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The world is experiencing an unprecedented refugee crisis. As many as 59 million people, responding to the savage increase of global violence and economic oppression are fleeing on foot, in small boats, and in suffocating transport containers in order to make a better life for themselves. The Mediterranean Sea has become a turbulent site of this catastrophe, a perilous thoroughfare for African refugees seeking entry into the seeming haven of opportunity and safety on the European continent.
European nation-states, facing the insuperable challenge of accommodating asylum seekers, are shutting down their borders, or trying to do so. The presence of these refugees has challenged European identity, bringing to the fore numerous unresolved legacies of European colonialism on the African continent.
The Center for African Studies, the Center for European Studies, and the Department of Italian invite the Rutgers community and the public to join us in examining this overwhelming reality in a multidisciplinary symposium with the hope that our intellectual and artistic exploration will raise awareness of this global catastrophe, and stimulate some programmatic response to this ongoing crisis.
Center receives fall 2015 German Embassy Campus Week Award
Louis Horvath Scholarships for Rutgers undergraduates interested in Hungarian Studies
The Institute of Hungarian Studies (IHS) is pleased to announce the 2014-15 annual Louis Horvath Scholarship Program in Hungarian Studies. Through the generous support of the Louis Horvath Endowment, the IHS offers $2000 travel and research fellowships to support outstanding Rutgers undergraduates who want to pursue an independent research project in any aspect of Hungarian studies.
Horvath Fellowships may be used to pursue individual projects in Hungarian Studies in many different ways including: a Study Abroad program in Hungary, or travel (to Hungary and/or to countries with Hungarian communities outside Hungary), research and living expenses while abroad, and tuition for Hungarian language programs or other kinds of study abroad programs in Hungary. Project should be completed by December 31, 2015.
For a downloadable PDF with complete application details, click here.
Events for Europeanists at Rutgers-New Brunswick
Humanitarianism and Human Rights in the British Empire, 1890-1902, Anna Clark
October 6, 2015, Time: 4:30 pm, Hageman Hall, NB Theological Seminary, 35 Seminary Place, CAC
Beyond Drama, Evelyn Annuss Fall 2015 Craig-Kade Scholar in Residence
Wednesday, October 7, 12 pm, German House Seminar Room, 172 College Avenue, CAC
Was Virgil Reading the Bible? Original Sin and an Astonishing Acrostic in the Orpheus and Eurydice, Julia Hejduk
October 08, 2015, 04:00pm, Douglass Student Center, Room E, DC