The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2018 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Thomas W. Laqueur for his book The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains. The book, which examines the ways the dead have been treated in western Europe since the...
It is one thing to read history, another to hear it come alive through personal testimony in the same location where it took place seven decades ago.
Before the move in late July, Institute staff anticipated that foot traffic in the Institute would likely increase. This has been the case by several orders of magnitude, but the Institute did not anticipate just how busy the rest of the first floor of Nanovic Hall would be.
Judy Hutchinson reflects on a four-day trip to Bardejov, Slovakia, with students participating in the London Global Gateway’s Internship Program sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
In “Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party” (Princeton University Press, 2017), author A. James McAdams seeks to understand how such a significant institution could be so different from country to country and still flourish.
Patrick Griffin, the Madden-Hennebry Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Professor Griffin is also a Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
Students in Paul Ocobock’s honors seminar have had great success securing funding for international research. One of the students, Tianyi Tan, conducted research in the Archives Nationales in Paris with funding from the Nanovic Institute.
Two visiting scholars join the Nanovic Institute for the fall semester: Tomasz Sieniow from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland and Sophia Opatska from the Lviv Business School. They will each present a lunchtime lecture based on their research during the month of November.
Mark Cummings is a Nanovic Fellow and the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Professor of Psychology at Notre Dame.
Nanovic Hall, the state-of-the-art new home to the Departments of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, their affiliated centers and programs, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, includes laboratory and research spaces, classrooms, and offices, all designed to encourage interaction between faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students. It features a soaring, three-story forum to be...
The Catholic Leadership Institute is an intensive management training program for higher education professionals that has been internationalized to serve those working in former Soviet bloc countries.
We take a closer look at this two-part course taught by Vittorio Montemaggi in Fall 2016, which saw our students venture as far as Jerusalem.
Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology and Nanovic fellow, will address the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the theology of migration during the bishops’ annual Spring General Assembly.
Congratulations to the Class of 2017! This video, screened at the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony, features several seniors reflecting on their time at Notre Dame and in the College of Arts and Letters including Olivia Till and Luke Donahue, who both received funding from the Nanovic Institute to pursue...
The 2016-17 academic year marks the 15th year the Nanovic Institute has provided grants for Notre Dame students to pursue research, internships, service, and language training in Europe. The Institute noticed a recent trend: an increasing number of students who received external funding also received funding from the Nanovic Institute....
The GGFRA program was developed to highlight the potential of the University of Notre Dame’s Global Gateways for the advancement of research and scholarship at the University.
Marcela Andoková Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovak Republic Faculty of Arts, Department of Classical and Semitic Philology Marcela's research areas include classical philology, early-Christian and patristic studies, ancient and modern rhetoric. Her focus this July will be “The Ambivalence of Augustine’s Rhetoric in Relation to the Jews” as well as...
Nanovic Fellow Eileen Hunt Botting, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed director of merit scholarship programs at the University.
The Nanovic Institute is sponsoring graduate and undergraduate students undertaking summer research projects in eleven European countries.
Nanovic Fellow Rev. Paul V. Kollman, C.S.C. from the department of theology is one of five new members elected to the Board of Trustees at the University of Notre Dame.