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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, 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

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Session 6: Living & Researching in Europe
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 6: Living & Researching in Europe
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and William Whitham – Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Hard Times in Brussels: How the EU is Dealing with Pandemic and War
11:00am - 12:30pm
European Union Seminar — Hard Times in Brussels: How the EU is Dealing with Pandemic and War
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Dean, Political Science Department; Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli
  • Metin Hakverdi – Member of the Bundestag, Federal Republic of Germany; Board Member, Atlantik-Brücke; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Role of Remote Work from Southern Europe’s Marginalized Areas in Retaining and Attracting Human Capital
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — The Role of Remote Work from Southern Europe’s Marginalized Areas in Retaining and Attracting Human Capital
  • Elena Militello – Researcher, University of Messina; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Prithwiraj Choudhury – Lumry Family Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Germany: One Year After the Zeitenwende
2:00pm - 3:00pm
John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship — Germany: One Year After the Zeitenwende
  • Metin Hakverdi – Member of the Bundestag, Federal Republic of Germany; Board Member, Atlantik-Brücke; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire
4:30pm - 5:45pm
History Seminar — Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire
  • Kojo Koram – Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Birkbeck University of London
  • Jamie Martin – Assistant Professor of History and of Social Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
  • Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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