Events in UCIS

Tuesday, September 24

12:30 pm Lecture
Lethal Autonomous Weapons and the Law of War
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Announced by:
European Studies Center on behalf of Center for International Legal Education
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Elliot Winer is visiting Pitt from Newcastle University Law School in the UK. During his time here, he is teaching international law (specifically the Law of Armed Conflict) to LL.M and JD students. At Newcastle Law School, he teaches and conducts research in the Law of Armed Conflict, with particular emphasis on new military technology. He also delivers a course on WTO Law and acts as the Director of Undergraduate Programmes. Prior to that, Elliot qualified as a solicitor (attorney) with Harper Macleod LLP, where he litigated for the UK and

2:30 pm Lecture
Cuba: The Island’s Public Health System and International Partnerships
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Studies Center along with Ford Institute for Human Security
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Join us as we discuss the work that the Pan American Health Organization-World Health Organization (PAHO-WHO) is currently undertaking in Cuba. Topics covered include: the multi-faceted public health challenges the island faces, the organization’s principles of cooperation, and how Pittsburgh-based international partnerships have positively affected the Cuban health system's resilience-building and sustainability measures.

Dr. Duniesky Cintra Cala, who has worked extensively in Cuba’s health system, specializing in Comprehensive and Integrated General Medicine, and Justo Manuel Cardenas Rodriguez, a PAHO-WHO administrator with over 25 years of experience in the field of public health, are the event's invited speakers.

6:00 pm Student Club Activity
German Club Meeting
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of Pitt German Club
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Join the Pitt German Club for an hour of language practice, food, and conversation about different cultural topics!