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February 2019

Alexander Bar-Magen Numhauser, “Late Antique Jews and Christians in the Balearic Islands (4th to 7th centuries CE): The Material World of Samuel Bar-Haggai”

February 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Archaeological evidence of early Christianity in the wealthy Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain reveals a unique feature of its mosaic floors, placed in their small yet monumental churches. These floors were decorated with…

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March 2019

The Latest on Brexit with Amanda Sloat

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Audubon Room, University Club, 803 State St
Madison, WI 53703
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Amanda Sloat is a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institute. She is also a fellow with the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at…

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Sven-Oliver Proksch, “Minority Governments and Legislative Debate”

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Minority governments are a common feature in parliamentary democracy. While there is considerable evidence for their relative stability (in terms of duration and turnover) and efficiency, minority government might also be normatively desirable from a…

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Teacher Workshop: “The End of Democracy? Eastern Europe 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall”

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Sponsored by European Studies and the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA)

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April 2019

Globalization and/versus Disintegration: The La Follette School Symposium

April 3 @ 12:00 am

Keynote: Dani Rodrik, Harvard University Other speakers: Mary Lovely, Syracuse University and Peterson Institute of International Economics Krzyzstof Pelc, McGill University Stephanie Rickard, London School of Economics More details coming soon. Co-sponsored by Jean Monnet Projects…

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Tomislav Z. Longinović, “The Migrant Crypt: Cultural Translation Across Europe”

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East into Europe has challenged the existing notion of national boundaries and demonstrated an increased need for a public policy that would take into…

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“Europe in Translation”

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Jean Monnet Projects and the Burdick-Vary Symposium, and organized by Professors Nils Ringe and Toma Longinovic.

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Nils Ringe, “The Twilight of Angela Merkel”

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The University Club, 803 State St
Madison, WI 53706
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The Twilight of Angela Merkel: Implications for Germany and Europe: German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in the fall of last year that she would step down as leader of the Christian-Democratic Union, a position she…

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Juergen Overhoff, “Benjamin Franklin and the Germans: A transatlantic encounter in the Age of Enlightenment”

April 12 @ 7:00 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State St.
Madison, WI 53706
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Juergen Overhoff is a Professor of Education History at the University of Muenster. Benjamin Franklin had a variety of very interesting encounters with Germans both in North America and in Europe. In Pennsylvania, where Franklin…

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CEMS Conference, “Global Early Modern Environments”

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm

TBA   Co-Sponsored by the Jean Monnet Projects and the Center for Early Modern Studies

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