June 19, 2013

In this newsletter:

CES News
Recent Publications on Europe
Summer Schools
Calls for Applications
Conferences and Workshops

Events for K-12 Educators
Program in the Humanities

CES News

European Union Delegation Collection (EUDC) at University of Pittsburgh

In 2007 the Delegation of the European Union to the US donated its entire library and document collection to the University Library System (ULS), University of Pittsburgh. This collection was named the European Union Delegation Collection (EUDC). Since then ULS staff, with assistance from staff at the European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center at Pittsburgh,  have scanned documents from the EUDC and uploaded them onto the Archive of European Integration (AEI) at http://aei.pitt.edu/.   

This collection includes over 16,000,000 pages, and is comprised of three main physical segments:

• the “main” collection with a paper copy of most official publications;
• microfiche collections of several series, some of which duplicate paper documents;
• “research files”: these are folders of EU documents, such as COM and SEC documents, European Parliament reports, Council of Ministers and European Commission press releases, individual pieces of legislation, speeches by officials, etc. filed according to subject. The files also include clippings from non-EU publications like Agence Europe, European Reports, and European and U.S. newspapers. As a result of these files, patrons have access to nearly complete collections of these documents running from when the Community began publishing them until the late 1990s.

The "research files" section of the collection, described under headings Brief Biographical/Historical Sketch and Collection Scope and Content Notes on the website below, is of special use to scholars.  A finding aid to these "research files" is now available here:

If you have questions about the finding aid and its contents, contact Phil Wilkin at pwilkin@pitt.edu

atlantic-community.org – Helping Shape Foreign Policy!

Atlantic Community Logo

Helping shape foreign policy – this is exactly what the online think tank atlantic-community.org has been doing for several years. As an online platform it aims to strengthen the culture of foreign policy by encouraging young professionals and anyone interested in politics from around the world to join in discussions with each other and with international decision-makers.

Through Theme Weeks, the editorial team regularly addresses questions about how to solve an urgent international problem. With over 7,500 registered members and counting, atlantic-community.org brings together people from all over the globe to discuss, for example, the transatlantic partnership with Brazil, security in the Sahel, and irregular immigration. The participants draft solution-oriented policy recommendations that are commented upon by actual decision-makers.

Besides providing a forum for this type of dialogue between civil society and government officials, atlantic-community.org invites you to have your research published and discussed online and to connect with like-minded people globally!

Become a member of atlantic-community.org, register now at: http://www.atlantic-community.org/

Apply for a Master in EU Studies Online

The European Online Academy grants professionals the opportunity to deepen and expand their knowledge of the EU integration process, while pursing their careers, through a combination of e-learning and intensive face-to-face learning sessions (mainly during weekends in Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Rome and Budapest). 

The Master in EU Studies Online, a two year programme, offers the perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge of the EU. Participants will gain a working knowledge of recent developments in the European integration process. They will also gain the skills to negotiate within an international context, to draft reports, to plan and manage international projects, and to present their ideas in a transnational legal dimension.

Application Deadline: September 5, 2013. A limited number of scholarships are awarded to eligible candidates to cover part of their tuition.

For further information, visit www.eu-online-academy.org or see flyer. Email Aline Palige (aline.palige@cife.eu) with questions.

Recent Publications on Europe

Democratic Institutions and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Europe

Danijela Dolenec
ECPR Press

Josip Broz Tito's saying that "one should not hold on to the law like a drunken man holds on to a fence" remains a valid piece of popular wisdom today, encapsulating the problem of weak rule of law in Southeast European societies. This book poses the question of why democratization in Southeast Europe disappointed initial expectations and claims that this is due to the dominance of authoritarian parties over regime change. Their rule established nondemocratic governance practices that continue to subvert rule of law principles twenty years later.

The unique contribution of this book is in providing empirical evidence for the argument that post-socialist transformation proceeded in a double movement, whereby advances to formal democratic institutions were subverted through nondemocratic rule. This misfit helps explain why improvements to formal democratic institutions did not result in expected democratization advances.

For more information on this publication, please visit website.

