Floors 3-6, including the book stacks, are CLOSED to patrons while we make building improvements. Study space and reservable study rooms are available on the 1st and 2nd (entrance) floors. Books are available via Retrieval and Pick Up. Books located in areas of active work may take an additional 1-2 days to retrieve. 

Global Resources Center (GRC) Exhibits and Events

Past Events:

The Dissidents: Presenting Peter Reddaway's New Book

The GRC hosted a panel discussion of Peter Reddaway's new book. Learn about the event and watch a recording of the discussion.

The Dissidents book cover

Scholarly Research, Writing, and Publishing 25 Years after the Collapse of Communism

See the video of the panel on publishing after the fall of Communism hosted by the GRC. 

panel discussion with five people

Wikipedia Editathon: All Things International

The GRC hosted a Wikipedia Editathon which included a two hour training for new users and use of its collections for editing on international topics. 

Wikipedia logo

Frantz Fanon (1925-1961): His Life and Legacy

50 years after Frantz Fanon's death, a book exhibit and panel discussion provide insight into his life and legacy.

Franz Fanon

China's 1911 Revolution: A Centenary Retrospective

The Global Resources Center exhibit that marked the 100th anniversary of China's 1911 Revolution, also known as Xinhai Revolution.

Chinese postage stamp

Yelena Bonner (1923-2011): Traditions of Soviet Dissent

Upon the death of human rights activist Yelena Bonner, the GRC put together a research guide on traditions of Soviet Dissent.

Portrait of Yelena Bonner

Begun in War, Built in Peace: The US-Kuwaiti Strategic Partnership

The Global Resources Center exhibit  dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait.

Large fire with two people standing in front of it

Shanghai in the Spotlight

With the opening of the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, GRC hosted a book exhibit and put together a research guide looking at China's global presence.

Shanghai building

20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

A week-long commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and collapse of the Eastern Bloc.

Person with large hammer and 11-9-89

GW Students Summer Travel

GW Students visited the GRC's table at Librarypalooza 2012 telling staff about their summer travels and studies.

Globe with pins in it