CES Semester Poster Fall 2020Click to see our Fall events


  • Selin Bengi Gümrükçü has joined us as our AY 2020-21 CES Postdoctoral Scholar.  Prof. Gümrükçü is a rising scholar in the theory and practice of social movements, democracy, and authoritarianism, a particularly timely focus in the present.  Look out for the CES panel she has organized for Nov. 9, "Turkey’s Authoritarian Turn: Perspectives on Foreign, National, and Local Politics."  We are delighted to have her with us!
  • Gubad Ibadoghlu will remain with us this year as a CES Visiting Scholar. A world-renowned political economist, Prof. Ibadoghlu is senior policy analyst for social and economic studies at Azerbaijan’s Economic Research Center. His research focuses on the critically important politics and economics of natural resources. 
  • CES will host two workshops on "New Politics" this AY together with renowned activist and inaugural Rutgers Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies Naomi Klein; look out for the first workshop, "Online Politics from Above and Below," to take place on Oct. 26.
  • CES is delighted to be collaborating with Ideas & Futures on a series of events this AY.  The first, on Oct. 29-30, looks at Austerity, Authoritarianism, and Borders in the Time of COVID. 
  • CES is working with the Center for African Studies along with units at Rutgers, across the three campuses, on a series of events related to Emplacement/Displacement, Dignity, and Freedom of Imagination.
  • CES's annual Teach Europe workshop for NJ high school teachers will take place this year on Oct. 30; teachers may register HERE.
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants


Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)