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September 2020

Sep 23

Sustainability European-style: Urban Farming, Alternative Food Economies, and the Politics of Civic Participation

1:00 PM

Join the Center for European Studies for a discussion with Diana Mincyte, Associate Professor, City University of New York, on the urban farming movement in Eastern Europe/Lithuania as an entry point for discussing the politics and practice of sustainability in the EU, particularly in relation to food self-provisioning, climate change, and civic engagement. It will also consider regional differences and inequalities across the EU as well as the role of gender and generational divides in the EU’s sustainability politics. This…

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Sep 28

Fall 2020 Study Abroad Fair

10:00 AM

Join us VIRTUALLY on Monday, September 28th from 10am-3pm for our fall Study Abroad Fair! At this Fair, you can learn more about all of the exciting international opportunities for UF students, including study, intern, research, and service-learning programs. Many UF faculty members will be present to promote their Spring and Summer 2021 programs as well as a variety of third-party providers who have program options all over the world! The UF Study Abroad team will also be in attendance to…

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Sep 29

Everybody Knows What is Going on in Catalonia: Democracy, State, and Republican Insurrection

12:00 PM

Francisco Morales, Spanish & Portuguese Studies at UF Click here to register In 2020, the tenth season of a political called The Process was released, which is a TV show with villains, heroes, twists, and cliffhangers. Many Catalans feel that show properly reflects the conflict in Spain, which began in 2010. Morales will discuss how the referendum from Catalonian independence, held on October 1, 2017, was probably the most important act of civil disobedience in the history of Europe. Further,…

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Sep 29

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Info Session

4:00 PM

The Center for European Studies will host an info session on Tuesday, September 29 at 4:00 pm on Zoom. Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships offer students the opportunity to pursue language study in a least or lesser commonly taught language. Fellowships are available for summer 2021 and academic year 21-22. The info session will provide details on the fellowship, eligibility requirements, and application process.

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October 2020

Oct 06

Crisis Signaling: How Italy’s Coronavirus Lockdown Affected Incumbent Support in Other European Countries

12:00 PM

UF Jean Monnet Chair Series - Pandemics in Europe: Political and Social Responses Join the UF Jean Monnet Chair and UF Center for European Studies for a talk with Catherine De Vries, Professor, Bocconi University, on the political affects of the Italian COVID-19 response on other EU member states. To register for the talk, click here.

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Oct 14

Majors and Minors Fair

10:00 AM

Visit the CES Virtual Booth at this year's Majors and Minors Fair! Explore a variety of majors and minors available to you at the University of Florida all in one place. Meet with representatives from more than 35 colleges and departments who will be available to answer your questions about their programs and degree requirements. Visit career.ufl.edu/majorsfair

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Oct 20

The Historical Legacies of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons: Our Human Mobility Rights in a Post(?) COVID-19 Context

12:00 PM

UF Jean Monnet Chair Series - Pandemics in Europe: Political and Social Responses Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López Marie Skłodowska-Curie Senior Global Fellow and Principal Investigator (PI) European Studies Center (ESC) EU Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence (JMEUCE) University of Pittsburgh On June 15th 2020, the EU officially reopened its inner borders, effectively lifting the travel restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Schengen Agreement’s ‘Free Movement of Persons’ —considered as one of the most meaningful,…

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Oct 28

CES Career Speaker Series

3:00 PM

Interested in Foreign Service? Want to know what life is like for career diplomat? Have questions about applying to become a FSO? Join CES and Diplomat in Residence, CB Toney, for a virtual discussion on careers with the US Foreign Service. Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Time: 3:00 pm Click here to register for the talk.

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November 2020

Nov 09

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Info Session

5:00 PM

The Center for European Studies will host an info session on Monday, November 9 at 5:00 pm on Zoom. Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships offer students the opportunity to pursue language study in a least or lesser commonly taught language. Fellowships are available for summer 2021 and academic year 21-22. The info session will provide details on the fellowship, eligibility requirements, and application process. To register for the info session, click here.

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Nov 10

‘No End in Sight’? Epidemic Temporalities and Narratives in Modern Europe

12:00 PM

UF Jean Monnet Chair Series - Pandemics in Europe: Political and Social Responses Dora Vargha University of Exeter In the past year more people have become familiar with the graph of the epidemic curve than ever before. Beginnings, peaks and endings of COVID-19 occupy everyday discussions, inform policies, shape social interactions and provide bases for criticism and political action. What constitutes an ending, when that endpoint is and what might bring it about is more and more unclear, however. Through…

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