• » Graduate Conference in European Studies on
    "Fake News and the Crisis of Europe"
    Institute of European Studies/Social Science Matrix

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    For more information, click here
  • »New Getting to Know Europe Grant
    IES and ISEEES are pleased to announce that the UC Berkeley Jean Monnet Center
    of Excellence received a new Getting to Know Europe grant that will be used to
    launch a hub for the EU Delegation to promote greater knowledge and understanding
    of the EU, its international role, its policies, its culture, its role in business, trade and
    investment, as well as the value and significance of the EU-US transatlantic
    partnership in the Western US, with special attention to Texas and California.
  • »New endowment for the
    Center for Portuguese Studies
    IES is pleased to announce that its Center for Portuguese Studies
    received an endowment by the Luso-American Financial – A Fraternal
    Benefit Society in order to promote research of the Portuguese-American
    experience. You can read more about the new endowment here.
  • »New Cooperation Agreement
    with Hamburg University
    IES is pleased to announce a new cooperation agreement with
    Hamburg University in Germany. In the context of the agreement,
    two PhD-students from Hamburg will come as visiting scholars to
    IES and two Berkeley students will receive a grant to do research at
    Hamburg University.

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Speaker Edith Sheffer (Stanford University)

Speaker Edith Sheffer (Stanford University)

On December 7th, Edith Sheffer, Assistant Professor of History at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at IES, gave the lecture, “How East and West Germans Made the Iron Curtain” to thirty attendees in Moses Hall. Her talk investigates the role of perception, where thought meets reality and created something ‘concrete’ in the Iron Curtain. Sheffer began by announcing that the parameters of our thought create the parameters of our actions.

Associate Professor of French Studies
Professor of Environmental Planning
Professor of Linguistics
C. William Maxeiner Distinguished Professor of Law
Professor of Sociology
Associate Director of International and Area Studies
Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Economics
Professor of German
Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Culture
Professor of Economics and S.K. Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business
Associate Professor of Political Science
Soloman P. Lee Emeritus Professor in Business Ethics
Queen Beatrix Professor of Dutch Studies
Professor of Systematic Entomology
Assistant Professor in Economics
Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Marie M. Burns Distinguished Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Associate Professor of French
Il Han New Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science
Winnie Wong
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
Associate Professor of History
Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Professor of Spanish
Associate Professor of Architecture
Professor of Political Science
Marion Fourcade
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Political Science
William and Trudy Ausfahl Professor of Philosophy
Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of English
Professor Emerita of Political Science and Political Economy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group
Professor of Scandinavian Studies and Film & Media Studies
Barry Eichengreen
Professor of Economics and Political Science
Associate Professor of Italian Studies
Professor of Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Economics
Professor of History
Professor of Political Science
Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Associate Professor of German Studies
Assistant Professor of History of Art
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Dean of Social Sciences and Peder Sather Professor of History
Professor of German
Jackson H. Ralston Professor of International Law (Em.)
Associate Professor of Economics
E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Romance Linguistics
Professor of French
Robinson Chair Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Professor of Sociology
Professor of German and Film & Media Studies
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Katerina Linos
Professor of Law
Vinod K. Aggarwal
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Sidney and Margaret Ancker Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Professor of History
Clinical Professor of Law

In January 2018, Spero Paravantis (University of Luxembourg) published a report on his experience as a visiting scholar at IES for the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History. You can read his report here.

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