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Spring 2019 | March 24 - March 30 View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

Lenin’s Revenge: Regional Fracture & Security (Dis)Order in Post-Communist Eurasia
March 28, 4pm 
101 International Studies Building

While we know a great deal about the benefits of regional integration, we know considerably less about areas where regional ties between states and societies are weak and dysfunctional. Professor Anna Ohanyan introduces the theory of regional fracture to explain Russia’s foreign policy in its conflict-ridden periphery spanning the Donbas to Damascus.


New Perspectives on Cultural Contact and Exchange Symposium
March 29-31, All Day
Levis Faculty Center

Events This Week

My Life in Song: A Discussion with Palestinian Rapper Tamer Nafa
March 25, 7pm 
Allen Hall Unit One


"The Korean Peninsula in Crisis?" Symposium
March 28, 9am-5pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 

Please register here


Friday Forum with Michael Metz, Radicals in the Heartland
March 29, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA



Racial Capitalism Symposium
March 29-30, All Day
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

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Upcoming Events

Intellectuals, NGOs and Social Movements Under Correa’s Regime: Collaborations and Estrangements
April 1, 3:00pm
101 International Studies Building

The talk will examine the relations between intellectuals, non-governmental organizations and social movements as well as the production of knowledge under the semi-authoritarian or “hybrid” regime of Rafael Correa (2007-2017) in Ecuador.


Fifth International Food Security Symposium: Building Institutional Capacity for Food Security
April 2-3
ACES Library

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Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

Information Session for Fulbright in Central Europe
March 26, 3:30-4:30pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore

Schwarzman Scholars Program Information Session – Greater China
March 27, 3-4pm
1000 Lincoln Hall

Schwarzman Scholars Program Information Session – Global/US
March 27, 4:30-5:30pm
3041 Business Instructional Facility

Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World
Intensive courses in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, and Wolof
June 10, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Temporary Lecturer Position, Department of Global Studies - UC Santa Barbara
Deadline: October 31

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)