“Ecuador: Current Events and the Legacy of European Colonialism”

Students, faculty and staff are invited to a guest lecture by Juan Miguel Espinoza, executive director of Andean study programs, on current events and the legacy of European colonialism in Ecuador. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences International Education Programs will host the event.

Titled “Ecuador: Current Events and the Legacy of European Colonialism,” the event will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Mandel School, Room 238.

About the Mandel School’s study abroad offerings

The Mandel School will offer seven short-term, faculty-led, three-credit study abroad courses this year. The study abroad courses are open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Case Western Reserve University (any major).

These international opportunities are designed to enable students to see comparative social service systems and gain new insights into the needs of people in the U.S. and abroad. The school’s education abroad courses promote student interaction with communities, international policy makers and direct-service providers. Course topics include social welfare, social justice, health care, global health, mental health, substance abuse, macro social and economic issues.

Make an appointment to learn more by contacting Valerie Rambin at var26@case.edu.