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August 22, 2017 - December 8, 2017

‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

“Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting” highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance of traditions central to the lives of Ukrainian families both in North Carolina and Ukraine. Included in the exhibition are numerous examples of traditional embroidery…

Start: August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 25, 2017

Banu Turnaoğlu, ‘The Formation of Turkish Republicanism’

Banu Turnaoğlu will discuss her new book, The Formation of Turkish Republicanism. Turkish republicanism is commonly thought to have originated with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the founding of modern Turkey in 1923, and understood exclusively in terms of Kemalist ideals, characterized by the principles of secularism, nationalism, statism and populism. Turnaoğlu challenges this view, showing how Turkish republicanism represents the outcome of centuries of intellectual dispute in Turkey over Islamic and liberal conceptions of republicanism, culminating in the victory of…

Start: September 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 29, 2017

Pauline Jones and Milada Vachudova, ‘Religious Regulation and Political Mobilization in Central Asia and the EU’

Pauline Jones’ scholarly work contributes broadly to the study of institutional origin, change and impact in a wide variety of settings: newly emergent states with multiple competing subnational identities, states transitioning from planned to market economies, states rich in natural resources and states with predominantly Muslim populations. Milada Anna Vachudova specializes in the democratization of post-communist Europe, the enlargement of the European Union and the impact of international actors on domestic politics. She is an associate professor of political science at the…

Start: September 29, 2017 @ 12:15 pm
End: September 29, 2017 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008/2010
Phone: (919) 962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 2, 2017

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to school? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join the Study Abroad Office for a Study Abroad 101 info session! In this session a Study Abroad Advisor will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.

Start: October 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
End: October 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 3, 2017

Árpád Hornjak, ‘Hungary’s Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century’

Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, Hungary’s national borders continually shifted as a result of various treaties, wars and geopolitical alignments. There are now significant Hungarian-speaking communities in Slovakia, Serbia, Ukraine and most notably Romania, its biggest neighbor to the east. This lecture aims to introduce the place and role of Hungarian foreign policy and diplomatic relations on the tumultuous stage of European politics and conflicts. It will shed light on the reasons for why the country’s foreign policy…

Start: October 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: October 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 4, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-in Wednesdays

Have a quick question about study abroad or your study abroad application? Stop in during Walk-in Wednesdays to ask Study Abroad Advisors quick questions which might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: October 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: October 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

October 10, 2017

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to UNC? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join the Study Abroad Office for the Study Abroad 101 information sessions! In this session Study Abroad Advisors will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.

Start: October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 11, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-in Wednesday

Have a quick question about study abroad or your study abroad application? Stop in during Walk-in Wednesdays to ask Study Abroad Advisors quick questions which might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: October 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

October 13, 2017

Study Abroad Family Weekend Open House

All students and families are welcome to the Study Abroad Office Open House. Meet staff members, learn about more than 300 programs in more than 70 countries, get your questions answered and start to expand your campus!

Start: October 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: October 13, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

October 16, 2017

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to UNC? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join the Study Abroad Office for the Study Abroad 101 information sessions! In this session Study Abroad Advisors will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.

Start: October 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
End: October 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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