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    The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    25th Anniversary Week

    November 3-6, 2014

    Monday November 3rd, 12-1 PM: Lunch Talk:  "Brothers in the Struggle against Imperialism - 'Indianthusiasm' in Socialist East Germany,"Dr. Frank Usbeck. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technische Universität Dresden.

    Hester Hall, Room 145.  Lunch provided: rsvp to Ronda Martin, (Open to OU students and faculty)

    Tuesday November 4th, 7-9 PM :
    “Back to the GDR Night” for OU students, with discussion hosted by two OU Faculty-in-Residence, Walker Tower
     (Hosted by Associate Dean Ingo Schlupp and Professor Mitchell Smith) (Open to OU students only)

    Wednesday November 5th, 1:15 PM - 6:30 PM:
    Mini-Conference: The Fall of the Wall 25th Anniversary Symposium.

     JJ. Rhyne Room, Zarrow Hall (Free and open to the public) Includes six presentations, keynote address, and reception. For a detailed schedule see:

    Thursday November 6th, 7 PM:
    Film Screening:  
    And Your Love Too. GDR, 1962, 92 min., B&W Dir.  Frank VogeI, German with English subtitles.  

    Introduction by Professor Sebastian Heiduschke, Oregon State University. Meachum Auditorium, OMU   (Free and open to the public.)


    Made possible through the generous support of the German Information Center--USA, (; the Office of OU President David Boren; The College of Arts & Sciences, The College of International Studies, the European Union Center, the Departments of History, International and Area Studies, and Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics.

    For accommodations on the basis of disability, contact Ronda Martin at

    About the EU Center

    The European Union Center at OU was founded in September 2001, when the University of Oklahoma became one of 15 national universities to host a center for European Union studies funded by the Commission of the European Communities. The Commission has provided substantial support for the Center's activities in the ensuing years.

    The role of the Center is to advance knowledge of the European Union across the campus of the University of Oklahoma, as well as throughout the local community and the state of Oklahoma. The EU Center has pursued this objective through a a speaker series, “Issues in a Dynamic Europe,” a Model European Union, research grants for graduate students, and summer seminars for university faculty and for Oklahoma high school teachers.

    Objectives of the EU Center at the University of Oklahoma

    • Promote knowledge and awareness of the European Union and US-EU relations on the OU campus and throughout the state of Oklahoma
    • Educate state business and policy leaders on the importance of the EU to the US economy and to global affairs
    • Help regional educators at the high school level develop teaching materials on the EU

    Institutional Support


    The EU Center is housed within the Department of International and Area Studies, 729 Elm Ave., Room 304, Norman, OK 73019-2105.  Fax: (405) 325-7402.

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