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

June 2018

Date Event Title, Lecturer/Participants Location

Mon.
June 4
9.45-13.40 15.00-17.15

ERC International Workshop

(in English and French)

People, Objects and Languages across the Empires: Interference and Circulations of Words and Images in Premodern Societies

Participants: Constantin ARDELEANU, Tülay ARTAN, Robert BORN, Giulia CALVI, David CELETTI, Ovidiu CRISTEA, David DO PAÇO, Alex DRACE-FRANCIS, Anastasia FALIEROU, Sorin GRIGORUŢĂ, Tetiana GRYGORIEVA, Dimitrios KONTOGEORGIS, Maria PAKUCS, Radu PĂUN, Liviu PILAT, Nicoleta ROMAN, Hedda REINDL-KIEL, Stefan ROHDEWALD, Daniel SCHÖNPFLUG, Barbara STOLLBERG-RILINGER, Mihai-Răzvan UNGUREANU, Constanţa VINTILĂ-GHIŢULESCU, Michał WASIUCIONEK, Artemis YAGOU

Conference convened by Constanţa VINTILĂ-GHIŢULESCU within the ERC Project LuxFass no. No 646489 hosted by New Europe College

NEC conference hall

Tue.
June 5
10.00-13.40 15.00-18.30

ERC International Workshop

People, Objects and Languages across the Empires: Interference and Circulations of Words and Images in Premodern Societies

(continued)

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 6
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.
June 6
11.00

Odobleja Seminar*

(in English)

The Ordinary and the Cinematic: Specifications of Film Medium via Wittgenstein, Merleau-Ponty, and Cavell

Dr. Mihai OMETIȚĂ, Ştefan Odobleja Fellow

NEC conference hall

Thu.
June 7
15.00

Research Group*

(in English)

Oligarchic Liberalism, Clientelism and the Road to Democracy in Spain Between 1876 and 1923. The Catalan Case

Dr. Gemma RUBI CASALS, Coordinator of Grau in History, Politics & Economics, Grup d'Estudis i Recerca Política, Institucions i Corrupció a l'època contemporània (PICEC) Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Meeting of the Research Group Reflections on the Political and Social History of the 18th and 19th Centuries in Romania, with the support of the Groupe de Recherche International (GDRI) “Politics and corruption: current comparative history and sociology” (CNRS no. 842)

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 13
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.
June 13
11.00

Odobleja Seminar*

(in English)

On the Threshold. Conformism, dissidence and (de)synchronizations in Romanian media arts in the 1960 and 1970s

Dr. Horea AVRAM, Ştefan Odobleja Fellow, Assistant Professor, Babeş-Bolyai University

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 13
17.00

Roundtable

(in Romanian)

A Roundtable on Violența politică și lupta de clasă în colectivizarea agriculturii din România, 1949-1962 [Building up Socialist Order: Political Violence and Class Struggle in the Collectivization of Agriculture in Romania, 1949-1962]

The debates start from the recent publication of several volumes: Edificarea orânduirii socialiste: Violența politică și lupta de clasă în colectivizarea agriculturii din România, 1949–1962, coordonatori: Dorin Dobrincu, Constantin Iordachi, Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, Iași, 2017 and Colectivizarea agriculturii din România: Inginerie socială, violență politică, reacția țărănimii, vol. I–II, 1949–1950 și 1951–1962, editor coordonator: Dorin Dobrincu, editori: Alexandru Dumitru Aioanei, Dumitru Lisnic, Dumitru Lăcătușu, Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, Iași, 2017.

Participants: Iuliu CRĂCANĂ, Dorin DOBRINCU, Armand GOȘU, Constantin IORDACHI, Dumitru LĂCĂTUȘU, Cornel MICU, Bogdan MURGESCU, Octavian ROSKE, Cristian VASILE

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 13
19.00

Conference

(in English)

People, Characters, Realities

Marius von MAYENBURG 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 Goethe-Institut Bucharest and the National Theater Bucharest.

National Theater Bucharest, Media Hall, 2 Nicolae Bălcescu Boulevard

Thu.
June 14
9.30-13.00 14.30-16.00

Conference

(in English)

Social Experiences of Film/ Film Experiences of Sociality: New Approaches in Film-Philosophy

Conveners: Christian FERENCZ-FLATZ and Mihai OMETIȚĂ

Participants: Sophie DASCAL, Christian FERENCZ-FLATZ, Craig FOX, , Daniel FRASER, Ruxandra GUBERNAT, Julian HANICH, Laura KALTWASSER, Sigrid LEYSSEN, Mihai OMETIȚĂ, Henry RAMMELT, Rupert READ, Sergey TOYMENTSEV, Witold WACHOWSKI

With the support of: New Europe College and the Romanian Peasant Museum

Funding partially covered through 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

Fri.
June 15
10.00-13.00 14.30-16.45

Conference

Social Experiences of Film, Film Experiences of Sociality: New Approaches in Film-Philosophy

(continued)

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 20
10.00

Research Group*

(in Romanian)

The Bible in Linguistic Context: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

NEC
room 403

Wed.
June 20
11.00

NEC Seminar*

(in English)

Elena Bacaloglu and the other Fascism. Socio-political analysis of her Manifesto between Literature, Mysticism and History

Dr. Ida Libera VALICENTI, NEC International Fellow, Teaching Fellow, Sapienza University of Rome

NEC conference hall

Wed.
June 27
10.00

Research Group*

(in English)

The Bible in linguistic context. Introduction to the Coptic language

NEC
room 403

Wed.
June 27
11.00

Odobleja Seminar*

(in English)

Narratives of Political Violence in Communist Romania. The Perpetrators' Testimonies

Dr. Dumitru LĂCĂTUȘU, Ştefan Odobleja Fellow, Researcher at the Historical Consulting Center, University of Bucharest

NEC conference hall






* NEC, Odobleja, Haret, Henkel, Pontica Magna and How to Teach Europe seminars as well as meetings of the research groups can be attended by the fellows and the alumni of NEC Programs, and their guests. They are not open to the general public, and attendance is only by invitation, or by permission as a result of a request addressed to the NEC.