Welcome to the Center for European Studies!

In 2006-2007 the Center offered a series of research presentations by advanced graduate students.  The presentations were titled Off Center, On Europe.  The students were recruited from  humanities and social science departments and the presentations were drawn from their dissertation research.

October 9, 2006
Salvatore Pappalardo (Comparative Literature)
“Eureka Europa. The United States of Europe in Early 20th Century Literature.”

November 14, 2006
Rebecca Scales (History)
“Light to the Blind and Hearing to the Deaf: Radio in France, 1923-1935.”

December 12, 2006
Toms Rostoks (Political Science)
“The Dynamics of Integration and Regionalization in Northern Europe.”

January 30, 2007
Elena Borelli (Italian)
“The European Babel.  Towards the definition of a ‘European’ Language.”

February 13, 2007
Michal Shapira (History)
“Child Psychoanalysis in Postwar Britain.”

March 1, 2007
Kai Diers (German)
“Expulsions of Germans after 1945.”

March 22, 2007
Marc Matera (History)
“Afro-Metropolis: African and Caribbean Intellectuals in Late Imperial Britain.”

April 13, 2007
Patricia Stapleton (Political Science)
“Translations of E.U. Policies: The Cases of the U.K. and France.”


  • 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)