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´The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon´ Book Presentation - December 1 at Villa Sassetti -

Historian and NYU Professor Larry Wolff will present his latest work “The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon”. In this book Professor Wolff explores how representations of the Muslim Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth century became so popular in the opera house and what they illustrate about European-Ottoman international relations.

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Searching for the Contemporary in Florence

The goal of LPD’s project “Mapping Contemporary Florence” is to find contemporary art in Florence and provide a resource for others to expand their cultural experience in the city beyond the Renaissance.

Interested in Contemporary Art? A great way to stay updated on events in Florence, submit your own work and see snapshots of Contemporary Florence is to follow the blog.

 
Race, Racism and Xenophobia in a Global Context Campus Teach - Watch the video

The Campus-wide Teach-In Race, Racism and Xenophobia in a Global Context took place on March 24th at the Odeon Cine Hall in downtown Florence. NYU Florence students performed, introduced and moderated panels with artists like Sheila Pree Bright, Elliot Brown, Yemane Demissie, Misan Sagay, and Igiaba Scego along with scholars from NYU and around Europe, who met at NYU Florence to discuss the critical issues surrounding how racism and discrimination operate in different geographical contexts, reflecting local tensions and prejudices and intersecting with issues of nationality, class, gender, religion, marginality, citizenship and globalization. Read more, watch the Video and see the Photogallery

 
 
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GLS/LPD Alumni Madison McCormick and Claudia Cereceda participate in round table on refugee crisis  

NYU GLS/LPD Alumni Claudia Cereceda and Madison McCormick participated in a screening and round table discussion of NYU alumni Maximilian Guen´s film Refuge to raise awareness for the European refugee crisis and was congratulated by LS Dean Frederic Schwarzbach on his blog for their excellent work! So proud!

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The European Parliament Liaison Office with U.S. Congress Internships in Washington D.C.  

The European Parliament Office in Washington D.C. is offering US citizens to apply for a full-time internship. Complement your studies in international and Global Affairs with a genuinely international internship. 

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Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo´ - New York University  

Get updates and follow the events of Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo´ from New York University NY. The programs deal with literature, cinema and both political and social reflections and involve prominent Italian artists, scholars and politicians in an open dialogue with Americans on Italian life and culture. Most of the events are recorded. See them online at: www.casaitaliananyu.org.

