Center welcomes high school students for this event, the Global Hub will serve as a space to welcome these students to the University of Pittsburgh, and to allow them to learn more about international and global opportunities at Pitt and interact with Pitt students. The award announcements will take place in the Global Hub starting at 11:30 am. Welcome, high schoolers, and Pitt students, please stop by to say hello!

Democracy in Europe, Democracy beyond Europe

Type: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 11:00 to Friday, January 27, 2023 - 17:30
This conference is a mix of zoom and in-person lectures and panels. All lectures and panels can be attended virtually. Some can also be attended in person. The zoom link is the same for all session. In-person session are all in the Sociology Colloquium Room 2432 Posvar Hall. See individual lecture or panel information for more details.

Place Based Conference - Universities: How can we take a people-centered approach to engage with our places?

Type: 
Thursday, October 20, 2022 (All day)
Join University of Pittsburgh, Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues from across the globe for a virtual collaborative conference on 19 - 20 October. Building on last year’s conference we will explore and share best practices on how Universities advance place-based approaches through community and student engagement and importantly how we measure our impact and demonstrate accountability to our communities and stakeholders. The conference will include a program of concurrent sessions focused on the themes of sustainability, health, culture and cities and places.

19th Annual High School Model European Union

Type: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 (All day)
Event Location: 
William Pitt Union
The High School Model European Union is an annual event for area high school students. The goal of the Model EU is to give high school students a chance to learn about the workings of the European Union through a hands-on simulation. Playing the roles of presidents and prime ministers, students spend a day engaged in intense negotiations over conflicting issues about the EU. The objective is to simulate a specific European Council meeting that focuses on recent current events impacting the EU.

Place Based Conference - Universities: How can we take a people-centered approach to engage with our places?

Type: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 (All day)
Join University of Pittsburgh, Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues from across the globe for a virtual collaborative conference on 19 - 20 October. Building on last year’s conference we will explore and share best practices on how Universities advance place-based approaches through community and student engagement and importantly how we measure our impact and demonstrate accountability to our communities and stakeholders. The conference will include a program of concurrent sessions focused on the themes of sustainability, health, culture and cities and places.