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Alumni Spotlight: Peter Kelly

"All great things start at Nanovic!" Thus endeth an email recently received from former Nanovic grant recipient Peter Kelly (MA Peace Studies, '14). In the fall of 2013, we awarded Peter a Graduate Professional Development Grant…

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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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Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26)...

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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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Dissertation Wins National Prize

Dissertation Wins National Prize

The Nanovic Institute is delighted to report that Maria Rogacheva (Annese Dissertation Fellow, 2010/11) has been awarded the prestigious Robert C. Tucker/Stephen F. Cohen Dissertation Prize in 2014 for “A History of a Town that Did Not Exist: The Soviet Scientific Intelligentsia in the Post-Stalinist Era.” 

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Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year. Established in 1896, the Rome Prize is awarded annually to approximately 30 emerging artists...

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Nanovic Fellow brings "Pierrot Lunaire" to film

Thanks to Nanovic Fellow Georgine Resick (Professor of Voice), Arnold Schoenberg’s innovative and arresting melodrama, Pierrot lunaire (1912), is now available on high-definition Blu-ray and DVD for the first time as a visual performance.

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Nanovic Fellow Wins Award

Alexander M. Martin, Nanovic Fellow and Professor of History, was awarded the 2013 Marc Raeff Book Prize for Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855. The prize, given by the Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association, honors the best book in any discipline or language on the history and culture of Russia during...

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Alumni Spotlight: Catherine Reidy

Here at the Nanovic Institute, we award a lot of undergraduate grants, and we trust that our efforts bear fruit in the personal, academic, and professional lives of the students. It's always nice, though, to receive the sort of confirmation that we received the other day from Catherine Reidy ('13,...

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Student Spotlight: Brenna Gautam

How many students can say that they traveled to Serbia over their break? Brenna Gautam can! Brenna is a Senior majoring in History and Peace Studies. We awarded her a Senior Travel and Research Grant to conduct independent research on the Belgrade student protest of 1968. Here is what she...

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Gen X and 1989 in Poland

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein (Visiting Faculty) joined A. James McAdams (Director, Nanovic Institute), David Cortright (Kroc Institute), and Sebastian Rosato (Political Science) for a panel discussion commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall. Her reflections are reprinted here below.…

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Gen X and 1989 in Poland

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein (Visiting Faculty) joined A. James McAdams (Director, Nanovic Institute), David Cortright (Kroc Institute), and Sebastian Rosato (Political Science) for a panel discussion commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall. Her reflections are reprinted here below.…

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Student Spotlight: Molly Seidel

Welcome to a new academic year, and to a new year of students returning from trips funded by the Nanovic Institute!  To kick off the year, we would like to present Molly Seidel, a Junior majoring in Anthropology and Environmental Science. Molly traveled to Ireland last summer to participate in...

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Minors in European Studies: Class of 2014

Director A. James McAdams with the graduating class of minors in European studies. Copyright University of Notre Dame, 2014.From left to right: Melissa Medina, Marianinna Villavicencio, Paul Menke, A. James McAdams (director), Christine Gorman, Colleen Haller, and Marielle Hampe. (Not pictured: Kelsey Cullinan and Maria Fahs)…

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