Published 21 July 2014

A listing of international events on and around the UW-Madison campus
compiled by Global Studies and the Division of International Studies.
Please email any questions to Global Happenings.

All events free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Contested Archaeologies: Nationalism and Cultural Heritage in Vietnam and Beyond. Nam Kim, Anthropology. Sponsored by Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) and Southeast Asian Studies. 3:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-1755.

Opportunities for Electronic Government to Reduce Corruption and Bureaucracy in Kazakhstan. Gulmira Sheryazdanova, Languages & Cultures of Asia and Philosophy, Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Astana, Kazakhstan, and Bolashak Visiting Scholar. Sponsored by the Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI) and Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA). 4:00-5:30 pm, 2190 Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-3379.

SEASSI 2014 Film Series: A Collection of Short Lao Films. Laos. English subtitles. Discussion will follow film screening. Sponsored by Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) and Southeast Asian Studies. 7:00-9:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-1755.

Summer Cinematheque at the Chazen: 'Je t'aime je t'aime.' France, 1968. Directed by Alain Resnais. In French w/ English subtitles. A collaboration between Cinematheque and the Chazen Museum of Art. Sponsored by Cinematheque and the Chazen Museum of Art. 7:00 pm, Auditorium, Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Ave. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-2246.

SEASSI 2014 Film Series: A Collection of Short Hmong Films. Vietnam. English subtitles. Discussion will follow film screening. Sponsored by Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) and Southeast Asian Studies. 7:00-9:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-1755.

Varanasi's Tiny Temples and the Holiness of Hinduism's Holiest City. Christian P. Haskett, Center for South Asia. Sponsored by South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) and Center for South Asia. 1:30 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-261-1194.

Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, Nation Building, and the Origins of the Vietnam War. Edward Miller, Dartmouth College. Sponsored by Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) and Southeast Asian Studies. 2:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-1755.

The Indus Civilization and Its Writing: Recent Discoveries and Controversies. Mark Kenoyer, Director, SASLI. Sponsored by South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) and Center for South Asia. 1:45 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-261-1194.