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Friday, October 8, 2021

The Fractured Political Economy: The Muting of Place-Based Economic Interests in the United States
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Fractured Political Economy: The Muting of Place-Based Economic Interests in the United States
  • Daniel P. Carpenter – Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Paul Pierson – John Gross Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Sam Zacher – Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University
  • Jacob Hacker – Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science, Yale 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

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The German Floods of July 2021: The New Normal or a Wake Up Call for (More) Climate Protection?
12:00pm - 1:30pm
European Politics Seminar & Center for German and European Studies — The German Floods of July 2021: The New Normal or a Wake Up Call for (More) Climate Protection?
  • Anja Bierwirth – Head of Research Unit Urban Transitions, Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
  • Introduction by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Sabine von Mering – Director, Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University

Monday, October 4, 2021

Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience
1:00pm - 2:00pm
European Union Seminar & Worldwide Week at Harvard  — Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience
  • Amy Chester – Managing Director, Rebuild By Design
  • Eleni Myrivili – Senior Advisor for Resilience and Sustainability, City of Athens
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, October 1, 2021

A New Macro-Financial Condition Index for the Euro Area
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — A New Macro-Financial Condition Index for the Euro Area
  • Claudio Morana – Professor of Economics, University of Milano-Bicocca; Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Hansong Li – Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

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
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