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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Session 1: What is a Senior Thesis? – An Introduction
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 1: What is a Senior Thesis? – An Introduction
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow, Social Studies Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, September 24, 2021

Transatlantic Crises: AUKUS, the China Challenge and Afghanistan
11:00am - 12:00pm
European Union Seminar & Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship — Transatlantic Crises: AUKUS, the China Challenge and Afghanistan
  • Nathalie Tocci – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali; Honorary Professor, University of Tübingen
  • Introduction by Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • 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

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Virtual Open House 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Open House 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Challenges and Opportunities for the Biden Administration in Southeastern Europe
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Challenges and Opportunities for the Biden Administration in Southeastern Europe
  • Thomas Countryman – Chair, Arms Control Association; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (2011-2012); Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation (2011-2017)
  • Valerie Hopkins – South-East Europe Correspondent, The Financial Times
  • Ivan Vejvoda – Permanent Fellow and Head of Europe's Futures Program, Institute for Human Sciences
  • Chair Othon Anastasakis – Director, South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, St Anthony's College, University of Oxford and Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Fiscal Policy in the European Union: Are New Rules Needed?
12:30pm - 1:45pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Fiscal Policy in the European Union: Are New Rules Needed?
  • Laurence Boone – Chief Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Elena Carletti – Full Professor of Finance, Bocconi University
  • Tuomas Saarenheimo – President, Eurogroup Working Group
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

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
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