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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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Nanovic Forum welcomes award-winning German university president

Wolfgang A. Herrmann, president of the Technical University of Munich, will present the Nanovic Forum at 5 p.m. April 9 (Tuesday) in the Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, titled “What is an Entrepreneurial University? A Case Study,” is free and open to the...

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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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AMS awards Nanovic Fellow

Pierpaolo Polzonetti, assistant professor in the Program of Liberal Studies and Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the 2012 Lewis Lockwood Award for his book, Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution…

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Nanovic students publish in film journal

 Three Notre Dame students from the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television have published articles in the peer-reviewed magazine Film Matters, a quarterly magazine celebrating the work of undergraduate film scholars as well a prepares students for graduate study in the field and additional research. Javi Zubizarreta…

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Nanovic students publish in film journal

Three Notre Dame students from the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television have published articles in the peer-reviewed magazine Film Matters, a quarterly magazine celebrating the work of undergraduate film scholars as well a prepares students for graduate study in the field and additional research. Javi Zubizarreta…

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Kommers honored with Berlin symposium

n late October, Donald Kommers, emeritus professor of political science and renowned scholar on German constitutional law, was honored by the American Academy in Berlin with a symposium, “The Curious Life of the Grundgesetz in America.” Kommers is a faculty fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. The symposium...

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