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25 Jahre nach Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts – gelernte Lektionen und neue Herausforderungen

Gemeinsame Ringvorlesung der Zentralinstitute Osteuropa-Institut und John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien beginnt am 15. Oktober 2015 Nr. 304/2015 vom 12.10.2015 (via FU Pressestelle) Das Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts vor 25 Jahren, die damit verbundenen Erfahrungen und Herausforderungen stehen im Mittelpunkt einer Ringvorlesung ab dem 15. Oktober an der Freien Universität Berlin. Zum Auftakt der in englischer und deutscher […]

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Conference Announcement: American Exceptionalism Revisited

Topic: American Exceptionalism RevisitedAnnual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS) Date: Friday, 13th-Saturday, 14th November 2015 Description: From the very beginning America has considered herself as a nation with a mission, and John Winthrop’s (1630) „city upon a hill“ as the sacred Urtext of „American Exceptionalism“ permeates […]

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Workshop: Political Art and the Aesthetic-Political

Political Art and the Aesthetic-Political International Workshop  June 12-13, 2015, JFKI, Room 319 Conveners: Thomas Greven (FU Berlin), Robert Pirro (Georgia Southern University), Jasper Trautsch (University of Regensburg) Friday, June 12 2:00pm – 4pm                       Panel 1: Film and TV Chair: Robert Pirro (Georgia Southern University) William Glass (University of Warsaw): Conservative Means to Feminist […]

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New Website JRG „Fictions of Management: American Naturalism and Managerial Culture, 1875-1925“

The Dahlem International Network Junior Research Group “American Literature and Managerialism, 1875-1925” is proud to announce its new website. Under fictionsofmanagement.com you’ll find information on its members, their projects, as well as past and upcoming events.

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Department of Political Science Colloquium SoSe-2015

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Call for Papers: GSNAS International Conference 2015

Alliances Un/Common Causes and the Politics of Participation May 7–9, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin Seventy years after the United States aligned themselves with the Soviet Union to move together against Nazi Germany, unusual alliances continue to shift power relations and fundamentally transform our societies. Born out of crises, such upheavals often extend […]

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Ringvorlesung: Trust

PDF: RVL _Trust_ 14_15 Programm_neu

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Institute Newsletter: Now Available

Die mittlerweile 17. Ausgabe des JFKI Newsletters enthält viele interessante Informationen zu den Aktivitäten der einzelnen Departments und der Mitarbeiter des Instituts — die Lektüre bietet somit einen Überblick zu den wichtigsten Neuigkeiten, sowie einen Rückblick über das vergangene Sommersemester. In diesem Semester wurde der Newsletter von Florian Sedlmeier und Markus Kienscherf zusammengestellt; das Layout stammt von Jasper […]

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Lecture and exhibition opening: Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years

June 19, 2014, 6 pm, room 340, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies A joint event of the Women’s Representative and the Library of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies Audre Lorde, afro-american author, feminist and civil rights activist, taught in 1984 as a guest professor at the John F. […]

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Call for Applications: Masterclass Randall Collins

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„Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft“ am JFKI: Das Jahr 1914 in den USA

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Interdisciplinary Forum at the Graduate School of North American Studies

Talel Ben Jemia: „Agent of Desire (?) – The Hustler and the Themes of Gay Identity Formation in American Film“ The workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 3.00 to 4.30 pm (s.t.) in the seminar room of the Graduate School. The Interdisciplinary Forum at the GSNAS is a network of young scholars […]

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