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September 5, 2018

Fourth Annual Global Hangout

Meet new friends from North Carolina and around the world while enjoying international music, appetizers, activities, games and prizes! Prizes include two tickets to see the performance of your choice at Memorial Hall. This event, held in the Great Hall, brings together international students with the broader University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community to welcome them and celebrate the new school year. It is the perfect way to expand your community on campus and have a local global…

Start: September 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 6, 2018

Study Abroad 101 Information Session

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join the Study Abroad Office for a Study Abroad 101 Information Sessions! In this session one of the Study Abroad Advisors will cover general information that will help guide you through the next steps to study abroad, including the application process, funding and financial aid info, credits, and more!

Start: September 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
End: September 6, 2018 @ 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

Anniversary Reception: The Center for European Studies and the Transatlantic Masters Program

Please come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Center for European Studies, and the 20th anniversary of the TransAtlantic Masters Program. A reception will follow a keynote lecture by Caroline Vicini, European Union Deputy Ambassador to the U.S. Vicini is currently the deputy head of the EU delegation to the U.S. Prior to joining the delegation, Vicini served as chief of protocol, with the rank of ambassador, at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, Sweden. She has also served as…

Start: September 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

African Studies Center Fall Reception

Join the African Studies Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, for the Fall Reception on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. The African Studies Center will welcome newcomers, acknowledge the FLAS graduate students and celebrate the success of the Title VI NRC and FLAS grant proposal. Come out and bring a friend.

Start: September 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 6, 2018 @ 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

September 8, 2018

Urdu Majlis

Please join the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations on Saturday September 8 for the next monthly meeting of Urdu Majlis, the Triangle’s Urdu Literary Forum. This Urdu Majlis will concentrate on the life and works of poet Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810), the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. Please arrive on time as a courtesy to others. Participants are…

Start: September 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am
End: September 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009
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 12, 2018

Study Abroad Credit Transfer Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit our website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please come by during our Credit Transfer Drop-In Hours to ask the Credit Transfer Specialist quick questions.

Start: September 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

September 19, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted with the Study Abroad Office.

Start: September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 21, 2018

Rachel Epstein, ‘Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond’

Rachel Epstein is a professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and academic co-director of the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence. Her research and teaching focus on the relationship between the economy and security outcomes, international organizations and domestic compliance, the politics of finance, states in transition and civil-military relations. Epstein’s current research focuses on the role of banks in the European debt and currency crises, the developmental prospects for the EU’s newest member states and the consequences…

Start: September 21, 2018 @ 12:25 pm
End: September 21, 2018 @ 2:00 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

‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora,’ Exhibition Opening Reception

The exhibition Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora will be on display August 22 to December 8, 2018 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A free public reception celebrating the exhibition will take place on September 21, 2018, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center. Welcoming remarks by Carl Ernst, William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies…

Start: September 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: September 21, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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