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The curriculum in Global Studies is excited to present to you the incredible range and depth of events we hosted and supported in Fall 2011.

war stories spring 2012

War Stories

High profile researchers and authors visited UNC for the Fall series, which touched on the hopes for democracy in Libya and Egypt, the effects on healthcare of the civil wars in El Salvador, and the state of central Africa.

arab spring 2012

The Arab Spring

Six experts on democratization and the Arab world participated in a panel discussion on the Arab Spring on November 18, 2012. The event explored the causes, the controversies, and the hopes for democratization of this movement.

heels in the field spring 2012

Heels in the Field

A Global Health Discussion Series

The series built on its success from the previous semester with speakers discussing global maternal and childhealthcare, HIV/AIDS preventions and interventions, and injury preventions in this brown bag lunch-time program.

fragile states 2012

Fragile States

Students, faculty, and members of the West Triangle Chapter of the United Nations Association examined the global challenges of fragile states at this conference.


mau a malawi spring 2012

Mau a Malawi: Story of AIDS

A performance and discussion on the story behind the concept album Mau a Malawi

Mau a Malawi was created to explore the realities of living, and dying, from AIDS in the African country of Malawi, which suffers from one of the highest AIDS rates in the world. The artists performed their music and then engaged in a critical discussion on their project with the Carolina community.

vimy spring 2012


Peter McMillan and Lang Kidby undertook the challenge of rebuilding the famous Vickers Vimy, which changed the course of air history, and recreating the plane’s flights. Following the screening of a movie that documents this endeavour, McMillan discussed with the audience his experience of this historic moment.

sponsored events 2012

Sponsored Events

Read about the other wonderful events the curriculum in Global Studies has had the opportunity to help bring to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.


In the next issue of the curriculum in Global Studies newsletter, read about the continued success of our War Stories speaker series featuring democracy expert Larry Diamond and our Global Health Discussion series run in conjunction with the Institute for Infectious Diseases and Global Health.


If you live near UNC-Chapel Hill, contact us about our upcoming speaker series.