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Nov 3

Thursday Nov 3, 2022

"German Power and Russian Energy: Wintering the War in Ukraine" with Wolfgang Mössinger, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chicago

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Wolfgang Mössinger, Consul General of Germany in Chicago, has over thirty years of experience with the German Foreign Office serving in Senegal, Finland, Russia, Scotland, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine. He has served as the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chicago since July 2019. His lecture will discuss the transition of power, energy resources, and the dynamics between Germany and Russia in light of the war in Ukraine.…

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Nov 4

Friday Nov 4, 2022

Sean McGraw: "The Politics of Irish Primary Education: Reform in an Era of Secularisation"

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Location: B101 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Sean Mcgraw Visiting Scholar 2019 2020

The latest battlefield in the ongoing debate over secularism in Ireland is education. The role of the Catholic Church in education has come under increasing scrutiny in a rapidly liberalizing Ireland. Yet that role is frequently misunderstood and is shrouded in myth.…

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Nov 4

Friday Nov 4, 2022

Celebration: 30th Anniversary of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

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Location: The Forum, First Floor

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies is marking 30 years of service at the University of Notre Dame with an in-person celebration in the Nanovic Hall Forum on Friday, November 4, 2022, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Join the director, staff, faculty fellows, administrators, students, and advisory board members to celebrate the occasion.…

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Nov 9

Wednesday Nov 9, 2022

Publishing Your Research: Perspectives from Three Leading Academic Presses

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Location: Main Building Room 200

On November 9, ISLA will host a panel discussion and Q&A session about academic publishing open to all faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students. This event will provide a rare opportunity for scholars at Notre Dame to engage directly with editors from three leading academic publishers here on the Notre Dame campus.

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Nov 9

Wednesday Nov 9, 2022

Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture with Clint Smith: "Race, Memory, and Public History"

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Location: Morris Inn, Smith Ballroom

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The annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture was created by the Center for Social Concerns in 2009 in order to highlight justice issues and themes affecting the common good. This fall event honors Fr. Bernie who died young but influenced students with the life lesson of a “Theory of Enough."  Past speakers have included scholars and practitioners working to create a more just future for all. …

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Nov 9

Wednesday Nov 9, 2022

The Meaning of the Midterms

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

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Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) for "The Meaning of the Midterms," a panel discussion with Notre Dame experts about the midterm election results and what they mean for the future of U.S. democracy.…

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Nov 10

Thursday Nov 10, 2022

The Infosphere Is Only as Strong as Its Weakest Links

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Location: 140 DeBartolo Hall

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The Russian influence operations in 2016 and the Russia-Ukraine war have revealed the limitations of siloed, disciplinary analyses of social media. A sufficiently unhealthy information environment is an existential threat to democracy; non-democratic actors understand this, and they are acting to undermine their rivals. The democratization of the task of information curation and verification — a role that the mass democracies of the 20th century assigned to an educated, elite profession — happened vertiginously quickly. This new networked infosphere is only as strong as its weakest links.…

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Nov 10

Thursday Nov 10, 2022

Book Launch: "Stand up, Speak out"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland for a book launch of Monica McWilliams' latest book, Stand Up, Speak Out: Women’s Rights, Peace and Equality in Northern Ireland and Beyond.

Monica McWilliams was elected to the multi-party peace negotiations, representing the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition and is a signatory to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. She was elected to the first Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly and was Chief Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission where she drafted the advice on a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland. She currently serves on the Independent Reporting Commission overseeing measures for the ending of paramilitarism and continues to work on conflict resolution issues, including in Syria and Eastern Europe. She is Emeritus Professor at Ulster University and her recent book, ‘Stand Up, Speak Out: Women’s Rights, Peace and Equality in Northern Ireland and Beyond’ was published by Blackstaff Press.…

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Nov 10

Thursday Nov 10, 2022

"The Public" Film Series: All the President's Men

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Location: Browning Cinema

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Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) for All the President's Men, the second installment of the NDIAS's "The Public" Film Series.

