On April 8, 2021, the IES Irish Studies Program and the Department of History were delighted to host the Chair of the John & Pat Hume Foundation, Seán Farren. Farren, a longstanding member of the Social Democratic Labor Party, served as both a member of the Northern Ireland...Read more about The Roots of the Political Peacemaker, John Hume: A Discussion with Seán Farren
On March 31, 2021, the IES Austrian Studies Program launched a new series of transatlantic conversations focused on "Science, Technology and Innovation for a Sustainable Future." Organized in cooperation with the Austria Centers of North America and the Office of Science &...Read more about Innovations in Urban Studies, Lived Space, and Everyday Life
On March 18, 2021, IES Director Jeroen Dewulf hosted a rapid response analysis of the March 17th general election results in the Netherlands.
Dewulf began the event by giving an overview of the multi-party Dutch political system, which has proportional representation...Read more about Analyzing the 2021 Dutch General Elections
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2021, the IES Irish Studies Program was pleased to welcome multimedia artist Marc-Ivan O’Gorman for a conversation on diverse art forms and how they relate to Irish identity. Born in Ireland and currently based in Los Angeles, O’Gorman connected “...Read more about Pooka: Irishness and Form
On February 26th, the IES Center for Portuguese Studies, in cooperation with the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), was delighted to host a discussion on the European Green Deal. The discussion involved Paulo Ferrão of the University of Lisbon and an EDP Portugal...Read more about The “Dream Policy”: The Future of Sustainability in Europe
On March 9th, 2021, in partnership with the German Historical Institute and the German Historical Association, IES was thrilled to co-organize the third panel in the series “Racism in History and Context.” The panel, titled “Vaccines and (Dis-)trust in Medical Science in Times of...Read more about Vaccines and Racialized, Gendered, and Colonial Histories of Public Health