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Schedule

International Week 2017

Come Explore your #globalwesternu!
International Week is for Everyone - Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public

We are just beginning to create the schedule for 2017. Check back regularly for updates!

In the meantime, you can review our 2016 schedule below to get a sense of events that take place during International Week


2016 Events

Most events are free but some do require registration and/or have limited seating. Please consult the colour legend below for details.


 

Cultural Experiences

  Registration required
  Food Related Events  

Pre- International Week Events

Wednesday, November 16

 Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Staff International Engagement Committee Caribbean Lunch
International & Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium *registration required, staff only

12:30 PM -1:30 PM

Saturday, November 19

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Discover “The vibrant & charming Old East” Heritage & Farmers Market Saturday Morning Tour
East London *for International Students, registration required

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

International Week November 21 to 25

Monday, November 21

 Monday, November 21, 2016

International Week Booth
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

All Day

International Cuisine- Open to the Entire Student Body and the Public
Huron Dining Centre

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Huron International Exchange & Study Abroad Opportunities
Huron University College, Room W6

11:30 - 12:30 PM

Global Health Conversations Series: Women's Health in Africa
Auditorium B, LHSC- University Hospital

11:30 - 12:30 PM

Welcome to International Week 2016: Opening Celebrations 
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Brescia BE International Information Session
Mother St. James Memorial Building, Brescia, MSJ Room 14

12:30 PM

Law Film Screening:  "He Named Me Malala"
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building (LB), Room 51

12:30 - 1:50 PM

Brescia BE International Information Session
Mother St. James Memorial Building, Brescia, MSJ Room 14

1:30 PM
Japanese Conversation Group
Arts & Humanities Building AHB 3R19
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Rez Dining: Mediterranean Theme 
Essex Hall
5:00 PM
Managing Global Turbulences and Disruption
Ivey Business School
6:00 PM

Tuesday, November 22

 Tuesday, November 22, 2016

International Week Booth
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

All Day

International Cuisine- Open to the Entire Student Body and the Public
Huron Dining Centre

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Brescia BE International Information Session
Mother St. James Memorial Building, Brescia, MSJ Room 14

9:30 AM

International Exchange Fair
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

10:00 - 3:00 PM

Brescia BE International Information Session
Mother St. James Memorial Building, Brescia, MSJ Room 14

10:30 AM

Brescia BE International Information Session
Mother St. James Memorial Building, Brescia, MSJ Room 203

11:30 AM

Western Performs! Concert Series: International Week
DB Weldon Library

11:30 AM

Green Leaf Café International Themed Menu: France
Somerville House, Room 3340

11:30 - 2:00 PM

Engineering in a Global Context
Spencer Engineering Building (SEB), Room 1200

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Family Friendly Skate
Western University Thompson Arena

12:30 - 2:30 PM

Huron International Exchange & Study Abroad Opportunities
Huron University College, Room W112

1:30 - 2:30 PM

La compétence interculturelle au coeur de l'apprentissage experientiel: Le cas d'une classe au Rwanda.
Arts & Humanities Building, AHB 2R09

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Arabic Poetry Presentation
Arts & Humanities Building, AHB 2B04

3:00 PM

Japanese Conversation Group
Arts & Humanities Building AHB 3R19

3:30 - 4:30 PM

"Stammtisch" German Conversation Group
Somerville House SH 3355

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Africa-Western Collaboration Day
International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Rez Dining: South American Theme
Delaware Hall

5:00 PM

Rez Dining: Middle Eastern Theme
Elgin Hall

5:00 PM

German Film Screening
Somerville House SH 2316

6:30 - 9:30 PM

International Cultural Communication Workshop
London Hall 100

7:00 PM

Wednesday, November 23

 Wednesday, November 23, 2016

International Week Booth
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

All Day

International Cuisine- Open to the Entire Student Body and the Public
Huron Dining Centre

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Leadership Education Program (LEP)- Diversity Workshop 
University Community Centre, UCC 147A

10:30 - 12:30 PM

Green Leaf Café International Themed Menu: Mexico
Somerville House, Room 3340

11:30 - 2:00 PM

International Experience Showcase for Schulich Medicine Students 
Health Sciences Addition, Room HSA 101

11:45 - 1:15 PM

International Sponsored Students and Their Supervisors: Presentation and Panel Discussion
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Kung Fu Demonstration
McIntosh Gallery Sculpture Garden

12:00

“Peace for Colombia? Reconstruction and the FARC Peace Agreement”
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building, Room 202

12:30 - 2:00 PM

International Graduate Student Immigration and PR Seminar
University Community Centre (UCC), USC Council Chambers, Room 315

12:30 - 2:30 PM

Brescia Festival of Festivals
Brescia University College, Brescia Auditorium, Mother St. James Building

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Presentation on Arabic Countries
University Community Centre, UCC 59

2:30 PM

Club di Conversazione (Italian Conversation Group)
Arts & Humanities Building AHB 3R19

