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September 2021

Introduction to Kazakhstan

September 30 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sept.30, 6 p.m., Registration via Zoom Explore Kazakh culture and history with Dr. Eren Tasar, associate professor of history. Learn more about the region and opportunities to study abroad in Almaty, Kazakhstan through the Russian Flagship Program.

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October 2021

Family Weekend: Study Abroad Meet & Greet, Info Session

October 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Please join the Study Abroad Office for an in-person reception and info session (offered virtually and in-person). Meet study abroad staff and find out more about program options, credit, funding, and the application process. We look forward to helping you “expand your campus”. Virtual Info Session Can’t make the in-person event? Join a brief info session for an overview of study abroad at UNC Chapel Hill by following this link. Location FedEx Global Education Center Outside in the Courtyard at the…

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Russian Flagship Program Info Session

October 4 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Oct. 4 and Oct. 13, Registration via Google Forms Interested in a program that will give you the competitive edge for your future career as a global professional? Want an affordable study abroad experience tailored to your academic interests and professional goals? The Russian Flagship Program Program, a federally funded initiative, provides UNC Chapel Hill students of all majors the unique opportunity to gain a professional level of Russian language proficiency as well as tangible work experience in their field of interest…

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Global Careers for LGBTQ Folk

October 5 at 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Members of the LGBTQ+ community play key roles in international business, diplomacy, advocacy, and scholarship, but they can also face unique challenges in global careers because of their sexuality, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression (on top of all the other challenges of global careers). This panel brings together members of the LGBTQ+ community who are navigating careers that cross borders and tackle international issues to talk about some of the continuing challenges, unique opportunities, and best strategies for…

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‘Being and Belonging’ Opening Programming

October 5 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina

A program celebrating the opening of Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina, an art exhibition at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be held on Oct. 5. Programming will begin at 5:30 p.m., with remarks starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Florence and James Peacock Atrium. Each artist has been invited to speak about their work.  Being and Belonging brings together 13 artists of Latin American heritage from across North Carolina whose work evokes questions of identity, environment and home. The…

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The US-Japan Alliance: A Dialogue with Ambassador Koji Tomita

October 6 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
A flyer promoting the event titled The U.S. Japan Alliance, a dialogue featuring Ambassador of Japan to the U.S. Koji Tomita, on October 6 at 3:30 p.m. The event will be hosted virtually. It is hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs. There is a headshot of Koji Tomita. The flyer is seafoam green and has blue-green and yellow accent colors.

Koji Tomita, ambassador of Japan to the United States, will discuss U.S.-Japan relations—the strong foundations of the alliance and the promise of future cooperation—in a virtual dialogue hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA) on Oct. 6, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. The event is part of the OVPGA’s Diplomatic Discussions series, which brings diplomats and foreign relations practitioners to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss current issues in diplomacy and…

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‘Cleansing’ Germany: Ideology, Space, and the Nazi Consolidation of Power

October 8 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Holocaust history has experienced its own “spatial turn” in the past decade, and important studies have examined the role space played in ethnic cleansing and genocide in central Europe during the 1940s. This project shifts the analytic focus from wartime spatial planning to everyday spaces in 1930s Germany to illuminate how the Nazi regime first formulated and began implementing policies of spatial cleansing. National Socialists believed that all of Germany had been contaminated by “Judeo-Bolshevism” in the post-World War I…

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Book Talk: Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution

October 12 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution Kriolas Poderozas EDITED BY TERZA A. SILVA LIMA-NEVES AND AMINAH N. PILGRIM Terza A. Silva Lima-Neves is associate professor of political science and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Johnson C. Smith University. Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution: Kriolas Poderozas documents the work and stories told by Cabo Verdean women to refocus the narratives about Cabo Verde on Cabo Verdean women and their experiences. The contributors examine their…

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Russian Flagship Program Info Session

October 13 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

October 13, Registration via Google Forms Interested in a program that will give you the competitive edge for your future career as a global professional? Want an affordable study abroad experience tailored to your academic interests and professional goals? The Russian Flagship Program Program, a federally funded initiative, provides UNC Chapel Hill students of all majors the unique opportunity to gain a professional level of Russian language proficiency as well as tangible work experience in their field of interest through coursework at…

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African Studies Center Book Talk: The Charisma Machine

October 14 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Zoom book talk on the recently published monograph, The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child, By Morgan G. Ames, moderated by Shakirah Hudani.

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