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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

The Consequences of Political Crime for Democratic Representation and Electoral Polarization
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — The Consequences of Political Crime for Democratic Representation and Electoral Polarization
  • Fabio Ellger – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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
Capitalism in Chaos: A Conversation with Máté Rigó
4:30pm - 5:45pm
History Seminar — Capitalism in Chaos: A Conversation with Máté Rigó
  • Máté Rigó – Assistant Professor of History, Brandeis University
  • Chair David Spreen – Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Friday, October 21, 2022

Colonial Copyright Law and Modernist Authorship
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — Colonial Copyright Law and Modernist Authorship
  • Alexander Hartley – Ph.D. Student in Comparative Literature, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Nikolas Weyland – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship Recipient, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The Future of Work and Welfare: Insights from the National Skills Strategy in Germany
11:00am - 12:15pm
The Future of Work and Welfare: Insights from the National Skills Strategy in Germany
  • Sven Rahner – Head of Secretariat, National Skills Strategy Task Force, German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow (Fall 2022), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Powers of the Powerless: Feminist Mobilization, Democracy and Economic Empowerment Worldwide
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Powers of the Powerless: Feminist Mobilization, Democracy and Economic Empowerment Worldwide
  • Sirje Laurel Weldon  – Distinguished Professor, Simon Fraser University; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Jane Mansbridge – Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Emerita, Harvard Kennedy School
Zeitenwende – German Politics and Identity in a Time of Transformation
4:00pm - 5:15pm
Zeitenwende – German Politics and Identity in a Time of Transformation
  • Oliver Schmolke – Vice Chief of Staff, Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow 2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations

Friday, October 28, 2022

Legalizing Abortion - Lessons from Ireland
10:00am - 11:15am
European Politics Seminar — Legalizing Abortion - Lessons from Ireland
  • Joe McHugh – Chair, the Committee on European Union Affairs; Teachta Dála, Member of Parliament, Republic of Ireland; Former Chief Whip (2017-2018) and Minister for Education and Skills, Republic of Ireland
  • Chair Ofrit Liviatan – Lecturer on Law and Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University
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