07 Dec 2022


The Politics of Sport: A Discussion of the World Cup in Qatar

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Posvar Hall 4301 + Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center and the Department of History

As national teams join to compete in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, join the Global Studies Center to discuss the intersection of politics, global branding, human rights, and activism, and how they converge upon the most popular sport in the world. Panelists will discuss the historical context of sports and capitalism, the reconfiguration of urban spaces, and the -isms and phobias that exist within the sporting community. In-person attendees do not need to register. Attendees joining virtually must register below.


19 Dec 2022


US Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine

Monday, December 19, 2022 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
Palestinian American Research Center

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

09 Jan 2023


2023-2024 Fellowships for U.S. Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine

Monday, January 9, 2023 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
The Palestinian American Research Center

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Applications due January 9, 2023
Awards announced March 24, 2023

Fellowship awards up to a maximum of $9,000
Awardees will have until December 31, 2024 to complete their research

On November 10, PARC will hold a webinar for interested applicants. To sign up for the webinar, go to this link:

25 Jan 2023


The Bridge to Nowhere and the Central Memorial at Žepa

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies

An Island in a Bosnian Archipelago