» CGE Conferences and Events

The Center for Global Education hosts many opportunities for the Chapman community to get involved internationally, without ever leaving campus! Become a global citizen by attending one of the many events the CGE hosts each semester. Read on to learn more about current and past events of the Center for Global Education.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events


  • International Education Week: November 13-18. The Chapman community will come together and celebrate international and cross cultural education with events during this week. More information coming soon!
  • Family Pre-Departure Meeting: Monday, 11/13/17, 6-7 p.m., AF201. Families of students going abroad in spring are invited to learn about the study abroad experience for their student and how to help their student prepare for their journey. 
  • Design Your International Experience Workshop: Wednesday, 11/15/17, 2-3 p.m., AF209B. An interactive workshop to learn how to prepare for your study abroad experience with a focus on career development. 
  • Lessons from Abroad Conference: Saturday, November 18, Cal State University, Los Angeles. Full day professional conference for study abroad alumni to network and learn how to integrate your international experience within your academic, personal, and professional lives.

Past Events

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Click on each year to read information about past conferences listed below.


  • International Education Week: November 13-18
  • Taiwan Dance Group: May 16
  • Bordering Russia: Politics Now: March 9


  • Iran:  Rising Power in the Middle East: October 13, 2016 
  • International Education Week: November 14-18, 2016. Student organizations and departments at Chapman hosted various events, speakers, film screenings, and activities for the Chapman community to explore the importance and relevance of international education at Chapman.


  • International Education Week: November 2nd - 7th. Events this week include the International Food Fair, photography displays, international dialogues, and a study abroad alumni conference.
  • Global Citizens Conference: Frozen Conflicts. Thursday, April 16, 2015. Co-sponsored with LMU, USC, LA World Affairs Council and Atlantic Council
  • The Ottoman History During World War I: January 2015. Co-sponsored with Orange County Turkish American Association (OCTAA), American Turkish Association of Southern California (ATASC), Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), and The Pax Turcica Institute


  • Triangle of Evils, Assad, Iran Regime, ISIS & the U.S. Interest: November 2014, co-sponsored with the The Syrian Institute for Progress, and the California Society for Democracy in Iran
  • "Walesa Man of Hope" Screening: September 2014, co-sponsored with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland
  • International Education Week: September 2014
  • Sixth Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition: February 2014, co-sponsored with World Affairs Council
  • Geopolitical Implications on the Southern Corridor Conference: May 2014


  • Facts and Myths about the Syrian Conflict - November 2013
  • International Cultural Awareness Program - April 2013
  • Struggle Between the Seas - March 2013
  • Fifth Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition - February 2013
  • New Perspectives on the 1973 Arab-Israeli War - January 2013

2004 - 2012

  • Inaugural International Education Week - November 2012
  • Think Transatlantic: The United States & Germany in the 21st Century - September 2012
  • Enchanting Taiwan - April 2012
  • Two Sides to Every Story: Syria - March 2012
  • Fourth Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition - February 2012 (also 2010 & 2009)
  • Sister Cities International, Southern California Annual Conference - February 2012
  • Conversation with Ambassador Mohamed Salah Tekaya - February 2012
  • Rise of the Independent States Global Citizens Conference - November 2011
  • Do Deutsch & the German Olympics - October 2011
  • Energy Futures Near and Far - April 2011
  • What Would Richard Nixon Think? - October 2010
  • Taiwan Film Festival - October 2010
  • Conversation with former Secretary of State George Shultz - October 2010
  • Global Environment and Sustainable Development: Solutions - April 2009
  • Grass: The Untold Story - April 2009
  • Human Rights Conference - April 2007
  • Aznar - May 2004