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May 2023 Global Engagement Insider

Global Engagement Insider Newsletter - May 2023

Funding, opportunities, announcements and resources for UC Davis globally engaged faculty and staff

Global Funding and Engagement

Global Affairs Opportunities

Call for Nominations: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program

Global Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have opened the nomination period for the fourth cohort of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Asia Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program running from November 2023 - October 2024.

Information Session: May 23, 2023, 12–1 p.m., Zoom
Deadline: June 4, 2023

UC Alianza MX Announces Short-Term Research in Mexico for Graduate Students

UC Alianza MX is pleased to announce a call for applications for Short-Term Research in Mexico by UC graduate students. The purpose of the short-term stays will be for graduate students at the University of California (UC) to accomplish specific laboratory, library, or field research, at partner institutions in Mexico. On top of this, UC Alianza MX will provide funding to cover living expenses, travel, and other related expenses in Mexico for a period of up to three months.

Deadline: June 16, 2023

External Opportunities

Azrieli Fellowship Program Launches Postdoc in Israel

The Azrieli Fellowship Program is officially launching Postdoc in Israel, a website developed in collaboration with the Council of Higher Education in Israel.

Faculty Resources

Staff Resources

Fulbright Opportunities

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Launches 2024-25 Competition

In February 2023, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program launched its 2024-25 competition! Hundreds of awards across all world regions will allow academics, professionals and artists to teach, research and carry out professional projects abroad. Curious to see what awards in 2024-25 have to offer? Join a webinar to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, awards and the application process.

May 17: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Italy
May 18: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the United Kingdon
May 18: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Egypt
May 22: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Morocco
May 23: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Finland
May 24: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Austria
May 25: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Canada

Global Events and Programs

Global Affairs Events

Alienation and Liminality: An Installation on International LGBTQIA+ Graduate Student Experiences on Campus

Through June 8, 2023, in person at the International Center Lobby International LGBTQIA+ graduate students encounter unique challenges and experiences navigating the context of UC Davis. Join the 2022 Recipients of the Global Aggies Award for LGBTQIA+ Rights for an interactive art installation in the main lobby of the International Center. The award was established in 2021 through the generosity of former UC Davis Provost and Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter, along with his husband Manfred Kollmeier.

Global Affairs Co-Sponsored Events

Resource-Use and Specialization in Rural Change in Europe and the Americas. Politics, Reform and Revolution 

May 26, 9 – 5 p.m. in person
Agrarian reform and agricultural revolution are crucial themes in the historiography of agricultural development and rural change. They highlight the role of policy interventions, market regulations and new techniques in transforming the production of staples and in relations between the countryside and the rest of the economy. This conference will focus on how these programs influenced and oriented specific patterns of agricultural specialization, looking at scientific debates, field surveys and the local initiatives they promoted (e.g. rural settlement plans, the design of crop-based policies, integration into agro-industrial chains, etc.).

The History and Culture of Tea Tribes in Assam: A Brief Study 

May 17, 4 p.m., virtual
Join Deepak Baruah, Founder and President of the Model United Nations School, as he discusses his research on the socio-economic conditions of tea communities in both pre-colonial and post-colonial era Assam.

More Global Events

Global Spotlights

More Global Affairs News

Recent International Delegation Meetings (April 2023)

  • Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle | France
  • Hokkaido University | Japan
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy | Laos
  • Ambassador of Chile, Embassy of Chile | USA

Recent International Agreements Signed (April 2023)

  • Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs | Mexico
  • Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara | Mexico
  • Nepal Agricultural Research Council | Nepal
  • Korea University | South Korea
  • Cranfield University | United Kingdom

Learn more about hosting visitors from around the world, or the international agreement process on the Global Affairs website.

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