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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

A Conversation with KOD Activist Mateusz Kijowski
11:30am - 1:00pm
Poland’s Illiberal Turn and What Can Be Done About It — A Conversation with KOD Activist Mateusz Kijowski
  • Mateusz Kijowski – Founder of the Committees for the Defense of Democracy, Poland
  • Bartosz Marciniak – Adviser, Committee for the Defence of Democracy; PhD Candidate, European University Institute
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The Cyprus Economic Crisis and the European Union
Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual
  • Benjamin Wurgaft – History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society, MIT

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Italy, the EU, and the United States
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Making a Difference Again: — Italy, the EU, and the United States
  • Gian Giacomo Migone – Professor Emeritus of History of Euroatlantic Relations, University of Torino; Former Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Italian Senate
  • Chair Charles S. Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University
Siege of Vienna: Cultural Traffic between Austrians and Turks in the 20th Century
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Siege of Vienna: Cultural Traffic between Austrians and Turks in the 20th Century
  • Maureen Healy – Associate Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College

Friday, April 8, 2016

9:00am - 5:30pm
God and the Philosophers in the Seventeenth Century
  • Lisa Downing – Faculty Member, Department of Philosophy, Ohio State University
  • Daniel Garber – Stuart Professor of Philosophy and Chair, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University
  • Craig Martin – Associate Professor of History, Oakland University
  • Jeff McDonough – Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University
  • Steven Nadler – Chair of the Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Deborah Shuger – Literary Historian, Department of English, UCLA
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Friday Lunch
Conservative Political Parties and the Birth of Democracy in Europe
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Conservative Political Parties and the Birth of Democracy in Europe
  • Noam Gidron – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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