For Ukrainian scholars attending this week’s conference at Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, the topics to be discussed became lived realities over the past year—realities that led to civil disobedience, public protests, and the loss of a colleague, who was killed by a sniper while protesting in February 2014. Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., issued a statement of support for these protesters in December 2013.
The National Science Foundation has awarded $277,000 to three members of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) team for research that uses new data to identify the impact of specific types of democracy on economic development and infrastructure. A $77,588 share of the grant goes to Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Michael Coppedge…
Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway is the setting for the International Brendan Behan Conference titled “Brendan Behan: Rescuing the Writer from the Myth.” Barry McCrea, Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English and Romance Languages with co-chair John McCourt of University of Rome elected to examine Behan’s work on the 50th anniversary of his death.
This three part interactive workshop will include a tour of the Basilica, a campus chapel, and Campus Ministry. It will also provide information about the Catholic church, Catholic faith, and the meanings of Catholic rituals and traditions.