Events Calendar

Center for International Studies Events

January 15 - February 13, 2021

Thursday, January 21

21 Jan
Newcastle, UK

Join the University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University for a virtual conference: The Role of Universities in Sustainable, Just and Inclusive Cities on...

January 21, 2021 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jan
Edo Avant Garde

Edo Avant-Garde reveals the untold story of the vital role Japanese artists of the Edo era (1603 – 1868) played in developing “modern art.” During the Edo...

January 21, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, January 22

22 Jan
Newcastle, UK

Join the University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University for a virtual conference: The Role of Universities in Sustainable, Just and Inclusive Cities on...

January 22, 2021 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, January 26

26 Jan
Steppe Irrigation: Water, Rivers, and Canalization in the USSR

The desiccation of the Aral Sea is one of the greatest environmental catastrophes of the late twentieth century. But efforts to harness and divert the Aral’s...

January 26, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, February 5

05 Feb
African Studies Book Club: His Only Wife

The African Studies Book Club is back with His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie, a Pitt African Studies alumna. A brilliant scholar and a fierce advocate for...

February 05, 2021 12:00 p.m.
05 Feb
RICE &... Series: Uzbek Plov

Join the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and the Pitt Global Hub for another RICE &... event! REEES will be demonstrating...

February 05, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Feb
Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad: Gender, Identity, and Health

Join us for the second installment of the webinar series – Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad – that seeks to expand transnational, transregional, and...

February 05, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Feb
New Directions in Research: Russian Literature in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

This event is part of the Race in Focus series 2:00-3:30 pm (ET) | 1:00-2:30 pm (CT) | 12:00-1:30 (MT) | 11:00 am-12:30 pm (PT) MODERATOR: Bella Grigoryan,...

February 05, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 10

10 Feb
Conquering Nature: Russian Expansion to the Brink

A live interview with Sharyl Corrado (Pepperdine University) and Paul Josephson (Colby College). Register via Zoom here:...

February 10, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 11

11 Feb
Let's Talk Africa: The Past, Present, and Future of Women and Law in Africa

Come join The Honorable Ari Tobi, retired magistrate-judge and renowned speaker and writer. This conversation will focus on the pre-colonial to postcolonial...

February 11, 2021 1:00 p.m.

Friday, February 12

12 Feb
New Directions in Research: Race, Gender, and Indigeneity in the American Arctic and Siberia

This event is part of the Race in Focus series. 2:00-3:30 pm (ET) | 1:00-2:30 pm (CT) | 12:00-1:30 (MT) | 11:00 am-12:30 pm (PT) MODERATOR: Manduhai...

February 12, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

January 15 - February 13, 2021