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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Citizens After Empire: Balkan Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe
4:30pm - 6:00pm
The History Seminar — Citizens After Empire: Balkan Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe
  • Emily Greble – Associate Professor of History & Associate Professor of German, Russian and East European Studies, Vanderbilt University
  • Chair Alison Frank Johnson – Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University and Maya Jasanoff – Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University and Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown: Authoritarian Populism Today
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Director's Seminar — Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown: Authoritarian Populism Today
  • Wojciech Sadurski – Challis Professor in Jurisprudence, University of Sydney
  • Vlad Perju – Professor of Law, Boston College Law School; Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College
  • Jacek Zakowski – Director, Department of Journalism, Collegium Civitas; Journalist and Author
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; CES Director, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Harvard Albanian Students Association — From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving
  • Emina Cunmulaj – Model and Philanthropist
  • Chair Albana Shehaj – Research Fellow, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Friday, February 28, 2020

CES Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
CES Friday Lunch
In Insurance We Trust: Long-Run Evidence from 17 Advanced Economies (1870-2015)
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — In Insurance We Trust: Long-Run Evidence from 17 Advanced Economies (1870-2015)
  • Sebastian Kohl – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Unlikely Friends: Greece and West Germany from Marshall Plan to Common Market
5:00pm - 6:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar & Weatherhead Center for International Affairs — Unlikely Friends: Greece and West Germany from Marshall Plan to Common Market
  • Christos Tsakas – Carlsberg Postdoctoral Fellow, Danish Institute at Athens; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Panagiotis Roilos – George Seferis Professor of Modern Greek Studies and of Comparative Literature, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University; Member of the Governing Board, European Cultural Center of Delphi

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

What Next After Ireland's Election?
4:30pm - 6:00pm
European Election Monitor Series — What Next After Ireland's Election?
  • Barry Colfer – Research Fellow, Institute for the Future of Work; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Sean McGraw – CES Visiting Scholar 2019-2020 & Local Affiliate, Harvard University
  • Laoise Moore – Consul General of Ireland to New England
  • Chair Daniel Smith – Associate Professor, Department of Government & CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

China, Russia, and Europe’s Authoritarian Challenge
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Europe in the World Seminar — China, Russia, and Europe’s Authoritarian Challenge
  • Jessica Brandt – Head of Policy and Research, Alliance for Securing Democracy; Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Torrey Taussig – Research Director, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, Local Affiliate and Seminar Co-chair, CES, Harvard University
The Climate-Neutral City: Views from Athens, London, Milan, Paris, and Vienna
2:30pm - 4:00pm
European Union Seminar — The Climate-Neutral City: Views from Athens, London, Milan, Paris, and Vienna
  • Adam Freed – Principal, Bloomberg Associates
  • Eleni Myrivili – Loeb Fellow 2020, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Deputy Mayor for Urban Nature, Resilience, and Climate Change Adaptation, City of Athens (2017-2019)
  • Maria Vassilakou – Deputy Mayor and Deputy Governor, City of Vienna (2010-2019)
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, February 21, 2020

The Popularization of Unpopular Ideas: Social Cross-Pressures and Immigration Attitudes in Sweden
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Popularization of Unpopular Ideas: Social Cross-Pressures and Immigration Attitudes in Sweden
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Volha Charnysh – Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University and Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, MIT; CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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