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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Forging an Ethical Life: The Experiences of German-Turkish Women Returning to Turkey
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Forging an Ethical Life: The Experiences of German-Turkish Women Returning to Turkey
  • Susan Rottmann – Assistant Professor, Özyeğin University
  • Mounira M. Charrad – Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Anna Lund – Professor of Sociology & Deputy Head of Department, Stockholm University
  • Gökce Yurdakul – Georg Simmel Professor of Diversity and Social Conflict, Humboldt University of Berlin; Chair in Research Cluster, Berlin Institute of Migration and Integration Research
  • Chair Myra Marx Ferree – Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology (Emerita), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Kathrin Zippel – Einstein Strategic Professor, Freie Universität Berlin

Friday, January 28, 2022

The Changing Faces of the Modern State
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — The Changing Faces of the Modern State
  • Johannes Lindvall – Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg
  • Katren Rogers – Doctoral Student in Political Science, Lund University
  • 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
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

How to Write a Winning Proposal
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — How to Write a Winning Proposal
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, February 11, 2022

Badges of Servitude: White Christian Supremacy and the Rejection of Jewish and Black Equality
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Badges of Servitude: White Christian Supremacy and the Rejection of Jewish and Black Equality
  • Magda Teter – Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies and Professor of History, Fordham University
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Director, The Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
Parents Against Social Investment Policy? Marketization and Public Services in the Third Way Turn of Social Democracy
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Parents Against Social Investment Policy? Marketization and Public Services in the Third Way Turn of Social Democracy
  • Jane Gingrich – Professor of Politics, University of Oxford
  • Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The Passport As Home
1:00pm - 2:00pm
European Politics Seminar — The Passport As Home
  • Andrei Markovits – Arthur F. Thurnau Professor & Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, University of Michigan
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Anne Sa'adah – Professor of Government Emerita & Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita, Dartmouth College
  • Chair and Discussant Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, February 25, 2022

War Losses as a Labor Supply Shock: Evidence from Germany
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — War Losses as a Labor Supply Shock: Evidence from Germany
  • Matthias Quinckhardt – Ph.D. Student in Economics, Heidelberg University; Visiting Student, Department of Government, Harvard University

Monday, February 28, 2022

Fridays for Future: A Conversation with German Climate Activists Luisa Neubauer and Helena Marschall
1:00pm - 2:15pm
European Politics Seminar & Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University — Fridays for Future: A Conversation with German Climate Activists Luisa Neubauer and Helena Marschall
  • Luisa Neubauer – Climate Activist, Fridays for Future Germany
  • Helena Marschall – Climate Activist, Fridays for Future Germany
  • Noah Secondo – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University
  • Rebecca Spinner – Sophomore, Brandeis University
  • Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Sabine von Mering – Director, Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research Methodologies
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Research Methodologies
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Abigail Modaff – College Fellow in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 4, 2022

Weak Messianic Power and Benjamin’s Contribution to the Debate about Historical Injustice
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — Weak Messianic Power and Benjamin’s Contribution to the Debate about Historical Injustice
  • Jacob Hoerger – Open Forum Associate Editor, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University
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