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2018-19 Videos

From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving. WCEE Lecture by Emina Cunmulaj Nazarian, COO, Fundjavë Ndryshe. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Albanian American Student Organization. April 14, 2019. video

Different Pathways, Common Destination? Public Policy and Institutional Changes in Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain during and after the Economic Crisis. Conversations on Europe lecture by Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos, professor of political science, University of Athens; visiting scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Onassis Visiting Professor, the Fletcher School, Tufts University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Center for Political Studies. March 18, 2019. video  

National Minorities as a Legal Category in the Czech Republic (and Beyond) at the Time of Rising Nationalism. CREES Noon Lecture/Conversations on Europe by Helena Hofmannová, associate professor of constitutional law, Charles University; Michigan Grotius Senior Research Scholar, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Law School. January 23, 2019. video

Populism and the Erosion of Democracy. WCED Lecture by Anna Grzymala-Busse, Michelle and Kevin Douglas Professor of International Studies, Stanford University. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. October 19, 2018. video

Islamophobia and the Struggle for Recognition. Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe by Tariq Modood; professor of sociology, politics, and public policy; University of Bristol. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Global Islamic Studies Center. October 11, 2018. video

Living the End of the Habsburg Empire. CREES Noon Lecture/Conversations on Europe by Maureen Healy, associate professor of history, Lewis & Clark College. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Department of History. September 26, 2018. video

Poland, the EU, and Illiberal Democracy. Conversations on Europe lecture by Krzysztof Śmiszek, human rights lawyer, activist, and managing editor of The Anti-Discrimination Law Review; WCEE Distinguished Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; International Policy Center; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. September 11, 2018. video 

2017-18 Videos

1968…50 Years Later. Conversations on Europe panel. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, WCEE director. Panelists: Joshua Cole, professor of history; Jindrich Toman, professor of Slavic languages & literatures; Johannes von Moltke, professor of German and screen arts & cultures, U-M. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. April 10, 2018. video

Recounting Twenty Years of Archaeological Research in Albania and Kosovo: Apollonia, Theth, Shkodra, and Peja. WCEE Lecture by Michael Galaty, professor of anthropology, director and curator at the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, U-M; and Sylvia Deskaj, archaeologist. Lecture followed by presentations from students who received the Albanian Community Fellowship from the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia; Albanian American Student Association; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. March 18, 2018. video

Spain’s New Populist Left: An Impossible Hegemony. Conversations on Europe lecture by Alberto Moreiras, professor of Hispanic Studies, Texas A&M University. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. February 12, 2018. video

Brexit Means Brexit...But What Does That Mean for Scotland and Ireland? Conversations on Europe lecture by Scott Greer, professor of health management and policy, global public health, and political science, U-M. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. January 25, 2018. video  

Pulling Apart or Hanging Together: Separatism and Nationalism in Catalonia, Scotland, and Northern Italy. WCED/CES Panel with Frank Casa, professor emeritus of Spanish; Kali Israel, associate professor of history; and Geneviève Zubrzycki, professor of sociology and WCEE director, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. January 16, 2018. video

The West’s Democratic Challenge: Central Europe’s Variant and What America Can Do. WCED Lecture by Daniel Fried, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council; and former National Security Council Senior Director, Ambassador to Poland, and Assistant Secretary of State for Europe. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. January 9, 2018. video

The Politics of Secrecy in the Age of Revolutions. WCED Lecture by Katlyn Carter, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. November 14, 2017. video

What’s the Problem with Populism? Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe given by Jan-Werner Müller, professor of politics, Princeton University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 3, 2017. video

2016-17 Multimedia

Security Crises: Extreme Nationalism and Threats to Democracy in Europe. Conversations on Europe lecture by Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology, Cornell University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Department of Sociology, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. March 20, 2017. video

"We Are All Republicans": Party Competition and the Production of Nationhood in France’s Face Veil Debate. Conversations on Europe lecture by Emily Laxer, postdoctoral fellow in sociology, U-M. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Department of Sociology. February 6, 2017. video

Hearing Race and Music in Communist East Germany. Conversations on Europe lecture by Kira Thurman, assistant professor of Germanic languages and literatures and history, U-M. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures. January 11, 2017. video

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Making of a Global Iconic Event. CREES Noon Lecture by Julia Sonnevend, assistant professor of communication studies, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. November 30, 2016. video

The Austrian Connection: Internationalism, Empire, and the Interwar Origins of the War on Drugs. Conversations on Europe lecture by David Petruccelli, postdoctoral fellow, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. November 14, 2016. video

Italian Style: Fashion and Film. Conversations onf Europe lecture by Eugenia Paulicelli, professor of Italian studies and comparative literature, director of fashion studies, Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Department of Screen Arts & Cultures. October 24, 2016. video

