• European Integration Lesson Plan Available for Download
    A lesson plan entitled The Origins of European Economic Cooperation and Integration is now available for download. The lesson plan intended for Grades 9-12 was created by Jason Knoll, History teacher at Verona High School and a 2011 participant on the EU Brussels Study Trip.
  • K-12 Outreach News: EU Lesson Plans Available!
    The European Delegation to the United States has designed a modular series of 10 European Union lesson plans meant to support History and Social Studies curricula for grades 9-12 (but also adaptable to Middle School). Download the promotional flyer or visit the K-12 Resources Page for more information. Lesson plans are available at

    For more information, contact the European Studies Alliance Assistant Director, Csanád Siklós, at or 265-4766.




October 7, 2014
Maarten de Jong, "Purposeful Use of Performance Information in Forestry and Air Traffic Control: A Matter of Nature or Nurture? - A Transatlantic Comparison"
12:00pm, TBA.

July 14-15, 2014
Boulder-Madison Joint Workshop: "Political Networks in a Transatlantic Perspective"
5:00pm, University of Colorado-Boulder
Full workshop program available here.

July 1, 2014
Mette Buchardt, "The Nordic Model of Education and 'the Sputnik Shocks': Systemic Competition and Symbolic Recontextualization"
12:00pm, 220 Teacher Education Building, 225 N. Mills St.

May 2, 2014
Lithuanian Ambassador Žygimantas Pavilionis, "Lithuania: Start Up Nation"
4:00pm, 121 Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
For publicity poster, click here.

April 28, 2014
George Wilson, "Establishing a Minimum Wage for the European Union: the Potential of 'New' Normative Hybridity"
12:00pm, Lubar Commons, 7th Floor Law, 975 Bascom
For publicity poster, click here.

April 4-5, 2014
WILJ Annual Symposium, "Creation of International Law: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace"
University of Wisconsin Law School
For publicity poster, click here.

April 3, 2014
Nadine Marquardt, "Mothering Urban Space, Governing Migrant Women: The Intersection of Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Area-based Interventions in Berlin"
12:30pm, 2435 Sewell Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.

April 1, 3014
Jane Jenson, "Intersecting regimes. Lone-parent families and new social risks in the European Union"
12:30pm, 8108 Sewell Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.

March 31, 2014
George Ross, "What Might the Eurozone Crisis Mean for the Future of the European Union"
11:00am, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.

March 28, 2014
Agnes Hubert, "Gender Equality for Generation Y in 2030: An EU Perspective"
12:00pm, Florida International University

March 28-29, 2014
Workshop: "Gender and Generations"
Florida International University
For detailed program, click here
For biographies of participants, click here
To view photos from the event, click here.
To view videos of Keynote address and panel discussion, click here.

March 27, 2014
Andrea Vindigni, "Soldiers and Rebels: Coups and Civil Wars in Weakly-Institutionalized and Fragmented States"
12:00pm, Ogg Room, 422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall

March 26, 2014
Wolfgang Donsbach, "The 'Good Citizen' and the News: Motivational Factors in News Exposure and Political Participation"
5:00pm, TITU, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St.

March 10, 2014
Roundtable: "Ukraine: Crimea, Russian Military Intervention, and Options for International Responses"
4:00pm, On Wisconsin Room, Red Gym, 716 Langdon St.

March 6, 2014
Nina Bandelj, "Democracy, Inequality and Foreign Investment in Eastern Europe: Does the EU Matter?"
4:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.

March 6, 2014
Rafaela Dancygier, "Why are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Europe"

12:30pm, Ogg Room,422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom

February 27, 2014
Sheila Jasanoff, "The Constitutional Place of Science: Expertise and Democracy in Europe and the US"
4:00pm, 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.

February 11, 2014
Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel, "The Story of the Portrait of Wally by Egon Schiele and the Washington Principles on Nazi-confiscated Art"
4:00pm, L140 Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave.

November 19, 2013
Ambassador Vale de Almeida (European Union), "TTIP: Taking the EU-US Partnership to the Next Level"
1:30pm, Fluno Center, 601 University Ave.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Madison WI 53706
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