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April 22, 2009
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Memorial for Ruth Mitchell-Pitts: Next Week
29, 2009 | 2:00pm | Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden
The memorial will be held at The Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden, 301 Pogue Street, Raleigh, NC 27607.
The Rose Garden is located in the horseshoe-shaped area that can be seen on this map. There is parking on the street around the horseshoe, on close-by residential streets, and in the adjacent Raleigh Little Theatre parking lot south of the RLT building, off Pogue Street. In case of rain, Ruth's memorial will be held in Carswell Concert Hall, Wainwright Music Building, Meredith College.
check www.unc.edu/depts/europe/rmp/rmp_memorial.php in
mid-April for updates and more details. To send the memorial service information
to a friend, please use the following URL:
Maymester: Identities in Contemporary European Cinema
May 12 - 29, 2009 |
9:00am - 12:15pm, MTWRF | FREN 398 | 3 credit hours
Focusing on key moments in Europe’s cultural, social and political history, we will consider how discourses on otherness have evolved. We will also investigate the ways in which film culture has reflected, reinforced, reshaped and, in some instances, vigorously contested Europe’s dominant ideologies. Course is taught in English with written assignments in either French or English.
Europe Day Celebration
Thursday, May 7, 2009 | Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC
May 4-11th: Connect with European heritage by eating at European-style restaurants. All participating restaurants will be offering incentives or discounts during this historic week. Look for a list of participating restaurants in the Chapel Hill News or Southern Neighbor. All events are sponsored by a “Getting to Know Europe” grant.
Global Women's Health Luncheon Series
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 | 12:15 pm | UNC FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Maternal Health in the Post-Socialist Czech Republic: Politics and Interactions
Sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies and Carolina Women's Center. *Lunch provided.*
European Social Science History Conference
13-16, 2010 | Ghent, Belgium
In order to stimulate and continue debates in the field of the history of education and childhood, we especially invite papers which from a historical perspective examine themes such as:
Individuals interested in organizing panels on one of these themes may contact the network chairs of Education and Childhood listed on the website. In arranging panels on these themes, the possibility to coordinate sessions with other networks will be explored. To propose a panel or a paper it is necessary to follow procedures formulated at the ESSHC website: http://www.iisg.nl/esshc.
Deadline for paper and panel proposals: May 1, 2009
European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels
July 4-11, 2009
| Prague, Czech Republic
The program provides students with an exciting opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the current EU politics through exchange of ideas with academics, policy practitioners and fellow students from different cultural environments. The ESI2009 combines intensive academic courses with cultural, social and recreational opportunities.
We invite you to visit our new website http://esi.cpvp.cz/esi/ to discover all the details about the ESI2009. The website contains updated information about the academic content, practicalities and application process.
Early Bird Application
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Savaria Summer University
- July 1, 2009 | Koszeg, Hungary
From the 22nd on, lectures, panel discussions, workshops and student presentations will be held on the topic of diversity management. Scholars, authors and public intellectuals will share their thoughts in an inspiring environment for high level conversations about our common past and future.
On the 29th and 30th an overall workshop will be held on Cultural Heritage Management, which might be the next MA Programme offered by ISES starting September 2009.
For details, please visit http://european-studies.hu/?page_id=81
Deadline: May 15, 2009
The European Union and the Euro: A K-12 Workshop
May 7-8, 2009 |
FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
Registration fee is at the low cost of $50 per person and includes hotel accommodations in Chapel Hill on May 7, travel reimbursement, and lunch on May 8.
Global Updates from World View
issue of Global Updates highlights the work of Greg Mortensen (author,
activist, climber, and non-profit foundation executive) and the Central
Asia Institute program Pennies for Peace. The Pennies for Peace program
not only teaches children about philanthropy, it educates them about
and cultures beyond their school.
North Carolina In the News
Read about a rural North Carolina school linking to Ireland for virtual lessons in the latest edition of North Carolina in the World News. To see previous editions of the newsletter, please visit the archive.
Call for Research Project Proposals: Hellenic Observatory
School of Economics and Political Science | Hellenic Observatory
Research grants of up to GPB £10,000 will be awarded for research on one of the themes, to be undertaken normally within a period of 12 months. It is expected that a total of two projects will be selected from this Call.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Hellenicobservatory@lse.ac.uk. The subject line of the email should read “HO Call 2009” only and all application material should be in MS Word format. In their email the applicants should indicate the research theme addressed by their proposal.
Please view the call for proposals (PDF) for details.
Deadline: 5pm GMT, April 30, 2009
Call for Papers: Transatlantic Studies Association Conference
2009 | Canterbury, United Kingdom
Each of the five panels will accept a broad range of proposals with the sub-panels receiving proposals that fit with their nominated themes. Sub-panels include:
Proposals in a 300 word abstract and brief CV should be submitted to panel leaders or to Alan Dobson. For further information please visit www.transatlanticstudies.com/25301/3701.html
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Position Vacancies: Maastricht University
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands has three openings:
Universiteit Maastricht (UM) is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools.
Candidates are invited to submit their application, mentioning the reference number on envelope and letter, – including curriculum vitae and list of publications – to the Secretariat of the Faculty Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands. Applications can also be submitted electronically at: Pzfdcwvacatures@fdcw.unimaas.nl
For details, please view the position announcement.
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Globalization and Europeanization Conference: The Nature of the Beast
5-6, 2009 | University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
The conference aims to stimulate interdisciplinary exchange on the historical materialist frameworks used to investigate the relationship between global governance, regional integration and the national state, with special reference to the European Union. It will also seek to stimulate a constructive engagement, in one of its panels, between historical materialist, constructivist and post-structuralist approaches to European integration.
For details, please visit www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/ss/beast/
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2009
Mosaic Film Screenings
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | 8:30PM | Murphy 116, UNC-Chapel Hill
Thursday, April 23, 2009 | 8:30PM | Murphy 116, UNC-Chapel Hill
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