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Friday, September 30, 2022

Social Investments in the Knowledge Economy: The Politics of Inclusive, Stratified, and Targeted Reforms across the Globe
1:30pm - 3:00pm
State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Social Investments in the Knowledge Economy: The Politics of Inclusive, Stratified, and Targeted Reforms across the Globe
  • Bruno Palier – CNRS Research Director, Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics, Sciences Po
  • Jonas Pontusson – Professor, University of Geneva
  • Chair Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Electoral Responses to Political Corruption in Romanian Municipal Elections
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Electoral Responses to Political Corruption in Romanian Municipal Elections
  • Nicholas Charron – Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Vlad Perju – Professor, Boston College Law School; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Democratic Development and Decline: New Findings from the V-Dem Project
11:30am - 1:00pm
Seminar on Democracy: Past, Present, and Future — Democratic Development and Decline: New Findings from the V-Dem Project
  • Michael Bernhard – Raymond and Miriam Ehrlich Eminent Scholar Chair, College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Florida
  • Michael Coppedge – Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame; Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • Pippa Norris – Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Session 1: What Is a Senior Thesis?
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 1: What Is a Senior Thesis?
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and William Whitham – Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, September 26, 2022

Serbian Democracy, Interrupted
1:30pm - 2:45pm
European Politics Seminar — Serbian Democracy, Interrupted
  • Vuk Jeremić – President, Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD); President, 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, (2012-2013); Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, (2007-2012)
  • Chair Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković: Confronting Challenges to Democracy and Energy Security in Europe
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Institute of Politics, Center for Public Leadership & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković: Confronting Challenges to Democracy and Energy Security in Europe
  • Andrej Plenković – Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Croatia
  • Moderated by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Democracy Under Time Pressure: Social Acceleration, the Democratic Archive, and the Role of Remembering in Political Decision-making
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Democracy Under Time Pressure: Social Acceleration, the Democratic Archive, and the Role of Remembering in Political Decision-making
  • Andreas Schäfer – Research Associate, Humboldt University of Berlin; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

CES Open House
4:00pm - 6:00pm
CES Open House

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Immigration, Integration and Citizenship: Elements of a New Political Demography
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion & Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion — Immigration, Integration and Citizenship: Elements of a New Political Demography
  • Adrian Favell – Chair in Sociology and Social Theory, University of Leeds; From October 2022, Incoming Director, Radical Humanities Laboratory, University College Cork
  • Philip Kasinitz – Presidential Professor in Sociology, Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Ali Meghji – Associate Professor in Social Inequalities, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
  • Gökce Yurdakul – Georg Simmel Professor of Diversity and Social Conflict, Humboldt University of Berlin; Chair in Research Cluster, Berlin Institute of Migration and Integration Research
  • 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

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Truth, Democracy and Media Freedom: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos
11:00am - 12:00pm
European Union Seminar — Truth, Democracy and Media Freedom: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos
  • James H. Barron – Author
  • Katerina Sokou – Washington D.C. Correspondent, Kathimerini
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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