Event Calendar

Tue Oct 28, 2014

The Nanovic Forum with Hanna Suchocka

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Nanovic Forum with Hanna Suchocka

“Democratic Poland: 25 Years After the Fall of Communism” 
Tuesday, October 28th at 5:30 p.m.
Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

 

The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame is honored to welcome Hanna Suchocka as the 2014 Nanovic Forum lecturer. Hanna Suchocka became the first female Prime Minister of Poland in 1992 during the presidency of Lech Wałęsa. She subsequently served as the Ambassador of Poland to the Holy See.  In addition to her appearance at the Notre Dame campus, Suchocka will also participate in a luncheon and lecture hosted by the Nanovic Institute at Notre Dame’s Chicago Commons in downtown Chicago later in the week.

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Film: The Great War (La grande guerra) (1959)

Browning Cinema, DPAC • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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

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

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Wed Nov 5, 2014

WWI Lecture: John Deak (University of Notre Dame)

Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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.…

Thu Nov 6, 2014

Lunch Lecture with Visiting Scholar Hrvoje Kekez

McGlinn Room, Visitation Hall • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Hrvoje KekezHrvoje Kekez
Assistant Professor of History, Catholic University of Croatia
Nanovic Institute Visiting Scholar (Fall 2014)

The Memory of the Battle of Krbava (1493): Origin, Preservation and Revivals of Medieval Narrative as One of the Formatting Factors of the Collective Identity of Croatians

Tue Nov 11, 2014

Panel: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Hesburgh Center Auditorium • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


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.

Wed Nov 12, 2014

Shannon Prize Lecture: Jerrold Seigel

Hesburgh Center Auditorium • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Jerrold Seigel

The 2014 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies honors Jerrold Seigel (William J. Kenan, Jr., Professor of History Emeritus, New York University) for his book Modernity and Bourgeois Life: Society, Politics and Culture in England, France and Germany since 1750, published by Cambridge University Press (2012). Dr. Seigel will present the lecture "A Life Between Cultures in Twentieth-Century France: Louis Massignon's Islamic Catholicism" with an introduction by Peter Holland, McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies and Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame.

 

 

Wed Nov 19, 2014

WWI Lecture: Jonathan Gumz (University of Birmingham, UK)

Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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.…

Thu Nov 20, 2014

Film: A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Browning Cinema, DPAC • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

A Very Long Engagement
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
133 minutes | Rated R

Introduced by TBA

From the director and star of Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Audrey Tautou) comes the story of a young woman’s relentless search for her fiancé who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme.…

Wed Dec 3, 2014

WWI Lecture: Keir Lieber (Georgetown University)

Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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.…

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