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January

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Academic Health Center 3 - 205

Conversations on Europe: "Dear Madam High Representative: tasks for EU Foreign Policy"

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

This semester, the MEUCE partners with Eurochannel, the European channel TV, to screen a series of European films. The first film will be Croatian film on Jan. 26: "Kenjac"

February

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Venue:FIU, MMC - Green Library - GL 835

The Middle East Studies Program is hosting a graduate discussion with Dr. Nasser Hadian, University of Tehran, on "Iran, the U.S., and Europe: The Politics of Nuclear Negotiations".

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Venue:Academic Health Center 3 - 205

Presentation on the origins of Christopher Columbus by Dr. Manuel Rosa, historian

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Venue:FIU - Green Library -GL 220

The Department of Politics and International Relations is hosting a lecture by Sebastián Royo on the global financial crisis that hit Spain in 2008. This presentation seeks to explain this economic collapse, and examines how domestic policy choices and existing institutional frameworks sharply influenced, both the impact and the responses, to the 2007 global financial crisis in Spain.

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

This semester, the European Studies Program and Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence are partnering with Eurochannel Inc. and the European Channel TV to screen a European Film Series. Our next screening is a documentary on one of the greatest cities in the world, listed as a World Heritage Site, Venice.

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 220

Lecture: "Plutopia: The Great American and Soviet Plutonium Disasters" by Dr. Kate Brown, Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 220

Lecture on "Challenges of The construction of a South American citizenship based on the EU´s citizenship" by Diego Acosta Arcarazo, Lecturer in European Law, Deputy Director of Impact, University of Bristol, and member of the Project Prospects for International Migration Governance (MIGPROSP).

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Academic Health Center 3 - 205

Following the horrific terrorist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7th, Consul General of France in Miami, Philippe Létrilliart, will comment and follow-up on what happened in France and what exceptional measures will be implemented to address the threat of terrorism.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

MEUCE Conversations on Europe: "Whose Pivot Now? Implications of Growing EU-China Ties"

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Venue:FIU - MARC International Pavilion

This conference will focus on the role of civil society in the functioning of regional governance today. Civil society has gained significant influence in the EU and its member states in the past few years, no matter if in consultative and advocacy roles in a number of policy arenas, or as transnational social movements in reaction to the Euro- and subsequent austerity crisis. With its rise in prominence, questions of cooptation and legitimacy of civil society actors have appeared.

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Venue:University of Miami - School of Business Adm. - Aresty Graduate Business Building - Room 431

Symposium/Seminar on "A new Atlantic Community: The EU, the US and Latin America"

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Venue:Miami Beach Urban Studios in Miami Beach, Fellows' Gallery

Exhibition: Erika Anne Schumacher, “Beautiful Backstreets” Feb. 27 - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Opening

March

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

The Holocaust Studies Initiative will be having a three-part screening and lecture of the Claude Lanzmann film Shoah. All screenings will take place at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Please see more information for all the details.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library - GL 100

Lecture on "Poland and the Ukrainian Crisis" by Dr. Krzysztof Jasiewicz, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 103

The Department of Public Administration is hosting a lecture by Former Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Georgi Bliznashki and wife Dr. Polya Katsamunska.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

The Václav Havel Initiative for Human Rights & Diplomacy is hosting a panel discussion where four distinguished scholars will examine important dimensions of Cuba’s current foreign relations and what these mean for human rights and the process of democratization on the island.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

The Holocaust Studies Initiative will be having a three-part screening and lecture of the Claude Lanzmann film Shoah. All screenings will take place at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Please see more information for all the dates.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

MEUCE Conversations on Europe: "TTIP-Ping Point? The Present and future of the Transatlantic Trade Agreement"

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

The MEUCE, European Studies Program, European Students association are partnering to screen an historical film based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history: "The Monuments Men"

April

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library Resources Center - GL 156

MEUCE Conversations on Europe: "Before there was Ebola: European Responses to diseases in Africa - Past and Present"

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Venue:Miami Beach Urban Studios in Miami Beach, Florida

This Spring, in conjuction with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Miami, The Anne Frank Center USA, will open their definitive exhibit "Anne Frank: A History for Today", at three locations in Miami, FL. From April 28-May 22, the exhibition will take place at the Miami Beach Urban Studios.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library - GL 220

Lecture on "Relationship between EU Integration and the Serbian Orthodox Church" by Dr. Marija Brujic, Research Associate, University of Belgrade, Serbia

May

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Venue:Florida International University - Modesto A. Maidique Campus - Graham Center GC 140

On the occasion of Europe Day, May 9th, the Miami-Florida European Union of Excellence and the European Studies Program are organizing different Education and Cultural events from May 4th to 22nd.

