International Studies Research Lab 2018
Dates: July 8 - July 20
Application Deadline: May 4
The Center for Global Studies, International & Area Studies Library,
and Russian, East European & Eurasian Center at the University
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce fellowships
and research honoraria to support the internationalization of community
colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians,
and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula,
instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections, or
international education programs at their home institutions. Participation
in ISRL provides resources and time for research otherwise unavailable
to applicants. Fellows will have the opportunity to work one-on-one
with international and area studies reference librarians and explore the
unlimited print and online resources at the University Library.
Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the European Union Center.
April 30, 5:00pm
Loomis Laboratory - Room 141
This year, Dr. Jürgen Scheffran, a professor from the University of Hamburg, will be giving a lecture on ICAN, the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. ICAN played a major role in the signing of The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which is currently backed by 122 states. Dr. Scheffran and millions of people around the world who participated in the ICAN movement have seen a breakthrough in the ratification of this treaty by numerous states. Each ratification shows that the world is slowly uniting against the threat nuclear weapons poses to society and the security risks WMD hold.
April 30 - May 1, All Day
In this symposium, researchers will share their visions for addressing this critically important challenge for humanity. Symposium sessions will focus on: 1) mining germplasm banks efficiently and effectively, 2) training the next generation of agricultural scientists, 3) addressing abiotic and biotic stresses in the context of climate change, and 4) improving photosynthes
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty