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November 2017

Do Parliaments Underrepresent Women’s Policy Preferences? Exploring Gender Equality in Policy Congruence in Twenty-One European Democracies

November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Ustler Hall Atrium Jessica Fortin-Rittberger Abstract: Although there are considerably more men than women in most parliaments around the world, we know little about whether male-dominated legislatures neglect women’s policy attitudes. Our article addresses this gap by analysing the congruence of policy preferences between women, men, and their elected representatives. We endeavour to answer two questions: Are women’s policy preferences underrepresented in modern democracies? If so, which factors explain the size of the gender gaps in policy preference congruence? Through…

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NEH Dialogues on the Exeperience of War Discussion: Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan, Alachua County Public Library Downtown

November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Liberal International Order and the Rise of Nationalist Populism

November 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

216 Anderson Hall Berthold Rittberger Abstract: This paper analyzes how the post-Cold War triumph of liberal internationalism has contributed to the rise of nationalist populism. Drawing on the heuristics of historical institutionalism, we argue that the institutional order underpinning liberal internationalism exhibits self-reinforcing characteristics, which simultaneously provoke reactive, self-undermining, sequences by enabling nationalist populism. Liberal internationalism works on the assumption that certain basic sociopolitical questions have been conclusively settled. Free trade, humanitarianism, democracy, or the rule of law are seen…

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January 2018

Museum Nights: Improv Europe

January 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Harn Museum of Art Celebrate European cultures through the spirit of improvisation in the arts while enjoying food, tours, & performances connected to Europe.

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Summer 2018 FLAS Award Info Session

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CES Conference Room, Turlington Hall 3312

The Center for European Studies is excited to offer FLAS awards for summer 2018! The awards provide students with an opportunity to undertake intensive study of a language related to European studies in any US Department of Education approved program. Info sessions on the summer awards and application process will be held in January.

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Summer 2018 FLAS Award Info Session

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CES Conference Room, Turlington Hall 3312

The Center for European Studies is excited to offer FLAS awards for summer 2018! The awards provide students with an opportunity to undertake intensive study of a language related to European studies in any US Department of Education approved program. Info sessions on the summer awards and application process will be held in January.

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CES Study Abroad Info Session

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CES Conference Room, Turlington Hall 3312

Are you interested in studying in Europe? The Center for European Studies offers two dynamic programs in the heart of Europe - UF in Brussels and UF in Prague. These summer study programs offer students the opportunity to study and live in two of Europe's most beautiful and historic cities. The Center will be hosting an info session on Tuesday, January 30 to provide information on the programs, costs, classes, and more. Students who went on the programs in previous…

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February 2018

The Future of Ukraine & European Union Relations

February 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

219 Dauer Hall Dr. Serhiy Kvit Fulbright Visiting Scholar Former Ukrainian Minister of Education Dr. Kvit will discuss where the Ukrainian aspirations for European integration came from, the current contact of related international politics, as well as, the circumstances of Russia's invasion and undeclared war against Ukraine. He will draw special attention to the main tasks and challenges of Ukrainian reforms, and the current crisis and prospects of the European Union in our modern turbulent world.

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African Americans in Jazz Age Paris

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunchtime Symposium 3312 Turlington (CES Conference Room) The Center for European Studies presents: All That Jazz: Europe, the Cold War, and Race Dr. Tyler Stovall University of California Santa Cruz Dean, Division of Humanities & Distinguished Professor of History The Center for European Studies presents this program in partnership with the UF African American Studies Program, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Political Science, and the UF International Center.

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Music, Exile, and Freedom: Jazz and the African American Experience in Interwar Paris

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Friends of Music Room The Center for European Studies presents: All That Jazz: Europe, the Cold War, and Race Dr. Tyler Stovall University of California Dean, Division of Humanities & Distinguished Professor of History In Interwar Paris, music enabled a small number of black American performers to discover the world beyond the borders of the United States. In this talk, Dr. Stovall will consider the politics of musical exile for African Americans and the ways in which the popularity of…

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