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September 2019

Insights into Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis: A Conversation with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, will be the featured guest in a conversation focusing on the global refugee crisis. Grandi will respond to questions by Susan Stigant, director of Africa Programs at the United States Institute of Peace. There will be moderated Q&A with the audience following Grandi and Stigant’s conversation. This is a free and public event, but tickets are required. Tickets online have sold out, but you can still pick up tickets at our…

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EU Citizenship and Freedom of Movement | TAM Friday Lecture Series

September 20 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
FedEx Global Center #3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Martin Seeleib-Kaiser is an Associate Fellow and Professor of Comparative Public Policy at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. Initially appointed as University Lecturer at the University of Oxford in 2004, he held various appointments in the Department and fellowships at Green Templeton College as well as at St Cross College. From 2013 to 2017 he was the Barnett Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics and from 2011 to 2015 he served as Head of Department. You can find further information…

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Opening Reception | The Art of Resistance: An Exhibition Featuring the Work of Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Florence and James Peacock Atrium, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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A free public reception celebrating this exhibition will take place on September 24, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Art of Resistance, an exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned graphic novelist and political cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, will be on display August 19 to December 13, 2019 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Esono Ebalé…

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European Data Privacy Law and the New European Commission’s Agenda for the US-EU Relationship

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Center #1005, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Guest Speakers: Peter Fatelnig | Minister-Counsellor for Digital Economy Policy, Delegation of the European Union to the United States, Washington, DC Jordan Crenshaw | Director of Privacy, US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC Kimberly D’Arruda | Privacy Counsel, NC Attorney General’s Office Jolynn Dellinger | Professor of Privacy Law, Duke School of Law and Special Privacy Counsel, NC Attorney General’s Office Amanda Meglemre | General Counsel, Avalara Inc. Orla O’Hannaidh | Attorney – Privacy and Security, Red Hat – IBM…

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Gendered Memories of the NS-Volksgemeinschaft and the Holocaust: The Theme of ‘Shame’ in Women’s Diaries

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
569 Hamilton Hall, 102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Gendered Memories of the NS-Volksgemeinschaft and the Holocaust: The Theme of ‘Shame’ in Women’s Diaries Shame is a well-known feature of German cultural memory of National Socialism. Whereas research on cultural memory often concentrated on public and political representations, the personal feelings of shame frequently in family memories were ignored. The talk will explore expressions of shame and feelings of guilt in diaries written by German women immediately after the Second World War. In that period, the diarists could not…

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Hanna Kleider | TAM Friday Lecture Series

September 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Pleasants Assembly Room, Wilson Library, 208 Raleigh Street CB #3916
200 South Road, NC United States
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Hanna Kleider is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at King's College London. Before moving to KCL, she was an assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. She received her doctorate in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2014. Her research and teaching interest center on comparative political economy, with a particular focus on transformations of the welfare state and their impact on patterns of…

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Poetry Translation Workshop with Nieves García Prados

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
TRU Deli, 114 Henderson St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Nieves García Prados will lead a poetry translation workshop in which she will discuss her work and lead several activities that seek to introduce participants to the practice of translating poetry. We will primarily be working between Spanish and English, but all languages and experiences levels are welcome. Nievers García Prados is from Granada, Spain. She has studied literary translation, Spanish language pedagogy, communication, and journalism and earned her PhD in education. She is the authorized translator into Spanish of…

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Poetry Reading with Fernando Valverde

September 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Pleasants Assembly Room, Wilson Library, 208 Raleigh Street CB #3916
200 South Road, NC United States
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Fernando Valverde (Granada) has been voted the most relevant Spanish-language poet born after 1970 by nearly two hundred critics and scholars. His work engages with both contemporary and traditional Spanish culture, particularly Flamenco, while also grappling with universal existential questions. He will give a reading and engage in a discussion of his work. This event will be in Spanish. Light refreshments will be provided. Please contact Sarah Booker with questions about this event.

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October 2019

Populism, Nationalism and Democratic Backsliding | Workshop with Professor Milada Vachudova

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Center #3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for this workshop with Professor Milada Vachudova, which focuses on trying to understand how the EU shapes the quality of democracy in existing and candidate states at this difficult crossroads in its history – and how Russia and even the United States may be pulling them in a different, more authoritarian direction. It is also to unpack one of the key drivers of domestic political change: when and why political parties change positions, and when those changes lead…

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Populism in Europe: Can democracy and European integration weather the storm? | TAM Friday Lecture Series

October 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Anna Grzymala-Busse is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Her research interests include political parties, state development and transformation, informal political institutions, religion and politics, and post-communist politics. Dominika Kruszewska received her PhD in Government from Harvard University in May 2019, where she was also a Graduate Student Associate of the Center for European Studies, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Davis Center. During the 2019-2020 academic year, she will be a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Weatherhead…

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