Events in UCIS

Tuesday, October 9

12:30 pm Lecture
Driverless Cars & Ancient Roman Torts
Location:
Barco Law Building Room 113
Sponsored by:
European Union Studies Association along with University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Center for International Legal Education
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Prof. Marco Gardini presents, “Driverless Cars and Ancient Roman Torts: Alfenus’ Mule and the Moral Machine.” Marco Gardini is an Adjunct Professor of Roman Law at the University of Parma (Italy). He received his law degree from the University of Parma (Italy) in 1994, and received his LL.M. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1997. From 1998 to 2001 he worked at the research project THEMIS on Artificial Intelligence and Law. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law during fall 2018, teaching the course "Comparative Legal Cultures," and was previously a Visiting Professor at Pitt Law in 2008. His general research interests include legal theory and artificial intelligence and law.

4:30 pm Lecture
China Town Hall: Martin Chorzempa and Webcast with Condoleezza Rice
Location:
4130 Wesley W Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with National Committee on US China Relations
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China Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 70 cities throughout the United States. This year's event will feature a local guest speaker at 4:30 pm. We have invited Martin Chorzempa who is a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics who will talk about China's social credit system followed by a live national webcast with Dr. Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor.

6:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Digital Portfolio Information Sessions
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
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The portfolio is an integrated element of the certificate experience. Students should begin their portfolio soon after enrollment in the Global Studies certificate program. GSC in collaboration with other UCIS centers will hold three workshop sessions to help with aligning expectations and offering specific tips on how to traverse Wordpress to create a tailored portfolio. Mark your calendar for the following dates:
9/17/18, 6 pm, 4130 WWPH
10/9/18, 6 pm, 4217 WWPH
11/7/18, 6 pm, 4217 WWPH