The Institute for Regional and International Studies is made up of area studies centers and the International Studies Major at UW–Madison. IRIS offers a host of opportunities to engage with international issues and research frontiers on campus and beyond.
Please check back for updates on IRIS’ spring event calendar.
REGIONAL CENTER CALENDARS
To learn more about programming in any region, visit the following online calendars:
- June 18U.S.-China Trade Tensions: What’s at Stake for Central Wisconsin’s Agriculture?Inaugural East Asia Now series: A panel of national experts on agriculture and China’s economy, along with members of our state’s ag businesses impacted by these trade tensions.7:00 PM, UW Center for Civic Engagement, James F. Veninga Theater (625 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI)
- June 20CHINA’S POLICIES OF TRANSFORMING UYGHURS: LABOR TRANSFER, LANGUAGE CHANGE, “RE-EDUCATION” CAMPSA lecture by Mustafa Aksu, Graduate Student, Indiana University Bloomington4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
- July 8Summer Teacher Workshop: "The Dark Side of Sugar: Slavery, Indentured Labor, and Race Relations"Designed for Middle and High School Teachers2:00 PM, Madison College, Truax Campus, 1750 Wright Street
- July 9Summer Teacher Workshop: "The Dark Side of Sugar: Slavery, Indentured Labor, and Race Relations"Designed for Middle and High School Teachers9:00 AM, Madison College, Truax Campus, 1750 Wright Street
- July 11FIELDWORK TIPS FOR RESEARCH IN CENTRAL ASIA: SAFETY AND ETHICSA lecture by Christopher Whitsel, Associate Professor of Sociology, North Dakota State University4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall