A Musical Opening to ISU

Two guest lectures visited ECLA during the first week of International Summer University. On Monday, July 17th, Violeta Dinescu presented her lecture: ‘On Tabu’. Dinescu has composed stage, orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, and piano works that have been successfully performed and recorded across Europe. She wrote the film score for F.W. Murnau’s Tabu, which was

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ECLA Welcomes Back Alumni at Reunion Weekend

In the middle of World Cup madness, ECLA welcomed close to 100 alumni back to campus for its first-ever alumni reunion. The majority of attendees came from Europe, but several alumni like Kenny Tan (ISU 2004, Singapore) and Anisa Shaikh (AY 2004, Pakistan) traveled long distances to attend the weekend event. Alumni were assigned to

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ECLA Prepares for its First Alumni Reunion

This summer over a hundred alumni will return to Berlin and reunite with former classmates and professors during ECLA’s first-ever Alumni Reunion, scheduled to take place June 29 – July 2, 2006. At the opening dinner on Friday, President Laurent Boetsch and Provost Emeritus Richard Shriver expect to welcome alumni and professors from every Summer

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Heinrich Meier on Rousseau’s Les Rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire

On Monday, April 24, Professor Heinrich Meier presented his lecture: ‘Les Rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire – Rousseau on the Philosophical Way of Life.’ Professor Meier is professor of Philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He is also director of the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung. In 2005 he was awarded the Leibniz-Medaille der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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ECLA Attends Harvard WorldMUN Conference in China

Harvard World Model United Nations is a Harvard University student-run organisation that offers one of the most authentic Model United Nations experiences possible, thanks to its 1000 delegates from over fifty countries and its itinerant location. Each year the conference is hosted in a new location and participants are divided into eighteen simulated committees of

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