FACULTY AND STUDENT NEWS 2020
Associate Professor of History and European Studies Alexander Geppert hosts 100-year-old holocaust survivor in his Shanghai-based course on "Europe's Long 20th Century" to recount her life in the Chaoufoong “Camp” in Shanghai during WWII.
CEMS Distinguished Global Professor Peter Baldwin in an interview with the Russian daily newspaper, Kommersant, " 'There Is No Direct Connection between the Political Regime and the Tactics of Combating Epidemics:’ Historian Peter Baldwin, About Quarantines, their Use by the State and Public Perception" (in Russian).
CEMS Associate Professor Tamsin Shaw on "The Folly of 'America First' in the Race for Biodata Amid a Pandemic" in the New York Review of Books.
CEMS Distinguished Global Professor Peter Baldwin, appeared on the panel, organized by Behind the Headlines, entitled “Democracy in an Age of Pandemic,” at Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub, on April 27, 2020.
CEMS Distinguished Global Professor Peter Baldwin appeared on the recent issue of Brooklyn, USA, “It Looks Crazy over the Sea Right Now,” on 25 April 2020.
CEMS Distinguished Global Professor Peter Baldwin was an invited speaker at the LSE's Institute of Global Affiars, “The Swedish Exception: Early Lessons from Sweden’s Different Approach to COVID-19,” on 22 April 2020.
CEMS Disitnguished Global Professor Peter Baldwin publishes an essay in the Berliner Zeitung, "Umgang mit Corona: Schweden wählt den entspannten Weg," April 10, 2020.
CEMS Distinguished Global Professor Peter Bladwin appeared on the Cambridge University's The History of Now podcast, “Contagion and the State: Epidemic Disease and the Social Contract,” in March 30, 2020.
CEMS Faculty Fellow Hadas Aron on Covid-19 politics and the failures of populist leadership in the LSE blog.
CEMS Faculty Fellow Hadas Aron cited in this New York Times piece on the state of democracy in the US in a comparative view.
CEMS Associate Professor Tamsin Shaw on "William Barr: The Carl Schmitt of Our Time," in the New York Review of Books.
FACULTY AND STUDENT NEWS 2019
CEMS Associate Professor Tamsin Shaw on "Putin, Bannon & Silicon Valley: The Axis of Oligarchs," in the recent Byline Times.
CEMS Associate Professor Tamsin Shaw reviews The Great Hack for the recent issue of the New York Review of Books.
CEMS Director Stephen Gross in FP: Today’s Environmental Crisis Was Created in 1919
Foreign Policy Magazine publishes CEMS Director Stephen Gross' article on how the Paris Peace Conference set the stage for our oil-soaked global society.
Prof. of European History Alexander Geppert on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon-Landing
Global Network Professor and Professor of European History Alexander Geppert (the 2019-20 Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum), on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo-11 Moon landing, is published and interviewed in BPD (German only) and on WDR radio (German only) on Astroculture of the 20th Century and the outer space-weariness that quickly set in after '69 - including in NYU in the News.
CEMS MA students attend summer program at Kiel University
CEMS graduate students are attending a for-credit summer program at the University of Kiel-Germany focusing on European migration policy. The program, taking place from 27-June through 22-July, involves classroom lectures and discussions together with Uni Kiel students, as well as trips to local and federal government institutions, think tanks, and nongovernmental organizations. Students have the option of underaking an internship with think-tanks or local government instututions in Kiel. CEMS provided all students with travel grants to participate in this program.
CEMS students attend 2019 European Student Conference at Yale
CEMS undergraduate Carine Zambrano and Global Journalism/European-Mediterranean Studies graduate Joseph Zeballos were sponsored by CEMS to attend the 2019 European Student Conference at Yale, organized by European Horizons. Zambrano reported that, "The policy paper workshop allowed us to not only widen our understandings of how the European Union works but also to hear feedback and thoughts from academics and seasoned politicians of the EU who served as advisors. The panels, which included João Vale de Almeida and Klaus Welle among many others, were interesting and offered an insider's perspective on many issues that the EU currently faces, such as Brexit and how the EU fits into this multipolar modern world order we live in."
FACULTY AND STUDENT NEWS 2018
NYU CEMS Director Larry Wolff writes on The Verdi Festival and the Soul of Italy in The Los Angeles Review of Books
Prof. Alexander Geppert, Associate Professor of History and European Studies at NYU-NY and NYU-Shanghai, released two publications during 2018: the first two volumes in his European Astroculture series, Imagining Outerspace: European Astroculture in the Twentieth Century and Limiting Outerspace: Astroculture After Apollo, with the the third and final volume, Militarizing Outer Space: Astroculture, Dystopia and the Cold War, to be released in late August 2020.
Professor Stephen Gross contributed to the following article in Le Monde Diplomatique, "Germany Builds an Industrial Empire"
NYU CEMS Faculty Fellow Hadas Aron publishes article in Nations and Nationalism, "Contesting the Nation: Negotiating National Narratives and the Jewish Settlements"
CEMS student Anna Pazos awarded the Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Pressional Ethics. Recipients participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland this summer, which uses the conduct of reporters and other media professionals in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on contemporary journalism ethics.
CEMS alumnus David Eichert (MA 2017), currently a first-year law student at Cornell Law School, will present his paper, "Straight Men Raping Men: Reading Jane Ward’s Not Gay in the Context of Wartime Male Sexual Violence, at a 17-18 May 2018 conference on Gender Violence Across War and Peace at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, London School of Economics . He began his research for this paper while a CEMS MA student. Eichert will also be delivering a paper on, "Denial and Disbelief of Sexual Orientation at the European Court of Human Rights" during the British Institute of International and Comparative Law's 26 October 2018 conference on Law, Gender and Sexuality.
Larry Wolff, Silver Professor of History and director of the Center For European and Mediterranean Studies, reviews the new production of Così fan tutti.
Tamsin Shaw, Associate Professor of Philosophy reviews "The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace" by Alexander Klimburg in the New York Review of Books.
Larry Wolff, Silver Professor of History and director of the Center of European and Mediterranean Studies reviews "Mozart in Vienna: The Final Decade" by Simon P. Keefe in the New York Review of Books.
Professor Alexander Geppert is the recipient of a Global Research Initiative fellowship from NYU's Office of the Provost. He will use this fellowship to undertake research and writing in Florence, where the archives of the European Space Agency are located.
Alexander Geppert, History and European Associate Professor and Global Network Associate Professor, was awarded a highly competitive 12-month fellowship as the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Prof. Geppert fellowship appointment will be for academic year 2019-2020.
NYU CEMS Student Emily Edwards (CEMS, 2017) published in Glocalism, you can read the article here.