of the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
November 15, 2006
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CES Award Competition Reminder
The Center for European Studies and the European Union Center of Excellence are pleased to announce several competitions for funding for UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and graduate students. For details, visit CES Funding Opportunities.
Deadline for all proposals: January 31, 2007
CES Fall Speakers Series
Franco-Arabic Cultural Night
Thursday, November 16, 2006
The Arabic and French Programs at UNC, in conjunction with students studying Arab-francophone cultures, and the Center for European Studies are hosting an evening of fun Franco-Arabic cultural activities. Dress in attire that reflects the theme of the evening. There will be henna decorating, belly dancing by a professional performer who will also teach us some moves, RAI music, an informal talent show by interested student groups (or reading of French poetry by Francophone poets), and desserts.
One of the main attractions of the evening will be a food competition. Each class (or each group of four students) participating in this evening event will select and feature food that has a Franco-Arabic accent. For more information, please view the flyer and contact Martine Antle.
The European Union and Terrorism
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
European Film Screenings
In collaboration with Prof. Martine Antle's course on Identities in Contemporary European Cinema and the Languages Across the Curriculum program, CES is sponsoring a series of film screenings on Tuesday evenings during the fall semester. The series is free and open to the campus community, and a short discussion of the films will follow the screenings. All films will be shown in their original language with English subtitles; the LAC discussions will be in French. Individuals wishing to attend only the film screenings are free to leave before the discussion. A full listing of the films is available here.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Graduate Conference on Rebels and Critics: Assessing 50 Years of European Integration
February 2-3, 2007 | Georgetown School of Foreign Service
Deadline: December 1, 2006
Pipelines of Power: Energy, the EU and Eurasia
March 1-3, 2007 | University of Toronto
We invite diverse and innovative papers on the political, economical and social aspects of the following themes:
Graduate students interested in participating in the conference should submit a one-page paper proposal and a C.V. to email@example.com. Qualified candidates will be considered for travel expenditures funding. For additional information about the conference, please contact the conference organizers.
Deadline: December 15, 2006
Triangle Seminar in the History of the Military, War, and Society
Friday, November 17 | 4-6 pm | National Humanities Center, RTP
Thomas Kühne is the Associate Professor of History and Strassler Family Chair in Holocaust History at Clark University. An expert in modern German history, he has published widely about electoral and party history and the history of masculinities and mass violence in the 20th century. He is the author of Prussian Three-Class Electoral Law and Electoral Culture in Wilhelmine Germany (1994) and Comradeship. Soldiers of the Nazi War and the 20th Century (2006).
Refreshments will be served. A pre-circulated paper is available a week in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Dirk Bönker, Department of History, Duke University, or Karen Hagemann, Department of History, UNC Chapel Hill.
Educator Study Program to Denmark
June 2007 | Copenhagen & Odense, Denmark
North Carolina K-12 teachers of all subjects are encouraged to apply. Documentation for those seeking CEUs will be provided. The cost for the program in Denmark is approximately $2675. Cost for the extension to Belgium will be announced later.
For more information, view the program website, and contact Angie Bolin, Danish School Programs Coordinator, Center for International Understanding, at 919-733-0224, or 1-877-623-1503, or by email at email@example.com.
Deadline: December 7, 2006
Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame seeks a distinguished scholar and visionary leader to fill the position of Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. The Director provides intellectual and administrative leadership for one of the world's leading interdisciplinary programs of comparative social science research. The University seeks a person with energy, broad scholarly vision, and the managerial and interpersonal skills to lead the Institute to fulfill its promise as the University's flagship center for research on comparative social science.
The Kellogg Institute is a well-endowed center for comparative social science research on major themes in world affairs. Building on a core interest in Latin America, the Institute fosters research on many regions of the world. It has earned an international reputation for cutting-edge contributions in the study of democratization, economic development, social justice and the roles of religion and civil society.
For full details, please view the position description.
Deadline: January 8, 2007
German Internship Program in the Bundestag
Èmigré Memorial German Internship Program EMGIP – Bundestag
DAAD programs are helping to create good will and professional relationships that will help build a solid basis for relations between Germany and North America. EMGIP Internships were founded in 1965 by Professors Louise Holborn and George Romoser with the assistance of many scholars of German affairs, especially in the social sciences and contemporary history, and with the financial and planning aid of various German offices also interested in encouraging the development of future generations of German experts. In view of the contributions of German émigrés, the experiential program was named Émigré Memorial German Internship Program.
Intermediate German skills and above (oral and written) are required as well as the appropriate professional vocabulary. Applicants must submit the DAAD language certificate. The successful applicant will receive compensation of approximately €1,100 per month by the German Bundestag. Travel expenses are the intern's responsibility.
Deadline: November 18, 2006
Associate Director for Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies
The UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) is pleased to announce that it is recruiting for the new position of Associate Director. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the growing Center community, highlighted by a move into the brand new FedEx Global Education Center in December 2006. The Associate Director will be involved in all aspects of Center operations, with particular responsibility for outreach and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) coordination.
Deadline: November 22, 2006
Atlantic Council Internship Program
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.
For more information on the Atlantic Council, please see our website: www.acus.org. Inquiries may be directed to the Internship Coordinator at 202-778-4954 or firstname.lastname@example.org or consult our website: http://www.acus.org/programs-education-projects-Baker.asp.
Deadline: November 24, 2006
Call for Applications: EUSA Best Dissertation Prize
The EUSA Prize for Best Dissertation in EU studies will be awarded in 2007 to a dissertation written in English on any aspect of European integration submitted in completion of the Ph.D. at any university between September 1, 2004 and August 31, 2006. NB: The student must have defended and deposited the final dissertation and graduated (been awarded the PhD degree) during this period as well, and the dissertation submitted for the competition must include a fully signed, dated dissertation committee approval page. Only one dissertation per department at an institution may be nominated for this prize. The prize carries a cash award of $250. Department chairs should send one paper copy of the dissertation with a short cover letter (letter of transmittal) from the chair to the EUSA Administrative Office. See the EUSA Prize Page for full information, and email email@example.com with any questions.
Deadline: November 20, 2006
New Open Access Journal: Living Reviews in European Governance
Living Reviews in European Governance is an entirely web-based, peer-reviewed journal, publishing reviews of research on core themes relating to European Governance. It is is offered as a free service to the scientific community.
The articles in LREG are solicited from specialists in their fields and are directed towards the scientific community at or above the graduate student level. The articles provide up-to-date critical reviews of the state of research in the fields they cover. They also offer annotated insights (and where possible, active links) into the key literature and describe online resources available in these fields. One of the most important features of LREG is that its articles are kept up to date by their authors. This is the significance of the word "Living" in the journal's title. Additionally, all articles appearing in Living Reviews, and all references appearing in those articles, will be collated into an online searchable reference database. Queries to the database will return active links to cited materials available on the web.
Please visit our website at http://europeangovernance.livingreviews.org/ to read our first three Living Reviews. If you want to be informed of all new publications, please consider subscribing to the LREG e-mail subscription list via the CONNEX homepage at http://europeangovernance.livingreviews.org/About/subscribe.html.
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