international studies

My Map is Better than Yours: Competitive Cartography in China/Japan Territorial Dispute over Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands in East China Sea

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
201 White Hall Classroom Building

 

This event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute, Department of Geography, International Studies and Japan Study Program, and China Program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kentucky Japan Bowl Educates and Entertains

Thirty-five students from Lafayette, Scott County, Atherton and Eastern high schools visit the University of Kentucky campus on Saturday to immerse themselves in the Japanese culture and to compete in the Kentucky Japan Bowl®.

Panel Discussion to Focus on Cuba-U.S. Relations

A panel discussion about Cuba and U.S. relations will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in Young Library.

Panel Discussion: The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives

Date: 
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
James F. Hardymon Theatre in the David Marksbury Building
Please join us for a panel discussion of "The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives" (University Press of Kentucky)
A new book edited by Carlos de la Torre
 
Moderated by: Emily Beaulieu, Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky
 
Panelists: Carlos de la Torre, Cas Mudde, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, contributor; Cristóbal Rovira, School of Political Science, Diego Portales University (Chile) contributor; Ron Formisano, William T. Bryan Professor of American History, University of Kentucky.
 
Reception in the lobby to follow.

Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows

Students from a variety of departments in the College of Arts & Sciences were recently named Chellgren Fellows.

UK Education Abroad Expands Opportunities in Mexico

With offerings from anthropology to WRD, UK Education Abroad is working to help more students study in Mexico.

UK Ranked First in Kentucky for Sending Students Abroad

A recent report by the Institute of International Education found that UK has more students studying abroad than any other higher education institution in Kentucky.

2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll Includes 71 Wildcats

University of Kentucky Wildcats from all eight of UK’s spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 71 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Mike Slive announced this week.

UK Senior to Give Lecture at the University of Central Missouri

Journalism and International Studies Senior, Cassidy Herrington, will give a public lecture March 29 at the University of Central Missouri.
The Muslim Student Assocation at UCM invited Herrington to speak on behalf of a column she wrote for The Kentucky Kernel in November of 2010. In the article, Herrington "unveils" her personal experience wearing the Muslim hijab for one month. Since its publication, the story has been read in more than 140 countries and reprinted in textbooks and publications nationally and abroad.

No Middle Man

By Colleen Glenn

After graduating from UK in the spring of 2011, James Chapman wasted no time in getting started on his career path. A dual Political Science and International Studies major at UK, Chapman continued doubling up on his studies in graduate school: he is now pursuing a joint law degree and Middle East policy master's degree at George Washington University.

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