Recordings of lectures, interviews, and webinars sponsored by West European Studies
Elina Lehto-Haggroth: Education in Finland in Practice: The Nuts and Bolts of a System That Works
March 2013 | A lecture by Vantaa, Finland's deputy mayor Elina Lehto-Haggroth on the structure of the Finnish education system and potential reasons behind the high educational ranking of Finland.
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Dr. Isidor Wallimann: The Bologna Reform in European Higher Education
March 2013 | A lecture by Professor Isidor Wallimann of Syracuse University and the University of Applied Sciences of Northwest Switzerland on the harmonization of standards within the European educational space.
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Marina Kaljurand: Estonian Foreign Policy in 2013
January 2013 | A lecture by Marina Kaljurand, Estonian Ambassador to the United States, on foreign policy challenges faced by Estonia as a small country in northeastern Europe.
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Nick Clark: The Status and Foundations of Agricultural Policy in the EU
June 2012 | Dr. Clark gives a webinar discussing the origins and development of agricultural policy in the EU, as well as contemporary debates and conflicts surrounding the issue.
Nick Clark: Democracy and Public Opinion in the EU
May 2012 | Dr. Clark gives a webinar analyzing questions surrounding democracy in the EU, such as whether there is a 'democratic deficit', and the extent to which EU institutions and policies are responsive to citizens.
Nick Clark: Institutions of the EU
May 2012 | Dr. Clark gives a webinar discussing the various institutions of the EU, including their historical development and roles in the policymaking process.
Vladimir Ashkenazy: My Journey to the Podium
May 2012 | During his visit to Bloomington with the European Union Youth Orchestra, WFIU interviews Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor and pianist, on his life in music.
Implications of Turkish Membership for the European Union
April 2012 | A lecture by Dr. Neill Nugent, Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration at Manchester Metropolitan University and the College of Europe on the EU's perspective on Turkish membership.
Human Rights and the European Union
The Eurocrisis: What Now?
A History of Integration in Europe
Indiana as a Global Partner with EU and Other World Regions
Where is ‘Europe’ Going in the Wake of the Debt Crisis?
February 29, 2012 | A panel discussion at the University of Notre Dame co-sponsored by the EU Center. Participants include Dr. Beate Sissenich from Indiana University.
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Supranationalism: The Case of the European Union
February 28, 2012 | A webinar on how the European Union has helped promote supranationalism and devolution in Europe.
The Euro Crisis and European Integration
February 27, 2012 | A webinar on the current state of the European Financial Crisis. Presented by Dr. Andreas Hauskrecht, Indiana University.
One State, One World
December 2011 | Developed in cooperation with WFIU, "One State, One World" is a series of 12 one-minute audio segments that explains the European Union and its ties with Indiana.
Maximizing Your Business Development Trip to Europe
October 18, 2011 | The European Union Center at Indiana University presented a webinar by Courtney Zaugg, CZ International Consulting, LLC.
Attitudes towards Different Immigrant Groups in Britain
September 23, 2011 | Dr. Abdulkader Sinno and Dr. Timothy Hellwig talk about the attitudes of Britons towards different immigrant groups. This lecture was part of the "Muslims in the U.S. & Europe: Islamophobia, integration, attitudes, and rights" conference at Indiana University.
Dr. Audretsch on WFIU's Profiles
August 14, 2011 | Hear Dr. David Audretsch, IU Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, discuss entrepreneurship in Europe.
Indiana and the EU: Our Economic Relationship with Europe
July 22, 2011 | Listen to Dr. Jerry Conover, Director of the Indiana Business Research Center and Brant Beyer, EU Center Project Manager discuss the current state of Europe's economic ties with Indiana on WFIU's Noon Edition.
The European Debt Crisis & Its Implications for the US
July 13, 2011 | In this webinar, Brant Beyer, EU Center Project Manager, explains the cuases of the European Debt Crisis, the EU's response, and its implications for the US
Dr. Beate Sissenich on WFIU's Profiles
July 10, 2011 | In this edition of WFIU's Profiles, Dr. Beate Sissenich, IU Assistant Professor of Political Science talks about the current state of the European Union.
The European Union and Libya
May 3, 2011 | The Indiana University European Union Center present a webinar by Marti Grau, IU Lecturer and former Member of the European Parliament.
The Dutch Polder Model: What Accounts for its Surprising Resilience in the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis?
April 8, 2011 | Dr. Paulette Kurzer, University of Arizona, presenting “The Dutch Polder Model: What Accounts for its Surprising Resilience in the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis?” at European Responses to the Economic Crisis: Lessons for the US at Indiana University, 8 April, 2011.
Economic Voting and the Global Economic Crisis: Does Knowledge Reall Matter?
