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This Chicago film festival runs from March 9-April 5, exclusively featuring films from nations of the European Union. Films will screen throughout the week.
Through numerous educational, cultural, and recreational events co-hosted by student groups, centers, colleges, units, and local partners, International Week aims to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available in our community.
Hey Illinois foodies, we hope you'll join us for the first ever Taste of Europe Potluck, brought to you by the European Union Center! Bring your best European recipe to share with other Europhiles right here in Illinois.
This roundtable co-sponsored with KU Leuven will explore transatlantic relations.
Meet the editor of Postcolonial Directions in Education, Professor Peter Mayo, for a workshop on how to publish your research. Doctoral students especially welcome!
Learn more about the research and work of our featured speakers and visit with faculty and graduate students. Light refreshments will be served.
Peter Mayo, a professor of education at the University of Malta, will provide a Freirean Perspective on Migration, Racism and the Mediterranean.
This workshop will address Land Concentration, Agricultural Sustainability and Food Sovereignty in the European Union
Professor Sally Engle Merry will speak on human rights, gender violence, and global governance by number.
Visit Neil's office with questions about the MAEUS program.
This is a reading group discussing the future of global studies.
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.
Join us on Facebook with questions about the MAEUS program.
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”.
The Italian Trombone Quartet will perform a free concert.
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.
Free and open to the public. RSVP appreciated (includes lunch) at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/7603108
This event will welcome any students who are interested in careers in international non-profit or intergovernmental organizations.
The talk will focus on the ethical perils and epistemological limits of the recent turn to facts and the tendency to blur the boundary between counterfactual history, hypothesis, and fiction.
The 2018 Turkish Studies Symposium will focus on the future of democracy in Turkey.
In this symposium, researchers will share their visions for addressing this critically important challenge for humanity. Symposium sessions will focus on: 1) mining germplasm banks efficiently and effectively, 2) training the next generation of agricultural scientists, 3) addressing abiotic and biotic stresses in the context of climate change, and 4) improving photosynthes