The University of Pittsburgh has declared academic year 2018-19 as The Year of PittGlobal. Please check back as we add University events and programs to celebrate and progress Pitt's global impact.
Global Studies Center on behalf of The Ridgeway Center and Hello Neighbor. In an effort to better understand refugee life, [the filmmakers] spent one month living alongside displaced families in the Za’atari refugee camp. As the first filmmakers ever allowed by the United Nations to be given a tent and registered inside a refugee camp, [they] were able to get a never before seen look into the world’s most pressing crisis. [Their] experience uncovered overwhelming trauma but also the untapped potential our uprooted neighbors posses. With the right programs we can support healing, ease the burden on host countries and even empower the disenfranchised by unleashing people’s creativity.
Last Updated On Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Mauer, Rachel Michelle
Created On Thursday, February 01, 2018
Every other year, the leaders in tropical medicine come to Montreal to share the latest updates health professionals working with travelers, immigrants, and indigenous populations need to know. Hosted by the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health.
This lecture will take place in 4130 Posvar and be given by Dr. Charles Lwanga. Dr. Lwanga is a visiting assistant professor of Music at Skidmore College in New York, where he teaches theory and ethnomusicology.
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