Welcome to the Center for European Studies!

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


  • 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


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