Cities, Dreams, and Nightmares. Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe with China Miéville, author and Zell Visiting Writers Series International Writer in Residence; Geoff Eley, Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History and professor of history and German studies; Karla Mallette, professor of Italian and Near Eastern studies, U-M. Moderator: Peggy McCracken, Domna C. Stanton Collegiate Professor of French, Women’s Studies, and Comparative Literature, U-M. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Zell Visiting Writers Series. October 5, 2016. video

Brexit: What’s Next? International Institute Round Table with panelists: Joshua Cole, professor of history; Daniel Halberstam, Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law; Kali Israel, associate professor of history; Pauline Jones, professor of political science, U-M. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, associate professor of sociology and director, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, U-M. Sponsors: International Institute, Center for European Studies, Department of History. video

2015-16 Multimedia

Let Freedom Ring? Ethnic Diversity and the Politics of Values in Today’s Europe. WCED Lecture by Erik Bleich, professor of political science, Middlebury College. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. March 29, 2016. video

Refugees and Health Care Policies: How Does Europe Cope? Conversations on Europe lecture by Saime Ozcurumez, assistant professor of political science and public administration, Bilkent University; 2015-16 visiting scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, School of Public Health Office of Global Public Health, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. March 24, 2016. video

“Sarajevo, My Dearest City, We Fixed You for the Olympics”: Representations of Sarajevo, 1979-87. CREES Noon Lecture by Zlatko Jovanovic, postdoctoral scholar, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen; visiting scholar, CREES, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. February 24, 2016. video

Learning from Europe? Prisons, Punishment, and American Exceptionalism. WCED Lecture by Marc Morjé Howard, professor of government, Georgetown University. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. February 23, 2016. video

Of Secrecy and Laughter: Aesthetics, Governance, and the Covert Sphere in Soviet Lithuania (1964-85). CREES Noon Lecture by Neringa Klumbyte, associate professor of anthropology, Miami University. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. February 10, 2016. video

Greece and the Eurozone: Where To? WCED Lecture by Stathis N. Kalyvas, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science; director, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence; Yale University. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; Modern Greek Program. February 9, 2016. video

Cutting Water with a Knife: Refugees and Europe’s Mediterranean Question. Conversations on Europe lecture by Maurizio Albahari, assistant professor of anthropology, University of Notre Dame. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. February 8, 2016. video

Taking the Place of Stalin: The Story of Late Communism. CREES Noon Lecture by Paulina Bren, adjunct assistant professor in the multidisciplinary programs, Vassar College. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. January 20, 2016 video

The Symbolic Economies of Postsocialist Nationalism in Hungary. CREES Noon Lecture by Virág Molnár, associate professor of sociology, The New School for Social Research. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. November 4, 2015. video

The Satellite Mosque in Europe: Arab Preachers on TV and Internet. CES/ISP Lecture by Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, professor of cross-cultural and regional studies, University of Copenhagen. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Islamic Studies Program, Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies. October 26, 2015. video

The Value of Labor, the Science of Commodification, or "How Did the Work Unit Get Made?” CREES Noon Lecture by Martha Lampland, associate professor of sociology, University of California, San Diego. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. October 14, 2015. video

Visually Demolished and Textually Reconstructed: The Middle Ages in Contemporary Crime Fiction. Conversations on Europe lecture by Panagiotis A. Agapitos, professor of Byzantine literature, University of Cyprus. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Department of Classical Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Modern Greek Program. October 12, 2015. video

The Making of European Jihadis. CES/ISP Lecture by Kenan Malik, writer, lecturer, and broadcaster. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Islamic Studies Program. October 5, 2015. video

Supply-Side Socialism: Conceptualizing Consumption in the Polish People’s Republic. CREES Noon Lecture by Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. September 30, 2015. video

Experiments in Legal Pluralism: Sharia Law as Minority Right in Interwar Yugoslavia. CES/ISP Lecture by Emily Greble, associate professor of history, City College of New York. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Islamic Studies Program; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. September 21, 2015. video

2014-15 Multimedia

A Country with No Exit? Migrations from Poland 1949-89. Copernicus/Frankel Lecture by Dariusz Stola, professor of history, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Sponsors: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 21, 2015. video

POLIN: The New Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Copernicus/Frankel Lecture by Dariusz Stola, director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews; professor of history, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. Sponsors: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies; Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 20, 2015. video

Redefining the State: Center-Right Party Outreach toward Ethnic Minorities in Western Europe. WCED Lecture by Jennifer Miller-Gonzalez (PhD political science ’13), WCED Research Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. April 7, 2015. video

