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Activities September-December 2008

In the programme below all activities of the Max Weber Programme are announced. See the EUI Departments websites for an overview of their activities. Italian courses are not announced in this programme but will be communicated by the EUI Language Centre.

 

September

See the attached programme for an overview of all departmental introductions and September activities.

1 September, Monday
14.00-15.30 (CR) 18.00 BBQ

Welcome and Introduction to Villa la Fonte, allocation of offices & Evening BBQ

 

3 September, Wednesday
13.00-16.00 CR

Lunch & Introduction to the Max Weber Programme Activities

 

5 September, Friday
17.30 Fiesole Welcome from the City of Fiesole

 

10 September, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 CR

11.00-13.00: Introduction to EUI Computing Services

 

15 September, Monday
11.00-12.30 CR (LAW), Sala A (SPS), Sala B (HEC) & Sem Room (ECO)

Library Introduction with the info specialists of the 4 disciplines

 

15, Monday - Friday, 19
14.00-18.00 CR (Thur. & Fri SR)
September Presentations

 

19 September, Friday
12.00

DEADLINE please upload your CV to Moodle

 

24 September, Wednesday
14.00-16.00 ACW, Sala A

E-Learning & Moodle Introduction
(David Bowskill, Humboldt University/ Fiesole Group )

 

25 September, Thursday
9.30-11.00 APW, Sala A

Biostatement, CV and Coverletter
(David Bowskill, Humboldt University/ Fiesole Group )
Individual Tutorials (15 min. Thursday 11.30-13.00 & Friday 9.30-13.00) with feedback on CV and Biosketch. Timetable will be circulated by email.

 

 

October

1 October, Wednesday
9.30-10.30 APG, VF, CR

Working Papers and the Use of Cadmus  (Database of EUI Publications - Cadmus )
Veerle Deckmyn , Head of Library, EUI

 

1 October, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 APG, VF

Academic Practice Groups Meeting

 

2-3 October, Thur & Fri
15 min. Indiv. Feedback, Sala A & Sala B

Individual Feedback on September Presentations - Timetable
(EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

7 October, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 ACW, VF, SR Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

8 October, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 APW, VF, CR

Preparing for Academic Practice

Graham Gibbs , former director of the Oxford Learning Institute & Rob van der Vaart, Utrecht University

 

14 October, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 ACW, VF, SR

"The Justice Cascade: the Rise of Human Rights Trials in the World"

Kathryn Sikkink , University of Minnesota

 

15 October, Wednesday
17.00 MWL, VF, CR

Max Weber Lecture

"Does Trust have a history?”
Ute Frevert , Director of the Max Planck Institut, Berlin

 

16 October, Thursday
9.00-13.00 APW, VF, Sala A & B

HEC Fellows: Mock-Interview

Sebastian Conrad, EUI. Timetable will be circulated by email.

SPS Fellows: Mock-Interview

Friedrich Kratochwil , EUI. Timetable will be circulated by email.
ECO Fellows: Mock-Interview,
Organized by ECO Department.

 

16 October, Thursday
14.00-18.00 APW, VF, Sala A
LAW Fellows: Mock-Interview

Hans-Wolfgang Micklitz , EUI. Timetable will be circulated by email.

 

20 October, Monday
17.45-18.30 VF, CR

"On Research Policies to strengthen Research and Higher Education in Europe"
Janez Potocnik ,
EU Commissioner for Science and Research, (European Commission, DG Research)

 

21 October, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, SR & Sala B

ECO + HEC: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

21 October, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 (indiv tutorials) ACW, VF, SR & Sala B

"Public Speaking" - Academic Writing & Individual Tutorials (12.30-14.00) (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

22 October, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 APW, VF, CR

Reflecting on Universities and your Career

David Dill & Michele Grigolo (ACO)

 

27 October, Monday
14.00-15.00 APW, VF, Sala A

Building a Personal WebsiteJens Hoffmeister, MWP Web collaborator

 

28 October, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, Saletta & Seminar Room

LAW + SPS: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

28 October, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 (indiv tutorials) ACW, VF, SR

"Grammar in Research Papers - Session 1: Focused work on articles, nouns and quantification in noun phrases"
Academic Writing & Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

29 October, Wednesday
10.00-11.10 & 11.30-13.00 (11.10-11.30 coffee break) MRW, VF, CR

"On Causality in Economic Research: the use of ‘natural experiments’ and ‘calibration’"
Andrea Ichino , Department of Economics, University of Bologna &

"Modeling in Economics and Three Slides on Calibration"
Javier Díaz Giménez , Universidad Carlos III and IESE

 

29 October, Wednesday
15.00-16.00 APW, VF, Sala A

Building a Personal WebsiteJens Hoffmeister, MWP Web collaborator

 

