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  • Front Page | Center for International Studies
    April 15 Dr Stefan Brunnhuber discusses the system of central banks and argues for a monetary ecosystem of multiple currencies Read More The Real North Korea Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia April 22 Professor Andrei Lankov discusses life and politics in contemporary North Korea Read More Naturalizing Disaster Nature Vulnerability and Social History PGE presents a three part lecture series examining the dynamic between nature dislocation and communities in an increasingly vulnerable world Read More Recent News Climate change drives rising seas and shrinking Great Lakes Medill Reports Rethinking How Slavery Changed Africa African Studies Distinguished Lecturer Mariana Candido says the transatlantic slave trade is more important in the history of West Africa than previously thought 2013 14 FLAS fellowship applications open The applications for FLAS 2013 14 are now available at the Graduate Student Affairs website Please direct all questions to Jessica Smith Teaching for a Global Future CIS s fifth annual Chicago International Education Conference provided 100 educators with hands on tools to connect their students with the world Educating Turkish Youth for a Democratic Future An advocate for Turkish education surveys the country s continued struggle to integrate educational reform into its reforming democracy

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  • CIS Bulletin & eUpdates | Center for International Studies
    teacher a school administrator or simply want to know more about international studies education please sign up for our CIS Educator newsletter as well Name Email Interests Global Environment International Studies Major Environmental Studies Major Latest News News Archive 2012 2013 2011 2012 2010 2011 2009 2010 2008 2009 Older Items Bulletin Press Info Connect with CIS Center for International Studies The University of Chicago 5828 S University Ave Pick

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  • About the Center for International Studies | Center for International Studies
    includes an undergraduate major and minor in Environmental Studies and a faculty and graduate workshop on the global environment as well as support for internships research conferences and other events Among the innovative offerings of the undergraduate program is the Calumet Quarter a hands on intensive field program in the Calumet Chicago s own back yard The Undergraduate Program in International Studies boasts an innovative and rigorous curriculum developed with support from a UISFLP grant 2002 2005 In addition to core and other thematic and area focused courses major requirements include foreign language proficiency and study abroad as well as a BA thesis The major enables undergraduates to take maximum advantage of the impressive range of international studies faculty and resources across departments and divisions of the university CIS sponsors a wide range of public programs from scholarly conferences and workshops to teacher training programs Our signature series The World Beyond the Headlines focuses on events of outstanding contemporary importance bringing an international lineup of scholars journalists and world leaders to the Chicago campus CIS also serves as a the coordinator for regional studies programs not covered by Department of Education National Resource Centers including African Studies and with the Centers for Middle East Studies and East European and Russian Eurasian Studies Central Eurasian Studies CIS is also the institutional home of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies COSAS a faculty interest group whose members work in South and Southeast Asia We also work closely with Chicago s area centers the Centers for East Asian Studies East European and Russian Eurasian Studies Latin American Studies Middle Eastern Studies and the South Asian Language and Area Center Through its Norman Wait Harris fund CIS sponsors supports a wide range of conferences lectures invited speakers and other events on international topics aimed

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  • Center for International Studies
    all walks of life and what we can learn from them April 15 2013 Money and Sustainability The Missing Link or Why We Need a Monetary Ecosystem April 15 Dr Stefan Brunnhuber discusses the system of central banks and argues for a monetary ecosystem of multiple currencies April 20 2013 Teaching About Islam in Global Perspective A full day educator workshop to clarify and enhance discussion of Islam and Muslims in world history world geography or world religions courses April 22 2013 The Real North Korea Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia April 22 Professor Andrei Lankov discusses life and politics in contemporary North Korea Upcoming Events Monthly Calendar Events Listing by Year 2012 2013 2011 2012 2010 2011 2009 2010 2008 2009 2007 2008 2006 2007 2005 2006 The World Beyond the Headlines Multimedia CHIASMOS Connect with CIS Above the Din of War Afghans Speak About Their Lives Their Country and Their Future and Why America Should Listen April 11 2013 5 30 PM Money and Sustainability The Missing Link or Why We Need a Monetary Ecosystem April 15 2013 6 00 PM The Real North Korea Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia April 22

