Teach Europe is a partnership among a number of European consulates and cultural organizations that provides high school teachers of languages, social sciences and arts with educational workshops intended to help them incorporate new perspectives and research into their classroom teaching.

Rutgers University has hosted this program annually since 2003; the 2006 session took place at the Douglass Student Center on October 27, 2006

The Workshop Program

9:30am: Registration and Welcome
9:45am – 11:45am: Workshops
    1. “Bande dessinée”: French (therefore Belgian) Comics
François Cornilliat, French, Rutgers University

2. Romania Learns to Invest in their Children and Youth
Rebecca Davis, Rutgers School of Social Work, Rutgers University

3. Children and the rise of the chanson
Uri Eisenzweig, French and Comp Lit, Center for European Studies, Rutgers University

4. A “One-Woman-Word-Factory”” Nöstlinger für Anfänger/innen
Jürgen Koppensteiner, German, University of Northern Iowa

12pm: Lunch

12:45pm: Keynote Speech
    Can a Small Country Do Only Small Deeds? Child Welfare as a Priority in Slovenia’s
    International Aid Assistance
    Alenka Suhadolnik, Consul General of Slovenia

2pm: Panel and Q & A
    Michal Shapira, PhD Candidate in History, Rutgers University
    Laurie Bernstein, History and Women’s Studies, Rutgers University – Camden
    Dr. Brigitta Blaha, Consul General of Austria


  • 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)