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Mon Nov 3, 2014

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Campus Talk with Lawrence Scott Sheets: Catholicism and Orthodoxy During the Pontificate of John Paul II

119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lawrence Sheets by Crisis Group/Tomas P JansenLawrence Sheets. Photo by Crisis Group/Tomas P Jansen

Former NPR Moscow Bureau Chief Lawrence Sheets presents a lunch seminar focusing on orthodoxy and its political role in Russia and other post-Soviet states and the prospects for reconciliation with Catholicism.  

 

Open to faculty and students.  A limited number of lunches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.​ in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

View all Lectures and Seminars by Lawrence Sheets during November 3-6

 

 

Campus Talk with Lawrence Scott Sheets: Global Journalism in the Age of Isis

Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Lawrence Sheets by Crisis Group/Tomas P JansenLawrence Sheets. Photo by Crisis Group/Tomas P Jansen

Former NPR Moscow Bureau Chief Lawrence Sheets presents a look at international reporting from conflict areas in an age of establishment journalistic retrenchment.  What new challenges do journalists and commentators face when contemporary events are more complicated than sound bites and potentially more dangerous than ever before? 

 

Open to the Notre Dame community.

4:30 p.m. in Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies  

View all Lectures and Seminars by Lawrence Sheets during November 3-6

 

 

Tue Nov 4, 2014

Campus Talk with Lawrence Scott Sheets: Challenges to Peacebuilding in Central Asia

Room C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lawrence Sheets by Crisis Group/Tomas P JansenLawrence Sheets. Photo by Crisis Group/Tomas P Jansen

Former NPR Moscow Bureau Chief Lawrence Sheets presents  a lunch seminar on challenges to peace building in Central Asia, balancing approaches between "Islamist" threats and authoritarianism.   

 

Open to faculty and students.  A limited number of lunches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.​ in C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

View all Lectures and Seminars by Lawrence Sheets during November 3-6

 

 

Wed Nov 5, 2014

WWI Lecture: John Deak (University of Notre Dame)

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

John Deak, Department of History

The Great War's Forgotten Realm: Revisiting the Habsburg Monarchy's First World War

For a long time historians have seen the First World War as the last nail in the coffin for the dying Habsburg Empire. Notre Dame’s own Historian John Deak will talk about new, emerging perspectives that fundamentally call into question this classic interpretation and what it may mean for central European history and our understanding of the First World War.

Lecture 3 of 5 in the Nanovic Institute Lecture Series: 1914 - World War I - 2014

 

Thu Nov 6, 2014

Lunch Lecture with Visiting Scholar Hrvoje Kekez

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

Hrvoje KekezNanovic Visiting Scholar Hrvoje Kekez, Assistant Professor of History at the Catholic University of Croatia, will present a lunch-time lecture on "War and the Origins of Croatian Identity" at 12:00 p.m. in the McGlinn Room of Vistation Hall (The Institute for Educational Initiatives).  Lunch is available on while supplies last.

Read more about 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.

Public Lecture with Lawrence Scott Sheets: Russia and Ukraine: A View from the Ground

Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library • 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Lawrence Sheets by Crisis Group/Tomas P JansenLawrence Sheets. Photo by Crisis Group/Tomas P Jansen

Former NPR Moscow Bureau Chief Lawrence Sheets presents the lecture "Russia and Ukraine: A View from the Ground."  Disinformation is rampant in today's media-soaked culture.  Come learn what a veteran observer on the ground has to say about one of the great hot spots of the contemporary world.  Co-sponsored by 88.1 WVPE and open to the public.

Open to faculty and students.  A limited number of lunches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

5:00 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

View all Lectures and Seminars by Lawrence Sheets during November 3-6

 

 

Tue Nov 11, 2014

Panel: The Berlin Wall 25 Years On: Its Meaning, Then and Now

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


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

The Berlin Wall 25 Years On: Its Meaning, Then and Now

A collaborative campus panel

Tuesday, November 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

This faculty panel will explore the significance of the momentous events of 1989 in Eastern Europe and how they impact international affairs today.  How has the meaning of the Berlin Wall  changed over time?  What lessons can we learn about the role of nonviolent political change and non-violent action?  Have the West’s post-Cold War policies in the region contributed to the current Russian-NATO confrontation?

A. James McAdams, William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs and Director, Nanovic Institute for European Studies

David Cortright, Associate Director of Programs and Policy Studies,
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies  

Sebastian Rosato, Associate Professor of Political Science and
Director, Notre Dame International Security Program

Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein, Adjunct Professor, Department of History

Co-sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

Wed Nov 12, 2014

2014 Laura Shannon Prize Lecture and Award: Jerrold Seigel

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

2014 Laura Shannon Prize Lecture and Award

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, at 5:00 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium on Wednesday, November 12th.

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Mon Nov 17, 2014

Seminar Workshop: Praise and the Making of the Self (Day 1)

McKenna Hall, Room 210-214 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Praise and the Making of Self in the Middle Ages

Praise and the Making of Self in the Middle Ages (Poster PDF)

This seminar workshop, organized by Professor C.J. Jones (ND, Germanic and Russian Languages and Literatures), brings together experts from a variety of disciplines for discussion of a precirculated set of primary texts. For access to the readings, please email cjones23@nd.edu

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