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Minors in European Studies: Class of 2014

On Friday, May 16th, students graduating with a minor in European studies gathered with family and academic advisors for the Nanovic Institute's recognition breakfast. Students shared stories about their research journey for their capstone essay, a requirement to complete the minor, and received a personalized certificate to mark the occasion.…

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Anthropologist Maurizio Albahari Illuminates Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean

“Everything changed on October 3, but nothing really changed,” says Maurizio Albahari, assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology. In October 2013, several major media outlets covered two tragic shipwrecks off the coast of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, which killed more than 400 Eritrean and Syrian migrants trying...

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Rome symposium, exhibit to highlight the digital future of world heritage

Groundbreaking methods of documentation and interpretation of World Heritage Sites by the School of Architecture's DHARMA research team will be the focus of a collaborative symposium, to be held April 2–4 in Rome. Launching in conjunction with the symposium is the first 3-D exhibit on historic preservation in the Roman...

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New Nanovic Fellow Film

Olivier Morel, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Film, Television & Theatre, will soon release a new documentary, entitled GERMANY: as told by writers Christoph Hein, Wladimir Kaminer Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Bernhard Schlink.…

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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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Nanovic Grant Recipients and the Fulbright Scholarship

Nineteen students from the University of Notre Dame have moved forward to phase two of the Fulbright award process.  Of those 19 students, 11 have applied to conduct research or to teach in European countries.  As a proponent of European Studies, the Nanovic Institute is pleased with this, of course. ...

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Ukraine in Turmoil

Euromaidan in Lviv | Wikimedia CommonsThe Ukrainian government led by President Viktor Yanukovych is facing its twelfth day of popular protest and demonstrations following the President’s recent decision not to sign a landmark trade deal with the European Union.…

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Migration, Italy, Europe

Professor and Nanovic fellow Maurizio Albahari (Anthropology) drew attention again to the plight of migrants to Italy from North Africa with a piece published at CNN earlier in October. The Nanovic Institute had a conversation with him, as follows.…

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Migration, Italy, Europe

Professor and Nanovic fellow Maurizio Albahari (Anthropology) drew attention again to the plight of migrants to Italy from North Africa with a piece published at CNN earlier in October. The Nanovic Institute had a conversation with him, as follows.…

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Youth Unemployment in Europe Rises Again

Europe continues to struggle with youth unemployment, which reached a record high in September. An especially interesting response is the return of traditional agriculture: In Portugal, a growing number of young people, including graduates, have been returning to the land to take up farming. The government is encouraging the trend...

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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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2013 Staff Presidential Award recipients

Monica Caro Seven employees were recognized for their work with the Presidential Values Award, Presidential Achievement Award and Presidential Leadership Award. Monica Caro, Assistant Director for Operations at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, received a Presidential Values Award for her “commitment to the University’s Catholic mission and values while...

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Undergrads Abroad

This year, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies awarded 106 individual research, internship, and service grants to Notre Dame undergraduates. Where did the students go? …

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