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Monday, September 9, 2019

Graduate Student Conference: Understanding the Countryside. Rural Europe in a Post-Global World

Conference/Symposium | September 9 | TBA UC Berkeley Campus

 Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

The Brexit referendum of June 2016, the United States presidential election of November of that same year and the recent gilets jaunes (“yellow vests”) movement in France have brought unprecedented international attention to rural areas in the Western world. While some scholars have argued that the urban-rural dichotomy is a mistaken and misleading construct, others are questioning the reasons...   More >