Center for International Studies

Upcoming Events

03 Mar
Malaysian Horror Series: Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam

Join us for a virtual series of films based on the Malay folktales of a blood-sucking ghost born from a woman who dies in childbirth. The smash hit premiered...

March 03, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Mar
Film Screening and Discussion with the Director: Welcome to Chechnya

https://tinyurl.com/y2la43za From Academy Award-nominated director David France ("How to Survive a Plague," "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson") comes...

March 04, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Mar
Conflict in Transcaucasia: War over Nagorno-Karabakh

REGISTER HERE: https://pitt.zoom.us/.../register/WN_mC41a81tQVONz4oWoRt2Ig In September 2020, Azerbaijan’s military advanced into the disputed territory of...

March 05, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Mar
The Battle over Gender Equality in European Politics

In recent years, the EU has adopted far-reaching legislation and policies to support LGBTIQ and women’s rights across a broad range of issues from the gender...

March 08, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Mar
CLAS Film Series Presents: The Chambermaid

Fiction / Mexico / 2019 The Chambermaid In her feature debut, Lila Ávilés turns the monotonous work day of Eve, a chambermaid at a high-end Mexico city...

March 08, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Mar
Waste Not, Want Not: Trash and Recycling in Eurasia

A live interview with Elana Resnick (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Viktor Pal (University of Helsinki). Register via Zoom here:...

March 09, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Mar
What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms

Join the Pitt Global Hub for a special panel discussion in honor of International Women's Day. Our panelists will speak about the topic of "justice" in the...

March 10, 2021 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Mar
RICE &... Series: Risi e Bisi with the European Studies Center

Join the Pitt Global Hub and European Studies Center (ESC) for another RICE &... event. The ESC will be demonstrating how to prepare risi e bisi, Italian...

March 11, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Mar
#JMintheUS

EU Cultural Policy: How to... Participants in this workshop will gain insights into the shifts in EU cultural policy. They will also develop a foundation...

March 12, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Mar
Navalny and Next: Possibilities, Prognosis and Perceptions in Russia

After a botched attempt to poison Alexei Navalny in August 2020, the Kremlin has decided to sentence him to over two years in prison upon the oppositionist’s...

March 15, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Mar
Irrigation, Cotton-Growing and the Environment in Central Asia, 19th-21st Centuries

Studying water infrastructure is an excellent entry point to examine the nexus between the utilization of natural resources and technologies on the one hand,...

March 16, 2021 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Mar
Multilingualism

This installment of Conversations on Europe is in collaboration with the Center for European Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison The ESC’s 2020-21...

March 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Mar
Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop Keynote Address with Pavol Demes: Transatlantic Cooperation in Pandemic Times

Surprisingly enough, the COVID-19 pandemic affected Europe and America in a particularly dramatic manner. Health systems, economies, and social life in the...

March 20, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Mar
A Model of US Foreign Policy: Capitalist Liberal Exceptionalism

The talk with Huseyin Ilgaz will present an American foreign policy model--capitalist liberal exceptionalism--that accounts for the US behaviors around the...

March 22, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Mar
Climate Clash: Ecological Activism in Russia

A live interview with Konstantin Fokin (Extinction Rebellion, Russia) and Angelina Davydova (Bureau of Environmental Information, Russia). Register via...

March 23, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
25 Mar
Latin American Social and Public Policy Conference

Latin American Social and Public Policy Conference 3/25/2020 at 6pm--Film 3/26/2020 ALL day--Conference 3/27/2020 ALL day--Conference --See website for...

26 Mar
Aging, Disability and Health in Socialist Europe and Beyond

This workshop occurs on March 26 and April 2, 2021. Register here: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/creees/aging-workshop The history of old age is a growing...

March 26, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
01 Apr
Film Screening and Discussion: Ayka

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y5x6pwvy Award-winning actress Samal Yeslyamova (Tulpan) plays the role of Ayka, a Kyrgyz illegal migrant in...

April 01, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
01 Apr
CLAS Film Series Presents: Pelo Malo

Pelo Malo (Bad Hair) Fiction / Venezuela / 2013 "A nine year old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic...

April 01, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Malaysian Horror Series: Revenge of the Pontianak

Join us for a virtual series of films based on the Malay folktales of a blood-sucking ghost born from a woman who dies in childbirth. The smash hit premiered...

April 07, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Malaysian Horror Series: Virtual Lecture with Dr. Rosalind Galt

Join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Rosalind Galt on Malaysian horror.

April 08, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Critical Research on Africa - Medical Legitimacy: Childbirth, Authenticity, and Pluralism in Nigeria’s Faith-Based (Aladura) Birthing Homes

Join Dr. Williams of Creighton University in exploring the advent of faith-based maternity homes in Nigeria since the early 1930s, and how they adapted to...

April 09, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
Creative Europe

The ESC’s 2020-21 theme, Creating Europe, explores both the political, social, cultural, and geographical forces that have given shape to contemporary Europe...

April 15, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event