Events in UCIS
Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8
Thursday, April 8
Each year the University of Pittsburgh recognizes faculty members and young alumni for their contributions around the world. On April 8th and April 22nd, join us in celebrating the winners of the prestigious Sheth International Achievement Award!
We will have a Virtual Fireside Chat and Celebration event on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 from 12:00-1:15 p.m. EST to celebrate the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement winners, Dr. Diego Chaves-Gnecco and Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago.
We will have a Virtual Celebration event on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST to celebrate the Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award winner, Dr. Vyasa Sai.
For more information and to register for these events, visit: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/sheth-international-achievement-awards
This talk will explore the transnational roots, debates, and conditions for the diachronic implementation of a game-changing policy: The EU’s Free Movement of Persons. Indeed, historical analysis and the normative legacies on human mobility rights can provide a deeper understanding of European integration and of current challenges related to EU migration and asylum policymaking.
A Grubhub credit will be available to the first 20 people to register (only available within the U.S.)
A roundtable discussion inspired by the film Homeward (2019), moderated by Validimir Padunov, Slavic Languages and Literatures and Film Studies.
This panel promotes and discusses the need for educational work components, such as life-long learning in rapidly changing fields, or European language learning, with participating European-focused language education professionals and faculty.
Laber Rhabarber - More than a German conversation hour!
"... the most human thing we have is language, and we have it in order to talk." German author Theodor Fontane wrote in 1892. So, here's chance! Be human with us for an hour every week, albeit in German ;D
Everyone and every level of German welcome!
Please join us for the 8th annual Undergraduate Research Conference, hosted by the Pittsburgh Asia Consortium. This interdisciplinary event will be held virtually this year! Please join us on Zoom for the following student papers:
Telling the China Story: Roots of Tianxia Discourse in River Elegy
Esther Liu, University of Pittsburgh
Blood Isn’t Everything: Transnational Adoption’s Effects on Identity Formation, Racial Identification, and Kinship
Hannah Ku, University of Pittsburgh
North Korea’s Nuclear Program: Return to Strategic Patience?
Khala Vines, Indiana University of Pennsylvania