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Event Highlights: Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 17th, 2014 in Event Highlights, Podcasts.

On November 6-7 the Center for the Study of Europe, in collaboration with the BU Arts Initiative and the Goethe-Institut Boston, hosted a series of events in commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago featuring the award winning German filmmaker, author, and cultural nomad Marten Persiel and Polish journalist Agata Pyzik.   On Thursday afternoon, Pyzik took part in a lunch discussion entitled “German Unification: Myth... Read More

Event Highlights: Slavic Voices – An Evening of Poetry and Music with Sylva Fischerova, Dzvinia Orlowsky, and Vera Pavlova

October 22nd, 2014 in Event Highlights, Podcasts.

On Wednesday, October 15, the Center for the Study of Europe hosted “Slavic Voices,” featuring Czech poet Sylva Fischerová, Ukrainian-American poet Dzvinia Orlowsky, and Russian poet Vera Pavlova. Sylva, one of the most formidable Czech poets of her generation and teacher of classics at Charles University in Prague, read from Stomach of the Soul, her newest collection of poems, translated by the author with Stuart Friebert and Andrew Hauner and published this year by... Read More

Event Highlights: Neoliberal Political Economy, Subjectivity, and Resilience with Peter Hall, Michele Lamont, Vivien Schmidt and Mark Thatcher

April 16th, 2014 in Event Highlights, Podcasts. Tagged: , , ,

On Wednesday, April 9, the Center for the Study of Europe and the Center for Finance, Law & Policy, celebrated the publication by Cambridge University Press of Resilient Liberalism in Europe’s Political Economy, edited by Center Director Vivien Schmidt and LSE colleague Mark Thatcher. Schmidt and Thatcher were joined at Boston University by Peter Hall and Michèle Lamont, co-editors of Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era, another recent publication from Cambridge University Press. The four... Read More

Event Highlights: 5th Transatlantic Dialogue on Gender Issues – Woman Up! for a New Progressive Agenda

March 11th, 2014 in Event Highlights, Podcasts. Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

On March 3 and 4, 2014, the Center for the Study of Europe, in collaboration with BU's Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, hosted the 5th Transatlantic Dialogue on Gender Issues: Woman Up! for a New Progressive Agenda. The goal of the two-day event, sponsored by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the Fondation Jean Jaurès, was to explore theoretical, strategic and policy challenges concerning gender equality facing progressives on both sides of... Read More

Event Highlights: Russian Voices – A Poetry Symposium and Philosophical Cabaret Event

December 21st, 2013 in Event Highlights, Podcasts. Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

On Wednesday, November 20, with thanks to the Center for the Humanities, the Jewish Cultural Endowment, the Department of Modern Language and Comparative Literature, and Zephyr Press for their generous support, the Center for the Study of Europe hosted Russian Voices, a day-long celebration of Russian poetry, music, and culture. The event coincided with the launch, by Zephyr Press, of Relocations, an anthology of contemporary Russian poetry by Polina Barskova, Anna Glazova, and Maria Stepanova, Read More

Problems and Prospects for the EU after Lisbon

February 14th, 2010 in Podcasts. Tagged:

This week we are wrapping up a series of six podcasts on the "Political Cultures of the European Union." The series of thirteen events was organized by Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, as part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Commission sponsored project "Getting to Know the European Union: European Culture(s) in Focus." The lectures explore the diversity of political... Read More

The End of the Cold War: The Night the Masks Fell

January 31st, 2010 in Podcasts. Tagged: ,

This week we bring you the fifth in a series of six podcasts on the "Political Cultures of the European Union". The series of thirteen events was organized by Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, as part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Commission sponsored project "Getting to Know the European Union: European Culture(s) in Focus." The lectures explore the diversity... Read More

Germany and the European Union

January 17th, 2010 in Podcasts. Tagged:

This week we bring you the fourth in a series of podcasts on the "Political Cultures of the European Union". The series of thirteen events was organized by Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, as part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Commission sponsored project "Getting to Know the European Union: European Culture(s) in Focus." The lectures explore the diversity of... Read More

Constructing the International Economy: Reflections in a Moment of Crisis

January 3rd, 2010 in Podcasts. Tagged: ,

This week we bring you the third in a series of six podcasts on the "Political Cultures of the European Union". The series of thirteen events was organized by Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, as part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Commission sponsored project "Getting to Know the European Union: European Culture(s) in Focus." The lectures explore the diversity... Read More

What I Learned at the Financial Crisis: A Cautionary Tale of Complex Policy Making

December 20th, 2009 in Podcasts. Tagged:

This week we continue a series of six podcasts on the "Political Cultures of the European Union". The series of events was organized by Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University, as part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Commission sponsored project "Getting to Know the European Union: European Culture(s) in Focus." The lectures explore the diversity of political perceptions and traditions... Read More