Events

Linearity

Linearity of Peace: Reflections from the Balkans and Beyond

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

In Summer 2018, a decade after Kosovo’s declaration of independence, the presidents of Serbia and Kosovo presented the idea of “border-correction” as a step towards normalization of their relationship. Backed by the United States, the land-swap suggestion has brought with...

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Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 7 and 8

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focusing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles…

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Higgins Labor Program Student Showcase

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Join us for a special Higgins Labor Program RAPS (Research, Advocacy, and Policy Series) over dinner. Undergraduate students Victoria Erdel ‘19, Dominic Gardetto ‘19, Julie Mardini ‘19, Emily Merola ‘20, Kassandra Perez ‘21, and Lexi Zolenski ‘22 will present on the...

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Second Annual Byzantine Postdoctoral Fellowship Workshop: "New Sources of the Self and Self-Determination: Paradigms from Byzantium and the Medieval West"

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Location: Medieval Institute Main Reading Room (Hesburgh Library 715)

As part of its new Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Medieval Institute will offer a workshop with each Fellow, organized within the framework of the Byzantine Studies Seminar and treating the fellow’s subject matter. Senior scholars, chosen in cooperation with the Medieval Institute, will...

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Seminar: "Lessons from Chilean Urban Education: Scaling a Program to Identify and Support Vulnerable Children"

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Location: Visitation Hall

A seminar led by Claudio Orrego, Chilean lawyer, politician, academic, and international consultant; Kellogg Visiting Fellow.  Cosponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Institute for Educational Initiatives. Lunch will be provided. RSVP…

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Life Lunch with Carter Snead

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffeehouse

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with professor of law and director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, Carter Snead. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Lunch is free, but you must register. Originally published at mcgrath.nd.edu…...

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"The Importance of U.S. Leadership in Global Health": A Conversation with Admiral Tim Ziemer

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Location: Washington Hall

The U.S. role in global health is multifaceted. The U.S. government provides financial and other health-related development assistance to low and middle-income countries; operates programs and delivers health services; provides technical assistance and other capacity-building support; participates in major international...

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Lecture: "The Logic of Bargaining and Interactions Between Religious Groups and Authoritarian Regimes: Contemporary Turkish Politics at Home and Abroad"

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Ahmet Erdi Öztürk Scholar in Residence at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Since roughly 2011, the Turkish state and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have been going through a process of mutual transformation. Some of the...

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SPI Policy Forum: "The Mental Health Epidemic in Higher Education and How to Support Students and Faculty"

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Location: Room 116, O’Shaughnessy Hall

Mental health is in crisis. Studies in Research Policy show student depression rates from 15% to 46%, compared to 6.7% in American adults. The problem even continues into later career stages where recently a tenured Princeton economist died by suicide…

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Ravarino Lecture: "Ulysses or Penelope? Women writers rethink the Mediterranean"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

The Center for Italian Studies presents the third annual Ravarino Lecture delivered by Lucia Re, professor of Italian at the University of California, Los Angeles. Once known simply as the mare nostrum—our sea—“the Mediterranean” is a theme that has received...

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Workshop: :"Quodlibetal Culture in Dante's Time (1280-1320): Florence, Italy, and Europe"

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Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

This workshop, organized by Lorenzo Dell’Oso (University of Notre Dame) and Paola Nasti (Northwestern University), investigates the intellectual context of Dante Alighieri’s formation by focusing on the development of a less known genre of Scholasticism, the quodlibetal disputation, in late...

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Workshop: "Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Perspectives for Change"

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Location: Hesburgh Center

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Given the seriousness of Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis, this workshop will address four main questions: What explains the country’s steep decline, from being one of Latin America’s richest countries, to its current economic...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "The Membership Economy"

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Location: Stayer Center for Executive Education, Lower Level, B003

Membership Economy by Robbie Kellman Baxter, founder, Peninsula Strategies and author of "The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction & Build Recurring Revenue."  Years Hence is sponsored by the O’Brien-Smith Leadership Program. This is the final lecture in the...

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Higgins Labor Program: Labor Café

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

The Labor Café convenes the Notre Dame community for coffee and casual conversation on contemporary questions about work, workers, and workplaces. What rights and protections should those who work for others have? What’s the proper role for government in the economy? How should...

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Workshop: "Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Perspectives for Change"

- (part of a series)

Location: Hesburgh Center

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Given the seriousness of Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis, this workshop will address four main questions: What explains the country’s steep decline, from being one of Latin America’s richest countries, to its current economic...

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Workshop: :"Quodlibetal Culture in Dante's Time (1280-1320): Florence, Italy, and Europe"

- (part of a series)

Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

This workshop, organized by Lorenzo Dell’Oso (University of Notre Dame) and Paola Nasti (Northwestern University), investigates the intellectual context of Dante Alighieri’s formation by focusing on the development of a less known genre of Scholasticism, the quodlibetal disputation, in late...

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Conference: "The Islamic-Byzantine Border: From the Rise of Islam to the Fall of Constantinople"

(part of a series)

Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

The conference runs Sunday, April 28, through Tuesday, April 30. All sessions are at McKenna Hall.  Register Conference Program Organizers D.G. Tor and Alexander Beihammer, University of Notre Dame…

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Islamic Byzantine Border Conference Poster 2019 Web

Conference: "The Islamic-Byzantine Border: From the Rise of Islam to the Fall of Constantinople"

(part of a series)

Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

The conference runs Sunday, April 28, through Tuesday, April 30. All sessions are at McKenna Hall.  Register Conference Program Organizers D.G. Tor and Alexander Beihammer, University of Notre Dame…

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Workshop: "Coup Politics and Civil-Military Relations"

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Militaries have played a central political role in Venezuela, Brazil, and other Latin American countries in recent years, putting the region’s armed forces back in the spotlight after periods of democratic transition.  Are we now seeing a return to “coup...

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