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Call for fellowship applications: Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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The Franklin College and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts invite applications for fellowships as part of a new professional development initiative, the Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies:

The seminar is open to advanced PhD students and faculty of all ranks and from all disciplines at the University of Georgia. It is a joint initiative in partnership with the University of Notre Dame and made possible through generous support by the Max Kade Foundation. 

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The one-week seminar will take place in Berlin and feature distinguished speakers with...

Alumnus Josh Delaney helps Washington work

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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Speaking of what can't you do with an A.B. degree, former SGA president Josh Delaney (A.B. Theatre, 2011) is featured in a Harvard Gazette article on alumni making things happen in the Capital:

A few years ago, Joshua Delaney was teaching algebra and special education to high school students in DeKalb County, Ga., a diverse area just outside Atlanta with an especially large Latino immigrant population. Many of his students and their family members were undocumented.

When the Obama administration first considered and then authorized Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA...

UGA Law to host CEASE conference

Posted 1 year 1 month ago
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The School of Law will host a child endangerment and sexual exploitation conference on Jan. 28, 2017, the first annual Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Conference:

It will bring together legal experts, psychologists and child advocacy leaders from across the county to discuss important issues related to child sexual abuse and those professionals who assist them.

Panel discussions will examine the intersection of civil, criminal and juvenile courts in child sexual abuse cases; trauma/compassion fatigue for those representing child sexual abuse...

2016 Darl Snyder lecture: Zéphirin Diabré

Posted 1 year 11 months ago
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UGA and the African Studies Institute are honored to welcome opposition leader in the Parliament and former presidential candidate of Burkina Faso Zéphirin Diabré to campus to deliver the 2016 Darl Snyder Lecture:

 A Visiting Harvard Scholar, [Diabré] will speak on "Contesting Constitutional Change and Restoring Democracy in Burkina Faso," on March 17 at 10 a.m. in Masters Hall of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. This event is open free to the public. 

Diabre's lecture will focus on recent political developments in Burkina Faso, from the fight against...

Korea expert and faculty member retires

Posted 2 years 2 months ago
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Han S. Park, a pre-eminent scholar on global peace and a thought leader on the tense relationship between the U.S. and North Korea, retires at the end of 2015 after 45 years at UGA:

Park is the founding director of UGA's Center for the Study of Global Issues, which fosters educational and research activities focused on economic, political and sociocultural change and development occurring at the global level. His work as a peace scholar and activist has made Park a respected international arbitrator and humanitarian. 

His efforts have helped raise the profile of UGA's School...

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