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Nanovic Institute Awards Laura Shannon Prize to

Nanovic Institute Awards Laura Shannon Prize to "The Work of the Dead"

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...

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Life in Nanovic Hall

Life in Nanovic Hall

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. 

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Visiting Scholars: Lunches & Lectures in November

Visiting Scholars: Lunches & Lectures in November

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.

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Completion of Nanovic Hall brings social sciences students and faculty together

Completion of Nanovic Hall brings social sciences students and faculty together

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...

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The Demonstrable Impact

The Demonstrable Impact

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....

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Visiting Scholars: Summer 2017

Visiting Scholars: Summer 2017

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...

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Summer Travel and Research

Summer Travel and Research

The Nanovic Institute is sponsoring graduate and undergraduate students undertaking summer research projects in eleven European countries.

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