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Camera, Soldiers, EmpiresThe EU in Focus: EU on the Ground Working GroupManipulating Reality: A Disconcerting Stroll Through the Mind of Mr. ToledanoWhat Can We Learn from the Iranian Nuclear Crisis?The EU in Focus: The History and Economy of the EUThe EU in Focus: Why Should the European Union be of Interest to Americans?The EU in Focus: The Judicial System at the EU Level The Border Chronicles - How to Travel and Write a Column for Marie ClaireThe EU in Focus: How the EU Government System WorksThe Constitutional Reform in Italy: Changes and Perspectives After the Election of the New President of the RepublicMapping Contemporary FlorenceUrban Sketching FlorenceItalian Politics Adesso!Documentary Photography Through the Lens IIInside American PoliticsStudents meet Ambassador John R. Phillips2014 Fall Brussels TripA Nation of Migration: Voices from Africa - Black ItaliaThe Contemporary Museum in Italy since 1990Public HumanitiesIn Dialogue with Writers - Escaping from Hyenas: From Eritrea to LampedusaIn Dialogue with Writers - Walking on the Bones of Shadows: The Experience of Writing the Book Prayers for the Stolen  Italian Politics Adesso!The EU in Focus: What is the EU? Why does it matter?EU ConferenceSelfieThe EU in Focus: History of the EU - Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone The EU in Focus: Institutional Framework and Decision Making, Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone QUILTBAG ItaliaStudents in Brussels The EU in Focus: Institutional Framework and Decision Making, Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone Interview Nemethy BensonThe EU in Focus: Institutional Framework and Decision Making, Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone The EU in Focus: History of the EU - Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone The EU in Focus: Institutional Framework and Decision Making, Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone The EU in Focus: History of the EU - Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone The EU in Focus: History of the EU - Spring 2014, Photograph by Jonathan Stone Students and Professors Middle East Now Film FestivalInterfaith Dialogue, Fall 2013, Photograph by Kaitlin FischInterfaith Dialogue, Fall 2013, Photograph by Qian CaoInterfaith Dialogue, Fall 2013, Photograph by Qian CaoItalian Politics: The End of the Berlusconi Era? - Professors Roberto D’Alimonte and Alessandro Chiaramonte, Fall 2013, Photographed by Hilary Lee Italian Politics: The End of the Berlusconi Era? - Professors Roberto D’Alimonte and Alessandro Chiaramonte, Fall 2013Together: Dialogue in Complex Communities, Fall 2013Together: Dialogue in Complex Communities, Fall 2013An Era Of Political Sea-Change: From the Transformation of Parties to the Role of Women, Fall 2013Linda Douglass moderating the Women: From Winning Office to Wielding Power panel - An Era Of Political Sea-Change: From the Transformation of Parties to the Role of Women, Fall 2013An Era Of Political Sea-Change: From the Transformation of Parties to the Role of Women, Fall 2013 - Photograph by Levi LeetWomen in War: Past and Present, Fall 2013Women in War: Past and Present, Fall 2013Women in War: Past and Present, Fall 2013Women in War: Past and Present, Fall 2013Generation Jobless: Youth Unemployment and Disengagement, Fall 2013Florence International Autumn School – Building Democracy, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Hilary Lee Florence International Autumn School – Building Democracy, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Hilary Lee Florence International Autumn School – Building Democracy, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Hilary Lee Florence International Autumn School – Building Democracy, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Jessie Cao A Dialogue with Han Dongfang, Chinese Labor Activist, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Jon StoneA Dialogue with Han Dongfang, Chinese Labor Activist, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Lotus HoEuropean Politics 2014: The Upcoming European Elections, Fall 2013 - Photographed by Jon Stone Street Art in Florence: Politics and Practices Conversation with Clet and the No Dump collective, Fall 2013, Photographed by Mikaela Kane Street Art in Florence: Politics and Practices, Fall 13Clet Abraham at dinner with Maria Khimulya, Sara Barr and Jay Saltik U.S. Elections 1960-2012: Looking Back - A Dialogue with Professor Robert ShrumItalian Politics 2013: Election Experts Analyze the Results, Spring 2013Italian Politics 2013: Election Experts Analyze the Results, Spring 2013NYU Florence student Amanda Recupero introducing a speaker - Papal Elections 101, Spring 2013Organizing committee members Scott Cairns, Haley Kim (conference blogger!) and Amanda Recupero - Papal Elections 101, Spring 2013NYU Florence students introduce speakers and participate in the discussion at the Creative Metro Economies dialogue with U.S. and Italian Mayors and experts, Spring 2013Filmmaker Esther Hertog talks with students after presenting her film Soldiers on the Roof, Spring 2013Professor Stephen Holmes of NYU Law School talks about Machiavelli and political power, part of Florence´s commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli´s The Prince, Spring 2013Professor Joshua Tucker introduces the Social Media and Political Participation conference, Spring 2013Pablo Barbera of NYU´s political science department asking a question during the Social Media and Political Participation conference, Spring 2013NYU Students Kristina Lewis, Carlos Estevez and Carson Scott at a reception in the Pomario of Villa la PietraA Conversation with Jim Messina, Obama Campaign ManagerU.S. Politics: Election Experts Analyze the Results, Fall 2012University of Bologna students at the US presidential debate watching party and student forumOn a break at the U.S. Politics: Towards 2012 conferenceStephanie Cutter and Stan Greenberg at The Obama Administration: An Early Assessment conference, Fall 2009U.S. Politics: Towards 2012, Fall 2011Gordon Brown meets students for breakfast at Villa la Pietra - Fall 2010Gordon Brown meets students for breakfast at Villa la Pietra - Fall 2010Giuliano da Empoli, Commissioner for Culture for the City of Florence, and Matteo Renzi, Mayor of FlorenceMarylouise Oates moderates the concluding round table of the Politics 2010: America and the World conferenceNYU student Carlos Estevez speaks to Chris Caldwell during the U.S. Politics: Towards 2012 conferenceBob Shrum and Paul Begala talk politics with students over breakfast, Fall 2011Ellyn Toscano and Sandra Day O´Connor, Fall 2010Emma Bonino, Vice President of the Italian SenateNYU volunteer Brittany Bunn leading participants to the stage at the beginning of the First International Town Hall on the Status of Women at Florence´s Palazzo VecchioProgress and Imperatives: The First International Town Hall on the Status of Women, Palazzo Vecchio, Salone dei Cinquecento - Fall 2009 Mara Black, NYU economics major, speaks with Muhammed Yunus following the Town HallThe AfroEuropa Incontri Round Table at Sala Altana, Palazzo StrozziStudents in conversation with Congressman Tom Petri at the Future of the Humanities and Liberal Arts in 21st Century Higher Education conference, Fall 2011NYU Student Kara Duca was selected to represent the American student community in Florence on a panel with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano at Florence´s Palazzo VecchioStudents have lunch with Adam Nagourney and Bob Shrum during a break in the Obama Administration: An Early Assessment conference in Fall 2009
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