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March 2018

UNC World View Seminar for K-12 and Community College Educators: “Building Stronger Bridges: Cultural Respect and Equity in the Classroom”

March 20, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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How can North Carolina educators build stronger bridges in their classrooms and communities to support diverse populations of learners? Through plenary talks and small group breakout sessions, K-12 and community college educators at World View’s spring seminar will explore issues of cultural respect and equity, learning what barriers need to be removed and what strategies can be implemented to recognize the potential for all learners. Participants will have the opportunity to consider their backgrounds, how their individual experiences have forged…

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April 2018

Adventures in Ideas Weekend Seminar: Whatever Happened to Global Diplomacy?

April 20, 2018 | 4:30 pm - April 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm
Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States + Google Map

Older systems and methods of international diplomacy are giving way to a growing populist disdain for careful diplomatic negotiations. Complex problems are often reduced to superficial statements in the mass media or to simple tweets that ignore the history of past events. What has happened to the traditions of global diplomacy? This seminar will examine this question through the perspectives of leading historians and public policy scholars who will analyze past diplomatic strategies as well as recent changes in transnational…

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