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

The Yleana Leadership Academy Paid Summer Internships

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The Yleana Leadership Academy is interested in recruiting both grads and undergrads for a transformative SAT summer camp which is part SAT boot camp, part higher order thinking skills development, part leadership academy, part on-campus college experience, and part traditional summer camp. We are looking for people who would be willing to work hard and have an amazing time creating a summer camp experience for kids. It's a ton of work but a LOT of... Read More

Delphi Academy of European Studies 2018 Free Seminar Program

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The Delphi Academy of European Studies, supported by the Region of Central Greece focuses on the diachronic and synchronic study of European history and culture and the ways in which Europe today responds to the multifaceted challenges of political, economic, and cultural globalization. The Academy offers two-week interdisciplinary, tuition free Seminars at the Centre’s facilities in Delphi. The Seminars, which are taught in English by world renowned scholars, are open mainly to graduate students/PhD candidates but also to qualified undergraduates. Read More

Tuebingen-Berlin International Summer School

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June 18th - July 14th, 2018 If you want to discover the diversity of Germany and broaden your knowledge about European politics, history and economy, this Summer School is just for you! For the first time the “Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University” (FUBiS) and the “International & European Studies” (IES) program of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tuebingen are offering a joint Summer School in 2018. You will spend two weeks in the beautiful... Read More

Applications for the summer 2018 Italia Innovation Programs are open

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1st Session: 4 June - 22 June 2nd Session: 25 June - 13 July Make your summer unforgettable with a fully-immersive learning experience in Italy: a unique entrepreneurial journey where international thought and business leaders mentor multidisciplinary teams of international students to inspire the innovation of Italian industries and its most iconic brands. Over the two sessions, 5 innovation programs are offered, each led by a distinguished Academic Director: - Artisanship at Scale led by Roy Green (former Dean of UTS Business School) - The Fate of... Read More

San Gemini Preservation Studies Summer 2018

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The Italy Conservation Field Studies School is now accepting applications for their summer 2018 field school. The San Gemini Preservation Studies is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage in Italy. This program offers students an opportunity to travel and study in Italy while acquiring a hands-on experience in preservation and restoration. See their website for more information on the program and details on how to apply. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2018.

2018 Graduate Summer Fellows Program

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Applications are now open for the 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program, which provides an opportunity for students to continue research in their area of interest. The Pardee Center is encouraging analysis of long range humanitarian development in particular and research proposals focusing on the betterment of the global future. The 10-week fellowship will run from May 29 – August 3, 2018 and is open to all Boston University graduate students.  Check out the Pardee Center website for more information and the application... Read More

Teaching Assistant Program in France 2018-2019

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Deadline: January 15th The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. To learn more click here

Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

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The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. The 2018-2019 call for applications is now open. Submit your application before January 16, 2018. To learn more click here  

The Alliance Française of Boston Award for Middle School Teachers of French

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Deadline: January 15, 2018 Award Announcement Date: February 1, 2018 The Alliance Française of Boston is pleased to announce its annual grant for Middle School Teachers of French. Four grants of up to $400 to fully or partially fund a project will be awarded to teachers who demonstrate that their project will help to promote the learning of French and bring excitement to their French program. Click here for more information

Schmidt, Martin Interviewed on Teaching Europe

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Vivien Schmidt, Professor of International Relations and Political Science at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, and Cathie Jo Martin, Director of the Center for the Study of Europe at the Pardee School and Professor of Political Science at Boston University, were recently interviewed on European integration and global political economy. Schmidt and Martin were interviewed by the Europe Now at the Center for European Studies for an article entitled “Teaching... Read More

7th annual Graduate Student Conference on Advancing Human Progress: Call for Papers

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24 Month French Graduate Program

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This 24 month program features 12 months in Paris taking technical and operational courses in French and an additional 12 months in Boston endorsing a particular mission. This French program is looking for French speaking American applicants with a Masters degree to begin in January 2018. Anyone interested should contact Anna Barraud at anna.barraud@KeolisNA.com Accompanied by an experienced mentor, you will learn various operational skills (driving, resource management ...) in passenger transport. This period will be punctuated by trainings... Read More

Event Highlights: Works in Progress Meeting “The Thorn in the Side: How Six US Presidents Dealt with the Challenge of Charles de Gaulle.” by Professor William Keylor

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Last Wednesday, October 18th, Professor Keylor presented his research on America's leaders’ perspectives on the often controversial Charles de Gaulle. The research, which spans from the Second World War to the late 1960s, touched on several US presidents and how they dealt with their French counterpart. Professor Keylor discussed FDR’s chilly attitude towards de Gaulle and France’s shunning from the “Big Three” in post-war negotiations. Despite this, France was able to secure a zone of... Read More

Applications for the Italia Innovation Winter Program are now open

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Applications for the Italia Innovation Winter Program are now open! 8th - 19th January 2018, Verona   Join us for a unique entrepreneurial journey through Italian industries this winter.   The program will give you an insight into how Italian companies, which have a keen understanding of the relationship between people, complexity, tradition, design and aesthetic, approach innovation. Your Italia Innovation mentors will guide you through methods to discover new ways of leveraging opportunities within the cultural framework of a leading Italian business and you will... Read More

Kaija Schilde Publishes The Political Economy of European Security

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  Kaija Schilde, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, recently completed her new book The Political Economy of European Security  (Cambridge University Press, November 2017). The book, available now in the United Kingdom and for pre-order in the United States, draws on industry documents, interviews, interest group data, original survey, and comparative political theory to demonstrate that interest groups can change the outcomes of developing political institutions because they provide sources of external... Read More