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Tuesday, February 26

Conversations on Europe: World's Fairs & International Expositions
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence
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As a part of the ESC’s Year of Global Europe, the ESC will devote this session of its virtual roundtable series to discussing the history of world’s fairs and international expositions. The first of these massive events began in Europe in the nineteenth century and became a way for European nations to showcase technology and their imperial power. In the last century, non-European nations became active participants and hosts. Our panel of experts will explore this change over time and discuss the role of world’s fairs and international expositions yesterday and today. Audience participation is encouraged. To participate remotely, contact irm24@pitt.edu