Newsletter of the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
March 8, 2006To facilitate the reading of the newsletter, we have hyperlinked the table of contents to its related text. This will enable quick access to whichever sections most interest you. Newsletter archives are available at the CES website: http://www.unc.edu/depts/europe/newsletter/
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March 23, 2006 | 2:00 - 4:00pm
The Center for European Studies, the University Center for International Studies, and the Institute of Latin American Studies invite graduate students and faculty in languages/literatures, social sciences, and humanities departments to attend a Languages Across the Curriculum (LAC) Mini-Workshop.
This accelerated workshop provides a brief introduction to UNC-CH's LAC Program, which integrates the use of foreign languages into interdisciplinary courses within the College of Arts and Sciences. Workshop sessions will cover The Theory and Practice of LAC and Tips and Techniques for LAC.
Participation in this workshop is strongly recommended for graduate students who wish to apply for upcoming LAC TA positions. Registration is required to attend; more information here. Attendance is free, and light refreshments will be served.
LAC TA Position Announcement
Europe as Identity: Histories, Spaces, Relations | A New Video Series Course
The fifth course in the EU Studies video conference series of courses run between UNC-Chapel Hill, NCSU, and UNC-Charlotte will be taught Fall 2006 by Peter Wagner of North Carolina State University. The course will be picked up live via video connection at the Chapel Hill and Charlotte campuses 3-3:50 PM MWF.
The course is
designed to show what is at stake in the present attempts to answer the
question of a European identity. In the first place, the course will provide
a thorough discussion of the Leitmotifs and ways by which “Europe” has
been created, and describe how the question of a European identity has
been answered in the past. The focus of the course is therefore on the
relationships between “identity” and “space”: the borders/ties that have
come to bind and the borders/ties that have come to divide what is known
as Europe today. The final aim of this course is for students to gain a
deeper understanding of the varieties of “Europe” that have existed throughout
history, to appreciate the contemporary vision of a united Europe, including
its problems and perspectives, and in general to learn about the dynamic
relationship between histories, norms, and visions that define a “self”
and its “other.” Given this task, the course is multi-disciplinary and
drawing on history, the social sciences and humanities, and a wide variety
of theories and approaches. Read
a full description of the course here.
Gender, Experience, and Memory in the 18th and 19th Centuries - A Transatlantic (post)Graduate Workshop
16, 2007 | UNC Chapel Hill, Johnston Center
We would be delighted to consider submissions by (post)graduate students at any level and in any field treating East or West European, North American, Latin American, or Caribbean history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. We are open to papers from a wide range of fields, including but not limited to history, art history, or literature. Proposals should not be longer than 350 words and should include a brief biographical sketch.
for proposal submission: March 24, 2006
National Scholarship and Transnational Experience: Politics, Identity, and Objectivity in the Humanities & Social Sciences
6-8, 2006 | University Room of the Institute for Arts & Humanities,
UNC Chapel Hill
the Alexander von-Humboldt Foundation, the UNC Center for European Studies,
and the UNC Department of History, Kenan Fund.
Language Fellowships for Graduate Students in European Union Policy Studies
The Indiana University European Union Center of Excellence announces €2000 fellowship opportunities for summer study of the following EU and EU-accession languages at the Indiana University Summer Workshop in Slavic and East European Languages (SWSEEL): Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, and Slovene.
Graduate students with an interest in issues of applied EU and transatlantic public policy and those desiring language training before embarking on field research or a professional internship in the EU are eligible to apply.
Deadline: March 24, 2006
New Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants
The UNC Partnership in Global Health, a program of the Office of Global Health in the UNC School of Public Health, is pleased to announce the new Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants (GHP) program. Designed to foster the development of multidisciplinary research projects and partnerships in global health, grants will be made to UNC-Chapel Hill faculty for international travel to establish or maintain research relationships with colleagues in other countries. Approximately 10-15 grants will be made each year in amounts up to $5,000.
Atlantic Council Internship Program
Positions Open: The John A. Baker Internship Program of the Atlantic Council of the United States offers ten to fifteen volunteer (unpaid) positions during the fall, spring, and summer academic terms. These positions require a strong interest in international affairs, business, and/or education. Applicants should possess some administrative or office experience, as well as work in scholarly research. Course credit may be arranged through the student's academic institution.
Areas of Interest: The Atlantic Council's current projects address: new relationships within Europe and between Europe and North America; the transformation of the newly independent Slavic and Eurasian states; new relationships among the Asian and Pacific nations, as well as their ties to North America and Europe; new opportunities for enhancing global and regional security; global interdependence in the arenas of energy, the environment, trade, economic growth and development; international education; government and corporate relations; and marketing. For more information on specific Council programs, please see our website.
the summer term: March 30, 2006
6th Annual European Summer School in Global and European Governance
7 - 18, 2006 | University of Trento, Italy
For full information,
open the summer
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