The Foreign Queen and the Ultranationalist Legionaries: Early 20th-Century Appropriations and Manipulations of the Romanian Peasant Dress. CREES Noon Lecture by Corina Kesler (PhD comparative literature ’11), research fellow, Michigan-Mellon Project on Egalitarianism and the Metropolis, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies. April 1, 2015. video

The Role of the European Union in the Global Governance of Transnational Crime. Conversations on Europe lecture by Juan Pablo Soriano, postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in international relations, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. March 30, 2015. video | slides

Noble Academies as a European Model of Aristocratic Education. Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe by Jean Boutier, Chair of Comparative History of the European Aristocracy from the 16th to the 18th Century and director of studies, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Sponsor: Center for European Studies. March 10, 2015. video

Globalizing Knowledge with Michigan, Polish, Kosovar, and Ukrainian Accents. CREES Noon Lecture with Michael D. Kennedy, professor of sociology and international studies, Brown University. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. February 25, 2015. video

Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009. CREES Noon Lecture by Fatma Müge Göçek, professor of sociology and women’s studies, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Armenian Studies Program; Center for European Studies. January 14, 2015. video

WCEE Student Presentations. Graduate and undergraduate student presentations on summer research and internship experiences. Benjamin Pearson, Jean Monnet Fellowship, PhD Communication Studies; Benjamin Newman, Kabcenell New Europe Grant, BA German/History; Mark Kluk, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, MD/MPH Health Management and Policy; Marisa Xheka, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA History/Political Science; Polina Fradkin, WCEE Summer Research and Internship Grant, BA International Studies/Russian. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 5, 2014. video

Rewriting Scotland and the United Kingdom. Conversations on Europe lecture by Robert Crawford, professor of modern Scottish literature and Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Poetry, University of St Andrews. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 28, 2014. video

An Anthropology of Romania’s Secret Police. CREES Lecture by Katherine Verdery, Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for European Studies; Department of Anthropology; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 21, 2014. video

Albania: Emerging Democracy towards the European Union. WCED Lecture by Bujar Nishani, President of Albania. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. September 29, 2014. video

Local Shocks: The Far Right in the 2014 European Elections. WCED Lecture by Cas Mudde, associate professor of international affairs, University of Georgia. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. September 23, 2014. video

2013-14 Multimedia

Can Nationalism Be Multicultural? Comparative Insights from Contemporary Scotland and Catalonia. Conversations on Europe lecture by Jean-Thomas Arrighi, European University Institute Visiting Scholar, U-M. Sponsors: CES, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 17, 2014. video

Public Currency: The Creation of a Monetary Regime. Conversations on Europe lecture by Douglas Holmes, professor of anthropology, Binghamton University. Sponsors: CES, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. April 3, 2014. video

Centering a Sideshow: World War One in German East Africa as Local Experience. Conversations on Europe lecture by Michelle Moyd, assistant professor of history, Indiana University. Sponsors: CES, African Studies Center. March 20, 2014. video

Crisis in Ukraine: Domestic and International Implications. International Institute Round Table. Moderator: Pauline Jones Luong, political science. Speakers: Zvi Gitelman, political science/Judaic studies; Mikhail Krutikov, Slavic languages and literatures/Judaic studies; Oksana Malanchuk, Institute for Social Research; Ekaterina Mishina, National Research University–Higher School of Economics/political science, U-M; Svitlana Rogovyk, Slavic languages and literatures; Greta Uehling, international and comparative studies. Sponsors: International Institute; CES; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. March 13, 2014. video

Civilization Gone Awry: Culture, Capitalism, and Conflict in Contemporary Europe. Conversations on Europe lecture by Peter Bratsis, assistant professor of political science, Borough of Manhattan Community College. Sponsors: CES, Modern Greek Program, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. February 20, 2014. video

Reconstructing the Nation and Debating Armenian-Turkish Relations in the Aftermath of WWI. ASP Lecture by Vahé Tachjian, chief editor, Houshamadyan Project. Sponsors: Armenian Studies Program, CES. February 12, 2014. video

Sovereignty in the Imperial Mediterranean: The Case of Tunisia. Conversations on Europe lecture by Mary Lewis, professor of history, Harvard University. Sponsors: CES, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies. December 5, 2013. video

The Birth of Militarism in the Age of Revolutions. Conversations on Europe lecture by David Bell, Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the Era of North Atlantic Revolutions and professor of history, Princeton University. Sponsor: CES. November 14, 2013. video

“Making History”: An Intellectual Journey into the Hidden Polish Past. Annual Copernicus Lecture by Jan Gross, Norman B. Tomlinson ’16 and ’48 Professor of War and Society and professor of history, Princeton University. Sponsors: Copernicus Endowment; CES; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 11, 2013. video

EU Leverage and National Interests in the Balkans: The Puzzles of Enlargement Ten Years On. WCED Lecture by Milada Vachudova, associate professor of political science, University of North Carolina. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; CES; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. October 29, 2013. video

