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Former Global Conversations

​​​​​​​​​​DePaul University, in collaboration with over a dozen partner institutions have hosted the following Global Conversations. ​Thus far, over 1,500 students have interacted with one anther and over 150 faculty members in 63 dynamic and dialogic discussions on global issues.

Round 4: October 2021 Sessions 

  • “Border” politics and immigration/ Política "fronteriza" e inmigración

  • Assessing Current and Future Impacts of Climate Change on Health and Well-Being in the United States and Nigeria

  • Chinese Pop Culture and the World

  • Develop Intercultural and Intrareligious Understanding through Story Circles

  • Did Technology Kill Diplomacy and change International Relations forever?

  • Do Black, Indigenous and Dalit Lives Matter? Re-examining the Intersections of Social Identity and Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic ​​​​

  • Effects of COVID-19 on overall socio-educational outcomes 

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  • Humanity in Crisis: a pandemic of extremist governmen​​ts, refugees, immigrants, and the steep increase in inequality between men and women

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health

  • Nationalism's Upsurge in the World Today - Centering Poland in Light of the Holocaust, Democratic Values, and Collective Memory  

  • Promoting Tourism during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Top PR Campaigns of 2020-21​

  • Short- and Long-term Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Hospitality and Tourism Industry Careers and Education

  • Surviving a Pandemic and Thriving into a New Normal using Innovation and Analytics: Lessons Learned from Covid-19

  • The Future of Work: Creating Effective, Ethical and Sustainable Workpla​ces in Times of Change 

  • The Political Economy of Global Public Health

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and the path to recovery: Corporate, political, and personal responsibility in a hotter future 

  • Toward Sharing a Global Praxis of Learning and Teaching: Utopia and Possibilities

  • ​Urban Design for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion​​


Round 3: April 2021 Sessions

  • Adaptability and Innovation during COVID ​​​​
  • Adaptations & Obstacles: Human Responses to the Pandemic
  • Change, Adaptation, Opportunity: Charting Our Future
  • Digital Media for Community Development

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  • ​​Discussing the issues of inclusiveness, safety and resilience for supporting sustainable cities and communities​
  • Diversity Toolkit: Unpacking Intersectional Identities​
  • Elections in Australia & the US: Constitutional and Cultural Comparisons
  • Global Education and Engagement in a Mediatized World
  • Globally-informed and locally-contextualized teacher training
  • How can the world respond to climate change refugees?
  • Internationalization During and After the Time of the Pandemic
  • Post-pandemic Societal Changes and Consumption Trends in Greater China​
  • Protests & Public Health
  • ​The Global Impacts of COVID-19 on Corporate Social Responsibility Programs​​​
  • The Language of the Post-COVID World
  • The new normal in the built environment
  • To Serve or Not to Serve: Ethical Choices in the Workplace and Beyond
  • US foreign policy after the election of Biden as President of the United States: US relations with the European Union and NATO, and with Russia and China


​Round 2: September-October 2020 Sessions
  • ​2021: 70th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention: Beacon of Broken Hope?​​

  • China and the U.S. in the Age of COVID-19: Image and Reality

  • Communicating In The Midst of COVID-19

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  • Cross-cultural perspectives on social life during a pandemic: Psychological coping and relationships

  • Exposing who are excluded citizens in the midst of COVID-19. The case of homeless in Buenos Aires and domestic workers in Chicago.​

  • Global Business & Entrepreneurship in the New Distance Economy

  • In the Times of Corona: Contextualizing Preferred Teaching and Learning Strategies.​

  • Integrating school, work and life during a pandemic

  • Mental Health Challenges for College Students During the time of COVID-19

  • Strategies for integrating health, home, school and work life during the pandemic

  • The Call for Healing: Teaching and Learning during a Global Pandemic

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Entrepreneurial Endeavors: A Global Perspective

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Public Health and Development in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Visions of "Democracy" under Stress​


​Round 1: May 2020 Sessions

  • ​Communicating During Corona: How to Express Yourself in the Midst of Pandemic​​ 

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  • COVID19 Impact Conversations: Comparative Public Health Responses​​

  • From Social Distancing to Social Presence: Steps towards sustainable online learning and teaching across the curriculum

  • Impact of COVID-19 on Education

  • Interpreting Data/ Modeling

  • Political and Economic Impact of a Pandemic: The Implications for Geopolitics and World Politics

  • Psychological Strategies for Coping with a Pandemic for Individuals and Families

  • Public Health: The Ethics of Quarantine and Triage in the Midst of a Pandemic

  • The Effect of a Global Pandemic on Business and Politics: An International Perspective

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees: A Question of Human Rights

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching and Learning – Transforming Educational Practice