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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Poland at the Crossroads
1:30pm - 6:00pm
The Zaleski Symposium — Poland at the Crossroads
  • Radosław Sikorski – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland
  • Maciej Kisilowski – Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business, Central European University (CEU); Faculty Director, CEU Executive Master of Business Administration in Global Executive Management
  • Marta Kotwas – School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
  • Radosław Markowski – Professor of Political Science, Polish Academy of Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Democracy, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Marek Naczyk – Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Karolina Wigura – Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw; Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation; Senior Fellow, Center for Liberal Modernity
  • Anna Wojciuk – Associate Professor, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and George Soroka – Executive Officer, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Editor, Open Forum Series, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Thục Linh Nguyễn Vũ – Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET), University of Vienna; German Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Jews and Crypto-Christianity in 18th-Century Europe: The Case of Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschütz
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Jews and Crypto-Christianity in 18th-Century Europe: The Case of Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschütz
  • Pawel Maciejko – Associate Professor & Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Chair in Classical Jewish Religion, Thought, and Culture, Johns Hopkins 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; Director, The Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
Germany's Zeitenwende — Too Little, Too Late?
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Germany's Zeitenwende — Too Little, Too Late?
  • Martin Klingst – Political Editor, Die Zeit; Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Expert, Atlantik-Brücke; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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)

Monday, November 27, 2023

Global Discord: Europe, Big Loser or Big Winner?
4:00pm - 5:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Global Discord: Europe, Big Loser or Big Winner?
  • Sir Paul Tucker – Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Deputy Governor, The Bank of England (2009-2013)
  • 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
  • Olivia White – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company; Director, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)
  • Mark Wu – Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair and Discussant 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 17, 2023

Generating New Insight or Perpetuating Old Narratives? Printed Historical Tables in Early Modern Europe
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — Generating New Insight or Perpetuating Old Narratives? Printed Historical Tables in Early Modern Europe
  • Ashley Gonik – 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
Left or Right? Labor Markets, (In)security and the Changing Dynamics of Radical Behavior
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Left or Right? Labor Markets, (In)security and the Changing Dynamics of Radical Behavior
  • Quinton Mayne – Director of Research, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
  • Pauliina Patana – Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; Core Faculty, BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University
  • Sharon Baute – Assistant Professor of Comparative Social Policy, University of Konstanz; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, 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 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
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