2:30 - 4:30 PM

Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase
Mustang Lounge, University Community Centre (UCC)

4:00 - 7:30 PM

"La Tertulia" Spanish Conversation Group
International and Graduate Affairs Building IGAB 1N05

4:30 - 9:30 PM (drop in)
Rez Dining: North African Theme
Ontario Hall
5:00 PM

Rez Dining: Greek Theme
Perth Hall

5:00 PM

Hot Pot
Saugeen Main Lounge

5:30 PM
Italian Film Screening: Carlo Diario, 1993
Arts & Humanities Building AHB 3B15
 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Solidarity Across the Spectrum: Anti-Indigenous Racism, Anti-Blackness & Islamophobia in Canada
Kenny Theatre, Kings University College
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Critical Global Engagement: From Local to Global
Great Hall, Huron University College
6:00 - 8:30 PM

Thursday, November 24

 Thursday, November 24, 2016

International Student Breakfast: Hosted by President Amit Chakma
Great Hall, Somerville House

8:00 - 9:30 AM

International Week Booth
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

All Day

International Cuisine- Open to the Entire Student Body and the Public
Huron Dining Centre

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Breakfast Abroad - Skype with Western Exchange Partner Universities
Chu Centre, 2nd Floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

9:00- 12:00 PM

International Opportunities Fair
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

10:00 - 3:00 PM

Green Leaf Café International Themed Menu: Spain
Somerville House, Room 3340

11:30 - 2:00 PM

"Ngô Đình Diệm's Lost Revolution: Development and State Formation in the Republic of Vietnam," Geoffrey Stewart, Department of History, Lawson Hall, 2270C

12:30 PM

International Agreements: Types of Agreements, Context and Background, Policies and Procedures
University Community Centre,
USC Council Chambers UCC 315

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Western Law Distinguished Speakers Series: "A new concept in Forensic Investigation- Sharing my life experiences"
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building, LB Room 38

12:30 - 2:00 PM

King's Global Exchange Fair
Student Life Centre, King's University College

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Étudiants Internationaux, Force d'avenir de Notre Communauté!
International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB), Atrium

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Les Causeries du Jeudi
Arts & Humanities Building, AHB 2R09

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Journeys of Migration: Hosted by the Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations
University Community Centre (UCC), USC Council Chambers, Room 315

4:00 - 6:00 PM

World’s Challenge Challenge
Von Kuster Hall, Music Building

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Exchange Information Session
Chu Centre, 2nd Floor of the International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Rez Dining: Pan Asian Theme
Saugeen-Maitland Hall

5:00 PM

Rez Dining: United Kingdom Theme
Medway Sydenham Hall

5:00 PM

Rez Takes Over McIntosh
McIntosh Gallery

5:30 PM

Dinner and Discussion: American Election, President Trump and the World
Association of International Relations
Chu Centre, 2nd Floor, International & Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Japanese Film Screening: The Apology King, 2013
3M Centre, 3M 3250

7:00 - 9:00 PM
Arabic Film Screening: Taimour & Shafi'aa, 2008
Arts & Humanities Building, AHB 1B02
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Spanish Film Screening: Maria llena eres de Gracia, 2004
Arts & Humanities Building, AHB 1B04
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Friday, November 25

 Friday, November 25, 2016

International Week Booth
University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

All Day

International Cuisine- Open to the Entire Student Body and the Public
Huron Dining Centre

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Breakfast Abroad - Skype with Western Exchange Partner Universities
Chu Centre, 2nd Floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

9:00 - 12:00 PM

La question de l'oral dans les productions artistiques francophones contemporaines, (GRELCEF Research Day)
Salle AHB 2R07, Pavillon des Arts & Sciences humaines

9:00 - 4:00 PM

Green Leaf Café International Themed Menu: Japan
Somerville House, Room 3340

11:30 - 2:00 PM

International Tea
UWO Tea Club, University Community Centre (UCC), Room 65

12:00 - 3:00 PM

Fridays @ 12:30 Concert Series: An Afternoon of Schubert
Von Kuster Hall, Music Building (MB)

12:30 - 1:20 PM

Percussion Ensemble International Week Concert- Afternoon
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College (TC)

12:30 PM

“Holding Russia and Syria Accountable: Can International Law Solve These Problems? – A Panel Discussion”
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building (LB), Room 44

12:30 - 1:50 PM

Downtown London Heritage Tour
for International Students

1:00 - 3:30 PM

Downtown London Tech Tour
for International Students

1:00 - 3:30 PM
Concert: Songs of Many Lands
Von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Don Wright Faculty of Music
1:30 PM

La société française de Western Law presents: "Un film français: Amélie"
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building (LB), Room 51

2:00 - 4:30 PM

Exchange Information Session
Chu Centre, 2nd Floor of the International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

2:30 - 3:30 PM

Research on the Three Gorges Reservoir, China
Yuechen Li, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, SSC 1004

3:00 - 4:00 PM
Percussion Ensemble International Week Concert- Evening
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College (TC)
8:00 PM