Events in UCIS

Tuesday, October 19

12:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Free Movement in the Time of COVID: the Economics and Ethics of Digital Vaccine Passports
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, Jean Monnet in the USA Network, Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Florida International University, Center for European Studies at University of Florida, European Union Center at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Center for Transatlantic Studies at Georgia Tech
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For the 2021-22 academic year, the European Studies Center has announced its annual programmatic theme: “Recovering Europe.” As Europe recovers from COVID-19, the question of the viability of vaccine passports arises. This roundtable will address the ethical, legal, and digital plausibility of digital vaccine passports for travel across state borders in Europe.The roundtable will be hosted by European Studies Center Director Jae-Jae Spoon. Joining in the discussion will be: Sarah Chan, University of Edinburgh; Alex John London, Carnegie Mellon University; Ana Beduschi, University of Exeter.

Audience participation will be encouraged.
Panelists will be joining remotely.

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5:00 pm Information Session
BHIL Informational Drop-In
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
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Considering a BPHIL/IAS/Global Studies? If you are particularly passionate about an issue within the realm of Global Studies, this advanced undergraduate degree provides students with the opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary research project under the mentorship of their chosen professor. If you’re interested in delving into a particular topic and establishing your own independent project, attend this information session so you can decide whether pursuing a Global Studies related BPHIL is right for you. Learn about optimal timelines, opportunities for research, how to get started, the role of the faculty mentor, and more.

6:30 pm Lecture
China Town Hall with Dr. Michael Liu
Location:
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
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Join us for a virtual discussion about current issues and US, China and Taiwan Relations with Pitt Global Professor Michael Liu along with a national webcast with CNN journalist Fareed Zakaria.
To register for this event, click here

8:00 pm Student Club Activity
Chinese Language & Culture Club
Location:
Global Hub - Conversation Table
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
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Join the Chinese Language & Culture Club for their biweekly meetings where we will build our Chinese language skills and participate in fun cultural activities!