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In This Issue
 
 
 
CGS Announcements
 
 

SAVE THE DATE!
Technology and Transitional Justice: Making Visible the Information Infrastructure for War Victims

November 7, 2019
Levis Faculty Center 210
4-5PM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

Trump, Ukraine, Impeachment: How Does the World Talk About It?
October 29, 4-5:30pm 
David Kinley Hall, Room 114

Come hear scholars from the European Union Center and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center discuss how the “Ukrainian Affair” is being covered across Eurasia.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Careers at the United Nations: Information Session
October 30, 5-6:30pm
Main Library, Room 66

Drop-in Coffee Chat
October 31, 9:30-11am
The Career Center Interview Suite  - 616 E. Green St, Room 213

 
 
 
 
 

Research on Migration and Education in Sweden
October 31, 11am-12pm 
Room 4F (basement), College of Education

In this talk, Professors Nihad Bunar and Anna Lund (Stockholm University) will discuss challenges and opportunities associated with the arrival of over 100,000 migrant and asylum-seeking school-aged children and youth to Sweden since 2015.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday Forum: Let’s Stop Using Band-Aids for Bullet Wounds
November 1, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA

The University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 

Is the European Union driving increasing demands for secession in Scotland and Catalonia?
November 5, 5pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

This talk contextualizes the mobilization of secessionism in Scotland and Catalonia. It explores the role that European integration, as well as domestic dynamics of electoral competition, have had in the independence movements in these regions. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

College of ACES Distinguished International Lecture: The Honorable Allan P. Mustard, Retired U.S. Ambassador
November 6, 4pm
Monsanto Room, ACES Library - 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana

Are trade wars good for American agriculture and agribusiness? Ambassador (retired) Mustard, who served over three decades in USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) promoting exports, including 19 years abroad as an agricultural attache, counselor, and minister-counselor, will comment on current U.S. agricultural trade policy from his perspective as the FAS historian.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 

Beinecke Scholarship Information Session
October 31, 3:30-4:30pm 
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building

Beinecke Scholarship Writing Workshop
November 1, 4-4pm 
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
Application Deadline: November 19, 2019

Graduate College Grants & Fellowships: 2019-20 Competition Schedule

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)