Marko Klasnja, Dane Taleski, and Kiran Auerbach will be part of a roundtable discussion with Milada Vachudova. This event is part of the CES 2016 Fall Friday Lecture Series. Kiran Auerbach is a PhD candidate in political science at UNC-Chapel Hill. She holds an MA degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe (cum laude), jointly issued by the University of Sarajevo and University of…Find out more
Presenting is Guy Miron, Professor of Jewish History and Chair of the Department of History, Philosophy and Jewish Studies at the Open University of Israel. Until the Holocaust German-Jewish history was associated with Jewish enlightenment, emancipation and assimilation, new religious movements, modern Jewish politics as well as the escalating threat of anti-Semitism. Jewish historians and intellectuals of the pre-Holocaust period, predominantly from Germany and Eastern Europe,…Find out more
Jean-Yves Camus (Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques) will share the facts and figures of antisemitism in 2016, with a look back on the period beginning with the start of the Second Intifada, which is when the figures reach an unprecedented level. The talk will also take a look at the perpetrators of antisemitic violence and the continuity of the prejudices. Jean-Yves Camus is Director of…Find out more
Boris Ruge, the German Embassy in Washington’s Minister/Deputy Chief of Mission, will discuss the role of Germany in contemporary Europe. All are invited to attend and participate. Co-sponsored by the UNC Department of HistoryFind out more
Join us for the exhibit’s Inaugural Reception with special guest Deputy Chief Minister Boris Ruge, of the German Embassy in Washington, DC. The exhibit will be on display in Suite 3200 of the FedEx Global Education Center from November 2 to November 16. “Homestory Deutschland: Photo Exhibit of Black German History” will be held in conjunction with “German Campus Week: November 14-18” and co-sponsored by…Find out more
Melike Eğilmezler Boylan is a Turkish sociologist specializing in contemporary satire. Her first book, Güldürme Beni! Mizah Üstüne Ciddi Söyleşiler (Don’t Make Me Laugh! Serious Conversations About Humor) is a collection of interviews with legendary Turkish writers, directors, actors, stand-up comedians and cartoonists, exploring their role in society. She has a PhD from Turkey’s Middle Eastern Technical University, an MA from Johns Hopkins School of…Find out more
Prof. Dr. Betina Hollstein will speak on social capital over the course of one’s life, and social selection in the transition to secondary school in Germany. This event is part of the CES 2016 Fall Friday Lecture Series. Betina Hollstein is a Professor in the Institute of Sociology, and Director of the SOCIUM, Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy, at the University of Bremen. Her past…Find out more
This workshop explores the political determinants of how governments manage their sovereign debt, as well as the consequences of these decisions for financial market-government relations. While political scientists have devoted significant attention to, for instance, how political events and institutions affect the pricing of government debt in secondary markets, they have paid less attention to how governments make choices about debt management (for instance, borrowing…Find out more
Presenting is Luise White, Professor, Department of History, University of Florida (In cooperation with the UNC Chapel Hill African Studies Center) The presentation explores the tracking of African guerrillas by the Rhodesian security forces during Zimbabwe’s liberation war. Like hunters before them, Rhodesian forces had promoted the ideal of the loyal, aged Bushman tracker, whose natural skills allowed him to read broken branches and trampled…Find out more
This event is part of the CES 2016 Fall Friday Lecture Series. Herman Schwartz is a Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. Schwartz earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from Cornell University, and his B.A. from Swarthmore College (with distinction). His books include In the Dominions of Debt: Historical Perspectives on Dependent Development, States vs. Markets: The Emergence of a Global Economy,…Find out more
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