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October 2018

Ashoka Mody, “EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts”

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Ashoka Mody, a leading expert on international finance and financial crises, will discuss his recent book, EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts, on Wednesday, October 17 at Grainger Hall on the UW-Madison campus. Mody will…

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The Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Media Fellow, Stephanie Zakrisson, will speak on current affairs and foreign policy

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
1312 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Stephanie Zakrisson: Producer and reporter at Sveriges Radio, Sweden’s public broadcaster. Produced in-depth international affairs show “Konflikt” since 2017. Reported extensively from the United Kingdom on Brexit, the future of the Northern Irish Peace Agreement,…

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Gary Herrigel, “Is Global Interdependence Sustainable?”

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Global political economic interdependence is a fact, and sustainability of developed domestic political economies hinges on sustainability of this interdependence. Reversal of current global interdependence would involve deep and enduring adjustment pressures on all states…

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The French House Centennial Gala

October 19 @ 6:00 pm

Friday, October 19, 2018 Memorial Union Great Hall 6 pm cocktail hour featuring the Wilder Deitz Trio 7 pm dinner Join the French House Friday night of Homecoming Weekend to celebrate their 100th Anniversary as they honor the people,…

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Germaine Bree Lecture~ History, Memory & Identity: A French Debate

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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Enzo Traverso is a historian of modern and contemporary Europe; his research focuses on the intellectual history and the political ideas of the twentieth century. He was born in Italy, studied history at the University…

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Kim Lane Scheppele, “In the Ruins of Constitutional Government”

October 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 325/326, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Midwest Law and Society Retreat Keynote Address Around the world, democratic citizenries are electing leaders who proceed to dismantle previously existing constitutional constraints on the power of the executive. From Hungary and Poland, to Venezuela…

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November 2018

“(Re)Imagining Empire” Workshop

November 2 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Education Building, Rm L138, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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This program is a part of the Borghesi Mellon Interdisciplinary Workshops in the Humanities, sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at UW-Madison, with support from Nancy and David Borghesi and the Andrew W. Mellon…

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Beth Simmons, “Border Orientation in a Globalizing World: Concept and Measurement”

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Simmons is the Andrea Mitchell University Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, she was the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University, Associate Professor of Political Science at…

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Week of Italian Cuisine

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - November 8 @ 12:00 pm

  Prof Marino Niola (Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples, Italy): “Gastronomia e Democrazia: Pizza, Pasta e altri Italian Food” / “Gastronomy, Pizza, Pasta, and Other Italian Food.” (Talk will be in Italian but there will be…

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Theresa Kelly, “Reading for the Future”

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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For many thinkers, including Romantics themselves, their era was an age of prophecy—of revolution, radical change, new beginnings, perhaps even new worlds.  Yet the Romantic writing that we identify as prophecy is strangely unable to…

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