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Monday, April 27, 2015

Turkey: Growing Pains Under the Long Shadow of History
4:15pm - 7:00pm
Inauguration of the Özyeğin Forum on Modern Turkey — Turkey: Growing Pains Under the Long Shadow of History
  • Daron Acemoglu – Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, MIT ; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; CES Director, Harvard University
  • Introduction by Ayla Göksel – CEO, Özyeğin Social Investments

Friday, April 24, 2015

2:15pm - 4:00pm
Corporate Power in the 21st Century
  • Gerald F. Davis – Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
The Origins of International Economic Governance: Food, Finance, and Shipping during the First World War, 1916-1920
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — The Origins of International Economic Governance: Food, Finance, and Shipping during the First World War, 1916-1920
  • James R. Martin – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Friday Lunch

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Strengthening Democracy Worldwide: International IDEA @ 20
4:10pm - 6:00pm
Strengthening Democracy Worldwide: International IDEA @ 20
  • Yves Leterme – Secretary-General, International IDEA; Former Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Moderated by Pippa Norris – ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney; McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse
Hegelian Steel: The Transnational Co-Constitution of Political Economy and the Evolution of the European Steel Industry
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Hegelian Steel: The Transnational Co-Constitution of Political Economy and the Evolution of the European Steel Industry
  • Poul Kjaer – Professor in European Political Economy and Governance, Copenhagen Business School

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

4:15pm - 6:00pm
Resolving Turkey’s Kurdish Issue: A Pathway to EU Membership
  • Levent Koker – Professor of Public Law, Atilim University Law School, Ankara,
2:15pm - 4:00pm
A Conversation with the Slovenian Finance Minister - Slovenia from Transition to Post Crisis Period
  • Dušan Mramor – Minister of Finance, Republic of Slovenia

Monday, April 20, 2015

Why Has There Been Populism in Greece But Not Yet in Spain?
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Why Has There Been Populism in Greece But Not Yet in Spain?
  • Joaquín Almunia – Visiting Professor, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science; Secretary General, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (1997-2000); Vice President and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission (2010-2014); Short-Term Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Takis Pappas – Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Balkan, Slavic & Oriental Studies of the University of Macedonia, Greece; Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute
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