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Venue:Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne

The Duo Klavitarre: Jolanta Ziemska, piano; and Maciej Ziemski, Guitar will perform a wonderful program work from tango to mazurka (In the program: Astor Piazzolla, Claude Debussy,Fryderyk Chopin)

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

The MEUCE, the European Studies Program, the European Student Association, and Eurochannel are partnering to organize the European Short Film Festival on "Youth in Europe" at FIU from May 4 to 6, 2015

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

The MEUCE and Eurochannel are partnering to organize the European Short Film Festival on "Youth in Europe" at FIU from May 4 to 8, 2015

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

Jack Strong is a 2014 Polish political thriller film directed by Władysław Pasikowski, starring Marcin Dorociński, Maja Ostaszewska, Dagmara Dominczyk and Patrick Wilson. The film is based on the true story of Ryszard Kukliński, a Polish Army colonel who spied for the American Central Intelligence Agency during the height of the Cold War. The title of the film, Jack Strong, was Kukliński's secret agent pseudonym.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 140

"Love in Portofino" with Andrea Bocelli

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 140

Recognition Award Ceremony for FIU students who obtained their Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in European Studies in Spring 2015; and the High School students who participated in the Euro Challenge Competition 2015.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 140

European Film Screening: “Nous nous sommes tant hais” (How we hated each other) which re-enacts the birth of the European Union

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 233

During this EU Consuls’ Information Panel on "European Identity and Intercultural Communication", two European Consuls will present their country, their own culture identity and personal experience to the students.

August

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Venue:Miami Beach Urban Studios - Miami Beach Urban Studios - 420 Lincoln Road - Suite 440 - Miami Beach

A collaboration between the FIU School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and FIU’s College of Architecture + the Arts brings this exhibition to the Miami Beach Urban Studios. “Photo 51: Is Corruption in Russia’s DNA?”

September

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum - Anthony R. Abraham Gallery

Exhibition Anne Morgan's War:American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924 - September 10 - November 28, 2015

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 150

The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Students Association, is pleased to premiere a series of European Films during the semester. The first of these is a French film: "L'Auberge Espagnole"

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Venue:FIU - Green Library

Conversations on Europe: "Back to School... at what cost: Comparing Higher Education Models in the US & Europe"

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 156

Conversations on Europe: "The language and Identity in the Francophony World (France, Belgium, and the Maghreb)" (Conversation in French)

October

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Venue:FIU - College of Law - Courtroom 1000

On Oct. 8 - two day before Oct. 10th-World Day Against the Death Penalty, The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, the College of Law,will welcome the European Consuls General in Miami, and FIU College of Law experts to discuss European and International Perspectives on Capital Punishment.

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 140

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs is screening the film "Leviathan" with commentary by Rebecca Friedman. Co-sponsored by the College of Architecure and the Arts, European and Eurasian Studies Program and Miami Beach Urban Studios.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Join the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy for an informative conversation on EU̶-Cuba relations. Pavel Telička, an experienced European representative will discuss the on-going negotiations for a new bilateral treaty between the EU and Cuba, including the most sensitive aspect of this diplomatic process: the issue of human rights and Cuban civil society.

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 156

Conversations on Europe videoconference series:"Europe Jews: Past, Present, Future?"

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Venue:FIU - MMC - PG5-134

Lecture on "Swedish domestic & International Politics: Past & Present" by former Swedish Ambassador Christer Persson

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

The Consulate General of Italy, the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, and the European & Eurasian Studies are partnering to organize an "Italian Day at FIU". Italian films, discussions with author, director, and actor are planned. Guest of Honor: the Consul General of Italy.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, CBC 232

Join the School of International and Public Affairs for a panel discussion that explores the conflict and crisis in Syria. FIU faculty experts will discuss the origins of the crisis, its domestic and societal impact on Syria and the Syrian people, and the geopolitical impact of the crisis on the region and the neighboring world.

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 220

FIU students will discuss about their experience they had in France this summer - Guest of Honor: Hon. Philippe Letrilliart, Consul General of France in Miami.

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Venue:Miami Beach Urban Studios | Main Gallery

Lecture on "The Death of Parmesan: Material Culture, Media, and the Past in Russian Everyday Life"

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 140

The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Student Association, is pleased to premiere a series of European Films during the semester. The second of these is: "Midnight in Paris"

November

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 150

In collaboration with the Consulate General of France in Miami,and in order to commemorate the century of World War I, the European and Eurasian Studies and the Europe Student Association, will screen historical documentaries of World War I entitled "Apocalypse - 1ere Guerre Mondiale"; The 1st and 2nd episodes will be "Fury and Fear"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, CBC 232

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a presentation on the contemporary international relations of Ukraine, with special emphasis on the country’s relationship with Russia and the European Union. On October 15, 2015, Ukraine was elected to the UN Security Council, adding a new dimension to the country’s foreign policy agenda.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum

Join the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program for a presentation by scholar Aurora Morcillo and artist Rufina Santana that explores the intellectual and artistic effort to historicize the seas as spaces of human interaction, self-recognition and reinvention.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum - Anthony R. Abraham Gallery

Dr. Marilyn Hoder-Salmon will lecture on "The Role of American Womend during WWI"

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center - GC 150

Film screening: “Kosciuszko: A Man Before His Time” Followed by Discussion with *Alex Storozynski*, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, award-winning author, director, and President Emeritus & Vice Chairman of the Board of The Kosciuszko Foundation

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Venue:FIU - PG5 - 134

Lecture on "25 Years of German Unity - The 26th Anniversary of Germany Reunification" by Hon. Jürgen Borsch, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Green Library - GL 220

Roundtable on the European Migration/Refugee Crisis with FIU Faculty experts

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL: 156

Conversations on Europe videoconference series:Rescue & Prevent: Responses to Europe's Migration Crisis

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Venue:FIU - MMC - Graham Center - GC 150

The European and Eurasian Studies Program, in collaboration with the European Student Association, is pleased to premiere a series of European Films during the semester.The third film will be a Polish one: "The Pianist"

December

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Venue:FIU - Green Library - GL 835

Conversations on Europe: "The Climate for Climate Change Negociations"