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Thursday, September 28, 2023

Varieties of Wealth: Wealth Inequality in Comparative Perspective
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Varieties of Wealth: Wealth Inequality in Comparative Perspective
  • Jens Beckert – Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Katharina Hecht – Postdoctoral Research Associate, International Business and Strategy Group, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
  • Chair Alya Guseva – Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies, Boston University; Local Affiliate & 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

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Tyranny of the Minority: An Urgent Call to Reform Our Politics
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Institute of Politics, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies & David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies — Tyranny of the Minority: An Urgent Call to Reform Our Politics
  • 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
  • Steven Levitsky – Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government, Harvard University
  • Moderated by Tiziana Dearing – Host, Radio Boston
Empire, Incorporated: The Corporations That Built British Colonialism
4:30pm - 6:30pm
History Seminar — Empire, Incorporated: The Corporations That Built British Colonialism
  • Philip Stern – Associate Professor of History, Duke University
  • Chair Maya Jasanoff – X.D. and Nancy Yang Professor of Arts and Sciences and Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) and the Yugoslavs in the 1960s and 1970s
2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) and the Yugoslavs in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Marie-Janine Calic – Professor of Eastern and Southeastern European History, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Return of the Native: Can Liberalism Safeguard Us Against Nativism
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — The Return of the Native: Can Liberalism Safeguard Us Against Nativism
  • Jan Willem Duyvendak – Director, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences; Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
  • Berna Turam – Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 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, September 26, 2023

Session 1: What Is a Senior Thesis?
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 1: What Is a Senior Thesis?
  • Chair Charles Clavey – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair & 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 25, 2023

An Address by H.E. George Gerapetritis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic
11:30am - 12:45pm
Director's Seminar — An Address by H.E. George Gerapetritis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic
  • George Gerapetritis – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hellenic Republic
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, September 22, 2023

Building the Surveillance State on a Punchcard? How Government Bureaucracies Hinder and Enable Government Surveillance Projects
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dissertation Workshop — Building the Surveillance State on a Punchcard? How Government Bureaucracies Hinder and Enable Government Surveillance Projects
  • Katharin Tai – Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, MIT; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Lauren Bohm – Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Institutional Sources of Economic Transformation:  Insulation and Compensation in the Politics of Energy Transitions
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Institutional Sources of Economic Transformation: Insulation and Compensation in the Politics of Energy Transitions
  • Jonas Meckling – Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, University of California, Berkeley
  • Matto Mildenberger – Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Chair Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and 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
An Address by HE Tanja Fajon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia – Slovenia, Europe and the World: Navigating the Geopolitical Storm
11:00am - 12:15pm
CES Special Event — An Address by HE Tanja Fajon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia – Slovenia, Europe and the World: Navigating the Geopolitical Storm
  • Tanja Fajon – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, Republic of Slovenia
  • Chair Manja Klemenčič – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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