WCEE Student Presentations. Graduate and undergraduate student presentations on summer research and internship experiences. Maria Hadjipolycarpou, Jean Monnet Fellowship, PhD Comparative Literature; Katherine Man, CES summer grant, BS French/Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience; Alice Sullivan, CRIF, PhD History of Art; Anastasia Tkach, CRIF, BA REES/Political Science. Sponsors: CES; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. video

Democratization as Exclusion: Postmigrant Youth, Young Neo-Nazis, and the Future of Work and Welfare Versus Revolution in the New Germany/Europe. Conversations on Europe lecture by Damani Partridge, associate professor of anthropology and Afroamerican and African studies, U-M. Sponsors: CES, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. Sep 19, 2013. video

2012-13 Multimedia

Conversations on Europe. “Counting the Sick and Dead: Surveillance and Society in Contemporary Europe.” Convener: Scott Greer, associate professor of health management and policy, U-M. Speaker: Peter D. Donnelly, professor of public health medicine, University of St. Andrews. Discussants: Rachel Kahn Best, Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research and assistant professor of sociology, U-M; Daniel M. Fox, president emeritus, Milbank Memorial Fund; Peter Jacobson, professor of health management and policy, U-M. Sponsors: CES, II, School of Public Health, WCEE. Mar 26, 2013. audio

Conversations on Europe. “Rape Hysteria and the Sexual Economy of Race: French Accusations of Sexual Assault against African-American G.I.s, 1944-46.” Mary Louise Roberts, professor of history, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part of the LSA Theme Semester “Understanding Race.” Sponsor: CES. Feb 21, 2013. video

Conversations on Europe. “From Rasse to Race: On the Problem of Difference in the Federal Republic of Germany.” Rita Chin, associate professor of history, U-M. Part of the LSA Theme Semester “Understanding Race.” Sponsor: CES. Feb 7, 2013. video

Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. “The Denial of Racial Discrimination.” Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Studies; and Director of Studies, École des Hautes Étudesen Sciences Sociales-Paris. Part of the LSA Theme Semester “Understanding Race” and “50 Years Later: (R)Evolution of MLK.” Sponsor: CES. Jan 29, 2013. video

Conversations on Europe. "When the Past Is Present: Museums and the Mobilization of History in Ireland and Northern Ireland (1966-2006)." Thomas Cauvin, EUI Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan. Jan 24, 2013. video

CES End of Semester Luncheon. "Taking Stock of Europe's Crises: Politics, Debt, Recession, and the Euro." Joshua Cole, William Adams, Dario Gaggio, Anna Grzymala-Busse, and Daniel Halberstam. University of Michigan. Dec 11, 2012. video

Conversations on Europe. "The Challenges Facing Europe: A French-German Approach." Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany in Chicago, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France in Chicago. Nov 8, 2012. video

WCED Lecture. "It's the Politics, Stupid: Explaining the Eurocrisis." Kathleen McNamara, Georgetown University. Nov 5, 2012 video

Conversations on Europe. "The Colonial Mediterranean and Its Place in European History." Sakis Gekas, York University. Nov 1, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "The French Debate on Statistics and Ethnic Minorities: Historical Roots and Present Concerns." Morgane Labbé, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Oct 23, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective." Lucia Tajoli, Politecnico di Milano. Oct 18, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Athens, Notice Your Poet." Natalie Bakopoulos, novelist, lecturer in English, U-M. Oct 4, 2012. audiovideo

Conversations on Europe. "How Fragile is the Euro?" William James Adams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of economics, U-M. Sept 20, 2012. audiovideo

2011-12 Multimedia

End of Semester Program. "Jewish Music in the Time of the Holocaust." Presenters: Timothy Cheek, associate professor of voice, and Caroline Helton, assistant professor of voice, U-M; Kathryn Goodson, piano; Allen Schrott, bass-baritone. Apr 18, 2012  audio | video

WCED Panel. “World Leaders Respond to the European Crisis: A View from Warsaw and Prague.” Petr Pithart, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (1990-92); Witold Sobków, Polish Ambassador to the United Nations. Apr 17, 2012. audio | video

WCED Lecture. "Hungary's Unconstitutional Constitution." Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University.  Apr 10, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Prostitution Reform as a Symptom of EU Integration Anxieties."Greggor Mattson, assistant professor, Oberlin College. Apr 5, 2012.  audio | video

Conversations on Europe. “Writing From a Mediterranean Island: In-Between Languages and Literary Spaces.” Mehmet Yashin, poet and author. Mar 22, 2012. audio | video

Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. "Language and National Identity in Europe."Diego Marani, novelist, translator and newspaper columnist; senior linguist and policy officer, EC. Mar 15, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Genre Trouble: Women in First-Wave British Punk." Karen Fournier, assistant professor of music theory, U-M. Mar 8, 2012. audio | video

WCED Lecture. "Polish-Russian Reconciliation: Implications for Europe." Adam Daniel Rotfeld, professor of humanities, Warsaw University, and former Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs. Feb 21, 2012. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. “The Future of Europe—From Economic Crisis Recovery to Sustainability Leadership: A Conversation with Ambassadors.” Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and AmbassadorPeter Taksøe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador to the United States. Jan 26, 2012  video

Conversations on Europe. “Pension Policy in East Central Europe: Reforms and Reversals."Igor Guardiancich, EUI Postdoctoral Fellow U-M. Jan 19, 2012 audio | video

Conversations on Europe. “How the European Union weakens the European Social Model and what the EU could learn from the US.” Jens Alber, Professor, Free University Berlin. Jan 12, 2012 audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Trans-imperial Subjects and the Mediation of Sovereignty in the Early Modern Mediterranean." Natalie Rothman, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto. Dec 8, 2011 audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Between Empire and Gaddafi: Italian Settlers in Libya, 1943-1960." Pamela Ballinger, Fred Cuny Professor of the History of Human Rights and Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan. Dec 1, 2011 audio | video

WCED Lecture/Conversations on Europe. “Setting the Boundaries of Participation in Post-authoritarian Democracies: Lessons from Post-war Europe.” Giovanni Capoccia, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Oxford. Nov 15, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe“Transcultural Aesthetics and Inscriptions of the Artist: Self-portraiture in Nineteenth-century Istanbul.” Mary Roberts, The John Schaeffer Associate Professor of British Art, University of Sydney. Nov 10, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Europe in Four Pieces." James Caporaso, Professor of Political Science, University of Washington. Nov 3, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Billy and the Apparatus: The Isolating Effects of 'Managed Migration' to the European Union." Gregory Feldman, Simon Fraser University. Oct 27, 2011.audio | video

WCED Lecture. "The Future of Europe." Leszek Balcerowicz, former president, National bank of Poland; and professor of economics, Warsaw School of Economics. Oct 25, 2011. video

Conversations on Europe. “Milan’s Chinatown: The Chinese in Italy’s Cultural Imagination.”Graziella Parati, Paul D. Pagnucci Professor of Italian Literature and Language and Chair of the French and Italian Department. Dartmouth College. Oct 6, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe“Italian Fascism’s Empire Cinema.” Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Chair, Department of Italian Studies and Professor of Italian Studies and History. New York University. Sept 29, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. “Who Decides in Last Resort? Elected Officials and Judges in Historical Perspective.” Nicos C. Alivizatos, professor of law, University of Athens; and partner, Alivizatos-Kiousopoulou and Partners. Sept 15, 2011. audio |video

 

2010-11 Multimedia

CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon. "Charting the Mediterranean Acress the Disciplines." Dario Gaggio, moderator. Speakers: Maria Hadjipolycarpou, Amr Kamal, and Karla Mallete, U-M. Apr 20, 2011. audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "The Rebordering of the Mediterranean. European Citizenship and Migration from the Spanish Perspective." Liliana Suárez Navaz, Professor of Anthropology, Autonomous University Madrid. Apr 14, 2011. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "'Fortress Europe': Pushing Back Unwanted Migrants." Marco Jacquemet, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, University of San Francisco. Apr 7, 2011. audio | videovideo slidecast

Conversations on Europe. "The Sultan's Album: Bringing the Empire into the Palace." Emine Fetvaci, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University. Mar 31, 2011. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "Cultural Hybridity in the Medieval Mediterranean: A Concept in Search of Evidence?" Peregrine Horden, Professor of Medieval History, University of London. Mar 10, 2011.  audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "Intimate Violence: Popular Anti-Jewish Riots in Occupied Poland." Jeffrey Kopstein, Professor of Political Science, Director, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. Feb 17, 2011.  audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "The Balkan Sight of the Mediterranean (or the Unbearable Similarity of the Other.)" Gazmend Kapllani, journalist and author. Feb 3, 2011. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "Fiscal federalism reforms in the European Union and the Greek crisis." Mark Hallerberg, Professor of Public Management and Political Economy, Hertie School of Governance. Jan 20, 2011. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "The Sacralization of Politics in Europe and Beyond." Anna Grzymala-Busse, Professor of Political Science. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professorship in European and Eurasian Studies Inaugural Lecture. Dec 2, 2010.  audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "US and EU Antitrust Policies: Implications for Global Corporations." Damien Geradin, Professor of Competition Law and Economics, Tilburg University; William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan Law School. Oct 21, 2010. audio | video 

EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe.
"An Imperfect Union: Understanding European Integration." Desmond Dinan, George Mason University. Thu, Oct 14, 2010. audio | video  (EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe airs on Michigan Channel. Please see michiganchannel.org for more information.)

