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Monday, December 6, 2021

A European Journey Through Two Crises
1:00pm - 2:15pm
European Economic Policy Forum — A European Journey Through Two Crises
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet of Commissioner of Economy Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission; Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (2008-2019), European Commission
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell – Associate, Austrian Institute of Economic Research; Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank (2003-2011)
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, December 3, 2021

Scarcity Imperialism and the Global Pathways of a Failed Plantation Crop
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — Scarcity Imperialism and the Global Pathways of a Failed Plantation Crop
  • Moritz von Brescius – Senior Lecturer and Research Group Leader, University of Bern; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Dissertation Workshop Coordinator, EHPS Graduate Advisor & Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, December 2, 2021

"European Knowledge in Indian Tongues": Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on Academic Knowledge: Past and Future — "European Knowledge in Indian Tongues": Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840
  • Osama Siddiqui – Assistant Professor, History and Classics Department, Providence College
  • Gili Kliger – Ph.D. Student in History & Teaching Fellow in Social Studies, Harvard University ; Graduate Student Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Charles Clavey – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Authoritarianism From Above and Below in East Central Europe
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on Democracy: Past, Present, and Future — Authoritarianism From Above and Below in East Central Europe
  • Kim Lane Scheppele – Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB); Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
12:00pm - 1:00pm
European Union Seminar — U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
  • Thierry De Montbrial – Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
  • Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • 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 and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, November 19, 2021

Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow, Social Studies Department, 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
  • Moderated by Kelly O'Neill – Director, Imperiia Project, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Lecturer on History, Harvard University
Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
  • Silja Häusermann – Professor of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Thomas Kurer – Research Group Leader and Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality", University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Delia Zollinger – PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, 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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Resilient Societies
12:30pm - 1:45pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Resilient Societies
  • Markus Brunnermeier – Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics & Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University
  • Mekala Krishnan – Partner, McKinsey Global Institute
  • Sofia A. Perez – Associate Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, November 12, 2021

Cuisine on the Screen: At War and at the Table in ¡Ay Carmela!
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Food for Thought Seminar — Cuisine on the Screen: At War and at the Table in ¡Ay Carmela!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate
1:30pm - 2:45pm
European Union Seminar — Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate
  • Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Margaret MacMillan – Professor of History, University of Toronto; Emeritus Professor of International History, Oxford University; Engelsberg Chair in History and International Affairs, IDEAS at the London School of Economics
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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