Making Europe: Technology and Transformations, 1850-2000 (6-Volume Set)

Edited by Johan Schot and Phil Scranton
Palgrave Macmillan

Who, indeed, built Europe? Entrepreneurs and engineers? Politicians and scientists? Consumers and activists? Making Europe tells the story in 6 richly illustrated volumes. Starting more than 150 years ago, this series charts the people and ideas, the goods and technologies that spread between countries— and between continents. Making Europe reveals the history of:

Day-to-day practices, from drinking milk to commanding wind power
– Powerful infrastructures, from the railroads to the Internet
Knowledge networks, from CERN to the European Space Agency

Please see website for more information on this publication.

The Welfare State as Crisis Manager. Explaining the Diversity of Policy Responses to Economic Crisis

Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
Palgrave Macmillan

Written during an ongoing period of global economic crisis, The Welfare State as a Crisis Manager examines the practice and potential of using social policy to cope with crises. Through an in-depth analysis of social policy reactions in the wake of international economic shocks in four different welfare states, over a 40-year period, the book reveals the ways in which expansion and retrenchment are shaped by domestic politics and existing welfare state institutions. Moreover, the study addresses the kind of policy change triggered by economic crisis. In contrast to conventional wisdom and previous scholarship, reactions tend to be characterised by incrementalism and 'crisis routines' rather than fundamental deviations from earlier policy patterns. For the first time, the study of domestic political dynamics following crisis is systematically embedded in the transnational policy debate, linking the Comparative Welfare State literature with scholarship on Global Social Policy.

More details and a free sample chapter can be found on the publisher's website:

Summer Schools

ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques

Lubljana overhead shot

July 25 - August 10, 2013 | University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The ECPR School in Methods and Techniques has become a major event for methodological training, catering for the diverse needs of researchers and advanced students in political science and neighbouring disciplines. Besides the intensive courses (5 refresher courses, 7 two-week courses and 24 one-week courses), the ECPR Summer School offers a great social programme in the stunning City of Ljubljana and the opportunity to network with fellow researchers from around the World. Registration for the Summer School in Methods and Techniques is now open. Please click here to log into myECPR and register. Click here to decide your course combinations prior to registration. 

Click here for more information on fees. Funding is open from 3 March to 6 June 2013. Further information will be made available on the ECPR's website in due course.

Université Laval Summer School

May 5 – October 11, 2013 | Université Laval, Quebec, Canada

From May to October, Université Laval will offer 66 summer schools, 1,300 regular courses, and 120 distance learning courses in a wide range of disciplines. The main themes of our courses are: Arts and Heritage, Sustainable Development and Smart Cities, International Studies, Languages and Cultures, Science, Ethics, Administration and Societies. The summer schools open the door to a one-of-a-kind international experience. This broad range of undergraduate and master’s courses takes an interdisciplinary approach for the most part and is aimed at a mixed clientele of university students and professionals. Most of our summer schools are at Université Laval in Quebec City, but some are held in the Gaspé Peninsula and in China, France, as well as in USA, Mexico, Peru or Colombia.

For more information on our summer courses, visit our website at www.ulaval.ca/ete or email us at info@ulaval.ca. An English version of our leaflet is available on the summer school website.

Calls for Applications

Executive Director at STS Center, European University, St. Petersburg

the Hermitage at night

The Center of Science and Technology Studies (STS Center) at the European University at Saint Petersburg is looking to hire an Executive Director for a project funded by the Ministry of Education through a Mega Grant. The project’s main research goal is to study the population of Russian Computer Scientists in Russia and abroad (Silicon Valley, Boston-Cambridge, New York, Paris, etc). It will develop new methods in the fields of science, technology and society, diaspora studies, technology transfer, and economic sociology. The anticipated scientific outcome of the project is the publication of a series of articles and books.

The Administrative/Executive Director will work on both academic/research and administrative aspects of the grant under the guidance of Mario Biagioli and Vincent Antonin Lepinay. She/he will coordinate the various activities of the STS center (bi-annual conferences, monthly seminars, summer schools). A background in STS approaches to computer science and IT is desirable but not required.  She/he will operate at the interface of the European University, the Ministry of Education and the research team. Beyond the project, it is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to building the first world class STS center in the post-soviet region.

