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2012-2013 Events


Below is a list of Center for European and Mediterranean Studies-sponsored events for the current academic year.  For a more comprehensive monthly list of Europe-related events at NYU and other New York institutions, please join our e-mail listserv or consult the current issue of the Europe·NYC newsletter. 


September

25 - Max Weber Chair Symposium: "Coping with the History of Genocide: Politics, Law, and the Public Discourse in Europe"; Kathrin Braun, Leibniz University Hannover; Angelika von Wahl, Lafayette College; 12:00-2:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor (RSVP to erl301@nyu.edu)

28 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Natasha Lamoreux, MSc, Center for Global Affairs, New York University; Independent human rights consultant; "The Hated Poor in Crisis: Roma Women as Reproducers of a Despired Class"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.


October

3 - Eastern Europe Workshop: Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Maryland; "Communism, Fascism, and Memory in East-Central Europe"; 12:30 - 2:00pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor

12 - Eastern Europe Workshop: Holly Case, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University; "The 19th Century as the Century of Questions: Eastern Question, Jewish Question, Polish Question"; 12:30pm - 2:00pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor (RSVP to jennifer.denbo@nyu.edu by Oct. 8)

12 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Ana Lukatela, PhD Candidate in political science at the University of British Columbia, Programme Specialist in Peace and Security Cluster at UN Women; "Women's Mobilization in Tajikistan: Navigating between the State and Religion"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor For more information click here.

17 - Eastern Europe Workshop: Serhiy Bilenky, Visiting Professor of History, Columbia University; "Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish & Ukrainian Political Imaginations"; 12:30 - 2:00pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor



November

9 - History Workshop: Scott Spector, Professor of German, History and Judaic Studies, University of Michigan; "There's No Place Like Crime: Locating the Criminal Subject in Vienna and Berlin 1900"; 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. at 285 Mercer Street, 7th Floor.

9 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Anna Hájková, PhD candidate, History Department, University of Toronto (winner of the 2013 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship); "Sexual Barter in Times of Genocide: Negotiating Sexual Economy of the Theresienstadt Ghetto"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.
        

December

7 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Jane Gary Harris, Professor of Russian Literature and Culture, University of Pittsburgh; "We are not all Buranovskie Babushki: Gender, aging, and social policy in Russia Today"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.

14 - History Workshop: Molly Nolan, Professor of History, New York University; Book Presentation: "The Transatlantic Century: Europe and America, 1890-2010"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Fl.



January

18 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Marta Kichorowska Kebalo, Ph.D. Anthropology CUNY; Lecturer, Anthropology, Sociology and Linguistics, CUNY; "Ethnicity, Gender, and Class in Interwar Galicia: The Ukranian Women's Movement of the 1920s-30s and Beyond"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.



February

15 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Judith Szapor, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University; "Between Democracy and Dictatorship: Hungarian Gender Politics in the 1920s and Today"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.

20 - Eastern European Workshop: Marci Shore, Associate Professor of History, Yale University; Book Presentation "A Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism"; 12:30 - 2:00pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor (RSVP to european.studies@nyu.edu)



March

1 - European History/Intellectual History Workshop: Professor David Bell, Princeton University; "Charismatic Authority and Revolution: The Case of Robespierre"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer Street, 7th Floor.  (RSVP to european.studies@nyu.edu)

4 - Eastern Europe/European History Workshop: Professor Dominique Reill, University of Miami; "Post-Imperial Fiume: 1919 Reconsidered"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer Street, 7th Floor.  (RSVP to european.studies@nyu.edu)

8 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Penelopa Gjurchilova, Visiting Scholar, Columbia University; Co-founder, Macedonian Women's Lobby; Member, National Council of Women in Macedonia; "The Role of Women in Democratization and Decision-Making in Macedonia: A Decade and More Since the Ohrid Framework Agreement"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.

12 - Max Weber Chair Guest Lecture: "Europe Entrapped: Can the EU Overcome the Current Crisis?"; Dr. Claus Offe, Professor of Political Science and Political Sociology, Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and visiting professor at The New School, New York; 12:00 - 1:30 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor.



April

3 - Eastern European Workshop: Ellen Elias-Bursac, Literary translator from Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian and former official translator for the Hague War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; "Language on the Defensive: Translation and Interpreting Issues Raised by the Defense at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. (RSVP to jennifer.denbo@nyu.edu)

8 - European History/Intellectual History Workshop: Simon Taylor, PhD candidate in European Intellectual History at Columbia University; paper presentation, "The Grand Hotel: Anxiety in Postwar America"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor.

10 - Max Weber Chair Guest Lecture: "The Council of Europe and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Europe and Beyond"; Dr. Kundai Sithole, Anglo-German Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford; 3:30 - 5:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. (For more information contact christiane.lemke@nyu.edu)

11-12 - Max Weber Chair Conference: "Powerhouse at the Crossroads: Germany Before the Elections 2013"; Thursday April 11 at 6:30 pm, Friday April 12 at 9:30 am; NYU Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews. For conference program click here.
 
16 - Center for European and Mediterranean/Program in Hellenic Studies presents: Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis (Oxford University) and Dr. Irene Karamouzis (Yale University); "Greece in Crisis: Lightning Rod, Guinea Pig or Scapegoat?";12:00 - 1:30 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor.

19 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Alexandra Hrycak, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University; Professor of Sociology, Reed College; "Gender Violence Prevention Campaigns and Feminist Groups in Contemporary Ukraine"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.

22 - Intellectual History Workshop: Matteo Giglioli, Visiting Scholar at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies; paper presentation, "The Aesthetic Politics of Charles Maurras and French Nationalism in the Belle Epoque"; 12:30 - 2:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor.



May

17 - Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop: Patricia Melzer, Assistant Prof. German and Women's Studies, Temple University; Research Fellow, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College; "Women Who Fight are Women Who Live: Left-wing Political Violence as Feminist Resistance During the 1980s in West Germany"; 4:30 - 6:00 pm at 285 Mercer St., 7th Floor. For more information click here.