Skip to content

2017 Summit on the Future of Europe — Europe and Transatlantic Relations in the Era of Populism


Monday, November 6, 2017

Executive Summary & Videos

2017 Summit on the Future of Europe — Europe and Transatlantic Relations in the Era of Populism


Monday, November 6, 2017

Executive Summary & Videos

Monday, November 6, 2017

Executive Summary & Videos

The 4th annual Summit on the Future of Europe took place on November 6th, 2017 with the participation of more than 200 people from across Harvard, Europe and beyond. This year's Summit focused on "Europe and Transatlantic Relations in the Era of Populism." On this page, you will find the executive summary of the presentations, news coverage, videos, photographs and the agenda with a detailed listing of the panels and their participants.

The Center thanks its sponsors the diaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute and the WZB Berlin Social Science Center as well as the participants who helped make the Summit a successful and enlightening event.

About

Sponsors

This event is co-sponsored by:

Sessions

Monday, November 6, 2017

Summit 2017 | Welcome & Introduction
8:45am - 9:00am
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Welcome & Introduction
Summit 2017 | Panel 1: Academic Freedom in the Age of Populism and Post-Truth
9:00am - 10:30am
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Panel 1: Academic Freedom in the Age of Populism and Post-Truth
  • Jutta Allmendinger – President, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Professor of Educational Sociology and Labor Market Research, Humboldt University; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Jonathan Cole – John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University; Provost and Dean of the Faculties, Emeritus, Columbia University; Member, Board of Trustees, Central European University
  • Ersin Kalaycıoğlu – Professor of Political Science, Sabanci University, Turkey; President (2004-2007), Işık University, Turkey; Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
  • Louise Richardson – Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar
Summit 2017 | Panel 2: Is the European Economy Out of the Woods?
10:45am - 12:15pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Panel 2: Is the European Economy Out of the Woods?
  • Agnès Bénassy-Quéré – Professor, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne; Chair, French Council of Economic Analysis; Board Member, Banque de France
  • Daniel Gros – Director, Centre for European Policy Studies
  • Kyriakos Pierrakakis – Director of Research, DiaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute
  • Mark Schieritz – Economics Correspondent, Die Zeit
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty
Summit 2017 | Spain after Catalonia's Referendum - VIA LIVESTREAM
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Spain after Catalonia's Referendum - VIA LIVESTREAM
  • Ana Palacio   – Member, Spanish Council of State; Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2002-2004)  
  • Chair Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
Summit 2017 | Panel 3: The Future of Transatlantic Relations
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Panel 3: The Future of Transatlantic Relations
  • Ash Carter – Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; U.S. Secretary of Defense (2015-2017)
  • Karen Donfried – President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Fisher Family Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (2014-2017); Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council (2009-2013); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia (1994-1996)
  • Chair Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
Summit 2017 | Panel 4: Europe and Russia
4:15pm - 5:45pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — Summit 2017 | Panel 4: Europe and Russia
  • Rawi Abdelal – Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School; Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
  • Lilia Shevtsova – Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Chatham House; Senior Scholar, Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Angela Stent – Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Chair Timothy Colton – Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Photographs

Ana Palacio in discussion with Jospeh Nye on Spain after the Catalonian referendum - click on image to view album
Close