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January 2020

FLAS Information Session

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn more about the application process and requirements for the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships. The Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 applications are now live, and the deadline is February 10, 2020. For…

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Michael Kaeding: Undergraduate Lunch and Career Workshop

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register now for the Spring Undergraduate Lunch and Career Workshop with guest Michael Kaeding. Have you ever considered a profession in the European Union, ever wondered what it would take to become a diplomat? Come…

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Michael Kaeding

January 30

Michael Kaeding, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) and UW-Madison Carl Schurz Professor Lecture specifics to come. Michael Kaeding is Professor for European Integration and European Union Politics at the Department of Political Science of the University…

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Michael Kaeding: Comparative Politics Colloquium

January 30

Michael Kaeding, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) and UW-Madison Carl Schurz Professor Political Equality without Social Equality. How does employment status effect voting rates in Europe's capitals? Michael Kaeding is Professor for European Integration and European…

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February 2020

Benjamin Mier-Cruz, “Sweden’s New York Realness: To be Young, Queer, and Black in Swedish Women’s Filmmaking”

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

In this talk, Benjamin Mier-Cruz will compare Sweden’s social democratic ideal of the folkhemmet (the people’s home)—which regards society as a family unit—with the survivalist “house-building” of Black and Latinx youth in two documentary films,…

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Carsten Jensen, “Populism in Europe”

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Nordic branch of the Department of German, Nordic and Slavic. A leading literary figure in his native Denmark, Carsten Jensen is the author…

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Film Screening, “Varda by Agnès”

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

Sponsored by UW Cinematheque The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, she acts as…

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Liina-Ly Roos, “The Not-Quite Child: Invisible Structures of Memory and Proximate Migration in Nordic Imagination”

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

What does the displaced Finnish child in the postwar Swedish welfare state say about ethnicity, whiteness, transcultural memory, and national identity? By focusing on a Swedish-Finnish Elina: as if I wasn't there (Klaus Härö, 2002)…

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Amy Liu, Comparative Politics Colloquium

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Ogg Room 422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Amy Liu, Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin Co-sponsored by the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Projects and the Comparative Politics Colloquium of the Department of Political Science Amy Liu focuses on the…

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Adapting the EU-US Relationship to New Challenges: A Conversation with European Union Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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This event is sponsored by the Jean-Monnet European Union Center of Excellence. As the U.S. expands its own goals for growth and prosperity, continuing a productive relationship with partners around the world will be of…

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