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Friday, December 2, 2022

Re-imagining Identities: The Decline of Social Democracy, the Rise of Right-wing Populism and the Fate of Democracy
1:30pm - 3:00pm
State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Re-imagining Identities: The Decline of Social Democracy, the Rise of Right-wing Populism and the Fate of Democracy
  • Sheri Berman – Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, 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 and Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Evolution of Regimes
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — The Evolution of Regimes
  • Stephen Hanson – Lettie Pate Evans Professor of Government & Faculty Affiliate, Global Research Institute, The College of William & Mary; 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; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State
4:30pm - 5:45pm
European Politics Seminar — Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State
  • Jonathan Laurence – Professor of Political Science, Boston College; Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham; T. J. Dermot Dunphy Visiting Professor of Religion, Violence, and Peacebuilding; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Samuel Moyn – Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale Law School
  • Chair James Cronin – Professor of History, Boston College; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Session 3: Senior Thesis Writers Panel and Q&A
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 3: Senior Thesis Writers Panel and Q&A
  • 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
Empowering the Bretton Woods Institutions: Why, When, and How International Organizations Change
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Empowering the Bretton Woods Institutions: Why, When, and How International Organizations Change
  • Henning Schmidtke – Research Fellow, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Christoph Mikulaschek – Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Seventh Member State: Algeria, France, and the European Community
4:30pm - 5:45pm
History Seminar — The Seventh Member State: Algeria, France, and the European Community
  • Megan Brown – Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College
  • 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

Monday, November 14, 2022

The Brussels Effect and the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy
12:15pm - 1:30pm
European Union Seminar & Harvard European Law Association — The Brussels Effect and the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy
  • Anu Bradford – Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization, Columbia Law School
  • Chair Juan Jorge Piernas López – Visiting Researcher, Institute for Global Law & Policy (IGLP); Jean Monnet Chair, University of Murcia, Faculty of Law, Spain
China in Europe: A Contemporary Analysis
10:30am - 11:45am
Europe in the World Seminar — China in Europe: A Contemporary Analysis
  • Daniel Koss – Research Scholar and Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
  • Richard Turcsanyi – Key Researcher, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University; Assistant Professor, Department of Territorial Studies, Mendel University in Brno; Program Director, Central European Institute of Asian Studies (CEIAS)
  • Chair George Soroka – Lecturer on Government and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Editor, Open Forum Series, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, November 10, 2022

In the Wake: Exposing White German Abolitionist Performativity and the Limits of Empathy
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Harvard Colloquium on Intellectual History & Committee on Degrees in Social Studies — In the Wake: Exposing White German Abolitionist Performativity and the Limits of Empathy
  • Obenewaa Oduro-Opuni – Assistant Professor of German Studies, University of Arizona
  • Chair Andrew Brandel – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Is the European Welfare State Paradigm Changing? An Analysis of the Social Investment’s Normative Foundation
12:00pm - 1:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Is the European Welfare State Paradigm Changing? An Analysis of the Social Investment’s Normative Foundation
  • Gianluca Busilacchi – Associate Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Macerata ; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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