UVA Rotunda | Dome Room

This event is in partnership with the UVA Center for Politics, UVA Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Center for German Studies, European Studies Program, and the UVA College of Arts and Sciences Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures.

Various Locations on Grounds

The purpose of Global Week is to promote and celebrate international programs and to encourage participation in them.

New Cabell Hall 236

Education Abroad January Term

UVA in Vienna & Budapest: The Jewish Experience Program

Newcomb Ballroom
The Corner Building
Morven Farm

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

As a host of the Fellowship since its inaugural year in 2014, the Presidential Precinct hosts 25 leaders each summer for a six–week program focused on topics such as human rights and justice, good governance, and women’s empowerment through the lens of civic leadership.

The Fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive impact in their organizations, institutions, communities, and countries. They are the future of the African continent. The Mandela

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a program of the U.S. State Department and administered by IREX.

Lorna Sundberg International Center

Fatmah Behbehani will lead us in making classic Moroccan dishes, such as zaalouk and fava bean soup.

Lorna Sundberg International Center

Fruit preserves are common across the globe with different ingredients and preparations. Depending on the region, they’re called chutney, confit, conserve, fruit butter, fruit spread, marmalade, jams, and jellies. We’ll learn one of the techniques that is popular and easy in the U.S. from Tim Williams.   

Lorna Sundberg International Center

Mahabuba Akhter and Sadia Shaheed will teach us how to make fried flat bread, paneer curry with vegetables, and a refreshing mango lassi.


VAFF at Violet Crown Film Screening

¡Las Sandinistas! reveals the untold stories of Nicaraguan women warriors and social revolutionaries who shattered barriers to lead combat and social reform during Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista Revolution

Campbell Hall

The World the Emperor Would Have Liked, Not That it Actually Was by Ainsley Cameron.

Textiles, Dress, and Court in a 19th Century Mughal Painting by Ainsley Cameron, Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art & Antiquities Cincinnati Art Museum

The World the Emperor Would Have Liked, Not That It Actually Was: Textiles, Dress, and Court in a 19th Century Mughal Painting

by Ainsley Cameron, Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art & Antiquities 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Campbell Hall, Room 158

The Progressive Arts Initiative

Born in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, Federico Cuatlacuatl is an indigenous artist based in Charlottesville, Virginia. He received his MFA specializing in Digital Arts at the Bowling Green State University in 2015. Federico’s work is invested in disseminating topics of Latinx immigration, social art practice, and cultural sustainability. Building from his own experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant and previously holding DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals),Federico’s research is primarily concerned with pressing realities in current social, political, and cultural issues that Latinx undocumented immigrants face in the U.S. Federico’s independent productions have been screened nationally and internationally.

School of Architecture
As part of the McIntire Lecture Series, please join us and Stacey Sloboda, Paul H. Tucker Professor of Art, UMass-Boston to learn more about Global Chippendale: The Circulation of Design in the 18th Century.

Sponsored by the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia.