Please note that not all of our upcoming events are listed here – for a full list of upcoming events at the Center for the Study of Europe and elsewhere on and off campus, please check our calendar.

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Discrimination of Minorities in Europe: Differences, Similarities, and Intersections (10/23/20)

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Join us Friday, October 23, for a panel discussion on “Discrimination of Minorities in Europe” with Sultan Doughan, Eddie Bruce Jones, and Margareta Matache. Sultan Doughan is a post-doctoral fellow at BU's Elie Wiesel Center. She is a is a cultural anthropologist interested in the question of secularism, religious difference, and race in the context of Europe and specifically Germany. Eddie Bruce Jones is Deputy Dean of the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of... Read More

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Book Launch and Discussion with Mitchel Lasser and Antoine Vauchez (10/16/20)

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Join us Friday, October 16, for a double launch and conversation with Mitchel Lasser and Antoine Vauchez. Discussants will be Fernanda Nicola, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on International Organizations Law and Diplomacy at the Washington College of Law, American University, and Quinn Slobodian, Associate Professor of History at Wellesley College. This event is a concurrent panel of the 2020 meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law. Mitchel Lasser is the Jack... Read More

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How Dictatorships End (or Not):  Finding a Way Forward in Belarus (09/03/20)

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Join us via Zoom for a lecture by Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values as well as Director of the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Register below. Zoom information will be provided upon registration. The webinar will be recorded and posted to the Center for the Study of Europe's YouTube... Read More

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Race and Law in Europe: A Lecture by Eddie Bruce Jones (09/24/20)

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On September 24, 2020, at  4:30 PM, Dr. Eddie Bruce Jones, Deputy Dean of the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, and author of Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe (Routledge 2016) will deliver the inaugural lecture for the CSE speaker series on Structures of Inequality. Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law, will respond.  Register below to join... Read More

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Vivien Schmidt Book Presentation: Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy (09/17/20)

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Join us for a presentation via Zoom of Vivien Schmidt's newest publication: Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone, now available from Oxford University Press. The book examines the interrelationship between democratic legitimacy at the European level and the ongoing Eurozone crisis that began in 2010. Speakers: Viviven Schmidt (Boston University), Mark Blyth (Brown University), Vlad Perju (Boston College), and Philomila Tsoukala (Georgetown University). Moderator: Daniela Caruso (Boston University).

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Even the Rain (También la lluvia) Film Discussion (07/21/20)

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In collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies at Boston University, we are hosting on Tuesday, July 21 at 4 PM (EST) a Zoom discussion on Even the Rain (Spanish: También la lluvia), a 2010 Spanish movie directed by Icíar Bollaín. The plot of the movie centers on Mexican director Sebastián (Gael García Bernal) and executive producer Costa (Luis Tosar) who travel to Bolivia in the year 2000 to make a film about Christopher Columbus. By coincidence they... Read More

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Webinar: UN Global Compacts: Governing Migrants and Refugees (06/30/20)

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Nicholas R. Micinski, Visiting Researcher, Center for the Study of Europe Discussant: Susan M. Akram, Clinical Professor of Law Chairs: Kaija E. Schilde, Associate Professor of International Relations Noora Lori, Assistant Professor of International Relations Tuesday, June 30th at 3:00pm (EST) RSVP to receive Zoom link Migration has once again made it to the top of the global governance agenda. In just a few years, the UN adopted three landmark agreements: the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, the Global Compact on Refugees... Read More

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The Plague: A Book/Movie Discussion (06/16/20)

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis of epic proportions, the aftershocks of which we have yet to fully grasp – the day-to-day challenges of co-existing with the virus still occupying so much of our attention. The coronavirus has transformed every aspect of our existence, from the ways we work to the ways we engage with one another, and it has provided us with a new lens through which to view the world. It has shed new... Read More

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Getting Well in Europe and America: A Transatlantic Perspective (04/14/20)

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Join us on Tuesday, April 14, from 5:30 to 7 PM for a book talk and discussion with Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, and Scott Greer, Professor of Health Management and Policy, Global and Public Health, and Political Science at the University of Michigan. The subject of discussion is Galea's 2019 book, Well: What We Talk about When We Talk about Health. Galea shows how... Read More

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Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University Presents “Europe in Turmoil” (02/17/16 – 02/21/16)

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The Institute for Global Leadership presents the 31st Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium on "Europe in Peril" from February 17-21, 2016. The forum will begin on February 17th, with a cultural evening featuring Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Ladino, Algerian Rai, and Roma music, poetry of Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz, and the work of VII photographers Ron Haviv and Gary Knight. The 18th will feature the beginning of a multi-day professional workshop on Europe’s security environment. Read More