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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Emmanuel Macron's Presidency and the 2022 French Presidential Election
12:00pm - 1:15pm
European Politics Seminar — Emmanuel Macron's Presidency and the 2022 French Presidential Election
  • Cécile Alduy – Professor of French Literature and Culture, Stanford University
  • Gérard Araud – Former Ambassador of France to the United States (2014-2019)
  • Philippe Martin – Professor of Economics, Sciences Po; Chairman, French Council of Economic Analysis (CAE); CEPR Research Fellow and Co-Director, Macroeconomics Program, CEPREMAP
  • Chair Marc-Olivier Bherer – Neiman Visiting Fellow (2020-2021), Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University; Staff Editor and Reporter, Le Monde and Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, May 6, 2021

"An Unspeakable Jewish Tragedy" – Jews, the Munich Revolution, and the Rise of Nazism
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — "An Unspeakable Jewish Tragedy" – Jews, the Munich Revolution, and the Rise of Nazism
  • Michael Brenner – Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies and Director, Center for Israel Studies History, American Universityy, American University
  • Chair 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
Combating Racism in Europe: What Role do Legislators Play?
10:15am - 11:15am
Director's Seminar — Combating Racism in Europe: What Role do Legislators Play?
  • Christiane Taubira – Minister of Justice of France (2012-2016)
  • Aminata Touré – Vice President, Schleswig-Holstein Parliament
  • Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The Politics of Historical Memory in Eastern Europe
12:30pm - 2:00pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — The Politics of Historical Memory in Eastern Europe
  • Chair Félix Krawatzek – Senior Researcher, ZOiS Berlin; Associate Member, Nuffield College, University of Oxford and George Soroka – Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies and Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University; Local Affiliate & Editor, Open Forum Series, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, April 30, 2021

The Distributional Context of Populist Protest
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Distributional Context of Populist Protest
  • Alexander Gattig – Senior Lecturer in Statistics, University of Bremen
  • Phillip Manow – Professor of Comparative Political Economy, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bremen
  • Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki – Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, 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

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

EU-US Trade Relations: Where do They Stand Under the Biden Administration?
12:00pm - 1:30pm
European Union Seminar — EU-US Trade Relations: Where do They Stand Under the Biden Administration?
  • Stormy-Annika Mildner – Executive Director, Aspen Institute Germany
  • Peter Rashish – Senior Fellow and Director, Geoeconomics Program, American Institute for German Studies (AICGS)
  • Rupert Schlegelmilch – Director, The Americas, Agriculture and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, April 26, 2021

The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict
11:00am - 12:00pm
European Legal Order Seminar — The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict
  • Dilek Kurban – Fellow and Lecturer, Hertie School of Governance
  • Chair Kristin Fabbe – Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Friday, April 23, 2021

Straight Lines Through Mazes: Unearthing the Legacy of Late-19th-Century Linear Demolitions in Mediterranean Europe
12:00pm - 1:15pm
CES Dissertation Workshop — Straight Lines Through Mazes: Unearthing the Legacy of Late-19th-Century Linear Demolitions in Mediterranean Europe
  • Carmelo Ignaccolo – Ph.D. Student in City Design and Urban Technologies, MIT; CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University
  • Chair Clare Bradford Anderson – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Armando Miano – Ph.D. Student in Economics, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The House of Fragile Things
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar  — The House of Fragile Things
  • James McAuley – Global Opinions Columnist, The Washington Post
  • Chair 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

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The European Union's Relations with China and Turkey
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Europe in the World Seminar — The European Union's Relations with China and Turkey
  • Lisel Hintz – Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • John Seaman – Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, French Institute of International Relations (Ifri)
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Professor of Political Science & Legal Studies and Vice President of International Affairs, Suffolk University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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