Event Calendar

Thu Oct 2, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lecture: The U.S., Russia, and the New East-West Divide129 DeBartolo Hall

Lecture with former Ambassador Ian Kelly, Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest

A lecture by Ian Kelly, Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest and most recently the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria. He has also held a wide variety of diplomatic appointments concerned with issues in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Film: A Farewell to Arms (1932)Browning Cinema, DPAC

A Farewell to Arms
Directed by Frank Borzage
85 minutes | Not Rated.

Introduced by Dr. Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

An American ambulance driver on the Italian front has a passion for an English nurse in this adaptation of Hemingway’s novel featuring Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes.…

Wed Oct 8, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WWI Lecture: Tait Keller (Rhodes College)Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art


Tait Keller, by Rhodes College Digital Archives

The World War I Lecture Series sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies continues with a lecture by Tait Keller, Assistant Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies and Sciences Program at Rhodes College, with Grim Fields: Militarized Environments of the First World War and the Making of the 20th Century.

Thu Oct 9, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Nanovic Graduate Student Social211 Brownson Hall

All graduate students from all disciplines with an interest in European Studies are invited to enjoy free food and beverages at the Nanovic Graduate Student Social on Thursday, October 9th from 4 to 6 pm.…

Mon Oct 13, 2014

All Day

Grant Deadline: Christmas Break Travel and Research (Graduate Students)211 Brownson Hall

Travel and Research grants during Christmas Break are due today for graduate students. Visit Graduate Break Travel and Research Grants for the guidelines and application process.…

Tue Oct 28, 2014

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Nanovic Forum with Hanna SuchockaJordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Hanna Suchocka, former Prime Minister of Poland and former Ambassador to the Holy See, will deliver the 2014 Nanovic Forum Lecture at 5:30 p.m. on October 28th (Tuesday) in Jordan Auditorium in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.…

Thu Oct 30, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Film: The Great War (La grande guerra) (1959)Browning Cinema, DPAC

La Grande Gurerra - The Great War

Directed by Mario Monicelli
118 minutes | Not Rated

Introduced by John Welle, Professor of Italian and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre

Two army buddies are adept at sidestepping duty and responsibility, but are courageous to the core when the chips are down. The Great War

Mon Nov 3, 2014

All Day

Grant Deadline: Christmas Break Travel and Research (Undergraduate Students)Nanovic Institute (211 Brownson Hall)

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Travel and Research grants during Christmas Break are due today. Please read the guidelines before starting the application process.

ND Sophomores & Juniors

Wed Nov 5, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WWI Lecture: John Deak (University of Notre Dame)Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

On the centennial anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies presents a series of lectures by historians focused on new data and interpretations. What has been mistaken or overlooked in standard histories? What new data sheds light on the war’s causes? Did old empires disappear entirely? What were the long-term effects of the war on the environment? Join us for fresh looks at the catastrophe that in many ways defined modern Europe.…

Tue Nov 11, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Panel: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin WallHesburgh Center Auditorium


Berlin November 10th 1989, Brandenburg Gate by fiahless | Flickr Creative Commons License

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will co-host a panel discussion on the events 1989 and its impact a quarter of a century later. Office title and panelists to be announced.

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