Following a break-in at the Watergate Hotel, Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) investigate the cause of the burglary and uncover one of the greatest political scandals in American history. Adapted from Woodward and Bernstein’s book, this classic journalistic procedural film, which introduced the phrase “follow the money,” went on to earn eight Academy Award nominations.…

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Nov 11

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Joseph Chan Lecture: The Moral Limits of Violence in Political Resistance

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Location: 2148 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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In this talk, Joseph Chan examines whether violence in political resistance against state injustice is morally permissible. Contemporary analytic political and legal philosophy seldom discusses this question, and the literature of nonviolent 

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Nov 11

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Turning Votes into Power: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Local Political Leadership

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Wolbrecht And Iyer

Join us for lunch and a talk in-person in 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls. Christina Wolbrecht and Lakshmi Iyer will present their work, "Turning Votes Into Power: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Local Political Leadership."

About the speakers: Christina

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Nov 15

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale

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Location: Hesburgh Library Concourse

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We are thrilled to host our annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale on Notre Dame’s campus as part of University Press Week! This year, the festival will include incredible deals both in person and on our website, several events, and many giveaways. Don't miss prices as low as $5 paperbacks and $7 hardbacks!…

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Nov 15

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

The Ins and Outs of Academic Publishing: A Conversation with Notre Dame Press Staff

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Location: Hesburgh Library Scholars Lounge

On November 15th, join Notre Dame Press staff from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the Hesburgh Library Scholars Lounge as they present "The Ins and Outs of Academic Publishing: A Conversation with Notre Dame Press Staff."

This session will focus on material adapted from the Press’s highly successful Publishing Boot Camp, which enabled graduate students to explore career options beyond the faculty track in scholarly publishing. We encourage all who are interested in learning more about the book publishing industry to attend this panel.…

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Nov 16

Wednesday Nov 16, 2022

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale

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Location: Hesburgh Library Concourse

Book Festival Social General

We are thrilled to host our annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale on Notre Dame’s campus as part of University Press Week! This year, the festival will include incredible deals both in person and on our website, several events, and many giveaways. Don't miss prices as low as $5 paperbacks and $7 hardbacks!…

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Nov 16

Wednesday Nov 16, 2022

China Town Hall 2022 Featuring Jon M. Huntsman Jr.

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Jon M. Huntsman Jr., former ambassador to China, Russia, and Singapore, will be the featured livestreamed speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2022, a national conversation by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our communities. From supply chains to national security, new technologies to climate change, the future of both countries will be determined by their relations with one another and the global community.…

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Nov 17

Thursday Nov 17, 2022

The Revolutionary City: Urbanization and the Global Transformation of Rebellion

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Location: Hesburgh Center Room C103

Mark Beissinger
Henry W. Putnam Professor, Department of Politics, Princeton University

This Kellogg Institute talk will explore how the concentration of people, power, and wealth in cities over the last century has altered the frequency, character, and consequences of political revolutions. Using new data on revolutions around the world since 1900, a series of unusual public opinion surveys, and extensive case material, it examines the implications of the return of revolution to the city in the late twentieth century and how this has been accompanied by an “urban civic” repertoire relying on the power of numbers rather than the power of arms.…

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Nov 18

Friday Nov 18, 2022

CANCELLED: MVP Fridays with Elizabeth Bruenig

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Location: Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering Atrium

Join the Center for Social Concerns for Friday afternoons on home football weekends for lectures by national leaders, journalists, and writers on questions of meaning, values, and purpose. Each lecture will be followed by a reception.

How do we find the truth? 

Elizabeth Bruenig, staff writer, The Atlantic

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Nov 18

Friday Nov 18, 2022

Noam Chomsky and Student Activism From the 60s to Today

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Location: 104 Bond Hall

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From the beginning of the anti-war movement to today, student activism has played a crucial role in keeping the hope of radical politics alive. Noam Chomsky, in addition to revolutionizing the field of linguistics, has been part and parcel of this activism from its very inception through his tireless critique of American imperialism and participation in countless teach-ins and demonstrations.…

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