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 Family 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.
2 August, 2015Sunday, All Day
Art Exhibit: "Outsider at the Vatican: Frederick Franck's Drawings from the Second Vatican Council" runs Aug 1-Sept 30, 2015
Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture
Frederick Franck, “Opening Session of Vatican II, Third Session” (September 1964). Courtesy Catholic Documentation Center, Radboud University Nijmegen.
Outsider at the Vatican: Frederick Franck’s Drawings from the Second Vatican Council is an exhibit sponsored by the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture…
1 September, 2015Tuesday, All Day
Hesburgh Center Auditorium
The Nanovic Institute for European Studies hosts a flash panel on the financial crisis in Greece and how it impacts Europe.
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3 September, 2015Thursday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Visiting Scholar Lecture: "Russian theological thought today: The Neopatristic synthesis and other considerations"
Sr. Teresa Obolevitch is an associate professor, head of the chair of philosophy of religion, and deputy dean of the faculty of philosophy at the Pontifical university of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland. A limited number of free lunches are available at the lecture venue.
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8 September, 2015Tuesday, All Day
The Nanovic Institute (211 Brownson Hall)
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9 September, 2015Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Eck Visitors Center Auditorium
One of the leading figures in contemporary European cinema, Krzysztof Zanussi is not just key figure in the postwar Polish “cinema of moral anxiety,” but a true man of culture.
Born in 1939 and educated in physics and philosophy, Zanussi turned to cinema in 1966 and made his first film shortly thereafter. In 1980, he became the artistic director, producer, and eventually president of one of Poland’s top state-owned studios, Tor, which went on to produce more than ninety feature-length films by a long list of distinguished cineastes. His own work, of which today’s presentation is perhaps the best-known, has won major prizes at Cannes, Venice, Leipzig, and international festivals in Russia and outside the west. … More +