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Global News & Events, October 12, 2016
UNC Researcher Develops Test Scenarios for Sustaining Ecotourism in the Galápagos

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Galápagos Studies and the joint UNC-Universidad San Francisco de Quito Galápagos Science Center are helping Ecuador government officials plan for the future as they aim to balance economic development and resource conservation in a World Heritage site.
What's New
UNC’s Tomášková Studies Ancient Petroglyphs to Better Understand Human Creativity
Conference to Explore Islam and Religious Identity, Oct. 14-16
From One Continent to Six: Harris Hamed’s International Education
Awards & Honors


Oct. 13  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: UK and Ireland
Oct. 13  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Spain and Latin America
Oct. 13  Michael Woldemariam, ‘Insurgent Victory and State Capture in the Horn of Africa’
Oct. 13  Kathryn Dooley, ‘Soviet and Central Asian Discourses on Gender, Youth, Consumption’
Oct. 14  Japanese Career Info Session
Oct. 14  Phil Ayoub, ‘Europe’s Sexual Minorities and the Politics of Visibility’
Oct. 14  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Australia and New Zealand
Oct. 17  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Asia
Oct. 17  ‘I Bring What I Love,’ Screening and Discussion
Oct. 18  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: France
Oct. 18  Ines Zupanov, ‘Missionary Ethics of Translation in 17th-Century South Asia’
Oct. 18  Reşat Kasaba, ‘Turkey: The 2016 Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath and Implications’
Oct. 24  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Africa and the Middle East
Oct. 24  Fiona McLaughlin, ‘Visual Language in the Landscapes of Urban Senegal’
Oct. 25  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: France
Oct. 25  Critical Language Scholarship Info Session
Oct. 25  NC Latin American Film Festival: ‘Todos Se Van’ (Colombia/Cuba, 2014)
Until Dec. 9  ‘Migration Narratives’ Exhibition


Oct. 13  International Student Support Group
Oct. 13  Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: Short Film Series
Oct. 14-16  ‘Islam and Religious Identity: The Limits of Definition’ Conference
Oct. 15  Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: Short Film Series
Oct. 16  William S. Newman Series: Alberto Ginastera Centennial Celebration
Oct. 17  Yoga in the Galleries
Oct. 17  Tai Chi in the Galleries
Oct. 19-20  World View K-12 Global Education Symposium
Oct. 20  Jeffrey Wade Jones, ‘Representation of Women in Svetlana Alexivich’s Zinky Boys’
Oct. 24  Yoga in the Galleries
Oct. 24  Tai Chi in the Galleries
Oct. 25  Youssou N’Dour, ‘Sufi Songs’
Until Oct. 28  'James Barnor: Ever Young' Exhibition
Until Jan. 8  ‘Extended Remix: Contemporary Artists Meet the Japanese Print’ Exhibition
Oct. 14  Passport to GO!
Oct. 15  Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship
Oct. 20  Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
Oct. 26  Religion, Journalism and International Affairs Fellowship Program
Oct. 31  International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars

“Receiving a curriculum development grant was an outstanding, life-changing opportunity. Thanks to the grant, my few scribbled ideas have become a viable plan to expose students to the same places that revolutionized the way I view the world."

- Sara Peach
Lecturer, School of Media and Journalism
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