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Global Citizenship in Practice Conference

Global citizenship is a popular idea among many of us, yet we do not always conceptualize or actualize it in the same ways. This conference is an opportunity to share interdisciplinary approaches to global citizenship, with emphasis on how we put this idea into practice. 

December 1, 2018

  • 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. (registration 9:30-10:00 a.m.)
  • Weiser Hall, 10th Floor, 500 Church St., Ann Arbor
  • Lunch provided for registered attendees

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Keynote Speaker

Amelia Parker, Exectuive Director of Peace Brigades International, USA

The executive director of Peace Brigades International, an organization that provides unarmed protective accompaniment to human rights defenders at risk of violence for the work they do. Additionally, PBI brings international attention to serious human rights issues and advocates for protective policy measures.  She has worked in the field of human rights for close to 20 years, working both at home and abroad. 

CART (Communication Access Real-time Translation) will be provided.



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Sponsored by Global Scholars Program in partnership with Conflict and Peace Initiative, Provost’s Office Global Engagement Team, and Literature, Science , and the Arts Office of the Dean


Cosponsored by African Studies Center, CEAL: Community-Engaged Academic Learning, Center for Global and Intercultural Studies, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, English Language Institute, Honors Program, Lloyd Hall Scholars Program, Michigan Community Scholars Program, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Residential College, The Program on Intergroup Relations, Women in Science & Engineering