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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Indigenous Challenges during 400 Years: The Sami of Northern Sweden

Lecture | January 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Peter Sköld, Professor and Director, Arctic Research Centre, Umeå University, Sweden

Institute of European Studies, Consulate General of Sweden


The Sami are the only acknowledged indigenous people in Sweden, and in the European Union. However, despite the Sami’s attempts to gain recognition and improved rights to use their traditional land, discrimination and derogative attitudes common 400 years ago are still in place today. This presentation offers a historical survey of Sami population development and surveys Sami political...   More >

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Del cielo y sus maravillas a La ciudad de zombis

Lecture | January 29 | 4-6 p.m. | 5125 Dwinelle Hall


Homero Aridjis

Department of Spanish & Portuguese


Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet and novelist talks about his recent work and the political crisis in Mexico.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Shooting Rampage in Paris: Free Speech, Antisemitism, Freedom of Religion, Islamophobia

Panel Discussion | February 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Goldberg Room 297


Robert Alter, Founding Director, Center for Jewish Studies; Hatem Bazian, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Jeroen Dewulf, Director, Institute of European Studies; Marion Fourcade, Department of Sociology; Saba Mahmood, Department of Anthropology; Edward Wasserman, Dean of Graduate School of Journalism

Tyler Stovall, Department of History

Institute of International Studies, Institute of European Studies, French Studies Program, Graduate School of Journalism


A panel of prominent Berkeley faculty will meet to start a dialog on the shooting rampage in Paris.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Faces of Eastern Europe - Screening Part I: 13 Short Films from 13 Countries in the European Union

Film - Short | February 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Doe Library, 180, IEAS Conference Room


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


Films:
Europa 54º54’-25º19’, Deimantas Narkavicus, Lithuania 1997
Gomsu (Neighbor), Sholeh Zahraei & Kamil Zaldun, Cyprus/Turkey 2013
Konservfilm, Zlatin Radev, Bulgaria 1990
Gadzo, Gazde (White Man, White Men), Marjoleine Boonstra, Slovakia 2004
Afta (Day after Day), Korné Mundruczó, Hungary 2001
Choir...   More >

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Bells in the Cultural Soundscape The WWII Pillage of Europe’s Bells and Post-war Reconstruction In 2015, the University of California Berkeley is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its sixty-one bell carillon, which hangs in the landmark Sather Cam

Lecture | February 25 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Carla Shapreau, Institute of European Studies, Senior Fellow

Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies


In 2015, the University of California Berkeley is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its sixty-one bell carillon, which hangs in the landmark Sather Campanile. A fitting moment to reflect with IES Senior Fellow Carla Shapreau on one of the most remarkable chapters in the history of bells – the Nazi confiscation of approximately 175,000 bells from Europe’s bell towers during World War II. The...   More >

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Faces of Eastern Europe - Screening Part II: 13 Short Films from 13 Countries in the European Union

Film - Short | March 3 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Doe Library, 180, IEAS Conference Room


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


Films:
Oleg, Jaan Tomik 2010
Inwentaryzacja (Inventory), Pawel Luzinski, Poland 2010
Obsedenost (Obsession), Marina Grzinic / Aina Smid, Slovenia 2008
Léto, cas dlouhých letu (Summer of the Long Flights), Ramunas Greicius, Czech Republic 1996
Daqquet ix-Xita (Plangent Rain), Kenneth Scicluna, Malta...   More >

Friday, March 13, 2015

Colonial Habsburg: Constructing the k.u.k. 'Civilizing Mission' in Bosnia-Hercegovina, 1878-1918

Lecture | March 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 282 Dwinelle Hall


Dr. Clemens Ruthner, Trinity College Dublin

Department of German


This talk investigates the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina under Habsburg rule and tries to recapitulate what lies at the core of the author’s year-long research into the subject matter (he is currently preparing a monograph and two edited volumes on related topics). The question will be raised to what extent the k.u.k. imperial administration of the territory between its occupation (1878) and...   More >