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May 8, 2018

Samedin Kadic, ‘The Politics of Rationalist Philosophy in Arab Andalus, and the Reception of Hayy ibn Yaqdhan in Britain’

Join the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations for a presentation by Samedin Kadic, a visiting Fulbright scholar from the faculty of Islamic theology at the University of Sarajevo. Kadic will discuss “The Politics of Rationalist Philosophy in Arab Andalus, and the Reception of Hayy ibn Yaqdhan in Britain.” In 1671 a bilingual text in Arabic and Latin was published at Oxford, entitled the Philosophus autodidactus. The translation was made by Edwarde Pococke under the supervision of…

Start: May 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: May 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 3, 2018

Carl Ernst, ‘Hallaj: Poems of a Sufi Martyr’

Join the Persian Art Center in Carolina for a presentation by Carl Ernst, William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, on the poetry of Husayn ibn Mansur al-Hallaj, an early Sufi mystic. The program will begin with a social from 4 to 4:30 p.m. There will be a welcome and introduction by Amir…

Start: June 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: June 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: The Club House
Address:
400 Oak Tree Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

August 31, 2018

Film Screening and Discussion with Adam Michnik

Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) for a public conversation with celebrated Polish intellectual and Communist-era dissident Adam Michnik and Dariusz Stola, director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Prior to the discussion, there will be a film screening of Dworzec Gdanski in the Hyde Hall University Room. This event is part of the 1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparisonconference presented by CSEEES; the International Visegrad Fund; the Center for European Studies; the…

Start: August 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: August 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hyde Hall, University Room
Address:
Chapel Hill , 27514 United States

September 4, 2018

Vivek Agnihotri, ‘India Since 2014’

Vivek Agnihotri is an award-winning Bollywood film director, producer and screenwriter. He is the notable director of Buddha in a Traffic Jam and upcoming Bollywood thriller film The Tashken Files.

Start: September 4, 2018 @ 5:15 pm
End: September 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 11, 2018

Andrea Bohlman, ‘Recording Eastern Europe’

In this presentation, Andrea Bohlman of the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will share some sound objects – a flexidisc, a map, a transcription, among others – to open a conversation about the role that sound and listening have had in creating knowledge about and imagining Eastern Europe. Bohlman is an assistant professor in the Department of Music. She is a historical musicologist whose research is centered on political stakes of music making…

Start: September 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
End: September 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 13, 2018

The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from 20th Century Statesmanship

Join us for a lecture and book talk by Professor Bruce Jentleson on “The Peacemakers: Leadership lessons from 20th Century Statesmanship,” recently published by W.W. Norton. Bruce Jentleson is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, where he previously served as Director of the Terry Sanford Institute (now Stanford School) of Public Policy. He is a leading scholar of American foreign policy and has served in a number of U.S. policy and political positions.

Start: September 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 16, 2018

Andrew Zimmerman, ‘Conjuring Freedom: German Central Europe in a Global History of the American Civil War’

The presentation will discuss the contribution of German communists to the revolution against slavery and the defeat of the Confederacy during the American Civil War. While the Lincoln administration and top Union generals developed a military strategy to restore the status quo antebellum in the Chesapeake Bay region, German émigrés in the Mississippi River Valley worked with enslaved African Americans and some native-born white people to create what Carl von Clausewitz termed “war by means of popular uprisings.” German communism…

Start: September 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 18, 2018

Jovan Baclious and Austin Blair, ‘Millennial Jihad’

Do you like video games? Have you ever played Call of Duty (CoD)? Then you have something in common with tens of thousands of young men terrorist groups have tried to recruit. Two seniors in the Department of Peace, Ware and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jovan Baclious and Austin Blair, have spent the last several months working with communication professors Cori Dauber and Mark Robinson to carefully study the way Islamic State copies CoD…

Start: September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: September 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 19, 2018

Child Development in a Global Context

Join us as Dr. Aisha Yousafzai, Associate Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, presents a public talk on “Child Development in a Global Context: Integrating Developmental Science and Implementation Science to Enhance Child Wellbeing.” An estimated 250 million children living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are unable to meet their developmental potential in the first five years of life. Child survival rates have slowly improved in this population; however, attention to children’s healthy development has…

Start: September 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: September 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 20, 2018

The China Challenge – The Response from Europe and the U.S.

Join us for a talk on “The China Challenge – The Response from Europe and the U.S.: the View from the German Embassies in Washington and Beijing, presented by Joerg Beissert and Klaus Larres. This event is part of the Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professorship series at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Start: September 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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