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Monatsarchiv für Juni 2013

Forschungskolloquium der Abteilung Politik: Sarah Uhlmann

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Screening of People of a Feather (2011) and talk with Sheila Coutts

The Embassy of Canada invites you to participate in a film screening of People of a Feather (2011) preceded by a talk with Sheila Coutts, Counsellor (Economic). The Canadian documentary shows the life of the Inuit and the challenges they have to face due to environmental change. Thursday, June 27th, 2013 from 10 a.m. to […]

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The Poor Kennedys Present Berlin Fairytales – two one-act plays

Manic Pixie Dream Boy written & directed by Mara Bierbach, starring Ben Trotter and Camille Barrera „A short comedic play sort-of-kind-of based on Peter Pan.“ Mermaid & Prince written & directed by Nadia Nejjar, starring Miia Laine and Daniel Weimert „An experimental, transatlantic tale inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s ‚The Little Mermaid‘ set in an apocalyptic Berlin.“ […]

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50 Year Anniversary Celebration

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50 Jahre John F. Kennedy Institut

Die Pressestelle der Freien Universität bietet einen Überblick zur Geschichte des Instituts: http://www.fu-berlin.de/sites/kennedy/jfki_graduiertenschule/index.html#content

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JFKI students attend Obama speech

President Barack Obama gave a speech at the Brandenburger Tor on Wednesday and the JFKI was present. Several JFK students mastered the heat and enjoyed the President’s speech!

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Forschungs- und Examenscolloquiums der Abteilung Geschichte: Grace Hale

  Wir möchten Sie herzlich zu einem Vortrag im Rahmen des Forschungs- und Examenscolloquiums der Abteilung Geschichte einladen. Grace Hale (University of Virginia) spricht zum Thema: „Out of Place, Out of Time: Filming the “Folk” in the U.S. South in the 1960s and 1970s“ Donnerstag, 4. Juli 2013 (JFKI, Raum 203) 18-20 Uhr c.t.

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Forschungskolloquium der Abteilung Politik: Ben Trott

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Forschungskolloquium der Abteilungen Kultur und Literatur

Es spricht Elizabeth Hewitt (Ohio State University) zum Thema: „Epistolary Systems and the Art of Correspondence“ Am Donnerstag, 20.06.2013 um 18:15 in Raum 201 des John- F. Kennedy-Instituts.

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50th anniverary of the John F. Kennedy Institute

The following link provides all relevant information to the festivities regarding the Institute’s upcoming 50-year anniversary: http://www.jfki.fu-berlin.de/media/130610_Deutsch_Programm_50_Jahre_JFKI.pdf

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Forschungskolloquium der Abteilungen Kultur und Literatur

Am Donnerstag, 13.06.2013 um 18:15 spricht in Raum 201 des John- F. Kennedy-Instituts Jared Gardner (Ohio State University) zum Thema: „Time and HIstory in Contemporary Graphic Narrative“

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Introducing the Berlin Journal of North American Studies

The Berlin Journal of North American Studies is a new academic and artistic journal providing a forum for ambitious young scholars to engage in the interdisciplinary topics that form North American Studies. The journal aims to break the barriers separating academics and the fine arts through an exploration and contextualisation of human experience while maintaining […]

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