Laura Shannon Prize Announces 2020 Shortlist

Laura Shannon Prize Announces 2020 Shortlist

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame is proud to announce the 2020 shortlist for the Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies. Carrying a prize of $10,000, the Laura Shannon Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best book in European studies...

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Nanovic Institute Welcomes 3 New Staff Members

Nanovic Institute Welcomes 3 New Staff Members

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs welcomes three new colleagues: Grant Osborn, Anna Dolezal, and Jennifer Arosio. Grant Osborn…

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Nanovic Graduate Fellow Book Review: Article 353

Nanovic Graduate Fellow Book Review: Article 353

Early in 2019, The New York Times published a “Globetrotting” list of books from a variety of genres and countries. Drawing from works originally published in and about every inhabited continent, the list presented an assortment of novels, memoirs, nonfiction works, and collections of poetry or short stories that drew critical acclaim in...

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UCU Praised by Notre Dame President in Opening Mass Homily

UCU Praised by Notre Dame President in Opening Mass Homily

During his homily for the University's 2019 opening Mass, Notre Dame president Rev. John I Jenkins, C.S.C. reflected on a recent visit to Ukrainian Catholic University where he bestowed the 2019 Notre Dame Award on its president, Archbishop Borys Gudziak, longtime colleague and friend of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.…

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Faculty Research Spotlight: Meredith Chesson

Faculty Research Spotlight: Meredith Chesson

Dr. Meredith Chesson recording a late 19th/early 20th century aquaduct in the San Pasquale Valley, Calabria, Italy (2015 season) | Photo: Nicholas Ames Meredith Chesson, a Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Notre Dame, recently published an article in the latest volume of...

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Graduate Student Fellow Book Review: Good Will Come from the Sea

Graduate Student Fellow Book Review: Good Will Come from the Sea

Early in 2019, The New York Times published a “Globetrotting” list of books from a variety of genres and countries. Drawing from works originally published in and about every inhabited continent, the list presented an assortment of novels, memoirs, nonfiction works, and collections of poetry or short stories that drew critical...

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Ça ira: It will work out

Ça ira: It will work out

As members of an institution of higher learning, nothing is more gratifying than to observe the intellectual and professional development of the students we are blessed to work with. More than a decade ago, in the fall of 2008, we were delighted to award Sonja Stojanovic (below, left) a Nanovic Institute Graduate Research Grant to...

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World Refugee Day Statement

World Refugee Day Statement

Today, June 20, marks the United Nations’ World Refugee Day. The Nanovic Institute proudly stands with the Keough School of Global Affairs in its mission to end the needless suffering brought about by mass migration.

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Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom Visit Notre Dame

Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom Visit Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies was proud to welcome a delegation of Labour and Conservative Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom during a brief visit to campus on May 28, 2019. Organized by the British Consulate in Chicago, Dr. Lisa Cameron, MP, Stephen Metcalfe, MP, David Morris, MP, and...

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Caro and Webb Promoted at the Nanovic Institute

Caro and Webb Promoted at the Nanovic Institute

Monica Caro, M.A., J.D., has been appointed Senior Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame, effective May 1, 2019. In this role, Caro will oversee staff administration, Institute operations, and a number of initiatives in Europe, particularly the Institute’s Catholic Universities Partnership....

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Nanovic Grant Recipient Receives Research Fulbright

Nanovic Grant Recipient Receives Research Fulbright

Steven Lemke, a past recipient of the Snider Family Endowment for Excellence in European Studies, has been awarded a 2019-2020 U.S. Fulbright Open Study/Research Fellowship to Slovakia to explore the relationship between communal architecture and identity. Lemke, a 2019 Master of Fine Arts graduate in the Department of Art, Art History,...

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The Bewilderment Around Brexit

The Bewilderment Around Brexit

Ed. As of the time of this writing (4/1/2019), the Parliament of the United Kingdom is engaged in a second round of 'indicative votes' regarding alternatives to the withdrawal agreement negotiated between the government of Theresa May and representatives of the European Council. The Institute convened a panel discussion of this issue in...

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Student Spotlight: Christian Dennis

Student Spotlight: Christian Dennis

When we travel abroad, it's often the case that our loved ones wait anxiously to hear stories from far-away lands and the details of our experiences with new people. As we work closely with students to develop their travel grant and research proposals, we too become part of that family...

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Renowned Film Director Visits the Nanovic

Renowned Film Director Visits the Nanovic

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker and photographer Wim Wenders screened his most recent film, “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word,” in the Leighton Concert Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on November 7, 2018. The screening, under the theme of "The Catholic Artistic Heritage: Bringing Forth Treasures New and Old,”...

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