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February 25, 2019

Center for Global Initiatives’ 25th Anniversary Celebration with Helene Cooper

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) is honored to host Pulitzer Prize-winning Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Helene Cooper for a public lecture about how her experiences at Carolina prepared her for a global career as a journalist covering international economics, trade, foreign policy, race and politics. This event celebrates the 25th anniversary of CGI. The talk will begin at 5:30 with a reception and refreshments to follow. Helene Cooper…

Start: February 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: February 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 19, 2019 - March 20, 2019

Latin America and North Carolina Seminar

The goal of World View’s Latin America and North Carolina Seminar is to increase educators’ knowledge of Latin America and Latin American cultures, particularly as it relates to Latinx students in North Carolina. We will explore key issues and themes related to Latin America’s history, politics, economies and the diverse cultures represented in this region as well as the relevant connections between the region and North Carolina. Educators will gain knowledge and understanding of the current demographics in North Carolina as…

Start: March 19, 2019
End: March 20, 2019
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
Cost: 175

Lisel Hintz, Nora Fisher Onar, Dimitar Bechev and Erdağ Göknar, ‘Turkey in the Balkans: A Rival of the West?’

Since the early 1990s, Turkey has been intimately involved in the politics of the Balkans. From Bosnia to Bulgaria and from Greece to Montenegro, it has seen its economic footprint as well as ties to local Muslim communities grow. Turkey has championed the inclusion of the Balkans into Western institutions, such as NATO, and contributed to regional cooperation and stability. At the same time, skeptics argue that the illiberal regime established by President Tayyip Erdoğan poses a political and ideological…

Start: March 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 19, 2019 @ 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

March 20, 2019 - March 21, 2019

Global Migration Seminar

The movement of people across borders in search of education, employment and to flee from war, persecution or natural disasters in their home country has triggered an international debate. Global migration has contributed to our increasingly diverse and interconnected world. Cross-border migration has risen steadily over the last three decades, and now accounts for 250 million people and 3 percent of the global population. With similar trends expected to continue, concerns originating from immigrant-receiving countries are inevitable as they contend…

Start: March 20, 2019
End: March 21, 2019
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
Cost: 175

April 6, 2019

Rotary Peace Center’s ‘Action for Peace’ Spring Conference

On April 6th, the Rotary Peace Center will be hosting its 16th Annual Rotary Spring Conference. The theme this year is “Action for Peace”. Class 16 Rotary Peace Fellows will be presenting their research, sharing examples of hope, peace-making and positive change from every corner of the earth. With limited seats, the Center is expecting the spring conference to sell out early. Early bird tickets are on sale until March 1 at 11:59 p.m., after which prices increase to $25…

Start: April 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am
End: April 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: 5 – 20

April 12, 2019

Europe Week: Meet and Greet Author David Machado

EU Prize for Literature winner David Machado will be conducting a meet and greet over breakfast. Discussion will be on topics including his prize-winning book The Shelf Life of Happiness. Learn more about Machado and the EU Prize for Literature, and access guided reading questions, on the EUPL page. Contact Sarah Hutchison to receive a few free copies of the novel. This event is part of Europe Week 2019, which is supported by the generous Getting to Know Europe grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United…

Start: April 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am
End: April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 25, 2019 - April 26, 2019

Creating a Global Media Center

The Creating a Global Media Center Workshop explores strategies, media content and technology tools to bring the world to North Carolina’s schools. The program is designed to help K-12 school librarians and technology facilitators better understand our interconnected world by learning with and through technology and relevant resources. The workshop offers strategies to support the creation of inclusive global media centers as well as ways to use technologies and other innovative resources to foster global learning and support teachers and…

Start: April 25, 2019
End: April 26, 2019
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
Cost: 250
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