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January 2020

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EXHIBITION TEMPORARILY CLOSED: 2020 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

January 8 - July 10
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students.

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March 2020

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Virtual Europe Week 2020

March 29 at 8:00 am - April 3 at 5:00 pm

2020 Schedule of Europe Week Virtual Events   In-person Europe week events have been canceled, but the Center for European Studies hopes you join them for their live virtual events! Two talks will be recorded if you'd prefer to watch them later.   European Trivia March 30, 12:00 - 12:30 P.M.   Reconstruction or a New Beginning? 30 Years of German Unification from a Micro-Perspective  March 31, 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.   Music by Moissonneur Deperles April 1, 4:30 -…

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VIRTUAL: European Trivia | Europe Week

March 30 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

What European country has the most islands? What are the countries where German is the official language? Join Center for European Studies staff and colleagues in the Pit for European trivia, and test your skills on questions like these! This is a virtual event, part of Virtual Europe Week 2020! The link to join this event on Zoom is (full invitation below): https://unc.zoom.us/j/440912992 We will be using Kahoot! The join code will be distributed on the Zoom meeting. FULL ZOOM…

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POSTPONED: Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture Workshop

March 30 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 31, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Beard Hall, Room 116, 301 Pharmacy Ln
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
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Postponed: Tentatively Scheduled for June 2020, Dates are not set yet   This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary, and cultural sensitivity in health services for UNC students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi.  Attendance at all sessions is strongly recommended. Please register by emailing…

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CANCELED: Film Screening: Women at War | Europe Week

March 30 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join the Center for European Studies for a free film screening, part of Europe Week 2020! A 2018 Icelandic-Ukrainian comedy-drama film, Woman at War focuses on themes of climate change, gender, and more. Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who opposes the actions of lucrative industries in Iceland. As she targets the local aluminum industry, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she hears she has been granted permission to adopt a girl from Ukraine. Woman at War won the LUX…

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CANCELED: Lunchtime Interlude: Opera | Europe Week

March 31 at 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

UNC student Melody Zhuo will be performing French, German, and Italian art songs! For a preview, read a feature on her experiential learning in Italy. This is one of the Center for European Studies Europe Week 2020 lunchtime interludes, a series of noon-adjacent pop-up events! Please note that this event takes place during the day. If you are planning to stay on campus later, please visit these guidelines for information on weeknight parking on campus.

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VIRTUAL: Reconstruction or a New Beginning? 30 Years of German Unification from a Micro-Perspective | Europe Week

March 31 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a virtual event, part of Virtual Europe Week 2020! The link to join this event on Zoom is (full invitation below): https://unc.zoom.us/j/855265968 Access the full talk manuscript (written for the original in-person Europe Week roundtable, which has been canceled). Gert-Joachim Glaeßner is Professor Emeritus of Political Science (German Politics) at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Institute for Social Sciences. His research fields are German and European politics, security, and civil liberties. Among his many publications, Glaeßner is author…

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CANCELED: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

March 31 at 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 21, 2020

Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3409, 3103 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join study abroad for one of their Study Abroad 101 Information Sessions! In this session a Study Abroad Advisor 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! Click here for more info on Where to Start.

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CANCELED: Erhard Busek, ‘Has the European Union Still a Future?’ | Europe Week

March 31 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Erhard Busek has a distinguished career in public service and international affairs. A former vice chancellor of Austria, minister of science and research, minister of education, and deputy mayor of Vienna, he has been active in the Austrian People’s Party in position ranging from legal advisor to General Secretary. Busek has held a number of important positions: secretary-general of the Austrian Federation for Trade and Commerce, editor of a monthly newspaper 'Wiener Journal', chairman of the Institute for the Danube…

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CANCELED: Lecture by Brenda Yeoh

March 31 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Brenda S.A. Yeoh is Raffles professor of social sciences, department of geography, as well as director, humanities and social science research office of deputy president (Research & Technology), National University of Singapore (NUS).  She is also the research leader of the Asian Migration Cluster at the Asia Research Institute, NUS. Her research interests include the politics of space in colonial and postcolonial cities, and she also has considerable experience working on a wide range of migration research in Asia, including…

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