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 INTERNATIONAL STUDIES CELEBRATE -INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK (IEW) 2017


International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES EVENTS

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Climate Change, International Politics, and Anthropocentrism
Dr. Katherine Mackey | Earth System Science
Christopher Stoughton | Political Science
Marcos Scauso | Political Science
Mary Anne Mendoza
Chair | Political Science
3 pm
Social Science Plaza A (SSPA) 2112
RSVP to mscauso@uci.ed

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017


Public Diplomacy Series Forum: Global Perspectives on Cultural Diplomacy
Hideki Hara
Director | Japan Foundation
Leonilde Callocchia
Attache | Italian Cultural Institute
Halid Bulut
Director | Yunus Emre Cultural Institute

12:30 – 1:50 pm
Social & Behavioral Science Gateway (SBSG) 1321
Representatives from the Japan Foundation, Italian Cultural Institute and Yunus Emre Cultural Institute come together for this event to discuss new trends in cultural diplomacy, the nation brands their organizations are projecting and their work in the United States.
Workshop: Media Literacy and Communication
Guest Speaker
Michele Johnsen | Ignite Global Good

2:00 – 3:20 pm
Social & Behavioral Science Gateway (SBSG) 1321

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017

 

Public Diplomacy Series Forum: Views From the Global South: The Colombian Experience
Guest Speaker and Discussion
Sebastian Echavarria | ProColombia

12:30 – 1:50 pm
Social & Behavioral Science Gateway (SBSG) 1321
Sebastian Echevarria will discuss the changes Colombia has been going through and how those changes reflect in promoting Colombia's nation brand. The discussion will touch upon challenges raised by the popular Netflix show Narcos and opportunities created by the Colombian peace process.

 

International Studies Public Forum (ISPF): Study Abroad and Research
Daniel Brunstetter
Associate Director | Study Abroad

5:00 – 6:20 pm
Social Science Plaza A (SSPA) 1100
Learn how research and studying abroad combined can enhance your academic and professional development. Learn how you can get funding from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) to support your research.




 

 

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