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Monday, April 17, 2017

Through a Camera Obscura: Economic Science and the Emergence of the Market in Colonial Egypt
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The CES/CMES Colonial Encounters Working Group — Through a Camera Obscura: Economic Science and the Emergence of the Market in Colonial Egypt
  • Casey Primel – Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University
Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Book Launch & Discussion — Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • Amel Ahmed – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • David Art – Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Tarek Masoud – Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Yascha Mounk – Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow, SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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

Friday, April 14, 2017

Feria Festival
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Feria Festival
CANCELLED: Capitalist Democracies:  The Rise of the Knowledge Economy
2:15pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED/POSTPONED TILL THE FALL: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — CANCELLED: Capitalist Democracies: The Rise of the Knowledge Economy
  • 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
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Friday Lunch

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dismantling Democracy on the EU's Watch: Poland and Its Constitutional Tribunal
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The Annual Zaleski Lecture in Modern Polish History — Dismantling Democracy on the EU's Watch: Poland and Its Constitutional Tribunal
  • Andrzej Rzeplinski – Professor of Jurisprudence, Warsaw University; President of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal (2010-2016)
  • Noah Feldman – Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law
  • Kim Lane Scheppele – Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Future of German American Relations
12:00pm - 2:00pm
European Union Study Group — The Future of German American Relations
  • Yascha Mounk – Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow, SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 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
  • Stephen Szabo – Executive Director, Transatlantic Academy
  • Heidi Tworek – Assistant Professor of International History, University of British Columbia; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

What Unites Right-Wing Populists in Western Europe, Revisited
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Populism, Nationalism and Radical Politics Study Group — What Unites Right-Wing Populists in Western Europe, Revisited
  • Elisabeth Ivarsflaten – Professor of Political Science, University of Bergen, Professor II Center for Research on Right-Wing Extremism, University of Oslo
The Opportunity Cost of the US Withdrawal from the TPP
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe — The Opportunity Cost of the US Withdrawal from the TPP
  • Jong-Hwan Ko – Professor of European Studies, Division of International & Area Studies, Pukyong National University
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