Nanovic Institute explores Cold War with film screening, NHL alumni

Nanovic Institute explores Cold War with film screening, NHL alumni

On Dec. 10­-11, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame presented “Elite Athletes and the Cold War,” a series of events that will bring former NHL players to campus to explore how professional athletes from the former Soviet bloc experienced the political contest of the...

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Nanovic Institute hosts Inaugural Barrett Family Lecture in Dublin, Ireland

Mr. Peter Sutherland, S.C., will offer the inaugural Barrett Family Lecture in Dublin, Ireland on Monday, March 16, 2015.  His lecture is entitled “European Integration and the Rise of Nationalism,” and will follow a meeting at Notre Dame’s O’Connell House with the Notre Dame students studying abroad in Dublin this semester... ...

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Nanovic Institute awards $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize to ‘The Sleepwalkers’

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2015 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Christopher Clark for his book, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, published by Harper.  A. James McAdams, director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, praised the book for “the...

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Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella to deliver 2014 Keeley Vatican Lecture

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization and Titular Archbishop of Vicohabentia, will deliver the 2014 Terrence R. Keeley Vatican Lecture at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 26) in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for...

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A lesson in hospitality: Brownson Abbey

From left to right: Melanie Webb, Katy White, Sharon Konopka, Anthony Monta, Monica Caro, Jen Fulton, and Jenn Lechtanski. The Nanovic Institute for European Studies takes pride in offering the finest hospitality to a variety of distinguished guests. Have a film director traveling with an infant? No problem, they’ll include...

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$10,000 Laura Shannon Prize awarded to Clemson historian

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded Michael Meng the 2013 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies for his book, Shattered Spaces: Encountering Jewish Ruins in Postwar Germany and Poland, published by Harvard University Press (2011). The $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize, which is poised to become the preeminent...

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Rising historian wins $10,000 Shannon Prize

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies is pleased to announce that Tara Zahra has been awarded the $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies for her book Kidnapped Souls: National Indifference and the Battle for Children in the Bohemian Lands 1900-1948, published by Cornell University Press (2008).

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Advisory Board Member Initiates Financial Hippocratic Oath Organization

Nanovic Institute Advisory Board member Terrence Keeley is now leading an organization that promotes a Financial Hippocratic Oath.He embarks on this initiative after 22 years at UBS in a variety of senior positions. Terry recently asked to leave UBS to pursue, among other things, his interests in public policy and...

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5 Reasons Why Europe is Sick

Frank Ahrens from the “Economy Watch” explores why European debt crisis is coming to a head and why the bailout will not solve the problem. Read more.…

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