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Friday, November 8, 2013

5:15pm - 7:00pm
Portugal and the Spanish Civil War: Diplomacy, Press and Propaganda
  • Alberto Pena-Rodríguez – Visiting Scholar, Harvard; 2013 Pedroso Visiting Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, UMass-Dartmouth; Associate, Real Colegio Complutense
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Friday Lunch

Thursday, November 7, 2013

1:00pm - 2:15pm
Foreign Policy in a New Global Era: Perspectives from the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia
  • Miroslav Lajčák – Deputy Prime Minister, Slovak Republic
  • Introduction by Daniel L. Shapiro – Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program
1:00pm - 3:00pm
The European Union and Sanctions: A Critical Look at the Record
  • Christian Von Soest – Thyssen Fellow, Program on Transatlantic Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Relations; Senior Research Fellow, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Berlin

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

5:15pm - 7:00pm
Paradoxes Lost and Found: The Dimensions of Social Welfare Transfers, Relative Poverty and Redistribution Preferences
  • David Brady – Adjunct Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs Indiana University; Director of the Research Unit “Inequality and Social Policy”, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • Christopher Jencks – Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Harvard University
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Democratic Politics in an Islamic Theocracy: The Contours of Elite Contestation in Iran
  • Payam Mohseni – Iran Project Director and Fellow for Iran Studies, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

Tuesday, November 5, 2013