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March 2021

Virtual: “Get to Know the EU Institutions: EU Commission”

March 11 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ever wanted to know how the EU works? The UNC Center for European Studies (CES) is hosting a spring webinar series on EU institutions on March 11 at 3:30 p.m. This webinar focuses on the European Commission including speakers Holger Moroff, an adjunct professor at the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Political Science, and Allison Haskins, the CES outreach coordinator. RSVP for this virtual event here.  Allison Haskins studied abroad as an undergrad at Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, in Giessen, Germany and returned…

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Peace Corps Health Info Session

March 11 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Public health specialists are needed to address issues of global maternal and child health, nutrition and hygiene, infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases, and more. Help improve a community's basic healthcare and promote healthy behaviors while gaining global skills for your career. Join us on Zoom for this health-focused information session and learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Please register to ensure that you receive access to join the event.…

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Virtual: “Federalism in Crisis: U.S. and German Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic”

March 12 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join the Center for European Studies on March 12 at 2:00 p.m. for a discussion with the UNC TransAtlantic Masters Program alum Brandon Bohrn. He will discuss his first solo publication for the Bertelsmann Foundation, Federalism in Crisis: U.S. and German Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The publication elucidates the key cultural, structural, institutional, and political characteristics of the U.S and German federal systems, and explores how they have impacted the interplay among federal, state, and local actors during the…

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Virtual: “Yehuda Halevi, Zionism, and Mediterranean Currents in Israeli Music”

March 15 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and Michael Figueroa on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. for a lecture on Israeli music. Michael Figueroa is an assistant professor who specializes in music and politics in the South West Asia and North Africa region and its diaspora. He is the associate director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. The medieval Judeo-Arabic poet Yehuda Halevi (c. 1075–1141) represents the archetypal Mediterranean journey to Jerusalem, where the poet died in 1141 after…

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Virtual: People & Environment in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador

March 15 at 6:00 pm

Join UNC scholars to learn more about the social, terrestrial and marine environments of the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Amanda Thompson (Anthropology) will discuss nutrition and public health, Diego Riveros-Iregui (Geography) will talk about water and land dynamics, and Adrian Marchetti (Marine Sciences) will discuss marine ecology and biological productivity in the Galapagos Islands and their impacts on life and circumstances in a world renowned protected area. Register for the panel discussion. Sponsored by the Center for Galapagos Studies and…

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Virtual: Towards an Integrated (Art) History of the Holocaust: Analyzing the Spaces and Buildings of Occupied Krakow during the Nazi Period

March 16 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the UNC Art and Art History department and Paul Jaskot for a lecture on March 16 at 5:30 p.m. to learn about the integration of art history into spaces occupied during the Nazi period in Krakow. Register here for this event.  Paul Jaskot received his doctorate in Art History from Northwestern University. He teaches courses on architectural history, modern architecture and urban planning, and German art with a particular emphasis on National Socialist Germany. His scholarly work focuses on…

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Virtual: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

March 17 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join the UNC Study Abroad team for a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of UNC’s 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! Join this information session or navigate to https://unc.zoom.us/join and use Meeting ID 99726865661 More info about Where to…

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Virtual: Resilience and Well-Being Through the Lens of the Pandemic: Insuring India Water Security

March 18 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Today 40% of India’s population lacks access to safely managed drinking water services and less than 4% have access to safely managed sanitation services. Estimates are that over 20% of all diseases in India are related to water and sanitation. Population growth, pollution and climate change are likely to further stress India’s water resources – impacting food and energy security and contributing to tensions both within India and with neighboring countries. This webinar will explore the threats to India’s water…

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Virtual: “Down to the Bone: Dissecting Blackness in Early 20th Century Egypt”

March 18 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion on March 18 at 4:00 p.m. for the 2020-2021 Speaker Series: Blackness in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Taylor Moore, a UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California - Santa Barbara, will host a lecture that discusses blackness in early 20th century Egypt. Doctorate candidate in the Department of Sociology, Shreya Parikh, will moderate the discussion. Register here for the link. Taylor M. Moore is a University of California Presidential…

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Virtual: “La Conferencia: Nuestra Era”

March 19 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Carolina Latinx Center will present the inaugural “La Conferencia” on March 19 at 6:00 p.m., which aims to provide a space for Latinx students, staff, faculty, and their allies to network and create a discourse about access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in a Latinx-centered setting in the Triangle area. The purpose is to develop this into space for people to convene annually to have critical dialogue, and exchange of information in order to empower the…

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