New Europe College
Institute for Advanced Study
Date Event Title, Lecturer/Participants Location

Tue.
Mar. 3
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, Delia MIHĂILĂ, Ovidiu PIETRAREANU, Tarciziu ŞERBAN, Silviu TATU

NEC
room 403

Wed.
Mar. 4
11.00

Ștefan Odobleja
Seminar*

Seeing Like a Bank: Debt and the Creditworthiness of Late Socialist Eastern Europe

Dr. Adrian GRAMA, Ștefan Odobleja Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg

Event supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – CNCS/CCCDI – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1-BSO-2016-003, within PNCDI III.

NEC conference hall

Thu.
Mar. 5
17.00

Pontica Magna
Public Talk

Revival of Islam in a post-soviet Azerbaijan: Secularism versus Sharia

Dr. Altay GOYUSHOV, Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Professor, Baku Research Institute

NEC conference hall

Mon.
Mar. 9
15.00

Research
Group*

(in English)

Historical Anthropology of Industrial Socialism in Romania

A Seminar on two recently published books: Alina-Sandra CUCU Planning Labour: Time and the Foundations of Industrial Socialism in Romania (Berghahn Books, 2019) and Adrian Grama Laboring Along: Industrial Workers and the Making of Postwar Romania (De Gruyter 2019)

Speakers: Alina CUCU, Adrian GRAMA, Ștefan GUGA

Event of The Group for Anthropological Research and Debates (GARD), 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 conference hall

Wed.
Mar. 11
11.00

Ștefan Odobleja
Seminar*

Housing the Workers in Early State Socialism: Bucharest and the Construction of the First Housing Projects (1945-1958)

Dr. Răzvan VOINEA, Ștefan Odobleja Fellow

Event supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – CNCS/CCCDI – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1-BSO-2016-003, within PNCDI III.

NEC conference hall

Thu.
Mar. 12
15.00

Research
Group*

(in English)

On the Problems of Historical Comparisons. The Personal History of a Book [Despre problemele comparațiilor istorice. Istoria personală a unei cărți]

Dr. Błażej BRZOSTEK, Institute of History, University of Warsaw

Meeting of the Research Group Reflections on the Political and Social History of the 18th and 19th Centuries in Romania

NEC conference hall

Fri.
Mar. 13
14.00- 18.00

Workshop

(in English)

Migrations. Critical Inquiries

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cornelia SCHU, Managing Director of the SVR and Director of the SVR's Research Unit

Participants: Constantin ARDELEANU, Ioana BUNESCU, Măriuca Oana CONSTANTIN, Dana DOMSODI, Corina ILEA, Nilay KILINC, Valentina SANDU–DEDIU, Cornelia SCHU, Maria Alexandra VOIVOZEANU

Event supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – CNCS/CCCDI – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1-BSH-2-2016-0004, within PNCDI III.

NEC conference hall

Tue.
Mar. 17
10.00

Research
Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in Linguistic Context: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

NEC
room 403

Tue.
Mar. 17
17.00

Public Talk

(in English)

Selfless Minds or Mindful Selves? Buddhist, Phenomenological, and Cognitive Science Perspectives on Human Experience

Dr. Christian COSERU, Professor, Lightsey Humanities Chair, College of Charleston

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Mar. 18
11.00

Spiru Haret
Seminar*

Justice and Cultural Identity in Europe: An Analysis of Multicultural Jurisprudence and Cultural Defense Claims

Dr. Măriuca-Oana CONSTANTIN, Spiru Haret Fellow, Associate Lecturer, National University of Political Science and Public Administration, Bucharest

Event supported by a grant of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation – CNCS/CCCDI – UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1-BSH-2-2016-0004, within PNCDI III.

NEC conference hall

Fri.
Mar. 20
09.30 - 18.30

Workshop

(a working meeting for preparing a special issue of Martor, not open to the general public)

Marriage-making among Roma in Central and Eastern Europe: Practices, Meanings, Economies

Participants: Marian Viorel ANĂSTĂSOAIE, Margaret BEISSINGER, Ana CHIRIȚOIU, Grégoire COUSIN, Ivan DJORDJEVIĆ, László FOSZTÓ, Iulia HAȘDEU, Cecília KOVAI, Jonathan LARCHER, Bogdan MATEESCU, Martin OLIVERA, Andreea RACLEȘ, Michael STEWART, Elisabeth TAUBER, Cătălina TESĂR, Ștefánia TOMA

This event is organized by the Museum of the Romanian Peasant in collaboration with New Europe College, financed by a grant of The Administration of the National Cultural Fund (AFCN), and supported by CEREFREA Villa Noël.

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Mar. 25
11.00

Pontica Magna
Seminar*

Europeanisation via Education: How to Better Foster the European Perceptions and Ideas in Ukraine

Dr. Nadia BUREIKO, Pontica Magna Returning Fellow, Head of Europeanisation Studies, Foreign Policy Council 'Ukrainian Prism', Kyiv

NEC conference hall

Wed.
Mar. 25
17.00

Public Talk
(via Skype)

(in English)

From Duelling to Libel: Genealogies of Free Speech in Modern France

Dr. Matei CANDEA, Reader in Social Anthropology, Fellow and Director of Studies, King's College, University of Cambridge

Event of The Group for Anthropological Research and Debates (GARD), 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 conference hall

Thu.
Mar. 26
17.00

Public Talk

This event was canceled.

(in Romanian)

Romanians and Their Fortune in the Past [Norocul românilor în istorie]

Dr. Matei CAZACU, affiliated researcher, CETOBaC, CNRS, Paris

NEC conference hall




* NEC, EntE, ODOBLEJA, Pontica Magna seminars as well as the research groups can be attended by the fellows and the alumni of NEC Programs, and their guests.