Category Archives: memory

On Croatian Accession to the EU

by Tamara Ćapeta On 1 July 2013, after lengthy process of negotiation, Croatia becomes the 28th Member State of the European Union. With the exception of Turkey, Croatian path to the EU was the longest one. Formal request for membership … Continue reading

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Where is Turkey Headed? (Part 2)

CES Faculty Associate, Fatma Müge Göçek, recently returned from Turkey. She shares her insights on Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park protests in the following piece, which is a third of the three-part series. How could the Gezi syndrome (discussed in Where is … Continue reading

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Where is Turkey Headed? (Part 1)

CES Faculty Associate, Fatma Müge Göçek, recently returned from Turkey. She shares her insights on Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park protests in the following piece, which is second in a three part series. I wanted to share with you my thoughts on … Continue reading

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Whither Turkey?

CES Faculty Associate, Fatma Müge Göçek, recently returned from Turkey. She shares her insights on Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park protests in the following piece, which is first in a three part series. On 25 May 2013, my colleague Ron Suny and … Continue reading

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Celebrating 30 Years of Bundestag Presence: A Tally of the Greens’ Impact

CES Faculty Associate Andrei S. Markovits and U-M alum Joseph Klaver cordially invite you to a book signing event SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 from 3-5 pm in the Kalamazoo Room, Michigan League to celebrate the publication of Thirty Years of … Continue reading

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Film director Agnieszka Holland Visits U-M. By Marysia Ostafin

The Copernicus Endowment for Polish studies, CREES, and CES welcome Agnieszka Holland to the University of Michigan for her first visit. Her recent film In Darkness was nominated earlier this year for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, and … Continue reading

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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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U-M Professor, Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos on Greek Crisis

The Center for European Studies and Modern Greek Program at the University of Michigan are pleased to present a Conversations on Europe lecture by Natalie Bakopoulos titled, “Athens, Notice Your Poet,” on Thursday, October 4th at the U-M’s International Institute.  … Continue reading

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Greece Votes. Op-Ed by Natalie Bakopoulos

Op-Ed in the New York Times by novelist Natalie Bakopoulos. May 11, 2012. “The Choice That Wasn’t” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/11/opinion/in-greece-a-vote-of-expression-not-choice.html Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos is a Lecturer in English and an Affiliated Faculty in Modern Greek at the University of Michigan.

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Looking back at CES year

With the academic year behind us, things have slowed down somewhat at CES, and this is an opportunity to look back at the year that was. CES would like to invite you to visit our Facebook  Page, YouTube Channel, and iTunesU … Continue reading

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