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Year of PittGlobal

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. 

Upcoming Events

Sat 10/13 to Fri 10/19
International Week

Join the University of Pittsburgh as it celebrates International Week across campus.
Fri 10/19 to Sat 10/20
Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia

As a collaborative partnership between the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Asian Studies Center, the Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia conference will focus on the historical and legal aspects of sexual enslavement of women by the military in the years before and during World War II. The conference provides the framework for understanding how actions designed to bring about redress can shift from the legal aspects to its cultural and social possibilities.
Thu 11/8 to Fri 11/9
Health, Safety, and Security: Rules of the Road for International Programs

This workshop will be given by the Massachusetts General Hospital center for Global Health and will provide in-depth discussion and practical tips for bringing a culture of health, safety, and security to academic and institutional overseas programs. Using case-based discussion, small groups, and interactive sessions, these experts will help course participants navigate their most challenging issues related to the health, safety, and security of deploying and returning faculty, students, and staff overseas. The cost is $625 for members. 

Thu 1/17 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human: Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Keshavjee is the Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical University and his research spans four areas: (1) multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment and policy; (2) health-sector reform and access to health care and medical technology in transitional societies, with a special focus on countries of the former Soviet Union (Central Asia and the Russian Federation); (3) the role of non-governmental organizations in globalization and the formation of trans-border civil society; and (4) modernity, social institutions, civil society, and health in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition to being an active clinician, his methodological expertise is in ethnography, participant-observation, and qualitative interview techniques. His lecture will be given in 602 Cathedral of Learning. 
Fri 3/8 to Sun 3/10
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health

The 2019 CUGH Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.

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Sat 10/13/18 to Fri 10/19/18
International Week Center for Global Health Event
International Week
Sat 10/13 to Fri 10/19

Join the University of Pittsburgh as it celebrates International Week across campus.
Wed 10/10/18
International Practicum Session Center for Global Health Event
International Practicum Session
Wed 10/10 12:00PM - 12:30PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Joanne Russell, Director of the Center for Global Health, will give an overview of possible practicum opportunities available for Summer 2019 and tips on planning for an international experience. At the end of the session, students will have the opportunity to meet some faculty members, who are familiar with or leading projects at some of the international practicum sites. 
Wed 10/10/18
Global Health Faculty Grant Presentations Center for Global Health Event
Global Health Faculty Grant Presentations
Wed 10/10 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Drs. Haggerty, Miljkovic, and Nachega will give updates on their projects, which received funding from the Center for Global Health. 

Wed 10/10/18
Grand Rounds Global Health Open House Center for Global Health Event
Global Health Open House
Wed 10/10 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Featuring a poster presentation, photo display, internship lecture, and a reception, the Global Health Open House is a great way to discover international opportunities at Pitt Public Health. 

Wed 10/3/18
Cities, Human Rights, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Linking Grassroots & Global Center for Global Health Lecture
Cities, Human Rights, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Linking Grassroots & Global
Wed 10/3 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Join Joshua Cooper in 4130 Posvar Hall as he shares his expertise on the title's subject. Joshua Cooper teaches political science at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu and he also teaches advocacy at the International Training Center on Teaching Peace and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland, as well as the University of New South Wales Diplomacy Training Program and the Oxford University Training Program for Unrepresented Diplomats at the United Nations. He is the U.S. Human Rights Network Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Task Force Co-Chair, coordinating the national campaign for the review of the U.S. human rights record between local and global forums.  He is currently focusing on implementation of the UPR recommendations and SDGs at the local and state levels to realize human rights at home in Hawaii.

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Join us in celebrating the Year of Pitt Global. 

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