Please visit website for more information: http://www.eu.spb.ru/en/index/announcements/10683-position-of-executive-director-at-the-sts-center

Application Deadline: June 26, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship, “Eurozone Crisis and Politicization of European Integration,” Carleton University

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellowship in a research project on “The Eurozone Crisis and the Politicization of European Integration,” directed by Professor Achim Hurrelmann. The project will analyze the implications of the Eurozone crisis for democratic politics in the European Union by examining political discourses in national parliaments, the news media, and focus groups in four member states (Germany, Austria, Ireland, and Spain). Under the supervision of the project director, the postdoctoral fellow will primarily be responsible for research on the cases of Spain and Ireland. He/she will also play a leading role in preparing some of the conference presentations and publications emerging from the project. In addition, he/she will have access to project data for independent research activities.

The candidate should have research experience in the field of EU politics; familiarity with debates about politicization and/or legitimation of European integration; experience with methods of media and discourse analysis; record of academic publications; expert knowledge of Spanish required (knowledge of German is an asset).

For more information on how to apply, please visit http://www1.carleton.ca/polisci/2013/applications-invited-for-one-postdoctoral-fellowship-at-carleton-university, or email Achim Hurrelmann at achim_hurrelmann@carleton.ca.

Application Deadline: June 28, 2013    

PhD Position in "Populism and National Political Cultures" at University of St. Gallen

The National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) project "Populism and national political cultures" is inviting applications for a Ph.D. position. Starting date is October 2013 or by mutual agreement. The project investigates the long-term cultural roots of populism and the relationship between national political cultures and the development of populism in Europe. It is under the direction of Prof. Daniele Caramani at the University of St. Gallen.

Candidates must have expertise in comparative politics, electoral research and political communication, and have had methodological training. They must have completed an MA degree in political science. Candidates need to be fluent in English as well as in German and Italian. The appointment is limited to four years. The work location is at the University of St. Gallen.

Please send your electronic application (cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of academic degrees, and names of at least two persons for reference) to daniele.caramani@unisg.ch. To read the full position description, please visit here.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2013

Postdoctoral Researcher, “Governance and Organizational Studies,” University of Bremen

The University of Bremen, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science seeks to hire for
the newly established Chair ‘Governance and Organizational Studies’ (Prof. Dr. Miriam Hartlapp). This is a three year appointment with the possibility of extension. The position is designed for a scholar who has recently received her PhD in order to 1) contribute to research and teaching in the area of the Chair; 2) carry out independent empirical research on a topic related to the Chair; 3) teach 2 courses per semester, including supervision and examination of students.

The candidate must have a PhD in Political Science in the area of European integration and/or social policy (a specialization on questions of governance and regulation or economic employment and social policy in multi-level systems is particularly welcome); a strong background in empirical methods; excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; and a high ability to work in a team as well as a structured, analytical and independent way of working. Assets also include command of other European languages (particularly French); experience with comparative international/European research designs; and applying for and working with third-party research grants.

For further question please contact Prof. Dr. Miriam Hartlapp (miriam.hartlapp@zes.uni-bremen.de). If you are interested in this position, please submit a CV and a letter of motivation as to why you are
interested in the opportunity. Please send your application (with reference number A117/13) as soon
as possible, but not later than 30 June 2013 to:

Universität Bremen
Fachbereich 8 - Sozialwissenschaften
z. H. Frau Kahrs, FB 8/2
Postfach 33 04 40
28334 Bremen

Application Deadline: June 30, 2013

Associate Research Fellow in History, University of Exeter

The fall of state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe is often viewed as a watershed in world history. This major Leverhulme Trust-funded project will consider how the end of state socialism and that which followed have come to be understood both globally and in the region which experienced these events. Three five-year postdoctoral fellowships are offered from 1 January 2014. Applicants from all humanities and social science fields, dealing with a wide range of themes and sources - from oral sources to political discourse to film to literature to legal texts, and beyond - are welcomed.

