Here you will find recent news items, highlights of recent events at the Center for the Study of Europe, and announcements of selected upcoming events. For a complete list of upcoming events at the Center for the Study of Europe, please visit our Calendar, where you will also find listings of Europe-related events organized by other departments on campus, as well as a wide selection of off-campus events of possible interest. We add new events to the calendar throughout the semester, so check back frequently. Or, sign up for our Newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay apprised of our ongoing activities.

News & Events

Global Programs Photo Contest 2015

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The time has arrived for this year’s photo contest. Last year, 223 of you submitted 540 photos! It was amazing to see all of the incredible places, global experiences, as well as international perspectives on campus you digitally captured and shared with us. This year in addition to the top three photos winning some pretty cool prizes and being featured on our website, we hope to share your photos with your schools. What we have... Read More

Capital Semester in Washington, DC: International Affairs & Public Policy Internship

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Fall: August 26 - December 11, 2015 | Spring: January 13 - April 30, 2016  Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC Fall Semester Final Deadline: June 1, 2015 Scholarship Funding Available Spend a semester in Washington, DC making an investment in your future that will help set you apart after college. This comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes a guaranteed internship placement in the fields of international affairs and public policy, courses... Read More

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An Evening of European Films: New Albanian Films with English Subtitles (4/25/15)

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Germany and Russia 25 Years After German Unification: From “Strategic Partnership” to Containment? (5/20/15)

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Vivien Schmidt Wins British Journal of Politics and International Relations Prize

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Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for the Study of Europe, was recently awarded a prize for best paper published in BJPIR (the British Journal of Politics and International Relations) 2013, for a paper entitled, “Speaking to the Markets or to the People? A Discursive Institutionalist Analysis of the EU’s Sovereign Debt Crisis.” The prize was announced at the Political Studies Association Annual International Conference, at the conference... Read More

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A Taste of Italy (4/6/15)

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Involuntary Revelations: Reading Historical Evidence Against the Grain (4/13/15)

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Quixote in Kabul (4/16/15)

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Violence, Littérature et Politique (4/15/15)

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Please join us for a roundtable discussion* of the Charlie Hebdo events with French writer Patrick Autréaux, Professor Virginie Greene (Harvard University) and Professor Jeffrey Mehlman (Boston University). The discussion will center on writing, creativity, and the limits and responsibility of writers/artists. Moderated by Professor Odile Cazenave (Boston University). Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6 - 7:30 PM College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 326 Writer and psychiatrist, Patrick Autréaux has published poetry, short stories, and... Read More

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Spanish Abroad Programs Info Session (3/18/15)

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Paid Fellowship with Change Corps 2015-2016

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Change Corps is looking for graduating seniors who are passionate about getting change unstuck on the issues we care about most. Are you in? Change Corps is a salaried, one-year, full-immersion training program in grassroots political organizing. When Change Corps organizers complete their training, they’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues they’re passionate about and will have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will... Read More

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Revolutionary Voices: Victory over the Sun (04/23/15)

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Few theatrical creations of the 20th century are as mythically iconoclastic as Victory Over the Sun. Concocted by the trans-rational poet Aleksey Kruchenykh, the messiah of painterly abstraction Kazimir Malevich, and the avant-garde composer-painter Mikhail Matiushin, Victory was nominally called an opera. In fact, it was an anti-operatic, anti-theatrical, anti-literary piece of performance art, intended to topple aesthetic and intellectual hierarchies and idols. Please join us for a performance of this seminal early achievement of... Read More

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European Voices: A Reading and Conversation with Tim Parks (04/16/15)

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Culture, Thought and the Portuguese Language: A Reading & Conversation with Gonçalo M. Tavares (4/29/15)

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Dissidence in Turkey: Elections and the Struggle for Political Legitimacy (3/19/15)

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