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Category Archives: European Union
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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?
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
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
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