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September 2022

Virtual Film Screening: Becoming Black (2019)

September 20 @ 12:00 pm

Virtual film screening and discussion with filmmaker Ines Johnson-Spain; Opening Remarks from Priscilla Layne.

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October 2022

Feminist Economic Analysis of Women’s Precarious Disempowerment: COVID-19 in Uzbekistan

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This presentation provides a feminist analysis of the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s precarious livelihoods and the lack of multi-dimensional empowerment in Uzbekistan due to a market-driven economy, liberalization and neoliberalism – structures that are ill-prepared to deal with gender equality and pandemic. Feminist analysis aims to examine the gendered nature of the pandemic and its social and economic outcomes by looking at the unequal distribution of pandemic risks. Viewing these conditions through a conceptual feminist framework and…

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Krasno Ambassadors Forum • Moldova: Russia’s War on Ukraine and the Road to Europe

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ambassador Kent D. Logsdon currently serves as the US Ambassador to Moldova. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Head of the US Embassy Mission in Berlin, Germany, serving as Chargé d’Affaires from January 2017 to May 2018. His previous duties include Director of Operations Center, Director of the Office of Russian Affairs, and Deputy Head of Mission in Tbilisi, Georgia. He has also been a political advisor in Kyiv, Ukraine, and has held a variety of positions in Almaty,…

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Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Global Perspective

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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UNC Alumni in National Security

October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a discussion with UNC alumni currently working for the Department of Defense. Sponsored by UNC Russian Flagship Program; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; and Curriculum in Global Studies.

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November 2022

Upcoming Talk: Dr. Inga Pollmann

November 11 @ 12:00 pm

We are pleased to announce the next talk in our speaker series Digital Aesthetics: Critique, Creativity and Selfhood in Computational Culture. Part of the continued partnership between King’s College London and UNC, we are inviting scholars from both institutions to give a series of Zoom lectures this semester. Our next speaker is UNC’s own Dr. Inga Pollmann (ECL and GSLL), who will give a talk titled “Cameras, Guns, Drones and Point of View: Realist Film Theory as Environmental Media Theory”…

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The ‘Manufactured Crisis.’ The Outbreak of World War II in Europe

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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