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  • Center for International Studies
    changing water levels on Chicago and the globe After the Uprising Governance and Activism in post Mubarak Egypt Recorded November 26 2012 A Discussion with Egyptian Presidential Candidate Dr Abdelmoneim Abol Fotouh 5th Annual Chicago International Education Conference Recorded November 9 2012 Julia de la Torre s keynote opened a day of activities focused on bringing global education into Chicago classrooms Out of Eden The Walk Recorded October 29 2012 A conversation with two time Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Salopek Food In Security Governance and Accountability Recorded May 22 2012 Transparency and Accountability Have the G8 achieved it Food In Security Food Agriculture and Development Recorded May 15 2012 Improving food security through empowering women and changing global food supply Food In Security Food Security and Food Sovereignty Recorded May 9 2012 The challenges of institutionalizing food sovereignty Food In Security Hunger and Nutrition Recorded April 30 2012 Addressing Food Insecurity in the United States Protecting the Programs that Protect the Hungry The 2012 Farm Bill Your Food Your Water Your Money Why The Farm Bill Matters Recorded April 17 2012 In the first event of the Food In Security series Ken Cook discusses the enormous challenges as Congress begins

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  • Norman Wait Harris Memorial Foundation Fund | Center for International Studies
    is to help citizens of the United States better understand other peoples of the world Each year the fund supports conferences lectures invited speakers and other events on international topics at the University of Chicago Students faculty and University centers and organizations are eligible to apply for Norman Wait Harris support In recent years the Norman Wait Harris Fund has supported international conferences on post socialism and the future of post Yugoslav anthropology gender and sexuality in Islam and Reconsidering American Power In addition to the popular World Beyond the Headlines series the Harris Fund supported lectures on democratization in Latin America the relationship between imperialism and international law and Tibetan nationalism The fund has also supported an award winning exhibition at the Oriental Institute Museum on the looting of archaeological sites and museums in Iraq a conference on the avant garde periods in Eastern European art and a panel discussion on peaceful political settlement between governments and insurgent movements featuring former combatants of the conflict in northern Ireland Applications for funding are considered through competition each year Visit the application page for details The Norman Wait Harris Fund will also continue its support of the World Beyond the Headlines

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  • Sponsored Programs | Center for International Studies
    teaching curriculum and public outreach on global and interdisciplinary topics In addition through its Norman Wait Harris Fund awards CIS provides partial support to conferences lectures invited speakers and other public events on a competitive basis African Studies COSAS Norman Wait Harris Fund Connect with CIS Center for International Studies The University of Chicago 5828 S University Ave Pick 101 Chicago IL 60637 phone 773 702 7721 fax 773 702

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  • Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future-and Why America Should Listen | Center for International Studies
    all walks of life a former warlord a Taliban judge victims of self immolation courageous women parliamentarians would be suicide bombers besieged merchants frightened mullahs and desperate archaeologists Above the Din of War explores a country that both vexes and fascinates the world and relates what its people have to say about living through 30 years of continual unrest violence and negative international attention From his time spent interviewing and living with the people of Afghanistan Eichstaedt proposes American and NATO exit strategies that could avoid leaving Afghanistan mired in chaos and war This thought provoking title from a journalist s point of view adds a human element to this complex international situation Peter Eichstaedt is a veteran journalist who has reported from locations worldwide including Slovenia Moldova Afghanistan Albania Armenia and Uganda He worked most recently as the Afghanistan Country Director of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting during which time he managed six journalism development programs including the Afghan Investigative Journalism Fund a one year project to build investigative journalism reporting capacity He is the author of Consuming the Congo First Kill Your Family If You Poison Us and Pirate State He lives in Denver Colorado Part of The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series This event is cosponsored by the Seminary Co op Bookstores the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Committee on Southern Asia Studies COSAS Fill out my online form Upcoming Events Monthly Calendar Events Listing by Year 2012 2013 2011 2012 2010 2011 2009 2010 2008 2009 2007 2008 2006 2007 2005 2006 The World Beyond the Headlines Multimedia CHIASMOS April 11 2013 Above the Din of War Afghans Speak About Their Lives Their Country and Their Future and Why America Should Listen April 11 Journalist Peter Eichstaedt describes his encounters with

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