Welcome to the Global Studies Center

About Us

The Global Studies Center promotes critical thinking and practical engagement with the world through the interdisciplinary study of globalization -- of transnational processes and the connections, divisions, disruptions, inequalities, and productive possibilities these processes engender across time and space. We foster innovative research, rigorous study, and thoughtful practice through our collaborations with staff, students, faculty, and community partners locally and around the world, creating diverse and inclusive spaces for intellectual growth and debate.

Fall 2020 Events Calendar

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Research Initiatives

Anthropocene
We want to explore the ethical, epistemological, and artistic challenges of doing theory and history in times of profound global loss. Learn More >
Migrations
The Global Studies Migrations Initiative asks how different forms of movement, mobility, and displacement might be studied Learn more >
Cities in Transformation
This interdisciplinary initiative encompasses research related to society and culture, economics and governance, ecology and sutainability, health... Learn more >
Global Health
GSC seeks to nurture campus-wide cooperation on curricular and programmatic initiatives related to global health. Learn More >

Upcoming Events

Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective
This pop-up course provides students with an opportunity to think about the most recent wave of brutal police violence in the United States in a... Learn More>
Global Health and Climate Mini Course
This course uses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to highlight the multi-faceted field of global health. The SDGs address... Attend the Mini-Course >
Global Health Case Competition
Along with the Center for Global Health, and the Graduate School of Public Health, the GSC is hosting Pitt's first Global Health Case Competition. Compete >
GSC Faculty Fellow Dr. Reid-Vazquez: Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad
Dr. Reid-Vasquez is presenting the opening installment of her webinar series that seeks to expand transnational, transregional, and... Learn More >
GAP: Dr. Adam Lowenstein
Dr. Lowenstein, Professor of English and Film and Media Studies, will work with colleagues to diversify and globalize the Horror Studies Archive... Attend the Global Horror Studio >
Global Studies Students Meet's and Greet's
A forum for existing, new, and interested GSC students to learn about new resources and programs, exchange information about classes, internships,... Meet and Greet >
Documentary: Border South
On September 24th, the HT94 Pitt team and the Pitt Global Hub, present a free screening of "Border South" (available in both Spanish and English) for... Watch the Documentary >
Apply for GSC Co-Sponsorship
The Global Studies Center welcomes opportunities to co-sponsor campus events that align with our mission and our research priorities Learn More >
Donation
Support the Global Studies Center's Mission  Donate Now >

Who We Work With

Students
Global studies is a dynamic interdisciplinary field. Find out what makes our globally connected world work. Learn more >
Faculty and Educators
We offer faculty exciting educational exchanges and the opportunity to engage in important resesarch. Learn more >
Community Engagement
We're happy to support our community partners with resources, sponsored activities, and innovative programming. Learn more >