Serbia is situated directly on a mass migration route from Asia to Europe. Since 2015, over a million people have taken this route on their way to such countries as Germany and Sweden. For a country of roughly 7.2 million, such a massive movement of people through its territory has...
The Institute has developed a new program to bring graduate students in European studies more closely into its life and operation. A complementary cohort to the graduate students who have won dissertation completion fellowships, these younger graduate fellows are already closely involved in several exciting new initiatives. …
Alexandra Tatarian, a senior Science-Business major on the pre-medical track with a minor in Science, Technology, and Values, is passionate about pursuing her interests in the medical humanities. She visited Greece over the winter break with Institute support to conduct an independent research project entitled "Greek Dealings with Death and the Potential...
Thursday, October 4, 2018 -- At the inaugural European event at the Keough School of Global Affairs office in Washington, DC, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, David O'Sullivan, spoke about the state of relations between the United States and Europe to a capacity crowd.…
In his address to an international forum on migration and peace in 2017, Pope Francis reminded us that our principal response to migrants could be summarized in four simple verbs: “to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate.”…
Elly Bleier ('20), from "Freedom of Thought," is the daughter of Robert "Rocky" Bleier ('68), captain of the Notre Dame football team in 1967. She recently spent a few minutes with the Institute reflecting on what it was like to grow up with her dad.
Visiting scholars from Ukraine and Poland will be hosted by the Nanovic Institute for fall 2018.
Laura Qi '19, an international economics major with a minor in European Studies, investigates France outside of Paris through a Nanovic research and travel grant.…
Matteo Bianchetti, Ashely Foster, and Charles Yost have been awarded the 2018-19 Tobin Dissertation Fellowship. Raymond Drause and Heather Stanfiel have been granted the 2018-19 Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies.
At the end of a long period of study, research, and teaching, graduate students writing dissertations need time to sit down and write.
The British brutally suppressed insurgencies in Kenya and Malaya during the disintegration of the empire, Dan DeToro (’17), investigates the economic rationale behind the counterinsurgency campaigns in both territories.
Shinkyu (James) Lee presented his paper entitled “Defiant Realism: Arendtian Reflections on Peace” at the American Political Science Association.
Benjamin Gallucci-Wright (doctoral candidate in Medieval Studies) visited the archives of the Vatican Library in Rome and the Royal Library in Brussels.
Over Winter Break, junior architecture student Madeline Fairman traveled to Vienna, Milan, and Brussels on a Nanovic Institute grant to study the Art Nouveau movement.
As part of an educational institution focused on developing the whole person, the Nanovic Institute makes a certain number of grants available to students committed to service and spiritual discernment.
Nanovic Fellow Robert R. Coleman, Professor Emeritus of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art History, Department of Art, Art History and Design was admitted as academicus to the Classe di Studi Borromaici of the Academy of the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan this fall.
Before the move in late July, Institute staff anticipated that foot traffic in the Institute would likely increase. This has been the case by several orders of magnitude, but the Institute did not anticipate just how busy the rest of the first floor of Nanovic Hall would be.
Two visiting scholars join the Nanovic Institute for the fall semester: Tomasz Sieniow from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland and Sophia Opatska from the Lviv Business School. They will each present a lunchtime lecture based on their research during the month of November.
This spring, the Institute funded a faculty-led seminar to Salzburg to explore the complex phenomenon of asylum seeking in Europe.
With now more than 170 members across campus, the Institute welcomes the following new fellows.
In preparation for his senior thesis, Robert Myak recently traveled to Spain to investigate how the contention between modernity and the Catholic Church influenced the principal laic and ecclesiastical characters in Leopoldo Alas’s celebrated novel.
In conversation with Francesco Cotticelli, Distinguished Visiting Italian Fulbright to Notre Dame in spring semester 2017.
How strong is the British economy in the immediate wake of Brexit? Sophomore Alex Kruszewski recently traveled to London to investigate what the financial markets could tell us on a Break Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute.
Congratulations to Khaoula Morchid ('17), who has been accepted to take part in the European Horizons Student Conference 2017 at Yale University.
The premise that somehow Italy’s venerable buildings and urban fabric are inherently fragile is, at best, an exaggeration.
In the story of religious liberty in France, Ernest Renan (1823-1892) holds an influential and complicated place.
Distinguished US-Italian Fulbright Scholars reflect on "The Humanities in a Global Context" at a Nanovic gathering in Rome. Papers are online here.