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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Europe at War
11:00am - 12:00pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Europe at War
  • Sigmar Gabriel – Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke; Member of the Bundestag & Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018); Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Dimitris Keridis – Professor of International Relations, Panteion University of Athens; Member, Hellenic Parliament
  • Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); 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

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Value, Capitalism, and Politicization – A Conversation with Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion & Culture and Social Analysis Workshop — Value, Capitalism, and Politicization – A Conversation with Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre
  • Luc Boltanski – Professor & Director of Studies in Sociology, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS)
  • Arnaud Esquerre – Director of Research, The French National Centre for Scientific Research
  • Shai Dromi – Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
  • Bo Yun Park  – Postdoctoral Scholar, Social Science Data Lab (D-Lab), University of California, Berkeley
  • Chair Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, March 21, 2022

Academic Judgment: Students’ Performance and Their Evaluation
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Academic Judgment: Students’ Performance and Their Evaluation
  • Herbert Kalthoff – Professor of Sociology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Manja Klemenčič – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 11, 2022

The Political Economy of Law Enforcement
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Political Economy of Law Enforcement
  • Matias Dewey – Senior Researcher, University of St. Gallen
  • Lucas Ronconi – Professor of Economics, Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Cornelia Woll – President and Professor of International Political Economy, Hertie School; Member of the Advisory Board of the Jacques Delors Centre, Hertie School
  • Alisha Holland – Associate Professor, Government Department, 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, March 10, 2022

European Strategy on Universities
4:30pm - 5:30pm
European Strategy on Universities
  • Vanessa Debiais-Sainton – Head of Unit, Higher Education, European Commission
  • Chair Manja Klemenčič – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

The War in Ukraine: A Harvard Community Conversation
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Special Event — The War in Ukraine: A Harvard Community Conversation
  • Mariana Budjeryn – Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Emily Channell-Justice – Director, Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
  • Oleh Kotsyuba – Manager of Publications, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University
  • Thomas Remington – Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Emory University
  • Moderated by Alexandra Vacroux – Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Israel's Moment: International Conflict Over the Jewish State
4:00pm - 5:00pm
European Politics Seminar & Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Israel's Moment: International Conflict Over the Jewish State
  • Jeffrey Herf – Distinguished University Professor of History, University of Maryland
  • 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
  • Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

The Impact of Russian Sanctions
11:00am - 12:00pm
European Economic Policy Forum & Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies — The Impact of Russian Sanctions
  • Sergey Aleksashenko – Member of the Board, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and the Free Russia Foundation
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, German Bundesbank (2002-2012)
  • Adam Smith – Partner, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, LLP; Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), United States Department of Treasury;, Director for Multilateral Affairs, National Security Council (2010-2015)
  • Moderated by Alexandra Vacroux – Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Monday, March 7, 2022

Credit Creation and Financial Crises in the United States’ Pivotal Decades, 1861-1878
3:00pm - 4:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Credit Creation and Financial Crises in the United States’ Pivotal Decades, 1861-1878
  • Christoph Nitschke – Research Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, 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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