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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Silence Kills! Patriarchy, Gender Norms and Violence Against Women in Turkey
1:00pm - 2:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Silence Kills! Patriarchy, Gender Norms and Violence Against Women in Turkey
  • Sevinç Bermek – Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science; Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Melani Cammett – Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Athens: City of Wisdom – Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital
12:00pm - 1:00pm
European Union Seminar — Athens: City of Wisdom – Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital
  • Bruce Clark – Author; Journalist, The Economist
  • Chair Mark Schiefsky – C. Lois P. Grove Professor of the Classics, Harvard University; Director, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
  • Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Stratos Efthymiou – Consul General of Greece in Boston

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

New Research on Muslims in Europe
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion & WCFIA Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion — New Research on Muslims in Europe
  • Elisabeth Becker-Topkara – Assistant Professor and Freigeist Fellow, Max Weber Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg University
  • Erik Bleich – Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science, Middlebury College
  • Guillaume Roux – Research Fellow, National Foundation of Political Science (Science Po Grenoble)
  • Julien Talpin – Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Member, Research Center on Administration, Politics and Society, Université de Lille 2
  • A. Maurits van der Veen – Associate Professor of Government, College of William and Mary
  • 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, 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
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