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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The COVID-19 Crisis: EU and Member-State Responses
12:30pm - 2:00pm
European Union Seminar — The COVID-19 Crisis: EU and Member-State Responses
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet of Commissioner of Economy Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission; Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (2008-2019), European Commission
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Dean, Political Science Department; Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli
  • 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)
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, April 12, 2021

Global Europe: What Does That Mean?
11:00am - 12:00pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Global Europe: What Does That Mean?
  • Melani Cammett – Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Domingos Fezas Vital – Ambassador of Portugal to the United States
  • Stavros Lambrinidis – Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
  • Hilary Silver – Professor of Sociology, International Affairs, and Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University
  • Opening Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs & Professor of Political Science, Clark University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, April 9, 2021

Senior Thesis Conference 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Senior Thesis Conference 2021
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Machines and Workers: Evidence from Winners and Losers of Technology Subsidies
12:00pm - 1:15pm
CES Dissertation Workshop — Machines and Workers: Evidence from Winners and Losers of Technology Subsidies
  • Joonas Tuhkuri – Ph.D. Student in Economics, MIT; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Clare Bradford Anderson – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Armando Miano – Ph.D. Student in Economics, Harvard University

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union
1:00pm - 2:15pm
European Union Seminar — Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union
  • Stella Ghervas – Professor of Russian History, Newcastle University
  • Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Samuel Moyn – Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale Law School
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Debating Democracy in a Pandemic – German and US Resistance Movements
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Debating Democracy in a Pandemic – German and US Resistance Movements
  • Myra Marx Ferree – Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology (Emerita), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Elizabeth A. Wood – Professor of History, MIT
  • Chair Kathrin Zippel – Einstein Strategic Professor, Freie Universität Berlin

Friday, March 26, 2021

A Forgotten Working Class: Perceptions of Representation and the Role of Labour in a Comparative Perspective
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — A Forgotten Working Class: Perceptions of Representation and the Role of Labour in a Comparative Perspective
  • Jonas Pontusson – Professor, University of Geneva
  • Line Rennwald – Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Geneva
  • Devin Caughey – Associate Professor of Political Science, MIT
  • 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 25, 2021

A Conversation with Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
12:00pm - 12:45pm
European Politics Seminar — A Conversation with Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
  • Stella Kyriakides – European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
  • Chair Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Confronting a Hostile State: Scholars of the Holocaust in Poland
11:00am - 12:00pm
August Zaleski Memorial Lecture in Modern Polish History — Confronting a Hostile State: Scholars of the Holocaust in Poland
  • Barbara Engelking – Founder and Director, Polish Center of Holocaust Research, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Jan Grabowski – Professor of History, University of Ottawa
  • 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 Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 12, 2021

Integrative Institutions and Mainstream Party Collapse: The Regional Context
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Integrative Institutions and Mainstream Party Collapse: The Regional Context
  • Jane Gingrich – Professor of Politics, University of Oxford
  • Julia Lynch – Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mark Franklin – John R. Reitemeyer Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Trinity College; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 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
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