Lectures and Events

The Institute sponsors a wide variety of lectures in European studies at Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend and abroad in the university’s Global Gateways in Dublin, London, and Rome.  Distinguished lectures comprise the Nanovic Forum, the Keeley Vatican Lecture, the Barrett Lecture (in Dublin), and the annual Shannon Prize Lecture at Notre Dame. Faculty at Notre Dame also invite lecturers in European studies from outside the university with the Institute’s financial support.


Event Calendar

8 September, 2015

Tuesday, All Day

Grant Deadline: Fall Break Grants

The Nanovic Institute (211 Brownson Hall)

Please review and follow all grant guidelines prior to submitting the online application.  Contact the student coordinator, Jen Fulton, at jfulton@nd.edu regarding questions or advice.

Break Travel and Research Grants for Sophomores & Juniors

Senior Travel and Research Grants

Graduate Break Travel and Research Grants

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11 September, 2015

Friday, All Day

Conference: "Rethinking Early Modern Europe"

University of Notre Dame

A multi-disciplinary exploration of the cultural, social, religious, political, and legal dimensions of early modern Europe that push beyond traditional geographical and temporal categories.  The conference will take place September 11-12, 2015 along with a curated exhibition on the Holy Roman Empire in Special Collections. … More +

14 September, 2015

Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lecture: "Imperfect Visions of Imperial Pasts: Reflections on European Empires"

Private Dining Rooms, The Morris Inn


Manuel Lucena-Giraldo (Madrid, 1961) is Senior Research Fellow in the Spanish Council for Scientific Research and Professor of Humanities in IE Business School/IE University.  His lecture "Imperfect Visions of Imperial Pasts: Reflections on European Empires" is sponsored by the Department of History.

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17 September, 2015

Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Opening Fall Reception

Innovation Park

Nanovic Reception

Opening fall reception to welcome back Nanovic Fellows, administrators, faculty, and friends of the Nanovic Institute.

By invitation only.

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30 September, 2015

Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Nanovic Fellows Fall Meeting (Luncheon)

The Morris Inn

All Nanovic Fellows are invited to attend the Fall Fellows Meeting to connect with their colleagues and discuss new developments at the Nanovic Institute. Please email Melanie Webb at mwebb2@nd.edu to reserve your place for the luncheon. … More +