Category Archives: Study Abroad

Opportunities for Students and Researchers from Ukraine

The European University Institute (EUI), a higher education institute sponsored by the European Union, is creating a special admission procedure for Ukrainian students and researchers wanting to pursue studies and/or research at the European University Institute. The EUI seeks to … Continue reading

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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for Research in France

The Fulbright Scholar Program of the United States Department of State is hosting a Fulbright U.S. Scholar: Spotlight on France Webinar on its research awards for U.S. scholars to travel to France to conduct research in various fields. The Fulbright … Continue reading

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Doctoral Fellowships in European History

The European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy, is offering fully funded doctoral fellowships for students wishing to pursue Ph.D. studies in European history. The European University Institute (EUI) is located on a majestic hill overlooking Firenze (Florence), Italy, an inspiring … Continue reading

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Containing Coronavirus in Brussels

I have been conducting archival research in Belgium as a Fulbright Research Scholar and collaborating with colleagues at the Université Catholique de Louvain this semester, but the coronavirus pandemic has intervened and disrupted our plans. Belgians had been following the … Continue reading

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Northern Star Report on Charlie Hebdo Attacks

The Northern Star, the student-run newspaper of Northern Illinois University, has published several reports on the Charlie Hebdo attacks. The latest piece, “NIU professor to take lessons from Paris’ Charlie Hebdo marches to history class,” featured an interview I did … Continue reading

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Studying Shakespeare in Venice

The Shylock Project Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice, 15 June – 11 July 2015 An intensive four-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, … Continue reading

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NIU Joins Council for European Studies

Northern Illinois University recently joined the Council for European Studies. “Northern Illinois University has been approved for membership to the Council for European Studies (CES) Academic Consortium, an international coalition of universities, centers and other organizations dedicated to furthering the … Continue reading

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Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Grants in Early Modern Iberian History

The CORPI Project (Conversion, Overlapping Religiosities, Polemics, and Interaction: Early Modern Iberia and Beyond) is currently recruiting doctoral and post-doctoral research fellows for 2013-14. The application deadline is 31 May 2013. The Project This project is concerned with questions of … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Programs for Low-Income Students

Colleges and universities provide financial aid to assist low-income students in participating in study abroad programs. My own university offers scholarships and financial aid packages to support students who enroll in study abroad programs. Augustana College, a liberal arts college … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Teaching in Florence

Thousands of American students study in Florence, Italy, each year at more than 40 major study abroad programs and many other smaller programs. One of the largest and most prestigious American programs in Florence is New York University’s program, based … Continue reading

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