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Forum on Southeast Europe-The War in Ukraine: Language, Identity and the Legacy of the Yugoslav Conflicts

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This presentation explores the cultural and linguistic ramifications of the ongoing war in Ukraine arguing that the Russian invasion has accelerated processes of Ukrainianization especially among the country’s Russian speakers. These processes have arisen in direct defiance of Vladimir Putin’s … Read more

Film Screening: ‘The Water Diviner (Son Umut)’

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This film the delves into the story of Australian father Joshua Connor, fantastically portrayed by film director Russell Crowe. Unfortunately, ensuing World War One’s battle of Gallipoli (Çanakkale), Connor’s three sons never return from war. After losing his wife to … Read more

Samuel Silverstein, ‘Krishnamurti Effects: The Legacy of a Brilliant Teacher in Banaras, India ‘

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

J. Krishnamurti was a speaker and writer who traveled the world advocating for deep inquiry into the basic functions of consciousness and society. He sought to help people set themselves free from the habits and judgments of human cultures. Responsible … Read more

Elizabeth Turk, ‘Healing by the Nation’s Nature in Mongolia: Asian, Central European and Soviet Influences in Medical and Environmental History’

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Carolina Global and Transnational History Seminar is pleased to announce our next meeting, co-sponsored by the UNC Department of History and the UNC Center for European Studies. Elizabeth Turk of the University of Cambridge and Columbia University, will speak … Read more

Study Abroad Funding 101

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Interested in funding ideas for a global experience?  Thinking about study abroad or applying for summer, fall or next academic year? Come to this information session to learn more about financial aid, scholarships and other funding ideas to help finance … Read more

Scott Rozelle, ‘At Three We Can See the Future: Early Childhood Development and Human Capital Development in Rural China’

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

One of the most fundamental facts of China's education system is the huge gap between rural and urban children and youth. Despite massive investments into the schooling system, the gap has not narrowed. While there may be many barriers to … Read more

Sam Greene and Graeme Robertson, ‘Putin v. the People’

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) for a presentation and discussion of the book Putin v. the People The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia (Yale University Press, 2019). What do ordinary Russians think of … Read more

TAM Friday Lecture Series: #UNwithCivilSociety

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Following four years as chief of group programs and public inquiries in UN Visitors Services, Kathryn Good has returned to the Civil Society Unit in the UN Department of Global Communications, where she now oversees civil society liaison functions. From 2010-2013, Kathryn managed … Read more

Dominique Reill, ‘A Sense of Self: Propaganda and Nationalism in Post-World War Fiume’

FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Fiume, a major Adriatic port city controlled by Habsburg Hungary until 1918 and thereafter left rogue until 1921, presents a fascinating case of how post-Habsburg states could and did employ prior imperial models to navigate the trials and opportunities of … Read more