Spring 2014

 Monday, April 28, 2014

12:00 – 1:30 pm
Kin-state Politics: Tendencies and Dilemmas
(The Case of Hungary and the Neighboring States)
Zoltán Kántor
Director, Institute for Ethnopolitical Research, Budapest

Seminar Room, 4th floor
Alexander Library
169 College Avenue, CAC
New Brunswick, NJ
Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:30 - 12:30 pm
Belarus on the Global Map:
Analyzing the 20 years of Lukashenka rule
Rodger Potocki
National Endowment for Democracy
Susan Corke
Director for Eurasia programs at Freedom House
The Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, Douglass Campus
New Brunswick, NJ

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
2:30 - 3:30 pm

A Conversation with German
and American Legislators
on the recent
National Security Agency disclosures

The Department of Germanic, Russian,
and E. European Languages and Literatures
172 College Avenue
College Avenue Campus

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Elektra Kostopoulou
Visiting Instructor
Rutgers Dept. of  History
Ctr. for European Studies
102 Nichol Avenue
Douglass Campus
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Private Equity at Work
When Wall Street
Manages Main Street

Eileen Appelbaum
University of Leicester, UK
Rosemary Batt
Cornell University

Rm 130/131 Labor Education Center
50 Labor Center Way
Douglass Campus

 Friday, March 28, 2014
11:30 - 7:00 pm

Mobilization and Movement
Graduate Student Conference

Eagleton Institute for Politics
191 Ryders Lane
Douglass Campus

Monday, February 24, 2014
12:00 - 1:30 pm

The New Terrain of International Law

Karen J. Alter
Professor of Political Science and Law
Northwestern University

Dept. of Political Science
6th Floor Lounge, Hickman Hall
Douglass Campus


Wednesday, February 26, 2014
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation
in European Industrial Relations

Chris Howell
Professor of Politics
Oberlin College, Ohio

Rm 130/131 Labor Education Center
50 Labor Center Wayl
Douglass Campus


  • Belinda Davis, Professor of History, has been appointed Director of the Center for European Studies for 2018-19.
  • Majors and Minors: European Studies 360:301 Construction of Contemporary Europe will be offered in fall 2018
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants

CES Events

24 Oct 2018, 12:00PM
to 24 Oct 2018, 01:30PM
*NEW DATE* Jan Kubik, “Rebellious Students, Revolutionary Hippies and Persecuted Jews: 1968 in Poland,”
26 Oct 2018, 09:15AM
to 26 Oct 2018, 02:00PM
Teach Europe workshop
29 Oct 2018, 04:00PM
to 29 Oct 2018, 06:30PM
Philipp Ther, "Refugees and Integration History in an Enlarged Europe"

Europe-related Events on Campus

05 Nov 2018, 04:30PM
to 05 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Lecture by William Chester Jordan
14 Nov 2018, 04:30AM
to 14 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Russian and Polish Poetry Evening
04 Dec 2018, 11:00AM
to 04 Dec 2018, 12:30PM
German/Cinema Studies Lecture: Genevieve Yue (CUNY)


Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)