Event Archive

Selected Events

May 8, 2013

Provost's Forum, Allan E. Goodman (.pdf)

UC Davis provost forum provides perspectives on how administrators, faculty and students are dealing with the rapidly changing international environment. Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO, Institute of International Education speaking on, “From Mandalay to Memorial Union: How Public Universities Keep Dreams Alive.”

Sponsored by: University Outreach and International Programs

June 17, 2011

CNPq Dr. Barral Flyer (.pdf)

CNPq Dr. Barral Powerpoint (.pdf)

Manoel Barral Netto, director of institutional collaboration at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) presents, “An Overview of the Brazilian Science and Technology System.”

Sponsored by: Entomology Department; University Outreach and International Programs

May 26, 2011

Nick Bridge, UK Flyer (.pdf)

Join a discussion with Nick Bridge, the Counsellor for Global Issues at the British Embassy in Washington, DC. The UK Government is a leader in driving the transition to a low carbon economy globally, with energy and climate security at the heart of the Coalition Government’s national security strategy. Nick Bridge will explain and discuss UK and EU energy and climate change policy frameworks

May 23, 2011

CAPES President Jorge Guimarães

Dr. Jorge Guimarães will present the main activities of Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) and show the increasing importance of international cooperation to promote high-level study among international centers of excellence, followed by an opportunity for questions.

Sponsored by: Entomology Department; Graduate Studies; University Outreach and International Programs

March 9, 2011

German Ambassador Lecture (.pdf)

Dr. Klaus Scharioth ambassador of Germany to the United States will be discussing the partnerships between the United States and Germany and how to use them to tackle global problems. Ambassador Scharioth will give a 30 minute lecture followed by time for questions.

Sponsored by:University Outreach and International Programs; Department of German and Russian; Institute of Governmental Affairs

April 2, 2010

The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa

Deborah Bräutigam presents her new book,The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa (Oxford Press, 2010). One of the world’s leading experts,she provides the first comprehensive account of China’s aid and economic cooperation overseas. Deborah Bräutigam tackles the myths and realities, explaining what the Chinese are doing, how they do it, how much aid they give, and how it all fits into their “going global” strategy. Drawing on three decades of experience in China and Africa, and hundreds of interviews in Africa, China, Europe and the U.S., Bräutigam shines new light on a topic of great interest.

Sponsored  by: African American and African Studies; East Asian Studies; Human and Community Development; Institute of Governmental Affairs; University Outreach and International Programs 

May 21, 2009

Balance Meeting in North America Flyer (.pdf)

This lecture will be delivered as part of the Balance conference on ‘The European Component of the Internationalization Strategies of North American Universities’. This conference is the only one of the Balance project to be held in the US, and will include international education administrators from the US and Europe. The focus of this Balance conference will be on the improved compatibility of the North American and European Union systems following major higher education reform in Europe (driven by the ‘Bologna Process’). The speaker, Guy Haug, is one of the key architects behind the Bologna Process.

Sponsored by:University Outreach and International Programs

February 11, 2009

Iran Talk with Larry Vanderhoef

Chancellor Vanderhoef will meet with a group of UC Davis alumni and current students and faculty from Solano Community College.  The format will be a “brown bag” dessert and coffee to provide the attendees an opportunity to discuss with the Chancellor his two trips to Iran and potential outcomes for UC Davis, the U.S.A. and Iran.

December 10, 2008

Iran Press Conference

Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef has just returned from a historic trip to Iran with six U.S. University Presidents.  The purpose of this trip was to continue to build bridges between the U.S. and Iran through strengthening scientific and educational collaborations with leading universities in the U.S. and Iran. This visit builds on the Chancellor’s previous trip to Iran with a UC Davis delegation in 2004. Chancellor Vanderhoef will hold a conversation with the news media about this trip, followed by a question and answer period.

October 3, 2008

Fulbright Australia Workshop Flyer (.pdf)

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission and Australian Educational International are holding a weekend seminar at UC Davis 3 - 5 October 2009. This Brown Bag funding workshop will provide an introduction to opportunities available to faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, to support research and teaching collaborations with Australia.

Sponsored by: Office of Research; Office of Graduate Studies; University Outreach and International Programs

May 7, 2007

Building Bridges Reception

A reception in honor of UC Davis Chancellor, Larry Vanderhoef and the UC Davis delegation who participated in the first Building Bridges Summit in Egypt this past March.  We all understand the importance for building bridges between cultures and countries where peace has come to be a rare commodity.  Building Bridges was created to provide a platform for culture exchange, enhanced communications and progressive collaboration between the US and Middle East in an effort to expand the space for peace. They will share their experiences and accomplishments as well as the potential opportunities in front of us.

May 1, 2007

Someone's Somebody Theatre Event

A private performance of Someone's Somebody at the Sacramento Theatre Company in downton Sacramento. This stirring tale, based on the life of Regina Louise, asks the important question, "Is love ever wasted?" Chronicled in the Los Angeles Times, Family Circle Magazine, on National Public Radio and in a KVIE documentary, Regina Louise has become a source of inspiration for foster youth throughout America. 

October 21, 2005

Rigoberta Menchu Talk

The 1992 Nobel Peace Prize-winner and Human Rights and Indigenous Rights activist will speak at the Mondavi Center's Jackson Hall.

Rigoberta Menchú Tum and her namesake foundation take the indigenous peoples' ancestral spirituality, as a source of wisdom, interpretation, inspiration and energy, a base for the construction of balanced, harmonic relationships. As Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Indigenous woman and survivor of genocide in Guatemala, she seeks the observance of A CODE OF ETHICS FOR AN ERA OF PEACE as her contribution to humanity.

Sponsored by: Hemispheric Institute on the Americas; Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas; Spanish and Classics; Native American Studies; Chicana/Latina Research Center; School of Law; UC Davis Extension; Campus and Community Relations; Davis Humanities Institute; College of Agriculture and Environmental Science; College of Letters and Science Division of Social Sciences and Division of Humanities Arts and Cultural Studies

September 18-20, 2005

Chancellor's Fall Conference - Internationalizing the University

May 17, 2005

Shirin Ebadi Talk

Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and social-justice activist who won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a free talk about human rights and freedom of speech at UC Davis on May 17. Ebadi's lecture, "Human Rights, Democracy and Islam," will begin at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Her speech will be in Farsi, but she will be accompanied by an English interpreter.

Sponsored by: UC Davis School of Law; The Middle East/South Asia Studies Program; University Outreach and International Programs