Events in UCIS

Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8

8:00 am Conference
Georgia Consortium: Exploring the Complexities of Vietnam
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
See Details

Register here.

Monday, April 12

9:00 am Performance
2021 Euro Challenge
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence
See Details

The Euro Challenge is a national competition for cash prizes where 9th and 10th grade high school students test their knowledge and understanding of the European economy and the Euro, the currency shared by many of the 28 countries of the European Union. The European Studies Center is proud to host the Western Pennsylvania regional competition for Euro Challenge at the University of Pittsburgh.

This year's competitions will be held virtually. The top team(s) from the regional competition will advance to the national competition.

To learn more about Euro Challenge and register for the 2021 competition, please visit

3:00 pm Panel Discussion
Charlemos Series: Radical Versus Moderate Voters in Latin America
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Latin American Political Institutions Section LASA
See Details

The next Charlemos event will be on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 15:00 EDT; the topic of discussion will be "Radical versus Moderate Voters in Latin America." Jennifer Cyr (University of Arizona) will moderate a conversation with Juan A. Moraes (Universidad de la República), Diego Luján (Universidad de la República), and Lucio Rennó. The discussion will be based on "The Electoral Success of the Left in Latin America: Is There Any Room for Spatial Models of Voting" (published in LARR), by Juan A. Moraes and Diego Luján, and "The Bolsonaro Voter: Issue Positions and Vote Choice in the 2018 Brazilian Presidential Elections" (published in LAPS), by Lucio Rennó. The event will be in English. Registration is required.