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Steffany Ibanez

Steffany Ibanez

Let's welcome Steffany Ibañez ('16) to the Student Spotlight! Steffany, an Information Technology Management major, received a Senior Travel and Research Grant to travel to France over winter break to conduct research on France's IT environment. While there, she conducted research at La Bibliothèque Municipale d'Angers, and she conducted interviews of...

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ND and Fulbright

ND and Fulbright

Distinguished US-Italian Fulbright Scholars reflect on "The Humanities in a Global Context" at a Nanovic gathering in Rome. Papers are online here.

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Illuminating Modernity

Illuminating Modernity

Do we have adequate histories of European secularism? New translations in philosophy and theology by Nanovic fellows challenge the narrative.

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Housing the Migrant

Housing the Migrant

Europe's tent cities are disasters. Are there better ways of housing asylum seekers? A panel exploration and a remarkable new proposal.

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Protean in Tsarist Russia

Protean in Tsarist Russia

Johannes Ambrosius Rosenstrauch (1768-1835) lived a cosmopolitan, protean life. What does this tell us about the social geography of Russia?

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Rachel Ganson

Rachel Ganson

This opportunity through the Nanovic Institute provided me a platform to develop my understanding of fishing in the Mediterranean, but also offered focus on the issues as they pertain to Italy in particular. After this initial research venture, I determined I want to focus my senior thesis on international cooperation...

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Taras Karaulshchikov

Taras Karaulshchikov

In the fall of 2012, the Nanovic Institute provided seed funding for the purchase of a significant archive of primary documents that shed new light on the origins of modern Russia. These documents were acquired from Zinaida Leonidovna Polievktova-Nikoladze in Tblisi, Georgia, thanks to the efforts of faculty fellow Semion Lyandres (History)....

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Nikhil Garg

Nikhil Garg

Spain, for the first time in its democratic political history, will be governed by a coalition government. Nikhil Garg ('18), received a Break Travel and Research Grant for Sophomores and Juniors…

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Roman Forum, 2014+

Roman Forum, 2014+

How will future generations perceive a common world heritage? Scholars digitize the Forum for the first time and reflect on the implications.

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Social Ecology of Violence

Social Ecology of Violence

Why does interethnic violence in Europe persist across generations? A major empirical study by scholars at Notre Dame and Milan has answers.

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Sources of the Civic

Sources of the Civic

How and why are Catholic European universities involved in the civic formation of their students? A conference in Rome, with papers online here.

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Islam and Literature

Islam and Literature

What is the place of Islam in contemporary European literature? Muslim and Muslim-born writers gather to reflect together for the first time.

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Olivia Till

Olivia Till

Large waves of immigrants helped the Spanish economy prosper after the fall of the Franco regime in 1978. Olivia Till (’17), a Political Science major, received a Break Travel and Research Grant for Sophomores and Juniors…

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John Slattery

John Slattery

Let's welcome John Slattery to the Student Spotlight! John, a PhD Candidate in Systematic Theology and the History & Philosophy of Science, received a Graduate Break Travel and Research Grant…

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