30/04/2013 Fulbright Inter-Country: CELSA will welcome Professor Joseph Walther, Fulbright Scholar
Joseph Walther, Professor of Communication, Michigan State University currently a Fulbright Research Scholar at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research will meet with CELSA Paris Sorbonne researchers in the GRIPIC, Groupe de recherches interdisciplinaires sur les processus d'information et de communication to present his current research in computer mediated communication on May 21-22, 2013.
This invitation has been made possible in part by a Fulbright Inter-Country Travel grant.
17/04/2013 Fulbright Specialist Timothy C. Haas to lecture in Vichy
Workshops on Quality and Process Improvement and Sustainable Development
European Institute for Total Quality Vichy, France
April 17-24, 2013
Delivered by Timothy C. Haas, Fulbright Specialist, Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States
Professor Haas will give three workshops:
-A one-day workshop on Quality and Process Improvement. This workshop will focus on the use of Six Sigma tools. Six Sigma is a particular management approach to improving the quality of a business process that is focused on reducing the variability of key metrics. The workshop will show how Excel can be used to construct control charts and conduct designed experiments with the aim of improving the quality of a manufac...
15/04/2013 Michel Rosenfeld's seminar in Paris Ouest Nanterre
On April 15, Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair recipient Michel Rosenfeld will be in Paris Ouest Nanterre for a research seminar on John Rawls.
More information here
05/04/2013 Justice Breyer to participate in the Fulbright-Tocqueville round table discussion at France-Amérique
On April 5, 2013, a round table discussion organized by the France Fulbright Alumni Association and the Franco-American Commission at France-Amériques will proudly welcome Justice Breyer for a discussion on the American and European constitutions.
Around him will be Michel Rosenfeld, recipient of the Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair, Guy Canivet, member of the French Constitutional Court and honorary president of the Cour de Cassation and Antoine Garapon professor of Public law and producer of Le Bien commun a radio program on France Culture.
Members of the alumni association will soon be invited to register on the alumni association webpages.
03/04/2013 Michel Rosenfeld to lecture in Toulouse
On April 3 2013, at 2:00pm, Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair recipient Michel Rosenfeld will give a talk at the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole on the following topic:
The U.S. Supreme Court
and the references to the foreign constitutional jurisprudences
(the Conference will be in French)
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08/03/2013 Three Fulbrighters for International Women's Day
Cricket Arrison and Alieza Durana, in Germany and Jaclyn Tandler in Paris were interviewed last week for Intl Womens Day. Here is the video
Each year the Franco-American commission funds two US grantees ( J. Tandler and J. Haag in 2013) to participate in a seminar on EU and NATO organized by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium.
16/02/2013 Take a look at Michel Rosenfeld's Inaugural Conference
Michel Rosenfeld: Les crises actuelles du constitutionnalisme: du local au global
Just click on the above link if you were not able to come to our second semester 2012-2013 Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Michel Rosenfeld's inaugural conference at the Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. Enjoy!
16/02/2013 Nico Larco in Lyon
Professor at the Architectural School at the University of Oregon, Fulbright Scholar in Spain, Mr. Nico Larco gave a conference on February 12, 2013, at the Political Science School in Lyon on the subject of "Sustainable cities initiatives : an example of sustainable development in an urban setting.".
Thanks to the Fulbright Intercountry Travel Award, a program that enables French Higher Education Institutions to invite American Fulbright Research Scholars currently in Europe, Mr. Larco, also met a number of urban development professionals for the Lyon area. Exchanges between Lyon and Oregon may be put in place following this encounter.
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16/01/2013 Michel Rosenfeld Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair to give inaugural lesson at Paris I
Professor Michel Rosenfeld will give his inaugural lesson January 16th at 5:00 p.m. at the Centre Panthéon, 12 place du Panthéon 75005 in Salle 1 (Galerie Soufflot 1st floor).
Professor Rosenfeld, who is currently at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York will speak in French about "Les crises actuelles de constitutionnalisme : du local au global".
L’UMR de droit comparé de Paris I welcomes Professeur Rosenfeld for...
