Encounter Series 2018-2019

THU., FEB. 28, 2019

Black History Month: Celebrating Global Diversity in the African Diaspora

The International House Global Voices Program and the Global Strategists Association invite you to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures represented throughout the Chicagoland area. The event will include networking and fellowship opportunities, as well as a speech from Keynote Speaker Ms. Phumzile Mazibuko, Consul General of the South African Consulate in Chicago.

Assembly Hall, 6:00pm-8:00pm


THU., MAR. 07, 2019

The Transatlantic Alliance: Opportunities and Challenges

Join International House & The Chicago Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany, in welcoming Alexander Kulitz. This free event will provide discussion with Alexander Kulitz, a member of the German Dundestag, as he discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by the transatlantic alliance.

Assembly Hall, 12:00PM - 2:00PM


MON., APR. 01, 2019

His Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana

The International House Global Voices Program welcomed His Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana to discuss his fifty years of public service, his vision for the future of Ghana, and the relationship between Ghana and the United States. This event was co-sponsored with the Institute of Politics. 

Assembly Hall, 12:00PM


SAT., MAY. 18, 2019

2019 UChicago Graduate China Forum

Founded in 2015, the University of Chicago Graduate China Forum is one of the most important student-run forums in the Midwestern United States. It aims to promote intellectual exchange and bilateral cooperation between the U.S. and China by creating a platform for presenting diverse perspectives on contemporary U.S.-China issues. 

8:30AM - 6:00PM