Past Events

Saturday, April 4

CANCELED: CERIS Research Symposium -- Muslims in the Global: Past and Present

Papers are welcome from students - both undergraduate and graduate – from all disciplines on topics including (but not limited to) politics, culture, society, policy, religion, and their impact on

(All day)
Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Thursday, April 2

Postponed: The Communist Horizon

There has been a resurgence of the Left since the 2008 Great Recession. A class-based politics, dormant for so long, has finally returned to mainstream political discourse. But what is this Left?

5:00pm to 6:30pm
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Wednesday, April 1

UCIS International Career Toolkit Series Presents: Peace Corps Info Session

UCIS International Career Toolkit Series presents an online event:
Ryan Stannard - Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps​
Former Teacher Collaboration and Community Service Volunteer

3:00pm to 3:50pm
Online Web Chat - Zoom Application

Friday, March 27 to Sunday, March 29

Online: Smart Cities and Technology Mini-Course

Due to economic development and globalization, cities continue to grow with predictions that 70 of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050.

(All day)
Online Format

Thursday, March 26

Online Session: China's New Red Guards

Ever since Deng Xiaoping effectively de-radicalized China in the 1980s, debates have swirled around which path China would follow. Would it democratize? Would it embrace capitalism?

2:00pm to 3:30pm
Zoom (Register online)

Tuesday, March 24 to Wednesday, March 25

The Role of Universities in Sustainable, Just & Inclusive Cities

DUE TO CONCERNS SURROUNDING COVID-19, NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THIS EVENT. AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NEW DATES WILL BE MADE WHEN AVAILABLE.

8:00am to 2:30pm
Various

Friday, March 20

ONLINE: 2020 Global Studies Research Toolkit for Students

Are you interested in turning your academic interests into research projects? Dr.

2:00pm to 5:00pm
3415 Posvar Hall

CANCELED: Social Hour with Global Studies Ambassadors

The Global Studies Center looks forward to beginning a monthly, informal social hour - hosted by Global Studies Ambassadors and fellow GSC students Mark, Sarah and Destiny - as a way to get to know

1:00pm
Global Hub

Thursday, March 19

CANCELED: More Light, and the Gloom of That Light

José-Alain Sahel is the chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, director of the UPMC Eye Center, and the Eye and Ear Foundation Chair of Ophthal

4:30pm to 6:00pm
501 Cathedral of Learning