Skip to content

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Demographic Changes and Democracy in Europe – A Conversation with EU Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Europe in the World Seminar & Harvard European Law Association (HELA) — Demographic Changes and Democracy in Europe – A Conversation with EU Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
  • Dubravka Šuica – European Commission Vice President for Democracy and Demography
  • Chair Ofrit Liviatan – Lecturer on Law and Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Fallout from the Green Transition? Regional Political Discontent from Employment Declines in the Metals, Non-metallic Minerals and Chemicals Sectors
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Fallout from the Green Transition? Regional Political Discontent from Employment Declines in the Metals, Non-metallic Minerals and Chemicals Sectors
  • Zhen Jie Im – Postdoctoral Researcher, Copenhagen Business School; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Elaine Buckberg – Senior Fellow, Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, Harvard University; Chief Economist, General Motors (2018-2023)

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Geoff Dyer in Conversation with Maya Jasanoff
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mahindra Humanities Center & History Seminar — Geoff Dyer in Conversation with Maya Jasanoff
  • Geoff Dyer – Author
  • 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
Session 3: Senior Thesis Writers Panel and Q&A
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 3: Senior Thesis Writers Panel and Q&A
  • 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, November 13, 2023

The Madman in the White House
4:30pm - 6:00pm
European Politics Seminar — The Madman in the White House
  • Patrick Weil – Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Senior Research Fellow, French National Research Center, University of Paris
  • Elizabeth Lunbeck – Chair, Department of the History of Science; Professor of the History of Science in Residence, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, November 9, 2023

The European Union and the War in Ukraine
4:00pm - 5:30pm
European Union Seminar — The European Union and the War in Ukraine
  • Jolyon Howorth – Jean Monnet Professor ad personam & Professor Emeritus of European Politics, University of Bath; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Oxana Shevel – Associate Professor, Political Science & Director of International Relations Program, Tufts University
  • Stephen Walt – Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and 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 and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Rigor or Flexibility: Conflict over EU Governance Architecture
4:00pm - 5:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Rigor or Flexibility: Conflict over EU Governance Architecture
  • Ignazio Angeloni – Member of the Supervisory Board, Single Supervisory Mechanism (2014-2019), European Central Bank; Professor, Robert Schuman Center, European University Institute in Florence; Senior Policy Fellow, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Jeffry Frieden – Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University, Harvard University
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, 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 3, 2023

Picnics, Peppers, Pak Choi: Immigrants in Allotment Gardens in the Netherlands, 1960-1990
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dissertation Workshop — Picnics, Peppers, Pak Choi: Immigrants in Allotment Gardens in the Netherlands, 1960-1990
  • Ailish Lalor – Ph.D. Candidate in History, 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 Financialization of Housing and Its Political Consequences
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism — The Financialization of Housing and Its Political Consequences
  • Rafaela Dancygier – Professor of Politics and Public and International Affairs & Director, Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, Princeton University
  • 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
  • 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 and 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

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Germany, America, and Ukraine: Lessons Learned From 20 Months of War in Europe
5:00pm - 6:15pm
Guido Goldman Lecture on Germany — Germany, America, and Ukraine: Lessons Learned From 20 Months of War in Europe
  • Karen Donfried – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State (2021-2023); President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (2014-2021)
  • Chair 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
Close