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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

November 28, 2017

Julian Garritzmann, ‘A Loud, but Noisy Signal: Public Opinion and the Social Investment State’

Julian Garritzmann is a senior researcher in political science at the University of Konstanz in Germany and the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Currently, he is a visiting scholar at Duke University. Garritzmann has held visiting scholar positions at Harvard and Rutgers Universities as well. His research areas are comparative political economy, welfare state research, education and social investment policy, party politics, public opinion and legislative studies. His book on the Political Economy of Higher Education Finance received the dissertation award by the German Political Science Association (DVPW) and the…

Start: November 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 28, 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

November 30, 2017

Małgorzata Kołaczek, ‘Forgotten Romani Holocaust?’

Scholars have only recently began investigating the truth about the tragic history of Roma people under the Nazi regime during World War II. In addition to analyzing the road to the commemoration of the Romani Holocaust, this lecture will also address the role of Roma themselves in the process. Furthermore, it will present and contrast mechanisms that led to the extermination of the Roma more than 70 years ago and those that are evident in discriminatory practices throughout Europe today.…

Start: November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Toy Lounge
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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