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October 2020

Oct 06

Crisis Signaling: How Italy’s Coronavirus Lockdown Affected Incumbent Support in Other European Countries

12:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unparalleled global crisis. Yet, despite the grave adversity faced by citizens, incumbents around the world experienced a boost in popularity during the onset of the outbreak.

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Oct 06

Election 2020: Florida and the Jewish Vote in an Era of Crisis

7:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on the 2020 election, the pivotal place of Florida on election night, the problem of voter suppression, and the state and national Jewish vote.

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Oct 11

Picture A Scientist: Film Screening & Discussion

12:00 AM

This event is a great opportunity to understand the experience of female scientists and discuss important topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the scientific community.

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Oct 13

Tu-Ren (Earth-Humans) and Feng-Shui (Wind-Water): Environmental Justice in China

6:30 PM

What can we learn from the concept and practice of environmental justice in China? Mainstream media in the U.S. often portray 21st-century China as the land of polluted air, untamed waters and rapacious development.

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Oct 15

The President’s Social Sciences Speaker Series: Professor Michael McDonald

11:45 AM

Join President Kent Fuchs to hear a presentation and participate in a Q&A with Political Science Professor and @ElectProject leader Michael McDonald.

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Oct 15

Pop Up (Virtual) Humanities Salon: Conspiracy Craze

8:00 PM

Dr. Pagán will draw on her teaching and research about conspiracies and conspiracy theory in the Roman Empire to shed light on the nature of conspiracy theory and why it is so prevalent today.

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Oct 16

2020 Bob Graham Center Awards for Excellence in Public Service

11:00 AM

Celebrate the outstanding achievements of the 2020 Florida Citizen of the Year, Ms. Alex Sink, and the 2020 Brian Dassler Young Floridian of the Year, Mr. G.C. Murray II, during the Bob Graham Center Awards for Excellence in Public Service.

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Oct 16

UFII Covid Seed Awardees Virtual Seminar Series – Dr. Alberto Perez

12:00 PM

The spike protein covering the surface of the SARS-CoV2 virus has become an iconic symbol of the Covid-19 virus since the start of the pandemic.

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Oct 19

Lizzie Borden Took An Axe: “The Crime of the [19th] Century”

5:00 PM

Every murder tells a story, and Lizzie Borden’s arrest and subsequent trial for the brutal killings of her wealthy and respected parents on August 4, 1892, is a particularly fascinating one.

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Oct 20

The Historical Legacies of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons: Our Human Mobility Rights in a Post(?) COVID-19 Context

12:00 PM

On June 15, 2020, the European Union officially reopened its inner borders, effectively lifting the travel restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Oct 20

The Rise of Anti-Environmentalism In Brazil: From Deregulation to Institutional Dismantling

6:30 PM

After four decades of initiatives aimed at consolidating environmental governance based on the paradigm of ecological modernization, Brazil now faces the rise of openly anti-environmental and anti-indigenous policies.

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