 

November

3-7 November,
Mon-Fri

MWP First-Term Activity free Week

 

11 November, Tuesday
11.00-12.30
12.30-14.00 (indiv. tutorials) ACW, VF, SR

"Grammar in Research Papers - Session 2: Verbs in use (1): tense and aspect (with a special focus on the use of the present perfect)"
Academic Writing & Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

11 November, Tuesday
14.00-15.00 (15.00-16.00 individual consultation on book proposals) APW, VF, CR

Getting Published: English-Language Scholarly Book Publishing in the Social Sciences
Dominic Byatt , Chief Editor for Social Sciences, Oxford University Press
(In particular relevant for SPS Fellows, but all are welcome to attend.)

 

12 November, Wednesday
9.00-17.00

Conference: University Autonomy
3rd Academic Careers MWP Conference

 

14 November, Friday
10.00-13.00 Tutorials, VF

Support for Teaching, Presentations and Writing

Tutorials with David Barnes (email)

 

18 November, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, Sala A & B

ECO + HEC: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

18 November, Tuesday
11.00-12.30
ACW, VF, SR

Academic Writing Course: Grammar in Research Papers - Session 3: Verbs in use (2): Modals and verb complementation
(EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

18 November, Tuesday
12.30-14.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

19 November, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 (10.30 Common Coffee, Sala Mensa) MRW, VF, CR

Cultural Convergence?
Cosmopolitan Communications and National Diversity

Pippa Norris , Harvard University

 

19 November, Wednesday
17.00 MWL, VF, CR

Lessons from the Past: How Societies Have Failed or Succeeded

Jared Diamond , Department of Geography, UCLA

 

21 November, Friday
10.00-13.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials Tutorials with David Barnes (email)

 

25 November, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, Sala A & B

LAW + SPS: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

25 November, Tuesday
11.00-13.00 ACW, VF, Sala A

Academic Writing Course: Corpus linguistic tools for research writing
Special session with Nick Groom, University of Birmingham Nick Groom offers individual or small group tutorials from 14.30-17.00

 

25 November, Tuesday
14.30-16.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

26 November, Wednesday
10.30 Common Coffee, Sala Mensa 11.00-13.00Publishing Strategies, Refereeing Peers Work With EUI faculty (11.00-12.00 discipline bound; 12.00-13.00 common session)

 

28 November, Friday
10.00-13.00 Tutorials, VF Individual Tutorials Tutorials with David Barnes (email)

 

28 November, Friday
9.00-17.00 Workshop

Multilevel Judicial Governance between Global and Regional Economic Integration systems: institutional and substantive aspect sWorkshop organized by MWP and the Law Department, EUI.
Contact Nikos Lavranos for further details.

 

 

December

2 December, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, Sala A & B

ECO + HEC: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

2 December, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 ACW, VF

Academic Writing Course(EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

2 December, Tuesday
12.30-14.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

3 December, Wednesday
11.00-13.00 MRW, VF, CR

"An American Shtetl: Politics and Piety in Kiryas Joel, New York"
David Myers
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5 December, Friday
10.00-13.00 Tutorials, VF

Individual Tutorials Tutorials with David Barnes (email)

 

9 December, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 ACW, VF

Academic Writing Course(EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

9 December, Tuesday
12.30-14.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

10 December, Wednesday
9.00-10.30 APW, CR

Feedback on Mock-Interviews , common session for all
Careers Group, London

 

10 December, Wednesday
11.00-13.00; 14.00-17.00
11 December, Thursday
9.00-13.00
Individual Feedback on Mock-Interviews, Timetable will be circulated by email.
Careers Group, London

12 December, Friday
10.00-13.00 Tutorials, VF

Individual Tutorials Tutorials with David Barnes (email)

16 December, Tuesday
9.00-10.30 ACW, VF, Sala A & B
LAW + SPS: Writer's Groups (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

16 December, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 ACW, VF

Academic Writing Course(EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

16 December, Tuesday
12.30-14.00 ACW, VF

Individual Tutorials (EUI Language Centre/ Fiesole Group )

 

17 December, Wednesday
17.00 MWL, VF, CR
State Capacity, Conflict and Development
Torsten Persson , Director of the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm

Dec. 22-Jan 6 inclusive,  Christmas break

 

Workshops & Lectures:

ACW: Academic Writing
APW: Academic Practice Workshop
APG: Academic Practice Groups
MRW: Multidisciplinary Research Workshop
MWL: Max Weber Lecture

 

Place & Rooms:

CR: Conference Room
SA: Sala A
SB: Sala B
SR: Seminar Room
VF: Villa La Fonte

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