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


Monday, November 6, 2017

Milstein East B, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School (Morning Sessions) & Reading Room, Harvard Faculty Club (Afternoon Sessions) Directions

SAVE THE DATE

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


Monday, November 6, 2017

Milstein East B, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School (Morning Sessions) & Reading Room, Harvard Faculty Club (Afternoon Sessions) Directions

Monday, November 6, 2017

Milstein East B, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School (Morning Sessions) & Reading Room, Harvard Faculty Club (Afternoon Sessions) Directions

The Summit on the Future of Europe is an initiative of Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES). Launched in 2014, this annual conference convenes eminent scholars and public leaders at Harvard to debate critical challenges facing Europe. The 2017 Summit will take place on November 6 and will focus on “Europe and Transatlantic Relations in the Era of Populism.” For information and videos from the past three Summits, see here.

About

The event is free and open to the Harvard community and to the public.

Stay tuned for details. Additional speakers will be added to the program shortly.

Sponsors

Sessions

Monday, November 6, 2017

Welcome & Introduction
8:45am - 9:00am
Summit on the Future of Europe — Welcome & Introduction
Panel 1: Academic Freedom in the Age of Populism and Post-Truth
9:00am - 10:30am
Summit on the Future of Europe — 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
  • Louise Richardson – Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford; 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
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar
Panel 2: Is the European Economy Out of the Woods?
10:45am - 12:15am
Summit on the Future of Europe — 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 Pierrekakis – Director of Research, DiaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute
  • Mark Schieritz – Economics Correspondent, Die Zeit
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Department of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800, CES, Harvard University; Co-Director, Program on Successful Societies, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR); Senior Advisor, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Panel 3: The Future of Transatlantic Relations
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — Panel 3: The Future of Transatlantic Relations
  • Ashton 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 – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Deputy Secretary, US Department of Energy (2014-2017); Special Assistant to President Obama 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
Panel 4: Europe and Russia
4:15pm - 5:45pm
Summit on the Future of Europe — 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
  • Friedbert Pflüger – Visiting Professor & Director, European Centre of Energy and Resource Security Department of War Studies, King's College London; Founder and Managing Partner, Pflüger International; Former Deputy Minister (State Secretary), Ministry of Defense, Germany
  • 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
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