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November 2022

Latin America FLAS Fellowship Info Session

November 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Information session for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. Come learn about opportunities to study less-commonly-taught languages, such as Portuguese and the indigenous and creole languages of Latin America! Location: FedEx GEC room 1009 and on Zoom.

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Global Studies MA Information Session

November 17, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join the Curriculum in Global Studies on November 17th from 4:00-5:00pm EST for an information session about the Global Studies MA program admissions for Fall 2023. You can join in-person in the FedEx Global Education Center Room 3024, or remotely through the Zoom registration below. Register here.

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The Art of the Warlis with Sampada Kodagali Agarwal

November 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Modern Indian Studies, the Carolina Asia Center, and UNC Global proudly present: The Art of the Warlis Learn the traditional tribal art of the Warlis (from Western India) and create your own work of art with local artist Sampada Kodagali Agarwal. Samosas and chai will be provided. Sampada Kodagali Agarwal is a passionate visual artist, who has spent more than 15 years exploring traditional Indian folk and tribal arts. Her work has been accepted in a number of exhibitions/shows and she…

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Conversation with Foreign Service Officer Justin Walls

November 29, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Interested in the Foreign Service? Join us for a conversation with Foreign Service Officer Justin Walls Learn about UNC alum Justin Walls’ journey as an undergraduate student at Chapel Hill to serving three tours in China as a Foreign Service Officer at the Department of State. Hear about Justin’s experience serving in Guangzhou, Beijing, Shenyang, and Bangkok, as well as his future posting coming up this summer in Ho Chi Minh City. Justin speaks French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Thai.

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December 2022

FLAS Information Session

December 1, 2022 at 11:00 am
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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What is FLAS? Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate  and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. The goals of the program include: to assist in the development of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for modern foreign language and area/international studies; to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency; and to develop a pool…

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Rioting for Representation: Local Ethnic Mobilization in Democratizing Countries

December 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Free

Ethnic riots are a costly and all too common occurrence during political transitions in multi-ethnic settings.  Why do ethnic riots occur in certain parts of a country and not others? How does violence eventually decline? Drawing on rich case studies and quantitative evidence from Indonesia between 1990 and 2012, this book argues that patterns of ethnic rioting are not inevitably driven by inter-group animosity, weakness of state capacity, or local demographic composition.  Rather, local ethnic elites strategically use violence to…

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January 2023

FLAS Information Session

January 13 at 12:00 pm

What is FLAS? Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate  and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. The goals of the program include: to assist in the development of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for modern foreign language and area/international studies; to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency; and to develop a pool…

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Hong Kong Ballet: Romeo + Juliet

January 20 at 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$10 – $89
two ballerinas

Students, we've got an exclusive discount for you! Use promo code UNCGLOBAL for 1 complimentary ticket per order for the Saturday, Jan. 21 performance. While supplies last! Put the promo code in the upper right hand box before choosing your seat. Then, the price adjustment will be made once you add the seat to your cart. Ancient grudges between triad families. Passion and tragedy. The iconic balcony scene. Set in Hong Kong in the turbulent 1960s, Shakespeare’s timeless tale of…

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Poland, NATO and Russia’s War on Ukraine: A Discussion with Ambassador of Poland to the US, Marek Magierowski

January 25 at 5:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Marek Magierowski, ambassador of Poland to the U.S., will discuss Poland, NATO and Russia's war on Ukraine in this Diplomatic Discussion hosted and moderated by Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor. This hybrid event will take place in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium and on Zoom. No registration or RSVP required. This event is organized by the Krasno Global Events Series in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, the NC Zeitgeist Foundation (Charlotte) and the…

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Indonesia in International Relations with Ambassador Piper Campbell

January 26 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Carolina Asia Center and the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs are proud to present a conference on Indonesia in International Relations. Join us on Jan. 26 for a keynote address from Ambassador Piper Campbell, former U.S. chargé d’affaires to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Speakers convened at an Indonesian partner university will provide Indonesian perspectives on the current state and future of Indonesia’s foreign relations. About the conference This conference celebrates the 75th anniversary…

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