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International Week 2016

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

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

 

Passport cover and inside stamps

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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