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Visiting Scholars: June 2016

Visiting Scholars: June 2016

Introducing Dr. Gabriella Reuss and Rev. Marek Lis, two visiting scholars from Europe based at the Nanovic Institute during June 2016. 

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Classics Scholar Traces History of Saint Augustine's Words

Classics Scholar Traces History of Saint Augustine's Words

While many theologians and philosophers study the work of Augustine of Hippo, Nanovic FellowHildegund Müller, associate professor of classics and associate vice president for research at Notre Dame, takes a different approach to reading his texts. Müller’s research is influenced by her philological background and study of literary detail in...

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Six students honored with Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Six students honored with Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Sponsored by the Hesburgh Libraries and the Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), the ULRA competition honors those who conduct original research and draws focus to the extensive sources and methods of scholarly inquiry that modern-day research libraries offer today’s students. Tom Lis, a Minor in European Studies, won one...

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Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

The University of Notre Dame and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, or Vatican Library, will formalize a unique agreement of collaboration and exchange in a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. May 9 (Monday) in the Hesburgh Room of the Morris Inn, where Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Archbishop...

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Conference responds to global efforts to care for the planet and the poor

Conference responds to global efforts to care for the planet and the poor

For the Planet and the Poor, the first major conference organized by the University of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs, will open with a keynote panel, “A Surprising Convergence, a Moment of Opportunity,” at 6 p.m. on April 4 (Monday) in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business....

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After Brussels

After Brussels

Like many of you, the Nanovic Institute has been following news of the two attacks in Brussels this week (March 22) closely. 

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Student Research, Spring Break

Student Research, Spring Break

In 2008, a select group of undergraduate seniors were offered the opportunity to polish their thesis and capstone essays with final research in Europe over spring break.  Eight years later, Nanovic Institute Spring Break Travel and Research Grants have grown to include all Notre Dame students and have become one of...

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Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘Birth Certificate’

Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘Birth Certificate’

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2016 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Mark Thompson for his book, Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kiš, published by Cornell University Press.  A. James McAdams, director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, praised the book as...

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Three Notre Dame Faculty Receive Fellowships from National Endowment for the Humanities

Three Notre Dame Faculty Receive Fellowships from National Endowment for the Humanities

Three faculty from the University of Notre Dame received fellowships this week from the National Endowment for the Humanities, continuing the University’s record success winning support for humanities research. Receiving the grants are Nanovic Fellow Julia Douthwaite, a professor of French; Amy Mulligan, an assistant professor of Irish language and literature;...

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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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Alumni Spotlight: Kathleen Brennan

Alumni Spotlight: Kathleen Brennan

Kathleen (Katie) Brennan, was a major in sociology and a recipient of Summer Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute during the 2012-13 academic year for her project “Effects of the Troubles on Belfast's Youth.”  After graduating the University of Notre Dame in 2015, Katie was accepted into the Conflict...

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European Studies and the Library

European Studies and the Library

Libraries and their acquisitions give established and aspiring scholars in European studies the opportunity to assess and reflect on new materials for research.

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