Category Archives: European Union

Conversations on Europe with Natalie Bakopoulos

Yesterday, novelist Natalie Bakopoulos delivered a talk on the current crisis in Greece and its consequences, heightened nationalism, concerns about immigration and security, in the Conversations on Europe series. In her own words Natalie gave us a new perspective as an essayist: “I am … Continue reading

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What is happening in Catalonia?

What is going on in Catalonia? If you go to Catalonia, in Northeastern Spain, you will frequently hear “Som una nacio”- “we are a nation”. With their own language, history, high and folk culture, and economy, Catalans are justly proud … Continue reading

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Conversations: How fragile is the euro? by Global Michigan

For more on the talk and to read more excerpts from Jim Adams‘ lecture, please see the Global Michigan article by William Foreman. Just how fragile is the euro? Is it terminal? Will it disappear? “I wouldn’t bet against the very existence of the … Continue reading

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So, just how fragile is the Euro?

See presentation by the University of Michigan economics professor Jim Adams on Sept.20th, “How Fragile is the Euro?” as part of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.

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How Fragile is the Euro? I’m glad you asked that question… by Joshua Cole

As we all look forward to Jim Adam’s talk today on the Euro Crisis at the Center for European Studies (“How Fragile is the Euro?” Jim Adams, 4 pm, 1636 SSWB, International Institute, U-M) I thought it might be useful to look … Continue reading

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Conversations on Europe

Join the Center for European Studies for a new season of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.  The series has been in existence for 12 years and still continues to be a success thanks to visitors, diplomats, public intelectuals, scholars, writers, and musicians. See … Continue reading

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U-M Economics Professor Jim Adams on the fragility of the euro

Shared from cbsnews.com. University of Michigan Professor William J. Adams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics; and CES Affiliated Faculty, was quoted this morning on cbsnews.com in How fragile is the euro?

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Take a chance on me

The movie “Mamma Mia” (2008) – from a musical which premiered in London and toured to New York, written and directed by Britons and inspired by the songs of Abba – is set on an idyllic (and fictional) Greek island. … Continue reading

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Results are in: the Brussels top 5

One of the requirements for students in the Michigan/Windsor EU Study Abroad Program is a journal or blog where they are expected to share their reflections on, well, whatever made an impression on them during the 15 days of the … Continue reading

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Living Greeks and Those Long Dead Ones: Greek Heritage in Times of Crisis. By Despina Margomenou

Blog post by Despina Margomenou, Lecturer in the Modern Greek Program of the Department of Classical Studies, Research Associate at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and Faculty Associate of the Center for European Studies, University of Michigan. —– The New York … Continue reading

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