Alumni events

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Monday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Oct. 30
A week-long virtual event starting Monday, Oct. 26, will highlight the many contributions of LAS students, alumni, and others who work to improve our world.
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When States Come Out: Transnational Movements
& the Diffusion of LGBTI Rights in Europe

European Union Center Opening Lecture and Fall Reception
Tuesday, September 15, 4:15 p.m. CDT
Lecture presented by Phillip M. Ayoub, associate professor of diplomacy and world affairs at Occidental College
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 917 1314 0027, Password: 912414

Hong Kong Identity and Migration Past, Present, and Future

Presented by the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Thursday, September 24, 11:30 a.m. CDT

Safer Illinois: A Transatlantic Conversation on
Privacy and Technology During an Epidemic

To help universities manage the COVID-19 pandemic on their campuses, researchers at the University of Illinois developed the Safer Illinois app to support the important strategy of contact tracing. Learn about the app during this presentation. Webinar panelists include:
  • Sanjay Patel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sony Faculty Scholar, and Director of Alchemy, University of Illinois
  • William Sullivan, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, Director of Rokwire, University of Illinois
  • Peter Fatelnig, Minister-Counsellor for Digital Economy Policies at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States
  • Jacob Bowers, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois
Presented by the European Union Center, Illinois Global Institute, and LAS Office of Advancement
Friday, September 25, 12 p.m. CDT

Center for African Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, October 7, 12 p.m. CDT

For additional information about our events, please call the Alumni Relations Office at (217) 333-3387 or email us.