Global Research

Global Research

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Mar

A panel discussion of the ways forward in the current Israel–Hamas conflict with senior experts.
March 25, 2024 2:30pm
University of Virginia Rotunda Dome Room
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UVA in sand in Jordan
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Ambassador Steve Mull shares the details of global partnerships and expansion in the works at Global Affairs for 2024.

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Students holding up research poster at 2023 Lingletes Linguistic Challenge
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When Colton Arney was a senior in high school, his English teacher told him about a program that would help set the trajectory for his UVA career. By the end of that fall, he had become a linguistics champion.

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Yafrainy Familia in a gallery next to a painting of a woman lying down
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Yafrainy Familia is a PhD student in Spanish at UVA. She spoke about her project where she analyzes the work of a series of contemporary Caribbean artists through the lenses of colonial resistance, gender, and race.

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Volya Vysotskaia, Srdja Popovic, and Steve Parks
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Belarusian human rights activist Volya Vysotskaia, Karsh Institute Practitioner Fellow and Serbian political activist Srdja Popovic, and UVA English professor and activist Steve Parks are trying to build a connection between activism and academia. They discuss their recent works and plans for the future.

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Elizabeth Mirabal headshot
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Second-year Spanish graduate student Elizabeth Mirabal traveled from Havana to UVA to expand her studies in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American literature, Caribbean literature, and Cuban studies. She spoke about ways nostalgia permeates her intellectual interests, as well as her personal experiences in Charlottesville, and shared her advice for students interested in international research.

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UVA PhD student Beatriz Silva Da Costa talks about procurements and corruption in Brazil.

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Tayyab Safdar headshot
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Muhammad Tayyab Safdar joined as a Global Studies faculty in Fall 2023. He is currently teaching about global development and perspectives from the Global South based on his research on South-South global development relations, in particular the relationship between China and Pakistan.

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18

Oct

Come get your global interdisciplinary fix! Lightning presentations by grad student CGII grant recipients.
October 18, 2023 12:00pm
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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Summer abroad course being taught in Zarax
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The University of Virginia faculty and students spent summer months researching, interning, studying and teaching in different parts of the world, an essential part of UVA experience that was on hold during the pandemic. Here are a few recollections:

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Owen is pictured on Safari at Akagera National Park in the Eastern Province of Rwanda where he, Dazhanae Houston, Kimberely Duru, and Shaina Twardus enjoyed a full day excursion where they saw lions, rhinos, giraffes, and more.
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Owen Selden is a third-year student majoring in the Human Biology Distinguished Majors Program and a 2023 Center for Global Health Equity University Scholar. He talked about the global health experiences at UVA and in Rwanda that have inspired him to pursue a future in public health.

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Steve Mull meeting with the University of Bahamas president
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A delegation from the University of Virginia led by Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Ambassador Stephen D. Mull, visited The Bahamas in August 2023, to assess prospects of the University's academic engagement.

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Headshot of Levi Vonk
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Academic and creative writer Levi Vonk joined the University of Virginia as a Global Studies Assistant Professor in Fall 2023 and is currently teaching courses on inequality in the media and global migration. He discussed his research, writing, and teaching.

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18

Aug

This event features work from UVA's Environmental Institute affiliates and UVA researchers working to find solutions to some of the toughest climate and environmental resilience challenges.
August 18, 2023 8:00am
Irving Theatre, CODE Building
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Jun

Join Stephen D. Mull, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, in a conversation about the top foreign policy challenges facing the U.S. in 2023.
June 9, 2023 3:00pm
University of Virginia Rotunda Dome Room
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UVA Aerial shot
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In the spring round, 15 Center Grants, 2 G-Pods and 30 graduate students were awarded through CGII for their research projects.

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Global Symposium
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Over 170 student research projects were showcased in the second annual Global Futures: A Global Studies Symposium held on April 25 in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom.

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Chris Gratien and colleague editing the Ottoman History Podcast
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UVA History Professor Chris Gratien speaks about his not-so side gig as part of the recording team for the Ottoman History Podcast, an alternative avenue for scholarly conversation on the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East, since its inception in 2011 and how it has enriched his own research and teaching in surprising ways.

