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)


  • 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)