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November 17, 2009

Gary Cohen Awarded Austrian Medal of Honor

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Gary Cohen has been awarded the Austrian Medal of Honor (Verdienstkreuz) for Science and Arts, First Class. The ceremony was held at the Austrian Embassy in Washington. He was presented the award by Dr. Christian Prosl, the Austrian Ambassador to the United States.

Congratulations to Gary! This is a much-deserved recognition of Gary's scholarship on the Habsburg Empire and his leadership of the Center for Austrian Studies.

November 11, 2009

Berlin as a Site of History - May-Term 2010

*****INFO SESSIONS*****
NOVEMBER 17, 4-4:30PM, HELLER HALL 1210B (TUES.)
DECEMBER 3, 1:30-2PM, SOCIAL SCIENCE 1183 (THURS.)

Berlin as a Site of History
Study Abroad Course in Berlin, Germany

May Term 2010: May 19--June 11, 2010
4 cr. History 3960, German 3510, or Global Studies 3900

Faculty leaders:
MJ Maynes, History - Twin Cities Campus (mayne001@umn.edu)
Marynel Ryan Van Zee, History - Morris Campus (mkryan@morris.umn.edu)

Please attend an info session, contact one of the faculty leaders, or visit the program webpage at:
http://www.umabroad.umn.edu/programs/europe/customgermanyberlin/index.shtml

November 4, 2009

"Civilization and the Civil Code: The Scandal of 'Child Marriage' in French Algeria"

Judith Surkis is professor of history at Harvard University.

Date: 11/20/2009
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 1210 Heller Hall

Co-sponsored with Global Studies, European Studies Consortium, Center for German and European Studies

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"Cloning France in Indochina: Dalat as Chambery, Nice, or Paris"

Eric Jennings is professor of history at the University of Toronto.

Date: 11/12/2009
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 1210 Heller Hall

Co-sponsored with Global Studies, European Studies Consortium, Center for German and European Studies

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