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The Greek Crisis and the Future of Europe: A Flash Panel

Hesburgh Center Auditorium • 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies hosts a flash panel on the financial crisis in Greece and how it impacts Europe.

Thu Sep 3, 2015

Visiting Scholar Lunch Lecture: "Russian Theological Thought Today: The Neopatristic Synthesis and Other Considerations"

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

Sr. Teresa Obolevitch is an associate professor and deputy dean of the faculty of philosophy at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland.   Free and open to all.  A limited number of free lunches are available at the lecture venue.  

Tue Sep 8, 2015

All Day

Please review and follow all grant guidelines prior to submitting the online application.  Contact the student coordinator, Jen Fulton, at jfulton@nd.edu regarding questions or advice.

Break Travel and Research Grants for Sophomores & Juniors

Senior Travel and Research Grants

Graduate Break Travel and Research Grants


Wed Sep 9, 2015

2015 Nanovic Forum: Lecture with Krzysztof Zanussi: Strategies of Life: How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Eck Visitors Center Auditorium • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

One of the leading figures in contemporary European cinema, Krzysztof Zanussi is not just key figure in the post-war Polish “cinema of moral anxiety,” but a true man of culture.  While on campus, Zanussi will participate in several events including a formal lecture, lunchtime remarks, and a presentation of his film.  The 2015 Nanovic Forum will start with his lecture "Strategies of Life: How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too" on Wednesday, September 9th at 5:00 p.m. in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium.

Thu Sep 10, 2015

2015 Nanovic Forum - Lunch Lecture: Yeltsin and Putin: My Personal Experience

McKenna Hall, Room 200 • 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM


Polish director and producer Krzysztof Zanussi will deliver remarks about his personal experiences with Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin, past and current Presidents of the Russian Federation. Free and open to the public.  Lunch provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  Part of the 2015 Nanovic Forum.

2015 Nanovic Forum - Film: FOREIGN BODY (2014)

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Polish film director and producer Krzysztof Zanussi is scheduled to introduce his film FOREIGN BODY as well as participate in a Question & Answer session after the film screening.  Tickets ($4-7) are available at performingarts.nd.edu or 574-631-2800.  Part of the 2015 Nanovic Forum.

Fri Sep 11, 2015

All Day

A multi-disciplinary exploration of the cultural, social, religious, political, and legal dimensions of early modern Europe that push beyond traditional geographical and temporal categories.  The conference will take place September 11-12, 2015 along with a curated exhibition on the Holy Roman Empire in Special Collections.…

Mon Sep 14, 2015

Lecture: "Imperfect Visions of Imperial Pasts: Reflections on European Empires"

Private Dining Rooms, The Morris Inn • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Manuel Lucena-Giraldo (Madrid, 1961) is Senior Research Fellow in the Spanish Council for Scientific Research and Professor of Humanities in IE Business School/IE University.  His lecture "Imperfect Visions of Imperial Pasts: Reflections on European Empires" is sponsored by the Department of History.


Thu Sep 17, 2015

Opening Fall Reception

By invitation only • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Nanovic Reception

Opening fall reception to welcome back Nanovic Fellows, administrators, faculty, and friends of the Nanovic Institute.

Questions? Contact Melanie Webb, Events Manager at nanovic@nd.edu

Fri Sep 25, 2015

Forms of Realism Film Series: INDIA'S DAUGHTER with director Leslee Udwin

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

UK film director Leslee Udwin returns to Notre Dame to present her new film "India's Daughter," a film that explores the compelling human stories behind the tragic incident that raised international attention and the political ramifications throughout India.  Part of the Nanovic Film Series: Forms of Realism.

Wed Sep 30, 2015

Nanovic Fellows Fall Meeting (Luncheon)

The Morris Inn • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

All Nanovic Fellows are invited to attend the Fall Fellows Meeting to connect with their colleagues and discuss new developments at the Nanovic Institute.

Please email Melanie Webb at mwebb2@nd.edu to reserve your place for the luncheon.…