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Entries prior to the Fall 2016 semester represent a small portion of events held. For a full list of events, see each semester's newsletter.


Dec 12
group shot of US-EU workshop participants

Participants at the workshop on US-EU Relations in Times of Uncertainty

Workshop on US-EU Relations in Times of Uncertainty

From December 12-13, IES hosted a workshop entitled “US-EU Relations in Times of Uncertainty: Crises and Transatlantic Relations.”

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Dec 06
group photo of IES-Der Kreis graduate student workshop

Participants at the IES-Der Kreis graduate student workshop

Graduate Student Workshop on Modern German Histories

On December 6, Der Kreis, a graduate student working group sponsored by IES, organized a workshop on “Modern German Histories.”

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Dec 02

GHI Washington and UC Berkeley Sign Cooperation Agreement for GHI WEST

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is pleased to announce the establishment of its new West Coast branch office, GHI WEST. The new office will facilitate the GHI’s cooperation with scholars in the western U.S. and Canada. This expansion is part of the Institute’s initiative to contribute to the scholarly community continent-wide, and to grow the connections amongst scholars, both within the discipline of history and in a cross-cutting, interdisciplinary manner.

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Dec 01
Photo of Jonathan Wiesen

Prof. Jonathan Wiesen (Southern Illinois University)

The Perception by Nazi Germany of Racial Violence in the US

To conclude its German History Lecture Series for the fall semester, the Center for German and European Studies (CGES) at IES welcomed Jonathan Wiesen, Chair of the Department of History at Southern Illinois University. 

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Nov 30
Group photo of undergraduate conference in European Studies

Undergraduate conference in European Studies, with the members of the jury and presenters Nitisha BaroniaKevin MahoneyZiang Zhou, and Yinan Zhang

Undergraduate Student Conference in European Studies

The European Union Student Ambassador (EUSA) group hosted its second Undergraduate Conference in European Studies on November 30. 

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Nov 18
Paul Nolte and Jeroen Dewulf

Paul Nolte (Freie Universität Berlin) and IES Director Jeroen Dewulf

The Rise of Populism in Europe and the United States

IES welcomed Paul Nolte, Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin and current Visiting Professor at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford, for a lecture on the new wave of populism that is currently sweeping Europe and the United States.

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Nov 17
Vinod Aggarwal, Yaniss Aiche and Wim Vandenberghe

IES Affiliated Scholar Vinod Aggarwal (Political Science), Yaniss Aiche and Wim Vandenberghe (Sheppard Mullin)

The European Court of Justice as the Catalyst for a Closer Union?

IES affiliated professor Vinod Aggarwal hosted a presentation attended by ten faculty, students, and community members on the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in European integration.

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Nov 16
Picture of Potter

Pamela Potter (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Confronting the Nazi Past in Art

Pamela Potter, Professor of German and Music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Director of the DAAD Center for German and European Studies, gave a lecture to an audience of sixteen centered on the contents of her recent book, Art of Suppression: Confronting the Nazi Past in the Visual and Performing Arts.

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Nov 16
Jason Wittenberg

Prof. Jason Wittenberg (Dept. of Political Science)

Rapid Response—US Presidential Elections and the EU-US Relations

Jason Wittenberg, Associate Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, gave an insightful lecture hosted by IES on the European perspective on the recent outcome of the presidential election in the United States.

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Nov 15
Jan Techau

IES Director Jeroen Dewulf with Jan Techau (Richard C. Holbrooke Forum, Berlin)

Europe and the Pax Americana

Jan Techau, Director of the Richard C. Holbrooke Forum at the American Academy in Berlin, delivered a lecture to an audience of fifteen on the Pax Americana and Europe.

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