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Molly Joyce performing
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UVA Music PhD student Molly Joyce chats with us about her multimedia project "Left and Right: exploring myths of the left side through dance, music, and disability" and her plans for the future.

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UVA Psychology Professor Hudson Golino discusses his recent collaborative project with Professor Mariana Teles "New Tools to Study and Prevent Online Mass Manipulation."

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Students Tyler Busch and Tichara Robertson with Professor Kwame Otu
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In July 2022, two third-year students traveled to Ghana with Professor Kwame Otu for a project called “Scenes of Toxicity.” 

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Apr

The Global Studies Program is proud to present the second annual Global Futures: A Global Studies Symposium.
April 25, 2023 2:00pm
Newcomb Hall Ballroom
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Apr

Doctoral students from many UVA schools present their research dissertation.
April 12, 2023 12:00am
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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Stephen Parks headshot
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UVA English professor Steve Parks talks to UVA Global about how his interaction with activists and advocates has changed his academic work and what he and UVA's Democratic Futures Project plan to do next to support and promote advocates for democracy.

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Mona Kasra Headshot
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Iranian American Professor Mona Kasra in the Department of Drama speaks about a recent UVA panel on the situation in Iran, the role of visual media in the crisis, how this impacts her work, and the role the diaspora and higher education institutions can play.

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Hamna Shafiq
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Human Biology major Hamna Shafiq was fueled by her personal experiences to pursue studies in global health. Now a third-year, she is primed for medical school through her research in undernutrition in vulnerable global populations.

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17

Mar

Crystal Anderson will be discussing "NEXTGEN: The Past, Present and Future of K-pop". She is a veteran blogger on Asian popular culture and former associate chief editor for hellokpop.
March 17, 2023 3:00pm
Online
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21

Mar

The Faculty speakers will be presenting about their CGII-funded research on democracy and mis/disinformation.
March 21, 2023 12:00pm
Hotel A, West Range at UVA
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winning team for case competition
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UVA is among a small group of institutions that writes a new global health case and students compete annually.  This year CGHE's global case competition celebrated its 10th anniversary with a challenge where 32 teams participated to address a case about tuberculosis in Tanzania.

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30

Mar

A lecture by Marcia Ochoa, University of California at Santa Cruz, author of Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela
March 30, 2023 6:30pm
Wilson Hall, Room 142
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Apr

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an opportunity for students to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a broad audience.
April 27, 2023 9:00am
Newcomb Hall Ballroom
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02

Feb

Speakers for this colloqium event are Shao-yun Yang, Denison University, and Michael Gomez, NYU.
February 2, 2023 5:00pm
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Feb

Professor Roland Betancourt (Art History, University of California, Irvine) will give a talk as part of the Lindner Lecture Series in the Department of Art.
February 2, 2023 6:30pm
Campbell Hall, Room 160
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Feb

The Department of Classics and the Interdisciplinary Archaeology Program present a talk by Professor Jessica Lamont, Yale University
February 2, 2023 7:00pm
Gibson Room UVA
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Feb

The East Asia Center will be hosting Yanfei Sun, associate professor of sociology at Zhejiang University, for the talk "New Religious Movements and the State in Post-Mao China.
February 10, 2023 3:15pm
New Cabell Hall
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Feb

Hanbury Lecture in Historic Preservation by Erich Theophile.
February 13, 2023 5:00pm
Campbell Hall 153: School of Architecture at UVA
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20

Apr

Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty will give a lecture as part of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures FUTURITIES lecture series.

April 20, 2023 12:00pm
Wilson Hall, Room 142
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Feb

Professor Samhita Sunya will give a lecture as part of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures Mellon Fellows Book Seminar Series.

February 3, 2023 10:00am
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23

Feb

Dr. Julia Thomas will give a lecture as part of the IHGC FUTURITIES lecture series.

February 23, 2023 12:00pm
Wilson Hall, Room 142
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16

Mar

UVA Provost Ian Baucom will give a lecture as part of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures FUTURITIES lecture series.
March 16, 2023 12:00pm
Wilson Hall, Room 142
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17

Mar

Professor Paul Dobryden will give a lecture as part of the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures Mellon Fellows Book Seminar Series.
March 17, 2023 10:00am
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