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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
12:00pm - 1:00pm
European Union Seminar — U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
  • Thierry De Montbrial – Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
  • 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 and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, November 19, 2021

Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow in Social Studies, 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
  • Moderated by Kelly O'Neill – Director, Imperiia Project, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Lecturer on History, Harvard University
Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
  • Silja Häusermann – Professor of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Thomas Kurer – Research Group Leader and Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality", University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Delia Zollinger – PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, 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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Resilient Societies
12:30pm - 1:45pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Resilient Societies
  • Markus Brunnermeier – Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics & Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University
  • Mekala Krishnan – Partner, McKinsey Global Institute
  • Sofia A. Perez – Associate Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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)

Friday, November 12, 2021

Cuisine on the Screen: At War and at the Table in ¡Ay Carmela!
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Food for Thought Seminar — Cuisine on the Screen: At War and at the Table in ¡Ay Carmela!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate
1:30pm - 2:45pm
European Union Seminar — Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate
  • Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Margaret MacMillan – Professor of History, University of Toronto; Emeritus Professor of International History, Oxford University; Engelsberg Chair in History and International Affairs, IDEAS at the London School of Economics
  • 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

Monday, November 8, 2021

The Gender Question: Populism, Reproduction and the Crisis of Representation
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on Academic Knowledge: Past and Future — The Gender Question: Populism, Reproduction and the Crisis of Representation
  • Camille Robcis – Professor of History and French, Department of History, Columbia University
  • Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Charles Clavey – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, November 5, 2021

Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland
  • Kenneth Moss – Harriet and Ulrich E. Meyer Professor of Jewish History and the College, University of Chicago
  • 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

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
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