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All month long (October 3 - October 31), the Center will host the exhibition 100 Years of Women's Voices and Action in Finland, celebrating the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Finland, the first country ever to legislate it.


October 6, 2008
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Women's Suffrage: Transformative Effects, Unfulfilled Promise - A panel with Rutgers Professors  Susan Carroll, Nancy Hewitt, Bonnie Smith.  From Finland - Dr. Lubica Kabova (Comenius University, Slovakia) and Leena Ruusuvuori (Secretary General, The National Concil of Women on Finland).  Mary Hawkesworth, Chair.

October 13, 2008
6:00 p.m.

Screening of The Man Without A Past (2002, Aki Kaurismäki)

October 16, 2008
5:00 p.m.

A talk by Fred Plotkin Finland : Daring to Be Different (and Special)
Fred Plotkin will be introduced by Uri Eisenzweig (Rutgers)

October 20, 2008
6:00 p.m.
Screening of Mother of Mine (2005, dir. Klaus Härö)

October 23, 2008
5:00 p.m.

A Talk by Dr. Laura Kolbe (University of Helsinki):  The University and the City - Partnership or Rivalry?  Helsinki and Other European Cities As Case Studies
Dr. Kolbe will be introduced by John Pucher (Rutgers)

October 27, 2008
6:00 p.m.

Screening of Night On Earth (1991, Jim Jarmusch)


  • 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)