WCED Lecture.
"European Dimension of the Global Crisis." Marek Belka, president, National Bank of Poland; and former director, European Department, International Monetary Fund. Oct 12, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "The Importance of Actor Cleavages in Negotiating a European Constitution." Madeleine Hosli, professor of international relations, Leiden University; Netherlands Visiting Professor of Political Science. Oct 7, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "Latino Immigrants in Europe." José C. Moya, professor of history and director, Forum on Migration, Barnard College, Columbia University. Sept 30, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "The Financial Crisis in Greece: Causes and Social Consequences." Harris Mylonas, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Sept 16, 2010. audio | video 

 

2009-10 Multimedia

CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon. A roundtable discussion on the EU and Turkey. Convener: Dario Gaggio, director, CES-EUC. Presenters: Frank Castiglione, doctoral pre-candidate in Near Eastern studies, U-M; Zeynep Devrim Gürsel; and Akin Ünver, EUC 2010 Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M.Apr 21, 2010. audio | video 

EUC Distinguished Lecture. "The Origins of European Pluralism." Xavier Rubert de Ventós, professor of aesthetics, University of Barcelona. Apr 20, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Materialities of State Socialism and Postsocialism." Zsuzsa Gille, associate professor of sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Apr 15, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
“Driving on a Dead End Road: Why Germany Fell Behind and What it Takes to Get Back to the Forefront of Progress.” Cem Özdemir, Chairman of the German Green Party (Alliance ‘90/The Greens). Apr 8, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"History Memory, Fiction: The Struggle over Discursive Hegemony in the Representation of Spain's Violent Past." Sebastiaan Faber, professor and chair of Hispanic studies, Oberlin College. Mar 25, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe. "After Lisbon: A New era for Europe and EU-US Relations." Angelos Pangratis, Acting Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United States. Mar 18, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Past (Im)perfect or Present Continuous? The Greek and Spanish Democratic Transitions in Retrospect." Konstantinos Kornetis, visiting assistant professor of modern Greek and Balkan history, Brown University. Mar 11, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Enhancing Democracy in the EU: Merits and Deficiencies of the Union's Multi Track Approach." Linda Senden, Netherlands Visiting Professor of Law, U-M; and professor of Law, Tilburg University. Feb 18, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"The Unfinished Business of the Spanish Transition to Democracy." Gema Pérez-Sánchez, associate professor of Spanish, University of Miami. Feb 11, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Who's in Charge? How Voters Attribute Responsibility in the European Union." Sara Binzer Hobolt, University of Oxford. Feb 4, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"The Spanish Transition to Democracy as Postwar Times." Joan Ramon Resina, Stanford University. Jan 28, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"What Do America and Europe Owe to the World's Least Healthy People?" Lawrence Gostin, Georgetown University. Jan 26, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Dealing with the Legacy of Political Violence: Memory Debates and the Role of the Audiovisual Media in Spain." Jo Labanyi, New York University. Jan 21, 2010 audio | video 

CES-EUC End-of-Semester Luncheon. "Rethinking European Urbanism for the 21st Century." Henco Bekkering, professor, TU Delft and the Netherlands Visiting Professor; Scott Campbell, associate professor and Lydia Soo, associate professor, U-M's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Dec 15, 2010. audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Plus ça change? The Romanian Revolution of 1989 and its Aftermath." Grigore Pop-Eleches, assistant professor, Princeton University. Dec 10, 2009 audio | video 

Conversations on Europe.
"Kosovo from NATO's Intervention to Independence: An Appraisal." Veton Surroi, journalist and publicist from Kosovo. Nov 5, 2009. audioYouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Where are Europe's Borders." Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland (1995-2005). Oct 8, 2009 audioYouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Law, Outsiders, and the Municipal Hospital in Late Nineteenth-Century France." Sylvia Schafer, associate professor of history, University of Connecticut. Sept 24, 2009. audio  

Conversations on Europe. "1989: A Twenty-Year Balance Sheet of that Annus Mirabilis." Andrei S. Markovits, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, U-M. Sept 17, 2009. YouTube

 

2008-09 Multimedia

CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon. "The Impact of the Current Financial Crisis on European (Dis)Integration and on Europe's Economies." A roundtable discussion. Moderator:Dario Gaggio, Director CES-EUC and Associate Professor, History.  Speakers: Giuseppe De Arcangelis, Professor of Economics, La Sapienza University, Rome; Alan Deardorff, Associate Dean of the Ford School, John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics and Professor of Public Policy; and Jean-Marie Viaene, Professor of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Apr 22, 2009. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Memory Wars: Debating the Past in Twentieth-Century Italy."John Foot, Professor of Modern Italian History, University College London. Apr 9, 2009. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "From the Netherlands in the Golden Age to European co-operation and a global world." H.E. Frans Timmermans, Minister for European Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Apr 8, 2009. audio 