April 8, 2011 |Dr. Erik Tillman, DePaul University, presenting “Economic Voting and the Global Economic Crisis: Does Knowledge Really Matter?” at European Responses to the Economic Crisis: Lessons for the US at Indiana University, 8 April, 2011.
Economic Crises and Leader Survival
April 8, 2011 | Dr. Guilermo Rosas, Washington University in St. Louis, presenting “Economic Crises and Leader Survival” at European Responses to the Economic Crisis: Lessons for the US at Indiana University, 8 April, 2011.
Blame and the Great Recession
April 8, 2011 | Dr. Brad Gomez, Florida State University, "Blame and the Great Recession." Given at European Responses to the Economic Crises: Lessons for the US, Indiana University, 8 April 2011 .
The World Economy, Political Control, and Responsibility for Economic Conditions
April 8, 2011 | Dr. Tim Hellwig, Indiana University, presenting “The World Economy, Political control, and Responsibility for Economic Conditions” at European Responses to the Economic Crisis: Lessons for the US at Indiana University, 8 April, 2011.
European Approaches to Labor Relations: Are There Lessons for the US?
March 29, 2011 | The Indiana University European Union Center and School of Environmental and Public Affairs present a panel on European and American labor relations. Featuring Tom Geoghegan (author of Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a Life), Maurice Davison (Director of Region 3 of the UAW), Nicholas Strout (VP for Global Sales & Marketing at Novalung, Talheim Germany).
Assertion and/or extinction of European regional languages through the experience of a travelling artist
October 9, 2010 | Laurent Delabie-Devime’s video presentation for the Minority Languages In Europe: Successes and Challenges conference, at Indiana University - Bloomington, October 2010.
You can (try to) take a minority language out of France, but you can't take it out of French
October 9, 2010 | Anne-José Villeneuve's presentation, "You can (try to) take a minority language out of France, but you can’t take it out of French," given at Indiana University - Bloomington's Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
"Basque Spanish": the creation of an urban Basque identity through the Spanish language
Octoer 9, 2010 | Maria del Puy Ciriza-Lope, University of North Texas at Dallas. Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
Language policies for social cohesion
October 8, 2010 | Bernat Joan i Mari, Secretary of Language Policy of the Government of Catalonia. Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
Bilingual education: An educational success without the expected impact on language revitalization
October 8, 2010 | Fabienne Goalabré, Minority Languages in Europe: Successes and Challenges
Summer Workshop 2010
June 25, 2010 | An interactive workshop for Junior High & High School teachers of French, German, and Spanish. Indianapolis Museum of Art staff talk about approaches to viewing art.
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The Wende (Part 1)
April 23, 2010 | Peter Kahane, Knut Elstermann, Benjamin Robinson. This panel returns to the moment of the Wende, its politics and the East
German film culture that immediately preceded and followed it.
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Inequality Trend for Germany in the last two decades: A tale of two countries
April 20, 2010 | Dr. Dirk Krueger, University of Pennsylvania
Maximizing Your Study Abroad Experience in Germany
April 20, 2010 | Sonja Rother, IUB
International Financial Security
Perceptions of Power: How Voters Attribute Responsibility in the EU
April 10, 2010 | Dr. Sara Binzer Hobolt, Oxford University
Writer on the Run
March 26, 2010 | Kader Abdolah, Persian-Dutch author
Germany 1989: A New Kind of Revolution?
Studying at West
November 16, 2009 | Alison Behling and Tia Trueblood, IUB
The Politics of European Inclusion and Exclusion in Scandinavia
November 02, 2009 | Dr. David Ransel, Dr. Toivo Raun, Dr. Per Nordahl, and Dr. Timothy Hellwig, IUB
European Inclusion and Exclusion through Poetry"
November 02, 2009 | Rika Lesser and Kevin Karlin, IUB
Transatlantic Cooperation Where it Counts and Avoiding Conflicts on Consumer Product Safety
October 23, 2009 | Gary V. Litman, VP for Europe Policy and Initiatives at the US Chamber of Commerce, speaking at the EU Regulatory Policy Forum in Indianapolis
Future of Green Biotechnology in Europe
October 23, 2009 | Dr. Paulette Kurzer, University of Arizona, speaking at the EU Regulatory Policy Forum in Indianapolis
The U.S. and the EU and the Global Economic Crisis
October 22, 2009 | Matthias Stundholm, Deputy Spokesman for the European Commission Delegation
Race and the Republic
September 24, 2009 | Dr. Alec Hargreaves, Florida State
Creating Visual Representations of Music in the Language Classroom
Merging Language, Music and Holocaust Education
Bypassing Stereotypes in Teaching Music & Culture in West Europe
An Introduction to Music and Cultural Identity
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