Upcoming Events

Friday, March 22 to Sunday, March 24

Transforming Cities: Global Cities 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.

5:00pm to 12:00pm
100 Porter Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

Sunday, March 24

FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: Rafiki

The first Kenyan film to screen at Cannes & banned in its home country, RAFIKI bursts onto the screen with fresh energy.

3:00pm to 5:00pm
McConomy Auditorium, CMU

FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: What is Democracy?

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? reflects on a word we often take for granted.

4:00pm to 6:00pm
City of Asylum

Monday, March 25

International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: Meditations on Historical Truth-Telling

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
330 (African Heritage Room) Cathedral of Learning

Peace Corps Application Workshop

Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application.

Student BPHIL/IAS Global Studies Defense: An Exploration of System Justification in China: Public Opinion on Air Quality

Alyssa Martinec (senior, Political Science/BPHI/IAS/Global Studies) will defend her thesis on the global phenomenon of populations accepting environmental problems as an externality of economic dev

8:00pm to 10:00pm
4801 Posvar

Tuesday, March 26

After Suburbia: Research and Action in the Suburban Century

Urbanization is at the core of the global economy today.

4130 Posvar

Global Migration and Labor Activism: Perspectives from Asia and Latin America

This panel discussion will feature Eni Lestari, Chairperson of International Migrants Alliance, and Natividad Obeso, President of the Association of United Migrant and Refugee Women in Argentina.

Hot Topics, Global Perspectives

We supply the coffee and cookies, you supply the questions, insights, and perspectives on contemporary global issues.

4:30pm to 5:30pm
4217 Posvar Hall

Wednesday, March 27

Student BPHIL/IAS Global Studies Defense: Oppression, Activism, and the Political Participation of Indigenous Peoples: Case Study in Yucatán, Mexico

Kristen Gugerli, (senior, Political Science, BPHIL/IAS/Global Studies) will defend her thesis exploring the history of indigenous peoples around the world, and how this has influenced the current r

1:00pm to 3:00pm
4217 Posvar