Center for Global Studies
Monday, April 16, 2018
Professor Lionel Ruffel of Université Paris 8 will speak on the elusiveness of the term "contemporary" and the global interrogation of that term over the past fifteen years.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Ambassador Alec Aalto will speak on EU-US-Russia relations.
This lecture will take place in French. || L’affaire dite de « Tarnac » traversait l’Atlantique alors qu’en France, le livre devient unique pièce à conviction d’un procès médiatique puis d’un procès judiciaire (Tarnac 9). C’est toute la structure moderne du littéraire, celle que le contemporain met en crise, qui se trouve ici convoquée.
The belief that people in Southeastern Europe have had and still have attitudes towards time which differ from those of other, namely the Central and Western parts of Europe, is widespread both in popular and scientific literature. The purpose of the lecture is to inquire into the question of this temporal “otherness”.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Italian Trombone Quartet will perform a free concert.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
This documentary follows the controversy stirred up when the descendants of a Jewish community from a small Polish town restored a cemetery that had been demolished by the non-Jewish residents during the Nazi occupation. The screening will be followed by a thoughtful discussion.
Friday, April 20, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Free and open to the public. RSVP appreciated (includes lunch) at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/7603108