IES Advisory Board Member Terri Givens has been appointed to a new position at McGill University in Montreal, as special advisor to the Provost and academic lead on McGill’s Action Plan to Address Anti-Black Racism. Givens also joins the McGill Department of Political Science as a Full Professor...Read more about IES Board Member Leads Anti-Racist Action Plan
IES is delighted to welcome our 2021-22 EU Fellow, Anni Hellman.
The EU Fellows Program enables staff from the EU Commission or Parliament to spend up to one year as a Visiting Scholar on the Berkeley campus. During the fellowship, scholars carry out research on a project related to their...Read more about Introducing 2021-22 EU Fellow Anni Hellman
David Clay Large, IES Senior Fellow, recently wrote a series of articles for Foreign Policy on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo:The Pathological Obsession with Moving...Read more about IES Senior Fellow Reports on the Tokyo Olympics
The Portuguese poet Ana Luísa Amaralhas been awarded the XXX Reina Sofa Award for Ibero-American Poetry, the most prestigious award for poetry in Spanish and Portuguese organized by Patrimonio Nacional in collaboration with the University of Salamanca (USAL).
On March 4, 2021, the Center for German and European Studies hosted a lecture and discussion with Monica Black, Associate Professor of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and author of A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the...Read more about The Supernatural in Post-War Germany: A Demon-Haunted Land
On April 28, 2021, the Center for Portuguese Studies hosted the 5th Annual Conference of the Ana Hatherly Chair. This year’s forum, moderated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens, was dedicated to contemporary art production in Portugal and included presentations from artist Nuno Nunes-Ferreira...Read more about Contemporary Art Practice in Portugal