Tag: Global Studies

Kurds the topic of next Global Studies Roundtable

Ozum Yesiltas, an assistant professor of political science at St. Norbert College, will address “The Kurds and the Situation in the Middle East” at the next Global Studies Roundtable Discussion at UW-Green Bay. The free session, open to all, runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 5) in Room 103 of the University […]

In the media: Coury talks ISIL airstrikes with Local 5 News

Associate Prof. David Coury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) shared his expertise in Middle East affairs with Local 5 News’ Jenn Sullivan, as part of a story about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Coury, a Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies faculty member who co-directs UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, told Sullivan the […]

Coury presents on ‘European Cultural Plurality’ in Portugal

Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies, German and Global Studies presented a talk — “United in Diversity? European Cultural Plurality in the 21st Century” — at the biannual conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Porto, Portugal this August. His article, “Ways of Belonging: Navid Kermani and the Muslim […]

Reminder: Ukraine discussion, from German perspective


UW-Green Bay’s Global Studies program hosts another Global Studies Issues Roundtable at 2:30 p.m. Friday (March 14) in MAC Hall 101. The topic: Germany’s relations with its Eastern European neighbors. Leading the discussion and offering a European perspective on the political crisis in Ukraine will be Professor Wolfram von Schiliha from the University of Leipzig, […]

Visiting scholar will talk Germany’s relationship with Ukraine

UW-Green Bay’s Global Studies program invites one and all to the second of its Global Studies Issues Roundtables this semester on Friday afternoon, March 14. The topic: Germany’s relations with its Eastern neighbors (Poland, Belarus and Ukraine in particular). Leading the discussion and offering a European perspective on the political crisis in Ukraine will be […]

‘The Role of Universities in Promoting Citizenship in Their Communities’

A number of UW-Green Bay academic programs will host a faculty forum discussion from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Alumni Rooms of the University Union. A guest panelist — Associate Prof. Kimberly Gauderman of the University of New Mexico history faculty — will help address the topic “The Role of Universities […]

Global Studies Roundtable on Feb. 7 has focus on Sochi

UW-Green Bay’s Global Studies program invites one and all to the first Global Studies Issues Roundtable of the year. The topic: the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Discussion will be led by faculty member Katia Levintova. She’ll address issues and invite discussion on security, US-Russian relations, recent political developments in Russia itself as well as Ukrainian […]

Thinking globally, writing locally

Students, faculty, staff and visitors are being invited to consider global issues of poverty and development and react — pen in hand, on the spot — to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals on display at the UW-Green Bay campus. Last year, three students in the Global Politics and Society course taught by Assistant Prof. […]

Spots remain for Sept. 26 Dinner Lecture event featuring culture, cuisine of Russia

Registration remains open for the latest installment in the UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture series, featuring the culture and cuisine of modern Russia. “Russia Today,” featuring UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Katia Levintova, will take place Thursday, Sept. 26 in the Phoenix Room of the UW-Green Bay University Union. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with […]

‘Chechnya: Crossroads and Conflicts’ to be focus of Tuesday talk

“Chechnya: Crossroads and Conflicts” is the title chosen for a roundtable discussion early this week on the contexts and connections between Chechnian nationalism and the recent bombings in Boston. The session is scheduled for Tuesday (April 23), from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room, which is located directly across from the 1965 Room on the second […]