Welcome to the Center for European Studies!

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


  • Keep an eye on this page for announcement of spring 2019 events!
  • Nikolas Kosmatopoulos will join CES as visiting scholar in spring 2019. Assistant professor in the dept. of Political Studies and Public Administration at the American University in Beirut, Nikolas's interests range from migration, to war and peace, to popular politics at sea! We are excited for his lively participation in the life of the Center.
  • CES announces its new Faculty Advisory Board
  • CES has been chosen as the Rutgers liaison to the Transatlantic Summer Institute, which runs transdisciplinary workshops for Ph.D. candidates in Germany and the U.S.
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants

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Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)