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Resilience in the times of COVID-`19: SwaTaleem's experience with Rural Adolescent Girls

An estimated 10 million girls in India may not return to school when they reopen after the second wave of COVID-19. Furthermore, there will be an increase of more than 30 million child brides in the…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 10/12/2021 10 plays 0  

Cameron McCarthy, "Burnished Ornamentalism: The Social Aesthetics of Postcolonial Elite Schools in Globalizing Circumstances"

This presentation addresses the matter of the management and conservation of histories (“burnished ornamentalism”) in three school sites: in Barbados, India…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 10/6/2021 3 plays 0  

Wetmore Lecture - Carolina Chantrill (MUP '15)

The first speaker of the 2021-22 Wetmore Series, Department of Urban and Regional Planning alumnus Carolina Chantrill (MUP 2015), joined us virtually from Buenos Aires. Carolina joined Sustentar…

From  Sean Kennedy on 09/17/2021 8 plays 0  

UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 3

Zoom Recording of UIUC Illinois Global Institute Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 3. Agenda 10am - 10:45am Co-keynote: Ellen Moodie, Associate Professor, the Anthropology Department,…

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 07/22/2021 5 plays 0  

UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 2

Zoom Recording of the UIUC Illinois Global Institute Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 2. Agenda: 10am - 10:45am Keynote: Margaret Njeru, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Riara…

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 07/21/2021 2 plays 0  

UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop

Zoom Recording of University of Illinois - Illinois Global Institute Summer 2021 Global Educators workshop. Day 1 Agenda 10am to 10:45am Keynote: Caitlyn Clarke, Teaching Assistant Professor,…

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 07/20/2021 3 plays 0  

Global Platforms and Infrastructures

Digital platforms are so pervasive in our everyday life to the point that it becomes no longer meaningful to separate our lives from them. How do they shape our everyday life, cultural industry,…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 04/30/2021 9 plays 0  

Allison Witt, "Global Education for a Post-Pandemic World"

Rather than returning to pre-pandemic normal, Higher Education must reexamine strategies for internationalization. This discussion examines previous models of internationalization to consider how…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 04/2/2021 10 plays 0  

Local Responses to Educational Reforms in Chicago and Chile

There is a clear interrelationship between current educational reforms and global economic movements. Educational reforms are driven by the increasing demand for meeting the…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 03/31/2021 12 plays 0  

"International Librarianship Discussion with Clara M. Chu" hosted by the ALA@UIUC student chapter

18 March 2021 International Librarianship Discussion with Clara Chu Moderated by Nathan Sonnenschein, co-chair of the International Committee of the ALA student chapter at UIUC and Sylvia Figueroa…

From  Kathleen Ebeling on 03/26/2021 19 plays 0  

IGI - Global STEAM Roundtable: Science and the Global in a Brave New World

Recording of IGI Global STEAM Working Group roundtable discussion: Science and the Global in a Brave New World. Part of the Global STEAM in the Age of Crisis series.

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 03/8/2021 6 plays 0  

CGS-Impact of COVID-19 on Travel and Study Abroad in West Africa

The world is experiencing new COVID-19 waves and lockdowns. West Africa, however, is open to most travelers and remains a world leader in fighting the spread of the coronavirus. Join us for a…

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 02/25/2021 14 plays 0  

Remote Teaching in Times of COVID-19

COVID-19 presented the university educators with a unique set of academic challenges. Please join the CGS-funded faculty and instructors for a discussion of the issues they faced and the insights…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 02/4/2021 11 plays 0  

IGI FLAS Fellowship Information Session - Graduate

Recording of the IGI 2021-2022 FLAS Fellowship Information session for graduate students.

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 12/9/2020 1 plays 0  

IGI FLAS Fellowship Information Session - Undergraduate

Recording of the IGI 2021-2022 FLAS Fellowship Information session for undergraduate students.

From  IGI-info IGI-info on 12/9/2020 0 plays 0  

Emma Robbins, "Water Scarcity & COVID-19 at the Navajo Nation"

Clean running water on the Navajo Nation has been an ongoing challenge for decades, and even today one in three families still do not have a sink and a toilet. The Navajo Water Project was started in…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 12/2/2020 10 plays 0  

IGI STEAM Working Group presents "The Conflict Between Science and Compassion"

The 2nd in the Global STEAM in the Age of Crisis series of roundtable events, this discussion was led by Olivia C. Coiado, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, and focused on the conflict between…

From  JoAnne Geigner on 11/30/2020 7 plays 0  

Syndemics: Theory & Application

Syndemics refers to complex epidemics involving two types of adverse interaction – the clustering and interactions of two or more diseases or health conditions (the biological–biological…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 11/11/2020 93 plays 0  

October 26th, 2020 Marcia Castro

Dr. Marcia Castro (T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard) presents Covid -19 in Brazil

From  Kasia Szremski on 10/26/2020 6 plays 0  

Chimène Keitner, "China's Responsibility for COVID-19: Are Lawsuits the Answer?" (Respondent: Patrick Keenan)

The U.S. response to the global pandemic has been distinctly unilateral, from its announced intention to withdraw from the World Health Organization to its decision not to participate in a WHO-led…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 10/23/2020 17 plays 0  

Eric T. Freyfogle, "Water, Community, and the Culture of Owning"

Professor Freyfogle is the author or editor of a dozen books dealing with issues of humans and nature, some focused on legal aspects, others reaching to larger cultural and social issues. In this…

From  Maria Dorofeeva on 10/16/2020 12 plays 0  

Fundamentalisms

Global Studies Lecture Series: Tariq Ali, writer, journalist and filmmaker October 20, 2004 sponsored by the College of LAS

From  Nathan Sonnenschein on 10/15/2020 0 plays 0  

Understanding Global Poverty

Global Studies Lecture Series: Dani Rodrik, Harvard University October 27, 2004 sponsored by the College of LAS

From  Nathan Sonnenschein on 10/15/2020 0 plays 0  

Human Rights

Global Studies Lecture Series: James Ross Senior Lawyer, Human RightsWatch Ira Carmen, Political Science, UIUC Stephen Hartnett (moderator) Speech Communication, UIUC November 17, 2004…

From  Nathan Sonnenschein on 10/15/2020 2 plays 0