Amanda Skofstad | September 25, 2014
For Ukrainian scholars attending this week’s conference at Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, the topics to be discussed became lived realities over the past year—realities that led to civil disobedience, public protests, and the loss of a colleague, who was killed by a sniper while protesting in February 2014. Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., issued a statement of support for these protesters in December 2013.
“Sources of the Civic,” a conference organized by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, is set to address competing conceptions of civic education and the unique role that Catholic universities play in cultivating the virtues, values, and responsibilities central to the healthy exercise of civic life.