Reminder: Global Studies discussion of history and politics in Guatemala this Wednesday (April 17)

Global Studies will be holding its third Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Co-sponsored by the International Visiting Scholar Program, Assistant Prof. Julie Gibbings (Latin American History) from University of Manitoba, Canada, will be leading a discussion the history and politics of Guatemala, with special emphasis on indigenous population. This event is free and open to the public. View this event on Facebook.

Reminder: Global Studies discussion of history and politics in Guatemala on Wednesday, April 17

Global Studies will be holding its third Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Co-sponsored by the International Visiting Scholar Program, Assistant Prof. Julie Gibbings (Latin American History) from University of Manitoba, Canada, will be leading a discussion the history and politics of Guatemala, with special emphasis on indigenous population. This event is free and open to the public. View this event on Facebook.

Global Studies discussion of history and politics in Guatemala set for Wednesday, April 17

Global Studies will be holding its third Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Co-sponsored by the International Visiting Scholar Program, Assistant Prof. Julie Gibbings (Latin American History) from University of Manitoba, Canada, will be leading a discussion the history and politics of Guatemala, with special emphasis on indigenous population. This event is free and open to the public. View this event on Facebook.

Global Studies to hold discussion on Brexit on Wednesday (Mar. 6)

The Global Studies discussion “Brexit: Brief History, Current Issues, Future Directions” will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The conversation will be led via Skype by Prof. Neil McGarvey, political science professor from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, and Iñigo Gurruchaga, London correspondent for El Correo and Diario Vasco newspapers and the author of several books on nationalism and politics in Ireland and Spain. Learn more about this event on Facebook.

Reminder: Global Studies holding first Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Global Studies is holding its first Spring 2019 discussion “Brazil after 2018 Presidential Elections” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 125 located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The discussion will be led by UW-Green Bay’s Bruna Muraca (Political Science, History, and Global Studies) and Dr. Javier Escudero, Ph.D., Director of Brazil Cultural Education & Cultural Travel Program (via Skype). As the new president takes an oath of office, we will discuss a monumental political shift that just occurred in Brazilian politics and its implications for the future of Brazil, Latin American politics and international relations. Both presenters have ties to Brazil and will offer enlightening perspectives. These discussions allow important and timely conversations about topical events and processes around the world. It is free and open to the public. Learn more about this event on Facebook

Final reminder: Global Studies discussion on Chinese Foreign Policy tomorrow (Oct. 25)

Global Studies is holding its second Fall 2018 discussion,”Chinese Foreign Policy: Inter-State Bargaining and Signaling Strategy,” on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. This discussion will be led by Associate Lecturer Yue Zou (Democracy and Justice Studies). This event is free and open to the public.

Reminder: Global Studies discussion on Chinese Foreign Policy, Thursday, Oct. 25

Global Studies is holding its second Fall 2018 discussion,”Chinese Foreign Policy: Inter-State Bargaining and Signaling Strategy,” on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. This discussion will be led by Associate Lecturer Yue Zou (Democracy and Justice Studies). This event is free and open to the public.

Global Studies discussion on Chinese Foreign Policy set for Thursday, Oct. 25

Global Studies is holding its second Fall 2018 discussion,”Chinese Foreign Policy: Inter-State Bargaining and Signaling Strategy,” on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. This discussion will be led by Associate Lecturer Yue Zou (Democracy and Justice Studies). This event is free and open to the public.

 

Reminder: First Fall 2018 Global Studies discussion is this Thursday (Sept. 20)

Global Studies will be holding its first Fall 2018 discussion on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Co-sponsored by the International Visiting Scholars Program, this discussion will focus on Romania and the EU. This discussion will be led by Ovidiu Olar, an international scholar from the Romanian Academy of Sciences. This event is free and open to the public.

Visiting International Scholar Ovidu Olar to give on-campus public presentations, Sept. 17-21

Visiting International Scholar Dr. Ovidu Olar (Humanities), a Senior Researcher at the N. Iorga Institute of History of the Romanian Academy of Sciences, will be delivering three public presentations at UW-Green Bay:

  • Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: “Between the Devil and the Deep Black Sea: Jazz under Communism,” will also feature a live jazz performance by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music) and company will take place at the Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center.
  • Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.: The UW-Green Bay Global Studies Roundtable  “Romania and the EU” will be held in the UW-Green Bay’s University Union Alumni Room (formerly 103).
  • Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Forum “The Life and Times of the “Calvinist” Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople Kyrillos Loukaris (d. 1638)” will take place in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall 331B.