Upcoming Events

Sep 18

Wednesday Sep 18, 2019

Nanovic Forum with David O'Sullivan: Europe and the United States: Friends and Allies, or Rivals?

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Location: Donald R. Keough Seminar Room, 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

David O’Sullivan, the European Union’s ambassador to the United States, will deliver the 2019 Nanovic Forum Lecture on September 18th (Wednesday) at 5:00 p.m. in the Donald R. Keough Seminar Room, located in 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls.

Sponsored by Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies, O’Sullivan will deliver a lecture entitled “Europe and the United States: Friends and Allies, or Rivals?” The lecture will be free and open to the public. O’Sullivan will be introduced by William Collins Donahue, director of the Nanovic Institute, and the Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Sep 20

Friday Sep 20, 2019

2019 Hibernian Lecture: "A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women"

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

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Tara McCarthy will deliver the 2019 Hibernian Lecture, “A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women,” on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.  in the Morris Inn Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. McCarthy is associate professor of history at Central Michigan University and author of Respectability and Reform: Irish American Women’s Activism, 1880–1920

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Sep 25

Wednesday Sep 25, 2019

Lunch Lecture: Before Lebensraum Meant Genocide by Mark T. Kettler

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Mark T. Kettler, Ph.D.

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Mark T. Kettler, a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, will offer a public lecture as part of the Nanovic Institute’s Lunch Lecture series. 

What has motivated ethnic cleansing historically? More particularly, what is the relationship between settler colonialism and genocide? These are questions of perennial concern for scholars and policy-makers hoping to understand, predict, and arrest ethnic violence.…

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Sep 27

Friday Sep 27, 2019

Panel Discussion: "Partisan Politics in the Era of Trump: A Threat to our Democracy or Merely Politics as Usual?"

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Location: McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law

Senator Chris Coons of Delaware, former Senator Joe Donnelly ’77, ’81 J.D. of Indiana, and former Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona will participate in the panel discussion. Professor Jimmy Gurulé will serve as moderator.

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Oct 8

Tuesday Oct 8, 2019

Faustian Bargain: Secret Soviet-German Military Cooperation in the Interwar Period

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To Be Provided

Ian Johnson is historian of war, diplomacy, and technology. He received his PhD from the Ohio State University in 2016, with a dissertation that explored secret military cooperation between the Soviet Union and Germany in the interwar period. During graduate school, he was the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, as well as the OSU Presidential Fellowship.…

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Nov 1

Friday Nov 1, 2019

Legge Public Lecture

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Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030

Friday, November 1 -  Public Lecture
Rev. Dominic Legge, O.P., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception and Thomistic Institute
12:30 pm (lunch at noon)  | Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, Room 1030 

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Nov 6

Wednesday Nov 6, 2019

Nanovic Visiting Scholar Lecture with Pavol Hurbanek (Slovakia)

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls, Elizabeth E. Seminar Room

Pavol Hurbanek, lecturer in the Department of Geography at the Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia, will give a lunchtime talk regarding his current research.

Lunch will be available while supplies last.  Free and open to all.

Originally published at nanovic.nd.edu

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Nov 8

Friday Nov 8, 2019

1989: Reconsidering the Nation and its Alternatives in Central & Eastern Europe

Location: University of Notre Dame

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The collapse of socialist regimes across Eastern Europe in 1989 has often been described as an “autumn of nations”, a process of national liberation from unaccountable governments through the exercise of popular will. But during and after 1989, national mobilization also coincided with tectonic international and supranational developments: the collapse of the Soviet empire, the retrenchment of socialist internationalism, the expansion of NATO

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Nov 9

Saturday Nov 9, 2019

1989: Reconsidering the Nation and its Alternatives in Central & Eastern Europe

Location: University of Notre Dame

Berlin Wall 1989 12

The collapse of socialist regimes across Eastern Europe in 1989 has often been described as an “autumn of nations”, a process of national liberation from unaccountable governments through the exercise of popular will. But during and after 1989, national mobilization also coincided with tectonic international and supranational developments: the collapse of the Soviet empire, the retrenchment of socialist internationalism, the expansion of NATO

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Nov 10

Sunday Nov 10, 2019

1989: Reconsidering the Nation and its Alternatives in Central & Eastern Europe

Location: University of Notre Dame

Berlin Wall 1989 12

The collapse of socialist regimes across Eastern Europe in 1989 has often been described as an “autumn of nations”, a process of national liberation from unaccountable governments through the exercise of popular will. But during and after 1989, national mobilization also coincided with tectonic international and supranational developments: the collapse of the Soviet empire, the retrenchment of socialist internationalism, the expansion of NATO

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Nov 12

Tuesday Nov 12, 2019

Reacting to the Olive Branch: Hawks, Doves, and Public Support for Cooperation

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Michaela Mattes specializes in International Relations. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international conflict and cooperation. She focuses on two related sets of questions. First, she studies how adversaries manage and resolve disagreements between...

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Nov 14

Thursday Nov 14, 2019

Peter MacDonald, Sr.: Navajo Code Talker, World War II 1944-1946 and Former Leader of the Navajo Nation

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Following regular combat and communication training at USMCB in Camp Pendleton, CA, MacDonald along with other Navajo Marines, was selected from other Marines for top secret Navajo Code School. During the final phase of World War II (1944-46) MacDonald served in South Pacific as Navajo Code Talker and North China with the Sixth Marine Division.

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Nov 18

Monday Nov 18, 2019

Conversations with Diplomats: "The New Cold War" with Wolfgang Mossinger, Conul General of Germany in Chicago

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Wolfgang Mössinger, Consul General of Germany in Chicago, will offer a lecture in the Elizabeth E. Nanovic Seminar Room, entitled “The New Cold War: Liberal Democracy vs Authoritarianism. Why the EU is today more important than ever before,” as part of the Conversations with Diplomats lecture series sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. …

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Nov 19

Tuesday Nov 19, 2019

The Global Rebel Elite: Transnational Social Networks in Violent Rebellion

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Reyko Huang is an associate professor at the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University. Her research situates armed conflict within international politics, with a focus on rebel organizations and their strategies of governance, diplomacy, and transnational social networking. She is the...

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Nov 21

Thursday Nov 21, 2019

Telling Histories of Violence Without Borders: 2019 Laura Shannon Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Max Bergholz

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies will present the 2019 Laura Shannon Prize to Max Bergholz, author of Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community, published by Cornell University Press

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