Events in UCIS

Monday, February 8

3:00 pm Panel Discussion
Charlemos Series: China in Latin America: Economic Dependency and Public Opinion
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Latin American Political Institutions Section LASA
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The tenth Charlemos event will take place on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 3 pm. The topic of discussion will be "China in Latin America: Economic Dependency and Public Opinion. Barbara Stallings (Brown University) will discuss her paper, "A Dependency Perspective on the United States, China, and Latin America" and Scott Morgenstern (University of Pittsburgh) will discuss his forthcoming paper (co-authored with Asbel Bohigues, University of Salamanca), "Battling for the Hearts and Minds of Latin Americans: Covariance of Attitudes Towards the United States and China." Javier Corrales (Amherst College) will moderate the discussion.

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5:30 pm Teacher Training
K-16 Mini-Course for Educators
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center and National Consortium on Teaching About Asia
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This free, cross-disciplinary mini-course for K-12 educators will explore the global water crisis through attention to its geo-political, cultural, economic, and technological aspects, with particular attention to scholars and practitioners working within the environmental, political, and technological framework to address these challenges using a people-centered approach. Special attention will be given to the case of East Asia. The programs will be conducted by Zoom. You can sign up for one or all of these presentations. Benefits for K-16 educators: educators who attend all three sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion and a set of materials for their classrooms. Pennsylvania educators who want Act 48 hours must attend all three sessions.

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