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Global Conversations

​​​​​​​Global Conversations sessions are 90-minute lively Zoom synchronous sessions in which students from several international partner institutions interact in a guided, facilitated manner on a list of global topics. In these sessions, DePaul faculty members have partnered with faculty from our international partner universities from countries including Brazil, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Australia, the UK and more.  These dynamic sessions have cultivated intercultural, meaningful discussions on how global issues affect various academic disciplines and industries, such as psychology, public health, business and more. 

Upcoming Global Conversations

The fourth round of Global Conversations are scheduled for October 11-21, 2021. The following sessions are listed chronologically. You must register at least 24 hours in advance of the session. After registering, the Zoom link will be sent to you via email from "" the day before the session. 

To register, please click here

​Session Title
​Zoom Link
​Date and Time
​Assessing Current and Future Impacts of Climate Change on Health and Well-Being in the United States and Nigeria
This session will examine the ongoing and future negative impacts of climate change on environmental health and well-being in the United States and Nigeria. Students will also discuss current and future opportunities for mitigation and adaptation to these impacts, paying particular attention to policy implementation, industrial practices, and personal environmental perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors. Students who participate from other countries and regions will be able to share experiences of climate change from their own communities. ​​
Find the Zoom link here
Thursday, Oct 21 at 11:00am-12:30pm

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

The participants will discuss their perspectives on the impacts of the pandemic on their organization and how they adjust their strategies and operations during the pandemic using innovation and analytics and their plans to thrive after the pandemic.
Find the Zoom link here​
Thursday, Oct 21 at 7:00-8:30 pm

 For a list of former Global Conversations conducted, please click here.  For any questions, please email Emily Kraus.  

Thank you to our partner institutions:

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences                    (The Netherlands)

Australian Catholic University (Australia)

Baroda University (India)

Bilkent University (Turkey)

Brandeis University (USA)

Catholic Institute of West Africa (Nigeria)

Centro Universitário Christus (Brazil)

Centro Paula Souza (Brazil)

EADA Business School (Spain)

Edward Bernays University College (Croatia)

FATEC (Brazil)

Hampton University (USA)

Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE)

Huaqiao University (China)

Instituto Brasileiro de Ensino, Desenvolvimento e Pesquisa (Brazil)

Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (Portugal)

Kansai University (Japan)

Loughborough University (The UK)

Makerere​ University (Uganda)

Morgan State University (USA)

National Kaohsiung Normal University (Taiwan)

Notre Dame Seishin University (Japan)

Nottingham Trent University (The UK)

The Open University (The UK)

Radboud University (The Netherlands)

Shanghai International Studies University (China) 

Symbiosis International University (India)

Taube Center for Jewish Life and Learning (Poland)

Ukrainian Catholic University (Ukraine)

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (Spain)

Universidad de Deusto (Spain) 

Universidad de Monterrey (Mexico)

Universidad ICESI (Colombia)

Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) (Brazil)

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)

Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)

University of Dubrovnik (Croatia)

University of Minnesota (USA)

University of Stirling (The UK)

University of Uyo (Nigeria)

Weifang University (China)