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November 2016

Foreign Language and Area Studies Info Session

November 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less-commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above.   FLAS Fellowships are possible because of grants provided from the U.S. Department of Education to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill area and global studies centers. Beginning with the 2015 cycle, FLAS applications to all UNC centers will use the…

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Erinn Whitaker, ‘Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles’

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian president Vladimir Putin and German chancellor Angela Merkel. Whitaker…

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Psychology in London Info Session

November 29, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Study Abroad Office for an info session to learn more about the Psychology in London summer study abroad program where you can earn six credits toward your degree, including credit for PSYC 245.

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December 2016

Discussion with Kathryn Um

December 5, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This lecture is presented by Khatharya Um, an associate professor of Asian American and Asian diaspora studies at the University of California at Berkeley. Her research areas include Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian American studies; refugee migration; transnational and diaspora studies; post-colonial, conflict and post conflict studies; genocide studies; and access and education of racialized minorities in American public schools.

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October 2017

Mariano Torcal, ‘Some Keys to Understanding the Catalan Conflict and its Potential Consequences’

October 24, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Mariano Torcal is a professor and research fellow in the Department of Political and Social Science at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is also co-director of the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM) at the Pompeu Fabra University, senior adjunct faculty at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver since 2006, and was the Center for European Studies Jean Monnet Visiting Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the spring of 2017.…

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Duncan McDonnell, ‘Respectable Radicals and the Euro-Nationalist International: Explaining Right Wing Populist Alliances in the European Parliament’

October 27, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Duncan McDonnell is a senior lecturer in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University in Brisbane. He was previously a Marie Curie Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. His main research interests are populist parties, Euroscepticism, and party organizations. He is the co-author (with Daniele Albertazzi) of Populists in Power and the co-editor (with Nadia Marzouki and Olivier Roy) of Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion. He is currently working on a book with Annika Werner about…

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April 2018

Georgiy Kasianov, ‘Politics of History in the 1980s-2000s: The ‘New Europe’ and Ukraine

April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This presentation will offer an overview of ideas in Georgiy Kasianov’s most recently completed research project on misuse of history and ‘historical memory’ in ideological debates in East Europe. Kasianov will also introduce his current work in progress, Image of the Other: The Past and the Present (Ukraine, Poland, Russia). Kasianov, a visiting Fulbright Scholar, is the chair of the Department of Contemporary History and Politics at the Institute of History of Ukraine in Kyiv, and a professor at the National University ‘Kyiv Mohyla Academy.’

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October 2018

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Information Sessions

October 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 13, 2018 at 11:00 am

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate  and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. The goals of the program include: to assist in the development of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for modern foreign language and area/international studies; to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency; and to develop a pool of international experts…

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March 2019

Fulbright Day

March 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Center for Global Initiatives and the Center for Faculty Excellence invite aspiring Fulbright U.S. Faculty/Postdoc Scholars and Students to explore opportunities to engage in these prestigious cultural exchange programs in which selected US citizens study, teach, or conduct research abroad. Participants will learn about the history and current status of Fulbright Programs, hear presentations from UNC Fulbright awardees about their experiences abroad, break out into faculty and student groups to discuss specifics of the application process and to initiate…

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