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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Deindustrialization as Structural Fact and Political Idea
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Deindustrialization as Structural Fact and Political Idea
  • Timur Ergen – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Frank Dobbin – Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University; Chair, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 24, 2023

Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
  • Bo Rothstein – August Röhss Professor in Political Science, Gothenburg University
  • Jette Knudsen – Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Business, Tufts University
  • Chair Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Europe’s Struggle for Relevance, Unity, and Value: A Conversation with Roberta Metsola and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Institute of Politics & The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Europe’s Struggle for Relevance, Unity, and Value: A Conversation with Roberta Metsola and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
  • Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya – Democratic Opposition Leader & Head of the United Transition Cabinet, Republic of Belarus
  • Roberta Metsola – President, European Parliament; Member, Group of the European People's Party, European Parliament
  • Moderated by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Inequalities and Platform Economies
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Inequalities and Platform Economies
  • Vili Lehdonvirta – Professor of Economic Sociology and Digital Social Research, University of Oxford
  • Ashley Mears – Professor of Sociology, Boston University
  • Juliet Schor – Professor, Sociology Department, Boston College
  • Chair Alya Guseva – Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Jonathan Mijs – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University; Veni Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Obstacles to Progress: Indifference, Apathy, Callousness, and the British Public Around 1800
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Obstacles to Progress: Indifference, Apathy, Callousness, and the British Public Around 1800
  • Kerstin Maria Pahl – Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Julian Bourg – Associate Professor of History, Boston College; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Polish Elections and the Pandemic of Populists
4:00pm - 5:30pm
August Zaleski Memorial Lecture in Modern Polish History — Polish Elections and the Pandemic of Populists
  • Wojciech Sadurski – Challis Professor in Jurisprudence, University of Sydney; Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Vlad Perju – Professor, Boston College Law School; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 31, 2023

Does Germany Have a Russia Problem?
11:00am - 12:00pm
John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship — Does Germany Have a Russia Problem?
  • Paul Carrel – Senior Correspondent, Reuters
  • Chair Colin Brown – Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Apartheid in Schaerbeek: Belgian Migrant Labor and Human Rights During Europe’s Carbon Transition in the 1970s
1:30pm - 2:45pm
Dissertation Workshop Seminar — Apartheid in Schaerbeek: Belgian Migrant Labor and Human Rights During Europe’s Carbon Transition in the 1970s
  • Rustam Khan – Ph.D. Student in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 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
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