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CANCELLED: INTL Lunch Talk Mar 13 – A Dialogue with Return Peace Corps Volunteers

EVENT CANCELLATION: This event has been cancelled. The University is taking active measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For information about the University’s response to COVID-19, please see:  https://www.uoregon.edu/coronavirus INTL Lunch Talk: Return Peace Corps Volunteers Come to ...

INTL Lunch Talk Feb 28 – “Improved Sanitation in Ethiopia”

INTL LUNCH TALK: “Improved Sanitation in Ethiopia: What Factors Drive Household Toilet Purchases?” WHEN: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm WHERE: PLC 348 In this talk, Masters Candidate Dayna Hansberger will discuss her research and fieldwork in southern Ethiopia. Worldwide, ...

INTL Lunch Talk Feb 14 – Refugee Women’s Life in Limbo and Community Response in Greece

INTL LUNCH TALK: Refugee Women’s Life in Limbo and Community Response in Greece WHEN: Friday, February 14, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm WHERE: PLC 348 At this lunch talk graduate student, Nino Dgebuadze, will be discussing her research and fieldwork in Greece exploring refugee women’s ...

INTL Lunch Talk Jan 17 – A Dialogue with Kay Jackson Freeman

Kay Jackson Freeman is a seasoned development professional with more than 30 years of experience with the Agency for International Development (USAID).  She most recently served as USAID’s Senior Development Advisor for Yemen, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  She has a TOP SECRET/SCI security ...

INTL Lunch Talk Jan 31 – The Edifice Complex with Phil Scher

The Edifice Complex: Historic Preservation, Museums and the Challenge of Ontological Security in Barbados January 31, 2020 12 – 1 p.m. PLC 348 This talk asks the question:  how do we understand the relationship of a community to any aspect of its immediate environment and at what point does ...

Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice in Bolivia

INTL faculty, Dr. Derrick Hindery leads a summer study abroad focusing on  Indigenous Rights & Environmental Justice in Bolivia. Students learn from indigenous peoples themselves and look at a range of lenses through which indigenous peoples and other actors view the environment. This program ...

INTL Lunch Talk Dec. 6 – Academic Podcasting: Process and Practice

Academic Podcasting: Process and Practice December 6, 2019 12 – 1 p.m. | 348 PLC In this lunch talk, Dr. Weaver will describe the content and process associated with her podcast project Speaking of Race (www.speakingofrace.ua.edu). She will also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of podcasting as ...

INTL Lunch Talk Nov. 22 – Constructing Modes of Response: The Recognition of Jerusalem

Constructing Modes of Response: The Recognition of Jerusalem: International Conflict Analysis November 22, 2019 12 – 1 p.m. | 348 PLC President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel elicited a variety of responses across social media from the Palestinian community. This lunch ...

INTL Lunch Talk Nov. 8 – SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS RIGHTS & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN BOLIVIA

SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS RIGHTS & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN BOLIVIA: Meaningful Connections and Collaboration November 8, 2019 12 – 1 p.m. | 348 PLC Discussion will be led by a student panel made up of returning students from the Summer 2019 GEO Study Abroad Program “Indigenous Rights & ...

LUNCH TALK: Just a Little Salty

International Studies M.A. student, Alyssa Sperry will talk about her M.A. research into the salt industry in Jamaica. Alyssa began her research as an undergraduate student, and submitted it as her honors thesis project. Now, a graduate student in the International Studies program, Alyssa continues ...
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