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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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Nanovision in November

Patterns of Integration The eurozone is integrated by a common low growth forecast: the European Commission expects the eurozone economy to grow 0.1%, a "macroeconomic rebalancing and adjustment which will last for some time still." Europe's centralizers are trying to help: though Spain for example will miss its deficit targets,...

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Nanovision in October

A brief survey. Patterns of Integration Greece needs another 31b from the EFSF. The Eurogroup will confer about this next Wednesday. Prospects for growth around Europe are hard to see when, to take just one example, Ford Europe cuts 5,700 jobs in UK and Belgium…

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Nanovic Institute supports exclusive FTT Cannes documentary

Nanovic faculty fellow Aaron Magnan-Park took a team of eight current and former ND film students to the Cannes Film Festival this past May to create a documentary on the internship program run by the American Pavillion. The Nanovic Institute for European Studies was the first sponsor to commit to...

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Major New Archive in Russian History

Thanks to the efforts of faculty fellow Semion Lyandres (History) and crucial seed funding from the Nanovic Institute, Notre Dame has now unveiled a significant archive of primary documents that shed new light on the origins of modern Russia. Acquired from Zinaida Leonidovna Polievktova-Nikoladze in Tblisi, Georgia, the archive contains...

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