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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Living & Researching in Europe – Senior Thesis Writers' Reflections
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Living & Researching in Europe – Senior Thesis Writers' Reflections
  • 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

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Germany and Europe’s Reaction to the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for the West
3:00pm - 4:15pm
European Union Seminar — Germany and Europe’s Reaction to the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for the West
  • Wolfgang Ischinger – Senior Professor of Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, The Hertie School; Chair, Munich Security Conference (2008-2022)
  • Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • 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
"In Antwerp We Speak Diamond" – City Branding & the Specter of Europe's Jewish Merchant
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — "In Antwerp We Speak Diamond" – City Branding & the Specter of Europe's Jewish Merchant
  • Sam Shuman – Rabin-Shvidler Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, Fordham University and Columbia 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

Friday, March 25, 2022

The Politics of Pessimism: Turning Aspirational Voters into Populists
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Politics of Pessimism: Turning Aspirational Voters into Populists
  • Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Alice Xu – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University
  • James Alt – Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, 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
“Western Desire”: Gender in Allegorical Representations of America
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — “Western Desire”: Gender in Allegorical Representations of America
  • Sergio Leos – Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University
  • Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land
1:00pm - 2:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land
  • Charlotte Bartels – Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, 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
Feminist Troubles? Debating Islam in France and Quebec
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Feminist Troubles? Debating Islam in France and Quebec
  • Eléonore Lépinard – Associate Professor, Institute of Social Sciences and Centre for Gender Studies, University of Lausanne
  • Zakiya Luna – Associate Professor of Sociology and Dean's Distinguished Professorial Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Joan Wallach Scott – Professor Emerita, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Chair Myra Marx Ferree – Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology (Emerita), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and 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

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Europe at War
11:00am - 12:00pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Europe at War
  • Sigmar Gabriel – Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke; Member of the Bundestag & Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018); Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Dimitris Keridis – Professor of International Relations, Panteion University of Athens; Member, Hellenic Parliament
  • 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
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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