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Friday, October 29, 2021

Democracy Without a Majority?
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on Democracy: Past, Present, and Future — Democracy Without a Majority?
  • Michael Koß – Professor for the Political System of Germany and the EU, Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Thomas Zittel – Professor for Comparative Politics, Goethe University; External Fellow, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), University of Mannheim; Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies, NYU
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB); Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Return of Inequality
12:00pm - 1:45pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion & Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion — The Return of Inequality
  • Mike Savage – Martin White Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics
  • Miguel Centeno – Musgrave Professor of Sociology & Vice Dean, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Leslie McCall – Associate Director, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality & Presidential Professor of Sociology and Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Branko Milanovic – Visiting Presidential Professor, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Chair Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Jonathan Mijs – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University; Veni Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

EU Security, Migration and Asylum Policy in a Strong Transatlantic Partnership
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Europe in the World Seminar — EU Security, Migration and Asylum Policy in a Strong Transatlantic Partnership

Thursday, October 21, 2021

A Bank for the People: Popular Credit and Moral Economy in Renaissance Italy
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — A Bank for the People: Popular Credit and Moral Economy in Renaissance Italy
  • Sama Mammadova – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University
  • Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, EHPS Graduate Advisor & Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
  • 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, October 15, 2021

From Status to … Something: J.F. Stephen and Henry Maine on Inequality in Britain and India
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — From Status to … Something: J.F. Stephen and Henry Maine on Inequality in Britain and India
  • Théophile Deslauriers – Ph.D. Student, Department of Politics, Princeton University; Visiting Student, Department of Government, Harvard University
  • Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, EHPS Graduate Advisor & Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Racial Politics of Ethnography
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Racial Politics of Ethnography
  • Rachel Smith – Ph.D. Student, Department of History, UCLA
  • Chair Tsiona Lida – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Seminar Coordinator, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

After Merkel, Now What? Analyzing Germany's 2021 Elections
1:00pm - 2:30pm
European Politics Seminar — After Merkel, Now What? Analyzing Germany's 2021 Elections
  • Andreas Busch – University Professor of Comparative Politics and Political Economy, University of Göttingen
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Constanze Stelzenmüller – Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, and Fritz Stern Chair on Germany and trans-Atlantic Relations, The Brookings Institution
  • Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

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
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