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1989: Year of Revolutions

Plan to attend 1989: Year of Revolutions special events. This series explores the impact and global legacies of the Cold War 30 years after the iron curtain fell. Learn more >

Pitt Global Hub
Pitt Global Hub Contest

Participate in Pitt Global Hub events now through iWeek and you could win a $2,500 Pitt Study Abroad scholarship. Learn more >

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Pitt Global Hub

The new Pitt Global Hub is a student-centered, university-wide resource, advising, and engagement center that enhances students’ educational experience with an international and global focus. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Wednesday, October 23

Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese/Sage Levy
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 337
Samovar Tea Sale &Trivia
Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Pitt in/Global Business Institute London
Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
El ciervo encantado presents
Departures: Performance, Displacement, and Bodies in Post-Soviet Cuba
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Black-European Women's Internationalism in the Late Twentieth Century
Time:
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Presenter:
Pamela Ohene-Nyako, University of Geneva
Location:
4157 WWPH
A Stroke of Good Luck: 1989 and the Beginning of the End of Apartheid in South Africa
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
John Stoner, Department of History and University Center for International Studies
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Nationality Rooms - Art Materials Workshop Series
Weaving & Textiles
Time:
2:30 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Brazil Nuts: Bate-Papo
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Performance and Globalization: Play Read-Alongs for a Better Future
Harvest by Manjula Padmanabhan
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. K. Frances Lieder, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary Global Issues
Location:
Global Hub - Living Room
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Alex Kruszewski
Location:
Hillman Library
Chinese Language & Culture Club Board Game Night
Time:
7:30 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Thursday, October 24

Pitt in Bolivia
Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Pitt in Buenos Aires
Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Pitt Global Distinction Launch Party
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub, Posvar Hall Galleria
EU-China Roundtable
The business of Trade, Investment, and Global Politics
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Thomas Rawski, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh (Moderator)
Location:
625 Liberty Avenue, 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA
Why BTS? Why K-pop? Global Success and UK Reception
Asia Pop Lecture
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Haekyung Um
Location:
232 Cathedral of Learning
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, October 25

What Makes Pitt Feel Like Home?
Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Samovar Tea Sale &Trivia
Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub, Nook B
Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch
Time:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
International Careers in the U.S. Department of State: A Conversation with Nina Murray
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Saturday, October 26

Bunkasai
Time:
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location:
WPU Assembly Room
Dracula: The Man Behind the Myth
Time:
1:30 pm
Location:
Romanian Room CL 130

Sunday, October 27

Celtic Culture Afternoon
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh Rooms
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Monday, October 28 to Wednesday, October 30

Deconstruction & Reuse Conference
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Phipps Conservatory & Gardens

Monday, October 28

Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
9:00 am
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese/Sage Levy
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 337
Vampirism and How to Use It
Time:
2:00 pm
Presenter:
J.D. Wright
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Russian Tutoring & Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Hungarian Folk Music Concert
Time:
7:00 pm
Presenter:
Mark Fulep & Helga Scheibert
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Tuesday, October 29

Brown Bag Research Update: Dr. Mari Webel
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Mari Webel, Assistant Professor of History
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Your Future in Asia: The Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Smitha Prasadh and JET Alumni
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Conversations on 1619 Series "Convict Leasing"
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Professor Kaniqua Robinson, Africana Studies
Location:
Global Hub
Global Citizens Lab
Time:
9:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, October 30

Nationality Rooms - Art Materials Workshop Series
Oils & Pigments
Time:
2:30 pm
Presenter:
Michael Walter
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Socialist Commission Shops and Used Clothing Retail
Time:
4:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Mateja Habinc, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Ljubljana
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
German Campus Week Lecture: German Reconstruction and Development since the Fall of the Wall
Time:
4:00 pm
Presenter:
Philipp Oswalt
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Brazil Nuts: Bate-Papo
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Alex Kruszewski
Location:
Hillman Library

News

The University of Pittsburgh’s 1989: Year of Revolutions series explores the impact and global legacies of the Cold War 30 years after the iron curtain fell. The series includes lectures, interviews, film screenings, and roundtables with regional and global focuses.  Learn More »
Swanson School of Engineering invited Dr. Belkys Torres, executive director of global engagement, to present a session on how the University of Pittsburgh is growing and strengthening its community of Latinx students and scholars.  Learn More »
Each year International Week at Pitt is led by the University Center for International Studies in collaboration with numerous offices and units across campus. Join us for International Week from October 14 - 18.  Learn More »

ucis by the Numbers

3

The University of Pittsburgh is home to three federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 

2,104

Pitt Students participated in an experience abroad in 2017-18. 

155

International studies certificates conferred in 2017-18.