Center for International Studies

Upcoming Events

29 Oct
EuroVision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

It's Movie Night! Join the Euro Club and European Studies Center to watch the Will Ferrell Comedy, EuroVision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga....

October 29, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Oct
Lets’s Talk Africa: The Impact of COVID-19 on University Partnership across the World

With lockdowns, travel restrictions, and social distancing, international partnerships among most universities have been brought to a halt. Tune in to...

October 30, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
01 Nov
Slovak Heritage Festival

Watch on your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone! Facebook.com/SlovakHeritageFestival and Youtube:...

November 01, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
02 Nov
Día de los Muertos and Día de los Santos Lesson and Workshop

CLAS presents a virtual Lesson about the Day of the Dead and the Day of the Saints with Lisa DiGioia-Nutini and Manuel Roman-Lacayo. Schools, families,...

November 02, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Nov
AFRCNA 0300 Racialized Policing Pop-Up Course

This course provides students with an opportunity to think about the most recent wave of brutal police violence in the United States in a global perspective....

November 03, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Nov
The Wired Cold War

A live interview with Slava Gerovitch (MIT) and Ekaterina Babintseva (Harvey Mudd College)

November 05, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Nov
Musical Evolution and The Other: State-Sponsored Musical Evolutionism in the USSR

& the Conundrum of Post-Soviet Crimean Tatar Indigenous Music with Maria Sonevytsky (University of California, Berkeley) This event is part of the Area...

November 05, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Nov
Heroes and Toilers: Work and Life in Postwar North Korea, 1953-1961

In this lecture, Dr. Cheehyung Harrison Kim will offer an analysis of postwar North Korea that avoids the pitfalls of exoticism and exceptionalism to offer a...

November 05, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Nov
CLAS Film Series Presents: Miriam Lies

Miriam, a biracial teen in the Dominican Republic, prepares anxiously for a double quinceañera with her best friend, Jennifer. She has started talking to a...

November 05, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Nov
Global Health and Climate Change Mini Course

This course uses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to highlight the multi-faceted field of global health. The SDGs address everything...

November 06, 2020
Virtual Event
09 Nov
America Through Russian Eyes, Russia through American Eyes

A live interview with Dina Fainberg (City University of London) and Victoria Zhuravleva (Russian State University for the Humanities)

November 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Nov
China Town Hall: Ray Dalio

Join renowned investor, philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling author Ray Dalio for a discussion of today's most important issues, and the critical...

November 10, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Nov
Virtual Briefing: The Transatlantic Relationship After the Elections

European Studies Center along with American University, Georgia Tech University, University of Florida, University of Colorado, UNC CES and University of...

November 12, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Nov
Ukrainian Nationalism in the Age of Extremes

with Trevor Erlacher (University of Pittsburgh) This event is part of the Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia,...

November 12, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Nov
China Town Hall: Society and Culture

Starting with ping-pong diplomacy in 1971, cultural diplomacy has played a pivotal role in facilitating mutual understanding between the peoples of the...

November 12, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Nov
Searching for Balance

Is there room for STEM collaboration between US and Chinese universities in the age of military-civilian fusion and US-China economic and technology...

November 13, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Nov
China Town Hall: U.S. Perspectives in Chinese

As mutual distrust diminishes opportunities for U.S.-China engagement, the National Committee believes that it is imperative to reach out to people in China,...

November 16, 2020 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Nov
China Town Hall: Economics and Trade

Robust bilateral economic and trade ties have been the greatest source of strength and foundation for engagement in the U.S.-China relationship for decades....

November 17, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Nov
China Town Hall: Health & Climate

Confronting the global challenges of climate change and communicable disease cannot be achieved by any single country, but must be met by constructive...

November 18, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 Nov
Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: Revisiting the International Military Tribunal on its 75th Anniversary

with Francine Hirsch (University of Wisconsin - Madison). This event is part of the Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Russia, Eastern Europe, and...

November 19, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Dec
Utopia's Discontents: Russian Emigres and the Quest for Freedom

with Faith Hillis (The University of Chicago) This event is part of the Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia,...

December 03, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Dec
The Cold War from the Margins: Socialist Bulgaria on the Global Cultural Scene

with Theodora Dragostinova (Ohio State University) This event is part of the Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia,...

December 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event