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Dr. Hallensleben to Collaborate on “Belonging in Unceded Territories”

Dr. Hallensleben to Collaborate on “Belonging in Unceded Territories”

Dr. Markus Hallensleben is a part of the team of UBC Migration collaborators to receive a SSHRC Parternship Development Grant to study place-based identity and belonging in Vancouver.

Dr. Hallensleben to Lead New ‘Narratives’ Research Group

Dr. Hallensleben to Lead New ‘Narratives’ Research Group

Established by UBC Migration, this groups’ research will focus on the social, political, artistic, practical and theoretical implications pertaining to narratives of migration and the politics of belonging.

New Winter 2020 Online Course: SCAN 337 (Scandinavian Cinema)

New Winter 2020 Online Course: SCAN 337 (Scandinavian Cinema)

Discover the multifaceted aspects of Nordic cinematic cultures and the very unique directorial approaches the Scandinavian cinematography has to offer in this new online course.

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Ph.D. Student Receives Killam Doctoral Scholarship

Shoshana Schwebel, a Ph.D. student in the Germanic Studies program, was awarded a UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship earlier this month.

Dr. Katherine Bowers granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor

Dr. Katherine Bowers granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor

Dr. Katherine Bowers has been granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2020.

Two CENES Students Recognized as Graduating Student Leaders

Two CENES Students Recognized as Graduating Student Leaders

Suyesha Dutta, a double-major in Modern European Studies and History, and Alexandra (Aly) Slobodov, a major in International Relations with a Russian Minor, were both recognized as student leaders within the UBC Faculty of Arts community.

The Significance of Artifacts in the Understanding of the Holocaust

The Significance of Artifacts in the Understanding of the Holocaust

Dr. Uma Kumar’s course on German Representations of the Holocaust in spring 2020 featured a blog of students’ research.

CENES Statement on Racial Justice

CENES Statement on Racial Justice

The Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies (CENES) declares its solidarity with all who have taken a clear stand against anti-Black racism, police brutality, and white supremacy in Canada, the United States, and around the world.

CENES Courses Online in Term 1 of Winter 2020

CENES Courses Online in Term 1 of Winter 2020

All courses taught in the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies will be meeting in virtual spaces until at least the end of December 2020.

Postmigrant Aesthetics: How to Narrate a Future Europe? (Online Conference)

Postmigrant Aesthetics: How to Narrate a Future Europe? (Online Conference)

On June 24, two online panels will examine postmigrant narratives as playing a crucial part in challenging collective core narratives and the politics of belonging in plural societies. Organized by Dr. Markus Hallensleben.