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Events for March 2014

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  1. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Saturday, March 1, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 4:00 pmGlobalFest 2014: A Celebration of World Languages & Cultures

        Normal Community West High School, 501 N Parkside Rd., Normal, Illinois (map)

  2. Week of March 2, 2014

    1. Monday, March 3, 2014

      1. All DayWestern Europe International Business Conference

        Alumni Hall, Student Union Building, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago (map)

      2. 5:00 pm

        Molly Greene, Department of History Professor, Princeton University


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: How Important Was 1453?

        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright St., Urbana (map)

    2. Tuesday, March 4, 2014

      1. All DayWestern Europe International Business Conference

        Alumni Hall, Student Union Building, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago (map)

      2. 7:00 pmGerman Film Series: Nichts Bereuen (No Regrets)

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana (map)

    3. Wednesday, March 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSalih Brkic: Bosnian Journalist and Filmmaker

        Room 66, Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

    4. Thursday, March 6, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm

        Dr. Graham Harrison, Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation

        Errol Levy, First Secretary of Research and Innovation, EU Delegation

        Xavier Rodde, Head of Research Information and EU Funding Support, The University of Birmingham, UK


        Horizon 2020 Grants Information Workshop

        Institute for Genomic Biology, Room 612, 1206 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      2. 5:15 pm

        Olof Hedling, Lund University, Fulbright Hildeman Visiting Scholar in the Scandinavian Program in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.


        Lecture: The Trouble with Stars: Vernacular vs. Global Stardom in Two Forms of European Popular Culture

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    5. Friday, March 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Beverly Crawford, Professor, International and Area Studies and Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science; Associate Director of Institute of European Studies; and Director of European Union Center of Excellence, University of California, Berkeley


        EUCE Director's Lecture Series: Halting a Tragedy of the Commons: The EU and the Arctic

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

  3. Week of March 9, 2014

    1. Monday, March 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Chipo Nyambuya, Vice Consul Innovation & Economics at British Consulate-General Chicago


        EUC Lecture: Pathways to a Career in International Relations

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, March 11, 2014

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

        Branislav Radeljic, Associate Professor in International Politics, School
        of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London; Visiting Faculty
        Fellow, Telluride Association and Department of History, University of
        Michigan


        Jean Monnet Eastern Europe and EU Integration Lecture Series: Europe and the Collapse of Yugoslavia: The Role of Non-State Actors and European Diplomacy

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

        Paul Diehl, Political Science
        Kyle Estes, Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
        Edward Kolodziej, ACDIS and Center for Global Studies
        Carol Leff, Political Science
        Lesley Wexler, School of Law


        Teach-In: Crisis in Crimea & Ukraine

        Room 160, English Building, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana (map)

      3. 6:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Štěstí (Something Like Happiness) - Czech Republic, 2005

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Friday, March 14, 2014

      1. All Day

        Asef Bayat (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Beth Renee Stafford (Independent Libraries Professional)
        Emanuel Rota (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Eric Hooglund (Lund University)
        Evelyne Accad (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Hadi Salehi Esfahani (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Mahir Saul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Manuel Rota (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Valerie Hoffman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Zsuzsanna Fagyal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)


        Approaches to the Study of the Middle East and the Mediterranean: A Symposium in Honor of Paul Vieille

        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)

  4. Week of March 16, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmLive Webcast: A Union's Greatest Challenges: Europe's Future Path toward Economic Growth, Global Competitiveness and Addressing Debt

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 4:00 pm

        Michael Ashby, Royal Society Research Professor, Principal Investigator, Engineering Design Centre, the University of Cambridge


        Howard K. Birnbaum Memorial Lecture: Why Should Engineering Students Care about Industrial Design? And if They Don't, How to Enlighten Them?

        Room 100, Materials Science and Engineering Building, 1304 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

        John Curtice, Deputy-Director of Center for Research into Elections & Social Trends and Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde

        Neill Nugent, Emeritus Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Manchester Metropolitan University

        Andrew Strathern, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

        Pamela Steward, Senior Research Associate and Co-Director of the Cromie Burn Research Unit, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): English & Scottish Nationalism

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

    3. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1. 8:30 amNorth American Materials Education Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      2. 2:00 pm

        Bill Davies, Associate Professor in the Department of Justice, Law and Society, American University


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: The New History of EU Law: Promises and Challenges

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    4. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1. 8:30 amNorth American Materials Education Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

  5. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Monday, March 31, 2014

      1. All DayIllinois High School Translation Contest

        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1301 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL (map)

      2.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014