Tag: Politics

Film Screening: Democracy

When our neighbors peek into our windows, we close the blinds. But on the World Wide Web, we divulge our secrets without hesitation. ‘Big Data’ is more than just name, date of birth, and address. In the digital realm, we...

/ February 23, 2018

Frauke Berndt (Zürich): “Walls Work: Zones of Ambiguity in Contemporary Performance-Art”

In the USA, building walls is currently in high demand. A look at German history shows how art and politics meet at walls. The Wall built on August 13, 1961, actually held until November 9, 1989, when the people tore...

/ February 22, 2018

Discussion of Emily Apter’s Unexceptional Politics: On Obstruction, Impasse, and the Impolitic

EMILY APTER Professor of Comparative Literature and of French,  Literature, Thought, and Culture, NYU; author of The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature; Continental Drift: From National Characters to Subjects in conversation with DENIS HOLLIER Professor of French Literature, Thought, and Culture...

/ February 20, 2018

At last, a government for Germany

Last week, a panel at NYU discussed Germany’s seemingly never-ending coalition talks in Germany.

/ February 8, 2018

The dark side of the World Cup

How politics, corruption and human rights abuses are tainting the world’s favorite sports tournament.

/ February 6, 2018

Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Political Identities in France and Beyond: Futures of French Roundtable

If we could today—without the burden or benefit of precedent, tradition, or institutional inertia—invent a field called ‘French and Francophone Studies,’ what would it look like? – Laurent Dubois & Achille Mbembe Intersectional Escape from the Sexagon: Arabs, Muslims, and...

/ February 1, 2018

A Full Standstill Ahead? The Prospects for Another Grand Coalition in Germany

Deutsches Haus at NYU, the American Council on Germany, and NYU’s Center for European and Mediterranean Studies present the panel discussion: “A Full Standstill Ahead? The Prospects for Another Grand Coalition in Germany” among Thomas Jahn, Christian Martin, and Steven E. Sokol. Almost...

/ February 1, 2018

The three words forbidden in Poland

On Friday, the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill which forbids people to link Auschwitz with Poland.

/ January 26, 2018

Analysis: Europe’s emerging new borders

What patent applications reveal about European identity.

/ November 20, 2017

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at Casa Italiana: “Reforming Italy in a Changing World”

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò is honored to welcome Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for a talk entitled Reforming Italy in a Changing World. With the participation of the Provost of New York University Katherine Fleming. Followed by a Q&A moderated by Stefano Albertini (NYU). In ENGLISH. RSVP IS...

/ September 19, 2017