2nd Joint Conference of the California and Northwest Affiliates
of the World History Association - February 28-March 2, 2014.
"Encounters, Old and New, in World History"
The conference will be dedicated to the work and memory of Jerry Bentley.
Location: U. C. Berkeley campus
- Call for proposals (deadline Jan 1, 2014)
- ORIAS Teaching World History at Community College working group will be invited to participate in a special panel. Details forthcoming.
LEARN TO READ AND WRITE ARABIC: Free One-day Language Workshop for High School Students - Saturday, January 25, 2014 (Flyer)
High school students can register online or by contacting Michele Delattre at ORIAS (firstname.lastname@example.org | 510-643-0868).
The workshop will offer introductory lessons in written and spoken Arabic, a discussion of career and travel opportunities for Arabic speakers, and information on enrolling in the hybrid online course Arabic Without Walls.
an award winning online credit course co-developed by NMESRC and U. C. Berkeley. A limited number of course scholarships will be available for interested students. Details on the Arabic 041 course are online.
UC Berkeley Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad 2014 Summer Institute on China
Global Networks - Then and Now
For Middle and High School Teachers
June 16 - July 20, 2014
Application deadline: January 6, 2014 (or until filled)
ONGOING EVENTS: Working Groups free and open to educators during the school year.
ORIAS working groups are established to nurture a professional community of K-12 and college educators with shared interests in international studies and world history. The groups are free and open to educators.
WORLD HISTORY STUDY GROUP - Monthly book discussion group.
Theme for this year is: Religion and the State: : how do states negotiate the question of religious and cultural diversity?
ORIAS WORKING GROUP AT HUMANITIES WEST
- Verdi's Masterwork: Opera and the Birth of Modern Italy • November 1-2, 2013
Deadline for Verdi applications: Oct 21, 2013
- Constantinople and the Byzantine Millennium (330-1453) • February 28-March 1, 2014
- Baghdad in Its Golden Age (762-1300) • April 25-26, 2014
ORIAS Teaching World History at College Level Summer Institute • June 6-7, 2014.
(Details and registration in the spring.)
ORIAS Summer Institute for K-12 teachers: Foodways • July 21-23, 2014. (Details and registration in the spring.)
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