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New research focuses on forgotten victims of European wars

After more than five years of study on the impact of political violence on children and mothers in Northern Ireland, University of Notre Dame faculty member Mark Cummings is expanding his research to include children and families in Croatia, where tens of thousands of people died in ethnic violence between...

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Ukrainian parliament erupts in chaos

Opposition lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs inside Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday as the chamber approved an agreement allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay in a Ukrainian port until 2042. See photos…

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Professor receives award for fostering "humane values"

Steven Semes, associate professor at the School of Architecture, academic director of its Rome Studies Program, and Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow, has been named the 2010 recipient of the Clem Labine Award. Sponsored by Restore Media, publisher of Traditional Building and Period Homes magazines, the Labine Award goes to the...

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Grant winner speaks out on recent Polish Tragedy

Monika Grzesiak, winner of the Nanovic’s Barrett Family Grant for Best Proposal in 2009, speaks out on the lack of respect she has witnessed on campus regarding the tragic plane crash which killed several major politicians including the Polish President and First Lady in The Observer…

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April 8 is International Roma Day

On 8 April, International Roma Day, the European Union is convening a summit in Cordoba, Spain to assess the status of Roma in Europe. Why should the EU care about the Roma?

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Archbishop of Munich and Freising, Germany to speak at Notre Dame

His Excellency Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, will present the 2010 Terrence R. Keeley Vatican Lecture April 7 (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Sponsored by Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the...

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