New Europe College
Institute for Advanced Study

New Europe College has been hosting over the years an ongoing series of lectures given by prominent foreign and Romanian scholars, for the benefit of academics, researchers and students, as well as a wider public. The College also organizes international and national events (seminars, workshops, colloquia, symposia, book launches, etc.).

Program

November 2017

Date Event Title, Lecturer/Participants Location

Wed.
Nov. 1
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in linguistic context. Introduction to the Coptic language

Participants: Melania BĂDIC, Ștefan COLCERIU, Emanuel CONȚAC, Alexandru MIHĂILĂ, Delia MIHĂILĂ, Monica VASILEANU, Cristian VECHIU

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 1
11.00

Odobleja Seminar*

How to study the life of ideas? The messianic-political conundrum in the case of the German-Jewish intelligentsia of the Weimar Republic

Dr. George-Lorin GHIMAN, Ștefan Odobleja Fellow

NEC conference hall

Tue.
Nov. 7
11.00

Roundtable

(in Romanian)

In memoriam Marin Tarangul

Participants: Ana BLANDIANA, Mihaela GULEA, Gabriel LIICEANU, Andrei PLEȘU and Vlad RUSSO

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Nov. 8
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in Linguistic Context: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

Participants: Francisca BĂLTĂCEANU, Monica BROŞTEANU, Melania BĂDIC, Emanuel CONȚAC, Octavian FLORESCU, Victor GEORGESCU, Cristinel IATAN, Alexandru MIHĂILĂ, Ovidiu PIETRAREANU, Tarciziu ŞERBAN

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 8
11.00

Pontica Magna Seminar*

Naive Monarchism and Within-the-System Protest in Contemporary Russia

Dr. Natalia MAMONOVA, Pontica Magna Fellow

NEC conference hall

Sat.
Nov. 11
10.00-
14.45

Roundtable

(in Romanian)

România- preşedinţia Consiliului UE [Romania and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union]

Participants: Iordan BĂRBULESCU, Radu DUDĂU, Mihai SEBE, Cristina VELICU, Vlad VOICULESCU

Organizer: European Centre for Legal Expertise (www.ecle.ro)

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Nov. 15
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in linguistic context. Introduction to the Coptic language

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 15
11.00

Pontica Magna Seminar*

The Soviet Moldavia in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Broadcast Programs during the Cold War

Dr. Sergiu MUSTEAȚĂ, Pontica Magna Returning Fellow, History and Geography Faculty, Ion Creanga State University, Chisinau

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Nov. 15
15.00

Roundtable

(in English)

Contested Borderlands: Russian-Romanian Entanglements in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century

Book Launch: A Contested Borderland: Competing Russian and Romanian Visions of Bessarabia in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century (CEU Press, 2017), by Andrei Cusco

Participants: Sorin ANTOHI, Călin COTOI, Andrei CUSCO, Sergiu MUSTEAȚĂ

NEC conference hall

Mon.
Nov. 20
17.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

Meeting of the Focus Group on Education and Research

This workshop is supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P3-3.6-H2020-2016-0018, within PNCDI III

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 22
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in Linguistic Context: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 22
11.00

Pontica Magna Seminar*

Jadids and Iashliar: Muslim Reform Movement in the Middle Volga Region (end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries)

Dr. Oxana ZEMTSOVA, Pontica Magna Fellow, Researcher, Mari State University, Russia

NEC conference hall

Thu.
Nov. 23
11.00-
12.30

Roundtable

(in English)

Roundtable on Antonio Tabares’s Work

Participants: Antonio TABARES, Theodor-Cristian POPESCU and invited guests

This event is convened by Theodor-Cristian POPESCU, within the Focus Group Culture in Murky Times

*Participation by invitation only!

This event is supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P3-3.6-H2020-2016-0018, within PNCDI III, and developed in partnership with Instituto Cervantes (Bucharest).

NEC conference hall

Thu.
Nov. 23
17.00

Conference

(in Spanish, with simultaneous translation in Romanian)

People, Characters, Realities

Antonio TABARES in dialogue with Theodor-Cristian POPESCU

This event is convened by Theodor-Cristian POPESCU, within the Focus Group Culture in Murky Times

This event is supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P3-3.6-H2020-2016-0018, within PNCDI III, and developed in partnership with Instituto Cervantes (Bucharest).

Instituto Cervantes
Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 38, București

Fri.
Nov. 24
10.00-
13.30

15.00-
18.30

International Conference

(in English and French)

Acts of Comparing: The Emerging Modern Humanities in East-Central Europe, in the Long Nineteenth-Century

Participants: Ioana BOT, Corin BRAGA, Adriana COPACIU, Oana FOTACHE, Jens HERLTH, Sándor HITES, Laura T. ILEA, IMRE Balasz, Veronika RUTTKAY, SZABO Ester, SZABO Levente, Angelo MITCHIEVICI, Galin TIHANOV, Borbála Zsuzsanna TÖRÖK, Adrian TUDURACHI, Mihaela URSA, Zsuzsanna VARGA

This conference is organized by Babeș-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca) in partnership with New Europe College.

NEC conference hall

Sat.
Nov. 25
10.00-
14.00

16.00-
18.00

International Conference

(in English and French)

Acts of Comparing: The Emerging Modern Humanities in East-Central Europe, in the Long Nineteenth-Century

(continued)

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Nov. 29
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in linguistic context. Introduction to the Coptic language

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Nov. 29
11.00

Pontica Magna Seminar*

(Re-)Inventing the Self in the 'Paradise'?: The Second-Generation Turkish-Germans' 'Return' Migration to the Turkish Mediterranean

Nilay KILINÇ, Pontica Magna Fellow, Ph.D. Researcher, University of Surrey, UK

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Nov. 29
17.00

Roundtable

(in Romanian)

A roundtable discussion about Andrei Oişteanu’s book Sexualitate şi societate. Istorie, religie şi literatură [Sexuality and society: history, religion and literature] (Polirom, 2016)

Participants: Laura GRÜNBERG, Vintilă MIHĂILESCU, Angelo MITCHIEVICI, Andrei OIŞTEANU, Ioan STANOMIR, Răzvan VONCU. This discussion will be moderated by Andrei PLEŞU.

NEC conference hall




* NEC, Odobleja, Haret, Henkel, Pontica Magna and How to Teach Europe seminars as well as the research groups can be attended by the fellows and the alumni of NEC Programs, and their guests.