Postdoctoral fellows will be required to carry out their own research leading to a monograph of international standing, or equivalent; lead the development of a broader thematic area connected to their own research through hosting workshops/ a conference and producing appropriate publications (such as a thematic journal issue or edited volume); and work on collaborative outputs - such as the project's website, collective writing, policy engagement, and a museum exhibition - where appropriate. Applications are welcome not only from scholars of Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union, but also those interested in the representations and impact of this historical shift across the world. Applicants should therefore outline a major research project with a level of ambition commensurate with a funded five-year project. Details of what is required can be found in the job description. 

Applicants are welcome to contact James Mark, Professor of History, at j.a.mark@ex.ac.uk or on 00-44-(0)1392-724295 to discuss their research proposals. To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here. Visit webpage for further information on how to apply.

Application Deadline: July 3, 2013

A Joint Chair in European Public Policy, European University Institute (EUI)

The Department of Political and Social Sciences and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies seek candidates with expertise in the field of European public policy. Experts in all aspects of the policies of the European Union and its Member States will be actively considered. An interest in the interaction between EU integration and its consequences in the domestic policies of the Member States is particularly welcome. The successful candidate will have a strong record of empirical research, an interest in theory and research methods (qualitative and/or quantitative), and a commitment to excellence in postgraduate teaching. The Chair will be held jointly in the Department and the Centre. Contracts are for five years, renewable for further three years.

Interested applicants should consult www.eui.eu/vacancies for further details.

Application Deadline: September 2, 2013

DAAD Èmigré Memorial German Internship Program EMGIP – Bundestag 2014


EMGIP - Bundestag offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are 2 months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. Interns will be placed within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss.  Asides from contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.

Applicants for EMGIP – Bundestag should possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity as well as some knowledge of the German legislative process. Participants should be advanced undergraduates or graduate students in fields such as political science, international relations, law, history, economics or German. US and Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply. International students who are enrolled in a full time course of study in the US or Canada may also apply. PhD students and German nationals are not eligible. Students must be able to fully communicate in German as their working language during the internship will be German. The skill level should be Intermediate German and above (oral and written) plus the appropriate professional vocabulary. Applicants must submit the DAAD language certificate. Finalists will be interviewed in German. 

Application forms and up-to-date information about the application process for the EMGIP – Bundestag internships as well as detailed guidelines are available at https://www.daad.org/emgip.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2013 (postmark) 

Conferences and Workshops

Graduate Student Conference, Center for European Studies at Harvard
“Conservative and Center-Right Politics in the Developed Democracies: Continuity and Change”

Friday, November 15th, 2013 | the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

This conference will bring together a diverse group of social scientists and historians to discuss continuity and change on the political right, broadly construed. Most recent research on the transformation of contemporary western politics has focused on the predicaments of Left-wing parties and programs, or the emergence of radical populist parties on the right. Center-right ideologies, movements and parties (such as conservatives, market liberals and Christian Democrats) have been somewhat neglected. This conference attempts to address this gap. It will provide a forum for graduate students and faculty members to discuss new research on the evolution of conservative belief systems and cultural scripts, the role of historical legacies in shaping the landscape of mainstream right politics, and the diverse responses of right-wing actors to secular social or economic developments such as de-industrialization and growing ethnic diversity.

We invite applications from graduate students working on the transformation of right-wing ideas, social movements, political parties or related organizations and interest groups that impinge on the landscape of conservative politics. We encourage graduate students in all fields of history, political science, sociology, economics and communication to apply. Papers examining other political developments (such as the crisis of Social Democracy or the rise of populist parties) are welcome if they have implications for our understanding of the mainstream right. Empirical and theoretical works that adopt a comparative perspective, either across the advanced democracies (including the US) or over time, are especially welcome.

Submissions should consist of either extended abstracts of up to 1000 words (including a preliminary discussion of the study’s expected argument and results) or a completed paper draft with an abstract. Applications should also include a brief academic CV.

