Panel to examine current tensions between U.S. and Europe

by Dennis Brown

“Americans are from Mars, Europeans are from Venus,” an examination of the current tensions between the United States and several European nations, will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 16) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p. Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the forum will feature remarks by four fellows of the institute: Margaret Doody, Glynn Professor of Literature and director of the Ph.D. in Literature Program; Keir Lieber, assistant professor of political science; Julia Lopez, professor of law at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain, and a 2003 Nanovic visiting fellow; and Dinah Shelton, professor of law in the Notre Dame Law School.p. Following their prepared remarks, the panelists will field questions and comments from the audience on the state of the European-American relationship.p. The forum is free and open to the public.

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