International Law Workshop."Buying Equality: Some Recent Developments from Europe." Susanne Baer, Professor of Public Law and Gender Studies, Humboldt University Law Faculty, Berlin and Catherine Barnard, Professor in European Union and Employment Law, University of Cambridge. Mar 30, 2009. video

EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. “A Europeanization from Below? Social Movements and Europe.” Donatella della Porta, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Political Science, European University Institute, Florence. Mar 26, 2009 audio | YouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Europe’s Political and Economic Challenges." Jan Svejnar, Director of the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Everett E. Berg Professor of Business Administration, and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan; and former candidate for president of the Czech Republic. Mar 25, 2009. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Fighting the Mafia and Renewing Sicilian Culture." Leoluca Orlando, former mayor of Palermo, Sicily, and current Italian MP. Feb 9, 2009. audio | YouTube

Conversations on Europe. "From Communists to Foreign Capitalists: The Social Foundations of Foreign Direct Investment in Posocialist Europe." Nina Bandelj, assistant professor, University of California, Irvine. Feb 5, 2009. audio  

CES-EUC End-of-Semester Luncheon. "The World of the Roma: A Minority One and Many in the New Europe." Convener: Dario Gaggio, Director, CES-EUC and Associate Professor, History.Presenters: Alaina Lemon, Associate Professor, Anthropology; Jean Hébrard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and Visiting Professor of History and LACS;and graduate students: Luciana AenäsoaieElana Resnick, and Heather Tidrick. Dec 10, 2008. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Communicating the Meaning of the Marshall Plan."David W. Ellwood, associate professor, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bologna. Nov 20, 2008. audio 

Lecture (In Italian): "Outlet Italia. A Conversation with Aldo Cazzullo." Aldo Cazzullo, correspondent for the Corriere della Sera, main Italian daily newspaper. Part of the 8th Week of the Italian language in the World (VIII Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo). Oct 30, 2008.audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Mediterranean Entrepreneurial Diaspora Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century." Gelina Harlaftis, associate professor, Department of History, Ionian University, Corfu. Oct 30, 2008. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Political Institutions of the EU." George Tsebelis, Anatol Rapoport Collegiate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, U-M. Oct 16, 2008. audio 

CES-EUC Luncheon. "The French Presidency of the European Union." Sidy Diallo, Deputy Consul General of France in Chicago. Oct 15, 2008. audio 

International Law Workshop. "ICTY and ICJ in the Conflict and Post-conflict in the Former Yugoslavia: An Appraisal." Vladimir Djeric, attorney, Mikijelj, Jankovic & Bogdanovic, Belgrade, and former advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro. Sept 22, 2008. video 

WCEE/WCED Inaugural Lecture. "Promoting Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe."Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland, 1995-2005; and Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership, Georgetown University. Sept 19, 2008. YouTube

2007-08 Multimedia

International Workshop. "The Cultural Politics of European Union Energy Security." May 8-9, 2008. audio: Introduction and Session I, May 8: Technological Challenges; Session II, May 8: Technological Infrastructures; Session III, May 9: Theorizing Russian Energy Power;Session IV, May 9: Figuring European-Eurasian Energy Relations; Closing remarks, May 9.

CES-EUC Luncheon lecture. "From the Treaty of Lisbon to EU Common Foreign Policy. A federalist perspective." Professor Dusan Sidjanski, President of the European Cultural Centre and Member of the Board of Directors of the Latsis Foundation, Geneva. Special adviser to the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso. Mar 28, 2008. Part of the Onassis Foundation University Seminars Program, Mar-Apr 2008. audio 

ISR Brown Bag Lecture. "The Future of the European Union: from 6 to 27 and beyond."Professor Dusan Sidjanski, founder of the Department of Political Studies at the University of Geneva and professor emeritus in the faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the European Institute in Geneva; President of the European Cultural Centre and Member of the Board of Directors of the Latsis Foundation, Geneva. Special adviser to the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso. March 27, 2008. Part of the Onassis Foundation University Seminars Program, Mar-Apr 2008. audio 

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies Distinguished Lecture/ Conversations on Europe. "Sticks and Stones: The Limits of Verbal Violence." Ian Buruma, Henry R. Luce Professor of Human Rights and Journalism, Bard College. Co-sponsored with EIHS, Institute for the Humanities and other U-M units. Part of an II Series on Religious Claims and Crossings. Mar 20, 2008. YouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Europe: The Tragic Continent" Jos de Mul, professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam; and CES Winter 2008 Netherlands Visiting Professor. Feb 7, 2008. audio 

International Law Workshop. "Social Justice, Solidarity, and Economic Development: Preparing Europe's Regions for the 21st Century." Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Regional Policy of the European Commission. Sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law. Feb 4, 2008. audio |video

Conversations on Europe. "The Role of Greece in the Discourse of Modernity." Maria Koundoura,associate professor, Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College. Jan 31, 2008.audio  (Due to some technical difficulties this lecture was not recorded in its entirety. We apologize for any inconvenience.)

EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. "Europe: Heir to the Ages or Pregnant Widow." Neal Ascherson, distinguished journalist and author. Co-sponsored  with LSA, Copernicus Endowment, CREES, Department of History, EIHS and International Institute. Jan 17, 2008. audio | YouTube

CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon. "Freedom's Articulation in Europe and Eurasia."  With U-M faculty: Michael D. Kennedy, CES-EUC/CREES; Dario Gaggio, History; Anna Grzymala-Busse, Political Science; Gerard Libaridian, Armenian Studies Program. Co-sponsored with CREES. Dec 12, 2007. audio 

Symposium. "New Lines of Tolerance and Intolerance in Europe." With Agnieszka Graff, University of Warsaw; Joshua Cole, U-M; Hadley Renkin, Albion College; and Brian Porter-Szucs, U-M. Dec 6, 2007. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Redefining the Boundaries of Democratic Legitimacy: Hannah Arendt and the Origins of Euro-Republicanism." Lars Rensmann, DAAD visiting professor, Department of Political Science. Nov 1, 2007. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "From Revolution to Reintegration: Romania's Return to Europe."Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Mayor of Timisoara, Romania. Oct 11, 2007. audio 

Conversations on Europe. "Simply Sonata: Reflections on Beethoven's Transformation of a Musical Genre." With U-M music faculty Steven WhitingKevin Korsyn, and Alan Gosman. Oct 4, 2007. audioYouTube

2006-07 Multimedia

CES-EUC End of Semester Luncheon. "Europe's Future: After 50 years, what's next?."Daniel Halberstam, Professor, U-M Law School and Geoff Eley, Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History and Chair, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, U-M. Apr 17, 2007. audio

International Law Workshop."Passion and Reason in European Integration." Luis Miguel Poiares Pessoa Maduro, Advocate General of the European Court of Justice. Apr 12, 2007.audio | video

Conversations on Europe. "Models of Church-State Condominium: The Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia." Sabrina Ramet, professor of political science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Thu, Mar 22, 2007. audio

Conversations on Europe. "Marie Antoinette, Queen of Fashion." Caroline Weber, Associate Professor, Department of French and Romance Philology, Barnard College and author of "Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution." Mar 15, 2007. YouTube

EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. "Redefining the European Union: Why it Matters to the US." Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor, 1998-2005. Wed, Mar 14, 2007. YouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Cover-up: French Gender Equality and the Islamic Headscarf."Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F. Linder Professor, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ. Mon, Mar 12, 2007. audio

Conversations on Europe. "Sounds of Islam on Dutch TV: The Current Situation and Its Colonial Antecedents." Bernard Arps, 2006-07 Netherlands Visiting Professor from the University of Leiden. Feb 15, 2007. audio

Conversations on Europe. "Putting the French Riots of 2005 into History: What Historical Context for the 'crise des banlieues'?" Joshua Cole, associate professor of history. Nov 9, 2006.audio

Seminar. "The Transformation of Europe." Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of Poland, 1995-2005. Oct 26, 2006. audio

Polish Student and Faculty Seminar. Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of Poland, 1995-2005. Oct 24, 2006. audio | YouTube

Conversations on Europe. "Which Form of Government for the European Union?" Walter van Gerven, former Advocate General of the European Court of Justice; professor of law, Katholieke University, Leuven; and visiting professor of law. Sept 18, 2006. audio

2003-06 Multimedia

2005-06

Conversations on Europe. "Revaluing the Transatlantic Alliance: Foundations and Challenges for EU-US Relations." H.E. John Bruton, EU Ambassador to the US. Mar 6, 2006. video

2004-05

EUC Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe/WDI Lecture. "Managing the Global Firm: Applying the lessons of a Transatlantic Merger.” Dr. Dieter Zetsche, President and CEO of Chrysler Group. Mar 8, 2005. video

Conversations on Europe. “The Moderns between the Greeks and the Romans: Tony Blair’s Athenian Birthday.” Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. Jan 20, 2005.video

2003-04

EUC/WDI International Conference. "Politics and Business as Usual? Europe and the USafter EU Enlargement." Opening remarks by Madeleine Albright, Former US Secretary of State. Mar 24, 2004, Washington, DC. video.