For more information, please visit https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/page/graduate_student_conference or contact ces-grad-conf@fas.harvard.edu

Application Deadline: August 15, 2013
Deadline for Full Papers: October 15, 2013

College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference
Session on “Decentering Art of the Former East”

February 12 -15, 2014 | Chicago

Whether conceptualized in terms of a periphery or an alternative center, narratives of Russian and Eastern European art have long been organized around a binary of East and West, shaped by art history’s disciplinary biases and by Cold War politics and the “fall of communism.” This panel takes Partha Mitter’s argument in “Decentering Modernism” (2008) as a point of departure for rethinking how art of these regions can be understood in an increasingly global art history. We seek historically grounded case studies of Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian art from any period that productively explore these issues. Please send a paper title, abstract (200-300 words), and 2-page CV to Masha Chlenova (masha_chlenova@moma.org) and Kristin Romberg (kromberg@illinois.edu).

13th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe
“Old Rules & New Traditions: Generational Divides in Central and Eastern Europe”

February 19 – 21, 2014 | School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London

Generational divides with regard to rules and traditions are a recurring theme in the past and present of Central and Eastern Europe. The region has been subject to great turmoil and has undergone a multitude of changes and transformations over time. While some traditions have survived, others have been overhauled. Rules have been broken or adapted; yet each generation has also attempted to make their own rules and created new traditions.

These phenomena can be observed and analysed from a variety of perspectives: historical, cultural, political, economic, social, and beyond. We look forward to submissions that are cross-cultural, cross-national, and multi-disciplinary. Topics can include but are not limited to the following areas: national identity and nation building; a clash of urban and rural ways of life; insiders and outsiders; economic or political reform; religiosity and secularism; modernisation. We are particularly interested in papers addressing the conference theme but also welcome other research dealing with the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, South-East Europe and the former Soviet Union. We also encourage submissions that place these countries into an inter-regional comparative context.

The conference invites applications from postgraduate students and early career researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities. Abstracts of up to 300 words and a CV with full contact information should be sent to postgradconference2014@gmail.com. The language of the conference is English. A selection of papers will appear in a separate conference publication. For more information, please see website: http://www.ssees.ucl.ac.uk/postgradconf2014.htm

Submission Deadline: August 16, 2013

Council for European Studies (CES) 21st International Conference of Europeanists

March 14-16, 2014 | Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

In the wake of crisis in Europe, bits and pieces of the past are being resurrected as a means of understanding the present and imagining the future. Historical figures are re-evaluated and held out as models, once-dismissed ideologies reappear as possibilities or as bogeymen, myths and symbols from the past crop up in new productions, and old political and economic institutions are revived as alternatives for action. But resurrections are not simply about nostalgia, and they aren’t just a restoration of the past in unchanged form. Resurrections necessitate fundamental transformations: inserting old things into new contexts, changing their natures, and assigning them new meanings and values. For the 21st International Conference of Europeanists, we welcome papers that relate to the theme of “resurrections.” What elements of Europe’s past, and present, are amenable to reanimation? How do they work in contemporary debate, and how is their relevance to the present disputed? What is the process through which they are revived and how are they changed as they are brought back to life or combined with new elements?
For the 2014 conference, the Council for European Studies (CES) welcomes proposals for panels, roundtables, book discussions and individual papers on the study of Europe broadly defined.  We encourage proposals in the widest range of disciplines; in particular, we welcome panels that combine disciplines, nationalities, and generations. Proposals may be submitted from August 15 to October 1, 2013. Please consult conference website for more information.

 Information on how to submit will be posted on the Council's website and disseminated through its newsletter. To subscribe to the CES newsletter click here.

Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2013

Events for K-12 Educators

Common Economic Challenges Conference 2013
“Social Market Economy and the Euro”

July 17-19, 2013 | Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago

Once again, the Goethe-Institut Chicago, in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank and the French Consulate, is organizing a conference about current trends and issues pertaining to European and German economics. The event is made possible by a generous grant from the Federal Republic of Germany. This international conference will bring together world class academics, economic experts and diplomatic representatives to discuss the current economic situation in Europe, its global ramifications, and possible solutions to critical issues. Among the speakers are Dr. Henning Meyer (LSE), Professor Mark Blyth (Brown University), and Valerie Rouxel-Laxton, (EEAS Washington), just to name a few.