06/01/2013 Esther Duflo (AWG 95) appointed to B. Obama's Global Development Council
On January 4, the MIT news office issued a communiqué informing that President Barack Obama had announced his intent to nominate Esther Duflo to his Global Development Council.
A graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Esther Duflo received a grant in 1995 from the Franco-American Commission (American women's Group Program) to do her Ph. D at the MIT.
She stayed in the US and was appointed Professor of Economy at the MIT at age 32.
With Indian economist, Abhijit Banerjee, she created the Poverty Action Lab. Her research concentrates on the fight against Poverty.
The list of her awards and distinctions is countless but we pride ourselves for our early support of an extremely talented young woman.
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16/12/2012 Leila Sadat Appointed Special Avisor to ICP
12 December 2012, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced the appointment of three new Special Advisers, Patricia Viseur Sellers, Leila Nadya Sadat, and Diane Marie Amann.
“I am proud that these three highly respected academics have agreed to serve the Office”, said Prosecutor Bensouda. “Patricia Sellers, Leila Sadat and Diane Marie Amann have a wealth of experience between them. I have no doubt their contributions to the work of the Office and the fight to end impunity for the world’s worst crimes will be invaluable”.
Patricia Viseur Sellers is Special Adviser on International Criminal Law Prosecution Strategies. Ms Sellers will advise the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) on policies and training with regards to international criminal law prosecution strategies. Ms Sellers is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University, where she lectures on international criminal law. She previous...
15/12/2012 Founder of the French American Class Program and Fulbright alumnus André Girod publishes in English
We are happy to report to you the publication of a book written by the founder of the French American class program, on the fabulous adventure of the American children
( fifth graders) who went to France during their school year ( 1980/2000).
« French-American class : It’s a long way to France »
This program had close to 80 000 children traveling to France over a period of twenty years. The program also allowed more than one million American children to become acquainted with the French language and culture.
The author André Girod, on his next stay in the United-States, will be happy to meet with you and your students and explain the impact of the program on the children. In the book there are more than 500 testimonies from former participants.
Do not hesitate to contact the author for a visit to your establishment.
To see the book this...
13/11/2012 Pamela Ronald Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair to give inaugural lesson in Montpellier
Professor Ronald will give her inaugural lesson November 19 at 3:00 p.m. in the Amphithéâtre Dumontet of the Université de Montpellier 2, Bât 5, place Eugène Bataillon.
She will base her presentation on the development of genetic tools which favor food production that is respectful of the environment. She will present her book, Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food, co-written with Raoul Adamchak, her husband, a professional in biological agriculture.
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24/09/2012 U.S. Fulbright alum Viswa Subbaraman nominated artistic director at Skylight Music Theatre
Congratulations to 2002 US Fulbright Alum Viswa Subbaraman on nomination as next artistic director of the Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in June 2013.
27/07/2012 DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS TO RECEIVE 2012 J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT PRIZE FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING
WASHINGTON, DC, -- July 26, 2012 -- The Fulbright Association will present its 2012 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the international medical humanitarian organization.
SAVE THE DATE!
Location: Formal ceremony at the Library of Congress
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2012.
A reception in the grand hall of the Library will follow. Seating is limited. If you wish to attend, please respond by August 15, 2012, with a payment of $135.00.
Persons who may wish to become major Sponsors of the event are invited to return the Sponsorship Reply Form at the level of support they wish also by August 15, 2012, in order to be acknowledged in the program and related media citations. The form is attached on the bottom of the 2012 Fulbright Prize Laureat's page. Please click here SponsorshipReplyForm2012
The award, a $50,000 priz...
27/07/2012 Ambassador Guerra-Mondragon to visit the Fulbright Commission in Paris
Ambassador Gabriel Guerra-Mondragon visited the Franco-American Commission on July 27 for informal meetings. Discussions covered the Commission's programs, scope of activities, sources of funding and bilateral support for the program. Particular consideration was given to the selection process and the role of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board is composed of twelve members appointed by the President of the United States. It is responsible for the establisment of the Fulbright guidelines and their evolution. It also holds final authority to approve the candidates recommended for a Fulbright award.
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