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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009

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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
+1.919.962.2435

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December 2022

FLAS Information Session

December 1 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 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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