The goal of the conference is to provide vital background information to American teachers of French, German, Social Studies, and Economics so that they are well prepared to explain the European phenomenon to their students.

For more information, please contact katja.fullard@chicago.goethe.org

Registration ends on June 28, 2013.

NC Civic Education Consortium Free Seminars for Teachers

2013 Local Government Seminar
August 5-6, Asheville, NC

Every day, local government touches the lives of North Carolinians and provides the services essential for functional communities, growing businesses, and healthy families. It is local government that supplies water to our faucets, collects our trash, moves traffic through our downtowns, and cuts the grass in our parks and ball fields. It is also local government that delivers care and counseling to those facing difficult times and responds with qualified personnel to life’s emergencies.

Participants in this seminar will learn first-hand the role of local government in North Carolina and then explore pedagogical strategies for teaching young people about how local government in North Carolina works. Highlights of the Seminar will include: meeting with elected and appointed local government officials, “behind-the-scenes” field trips to various city and county facilities, and MUCH MORE!

Participants will receive:

  • New lesson plans aligned to the NC Essential Standards
  • 2.0 renewal credits
  • A FREE, single occupancy hotel room for the evening of 8/5 (for participants residing more than 50 miles from the training location)
  • Meals – lunch and dinner on 8/5;  breakfast and lunch on 8/6; snacks throughout
  • One-on-one access to various elected and unelected officials and city and county staff.
  • “Special Access” field trips to various sites around the city and county.

For additional details and registration information, click here.

Carolina Voices- The Diverse History and Cultures of the Tar Heel State
August 13-14 | NC Museum of History, Raleigh

North Carolina history teachers are invited to join the NC Civic Education Consortium (www.civics.org) and the NC Museum of History (http://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/) for two exciting days exploring the distinct character and rich cultural heritage of the Tar Heel State. Abounding with stories of people who have fought for a better way of life, stood up for their rights, and made numerous accomplishments in the face of adversity, North Carolina represents a tapestry of diverse and distinctive people. Throughout this two day event, attending teachers will explore the history of groups such as Native Americans, African Americans, and Latinos in our state, as well as examine the regional and social diversity that makes North Carolina so unique.

Participants will broaden their content knowledge during presentations from scholars from area universities, interacting with field experts on topics ranging from the dialects and languages of North Carolina (from Outer Banks Hoi Toider speech to the Smoky Mountains Highland speech), to the history and heritage of enslaved Africans and African Americans and their foodways, to how immigration is changing the face of North Carolina, and so much more! Participants will also spend time touring “The Story of North Carolina,” the NC History Museum’s acclaimed exhibit that traces life in North Carolina from its earliest inhabitants through the 20th century. More than 14,000 years of the state’s history unfold through fascinating artifacts, multimedia presentations, dioramas, and hands-on interactive components.

Teachers will also participate in and receive sample lesson plans on the topics and themes covered throughout the two days, designed for easy implementation in 8th grade social studies, as well as dialogue with one another regarding ideas, resources and best practices for teaching North Carolina history.

For additional details and registration information, click here.

Program in the Humanities

Great Britain and France in World War II
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar featuring Gerhard L. Weinberg

Gerhard Weinberg

June 22, 2013 | 9:15 am - 4:30 pm | Chapel Hill

Gerhard L. Weinberg, the world’s leading scholar of World War II, considers Great Britain and France within the larger scope of this global conflict. In four lectures, Professor Weinberg illuminates both powers’ initial unwillingness to go to war, and their respective failures and victories. Along the way Professor Weinberg addresses domestic and international aspects of the war and explores how both countries coped with total, global war.

For more information, please visit website.


Jane Austen Summer Program: Pride and Prejudice

June 27 - 30 | UNC Chapel Hill

Organized by UNC’s Department of English and Comparative Literature in conjunction with the Program in the Humanities, this four-day summer program celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice.

Learning experiences include lecture formats and discussion groups daily. Discussions will focus on Pride and Prejudice in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film. Additional events include a Regency ball, the chance to partake in an English tea, a silent auction of Austen-related items, and the opportunity to view special exhibits tailored to the conference.

For more information, please visit website.


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