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Lecture exposes reasons behind Poland refugee crisis and implied social issues in Poland

Lukasz Pawlowski, Einaudi Chair Visiting Scholar lectured Poland Refugee Crisis and implied social issue in his lecture “No country for what men? A refugee crisis and the right-wing turn in Poland,” March 2.

Summer Abroad Programs

The Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES) offers three summer programs to promote study in Europe for eligible undergraduate and graduate students.

Each of the programs facilitates hands-on learning opportunities for students, allowing them to deepen their knowledge and appreciation for European culture, society, scientific practices, politics, and languages within distinct settings on the European continent.

Engineering workshop addresses opportunities and challenges associated with educating global engineers

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Daniel Selva and CIES partnered to host a workshop on "International Differences in Engineering Education," August 16-18.

Engineering workshop addresses opportunities and challenges associated with educating global engineers

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Daniel Selva and CIES partnered to host a workshop on "International Differences in Engineering Education," August 16-18.

Greek Snap Election Suggests an Ambiguous Path for Austerity in Europe

CIES hosted a panel discussion entitled “Decision Europe: Assessing the Greek Election and what it Means for Austerity in Europe” on Thursday, October 15, in the AD White House. The panel was moderated by CIES Director and Associate Professor of Government, Christopher Way, and featured contributions from Robin Best (Political Science, SUNY Binghamton), Mona Krewel (Government, Cornell), and Kenneth Roberts (Government, Cornell).

Searching for American “Mercy Ships” and magnanimity in French Archives

Laptop in hand, I read and reread the notes and questions I had prepared for this day. I was waiting anxiously in the small parking lot just in front of Gare de Golfe Juan - Vallauris, a small train station between Cannes and Nice, France, for the person I would be interviewing, Monsieur Lecuye.

Luigi Einaudi Chair Innovation Grants and Language Instruction Travel Grants

CIES is pleased to announce a call for applications for Luigi Einaudi Chair Innovation Grants and Language Travel Instruction Grants for AY 2018-19.

This annual grant program is designed to encourage and integrate innovative research and teaching in the area of European Studies.

Applications open: November 1, 2018
Deadline to submit: January, 15, 2019

CIES Director, Esra Akcan, publishes new book

Akcan's new book, "Open Architecture: Migration, Citizenship and the Urban Renewal of Berlin Kreuzberg by IBA 1984/87" (Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, 2018) engages a discussion of open architecture in the example of the Berlin International Building Exhibition (IBA) of 1984/87, an architectural exhibition and urban planning concept of the Berlin Senate to renew the West Berlin city center as a residential location. (AAP)

Past Events

In support of its mission of advancing teaching and scholarship on Europe within a global context, CIES hosts and supports a wide variety of programming throughout the academic year.

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