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International Events Calendar 

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.

To submit an event, use the U.Va. Calendar and remember to check the box for "International." If you have questions about submitting your events, email calendar@virginia.edu.

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Multi-day Events

Wednesday, October 1

Students for Stop Hunger Now Hunger Pot Luck
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: International Residential College
Description: Join SSHN for a Hunger Dialogue Pot Luck at the International Residential College to discuss and raise awareness about hunger in our local community and around the world by sharing our ideas and experiences as they relate to hunger. Please bring a small food item to share with a small group. Contact ecu2by for more information about the event or SSHN.
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Friday, October 3

McIntire School of Commerce Fall Forum
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Old Cabell Auditorium
Description: Commercial real estate is an important diversification option within a total investment portfolio. The sector is large; the total value of U.S. commercial real estate is estimated to be in excess of $11.5 trillion. Through our Fall Forum, we will examine outstanding public, private, and global firms in this complex industry, and learn about the strategies and perspectives of their leaders. Our panelists will discuss the strategic, structural, and operational sources of performance relative to benchmark returns, as well as the challenges and rewards of real estate investment and management.
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Contact: McIntire School of Commerce, 434-924-4150
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Tuesday, October 7

Multiple Perspecties on Ebola: Treatment in Liberia, Clinical Perspecties, Infrastructure and Context
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Claude Moore Medical Education Building
Description: This interdisciplinary panel will examine the biomedical, ethical, geopolitical and culture challenges of the Ebola outbreak. Christiana Koisey Hena, MD, MPH, Founder, Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia Dr. Hena is one of the approximately 60 physicians in Liberia and has been running a clinic since before the Ebola crisis began. She is isiting the US to share her perspective as a front-line care provider. Frederick G. Hayden, MD, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and International Health), UVA Costi Sifri, MD, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and International Health), UVA Judith White, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology, UVA Catarina Krizancic, PhD, International Studies Office; Global Development Studies, UVA China R. Scherz, PhD, Department of Anthropology, UVA Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, UVA Center for Telehealth, Center for Global Health, and the International Medicine Club
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Contact: Center for Global Health, ctrglobalhealth@virginia.edu, 434-243-6383
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Wednesday, October 8

Miller Center American Forum: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Lessons and Legacy
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Miller Center; 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville VA 22903
Description: ANGELA STENT, former national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council
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Contact: Miller Center, millercenter@virginia.edu, 434-924-7236
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Funding Your International Trip - With Air Miles
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Center for Global Health
Description: Pratik aka Tik Patel has accumulated over 500,000 miles and points over the last 3 years in medical school…he has traveled to Switzerland, Dominican Republic, and Brazil and is now prepared to fly wherever he wants – for free. Learn how to earn air miles, and fund your upcoming travel plans.
Contact: Center for Global Health, ctrglobalhealth@virginia.edu, 434-243-6383
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Wednesday, October 15

The Center for Global Health University Scholars Open House
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Center for Global Health
Description: Learn more about conducting interdisciplinary research in a global context. Faculty representing international collaborations in Uganda, Guatemala, Rwanda and Zambia will be available.
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Contact: Center for Global Health, ctrglobalhealth@virginia.edu, 434-243-6383
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Tuesday, October 21

Miller Center American Forum-The 2014 William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy: Obama and the Middle East:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Miller Center; 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville VA 22903
Description: RYAN CROCKER, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria; AARON DAVID MILLER, former adviser to U.S. secretaries of state on Middle East policy; and TRUDY RUBIN, foreign affairs columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer
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Contact: Miller Center, millercenter@virginia.edu, 434-924-7236
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Wednesday, October 22

Miller Center American Forum: The End of Greatness: Why America Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Miller Center; 2201 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville VA 22903
Description: AARON DAVID MILLER, former adviser to U.S. secretaries of state on Middle East policy, on how greatness in the U.S. presidency was achieved, why it’s gone, and how we can better come to appreciate the presidents we have rather than the ones we want
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Contact: Miller Center, millercenter@virginia.edu, 434-924-7236
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Oh Baby! What New Parents Need to Know
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: See description
Description: Parents to be are invited to a special night! Short talks with UVA Physicians on: How to calm a fussy baby Good sleep habits from the start Top ten things you need to know about breastfeeding Postpartum- the good, the bad and the ugly Door prizes and refreshments! UVA Battle Building Parking is free in the 11th st. garage Reserve a spot now: 434-924-9920 or email: des4v@virginia.edu
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Contact: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, creees.uva@gmail.com, 434-924-6384
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Monday, October 27

ISIS Threat to Women and Girls: Assisting Gender-Based Violence Victims in Iraq and Syria
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Newcomb Hall
Description: AMAR U.S., The Presidential Precinct, Morven and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at U.Va. invite you to a one-day conference to: 1.Raise awareness of ISIS’ brutal and persistent violations against women and girls in Iraq and Syria 2.Develop practical tools for providing victims with immediate and effective assistance. The conference will bring together Iraqi GBV service providers with NGO practitioners, US Government officials, UN and international representatives, academic faculty and students. AMAR’s delegation will include the UK Trade Envoy to Iraq and AMAR’s President, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, and Iraqi field staff who have been implementing an Emergency Refugee Response amid the current crisis. Participants will review current US and international policy regarding crimes against refugee and displaced women, lessons learned from past interventions. Breakout groups will then identify effective means of assistance. Please join us for this important one-day conference. RSVP at ISISthreat.eventbrite.com
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Wednesday, October 29

The Center for Global Health University Scholars Open House
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Center for Global Health
Description: Meet the Scholars. Learn from recently returned scholars about their experiences, the value of working in an existing collaboration and the merits of independent projects. Learn more about conducting interdisciplinary research in a global context. Faculty representing international collaborations in Uganda, Guatemala, Rwanda and Zambia will be available.
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Contact: Center for Global Health, ctrglobalhealth@virginia.edu, 434-243-6383
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