To promote the diversity of the University and community, Global Affairs brings you the International Events Calendar highlighting events held at the University with an international and/or multicultural focus.
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Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM -- Local timeFriday, May 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM -- Europe/Paris
Where: See description
Description: Join McIntire School of Commerce Professor’s Bill Wilkerson and Sherri Moore and visiting undergraduate students studying business, politics and culture in the European Union for an evening of casual conversation in Paris. We are planning a late afternoon alumni panel followed by an evening reception. Come share your experience with the students and meet the local UVa community in Paris. Details are being finalized and will be posted soon. To learn more about the class visit: http://www.commerce.virginia.edu/undergrad/globalprograms/gci/westerneurope/Pages/default.aspx. For more information about the event please contact Darci Spuck, Director of Global Alumni, Parents & Friends Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: McIntire School of Commerce, 434-924-4150
Miller Center American Forum: HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Miller Center; 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville VA 22903
Description: JONATHAN ALLEN and AMIE PARNES, authors of HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
Contact: Miller Center, email@example.com, 434-924-7236
Yemen and the Sisyphean Rock of Reform
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Dome Room; Rotunda
Description: Indar Jit Rikhye Lecture - Yemen and the Sisyphean Rock of Reform with guest speaker Barbara K. Bodine, Former Ambassador to Yemen
Contact: Office of the Vice President for Research, firstname.lastname@example.org, 434.924.3606
Ambassador's Forum: Anna Louise Henrichsen: Assistant Advisor of Denmark to U.S.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monroe 124
Description: Global Student Council partners with Sustainability UVA to bring you Anna Louise Henrichsen: Assistant Advisor of Denmark to the U.S., Climate, Environment, and Development. At the embassy, Anna Louise Henrichsen covers climate, environment and energy. This includes relations to the US administration, the World Bank Group, think tanks, and NGOs.
Contact: Global Student Council, email@example.com
U.S.-Iranian Interaction: Nukes, Terrorism, and Power in the Middle East
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: O'hill Forum
Description: The Alexander Hamilton Society presents Georgetown University's Professor Matthew Kroenig and UVa's Professor John Owen in scholarly debate on the state of U.S.-Iranian relationship. The discussion will assess the viability of diplomacy between the United States and Iran, as well as the necessity of and options for neutralizing Iran as a nuclear threat. Don't miss out on the pre-official publication book sale and signing of Professor Kroenig's new book, "A Time to Attack" after discussion. Alexander Hamilton Society Phone: 724-972-8554 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prosami at U.Va. Interest Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Alderman Library
Description: Prosami is a non profit organization dedicated to reducing maternal and infant mortality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. If you are interested in global health or development, a pre-med student or interested in gaining some leadership experience, consider attending this meeting! We think Prosami would benefit from an on-Grounds CIO and need your help. We will meet in the Alderman Scholars Lab 423. For questions or more information, please contact Milcah Tesfaye at email@example.com or Kasonde Mwaba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Money + Sex
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Ballroom
Description: Join us for this documentary screening about domestic sex trafficking of minors on Thursday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Newcomb Ballroom. Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth is a documentary about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it. Since September 2009, the film crew has traveled to over 30 states and conducted more than 75 interviews with federal agents, victims, politicians, activists, psychologists, porn-stars, among others. Co-sponsored by the International Justice Mission at U.Va. and the U.Va. Women's Center
East Asia Center Lecture Series: "NGO 2.0: When Social Action Meets Social Media"
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Monroe 130
Description: Professor Jing Wang will discuss the genesis and implementation of a civic media project that she conceptualized and launched in China in May 2009. The Project, titled NGO 2.0 is a social experiment that introduces Web2.0 thinking and social media tools to the grassroots NGOs in the underdeveloped regions of China. How has new media complicated social action and civic engagement? Professor Wang will speculate on the emergence of a new field of inquiry--social media action research--while sharing insights and findings about her involvement in shaping an NGO 2.0 culture in China.
Contact: East Asia Center, email@example.com, 434-924-7836
Shanghai Investing Summit
Where: See description
Description: "Global Growth and the Next Breakthrough Economy" Our hyperconnected, global economy challenges investors to capture opportunity and mitigate risk. In one of the most dynamic cities of Asia and a rising financial center, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Shanghai Investing Summit will draw upon today's leading thinkers and business minds ― hosted by Darden's top-ranked faculty ― to identify the next best investments in both the large, core emerging markets and in new pockets of performance. The day-long event will highlight new trends and provide actionable investment strategies. Join the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Shanghai Investing Summit and keep pace with the changing rules of global investing. The event is sponsored by Darden's Center for Global Initiatives and the Center for Asset Management. Contact: University of Virginia Darden School of Business Phone: +1-434-982-4527 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Shanghai, China