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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Birth of the Risk Economy. Futures Trading in the 19th and 20th centuries
12:15pm - 1:45pm
The Birth of the Risk Economy. Futures Trading in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Alexander Engel – John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Beyond the Language: Totalitarianism as a Key Concept of the 20th Century
  • Juan Francisco Fuentes – Director of the Group of Advanced Research (From Empire to Nation), Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The Separation of Church and State: A New Transatlantic Perspective

Friday, October 14, 2011

Can Politics Change Birth Rates? Some Recent Lessons from Germany
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Can Politics Change Birth Rates? Some Recent Lessons from Germany
  • Elisabeth Niejahr – Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, October 17, 2011

Engineering Electoral Dominance: Democratization and Electoral System Choice in the Age of Industry
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Engineering Electoral Dominance: Democratization and Electoral System Choice in the Age of Industry
  • Amel Ahmed – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Informal Governance in the European Union and Beyond
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Informal Governance in the European Union and Beyond
  • Mareike Kleine – Lecturer in EU Politics, London School of Economics, European Institute; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, CES, Harvard University
The Quality of Government, Inequality and Social Trust
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The Quality of Government, Inequality and Social Trust
  • Bo Rothstein – August Röhss Professor in Political Science, Gothenburg University

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Greece Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Structural and Physical Violence in the Public Sphere
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Greece Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Structural and Physical Violence in the Public Sphere
  • Michael Herzfeld – Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
How Immigrants Use Everyday Ethnic Categorizations to Make Sense of Politics. The Case of French Urban Deprived Areas
4:15pm - 6:00pm
How Immigrants Use Everyday Ethnic Categorizations to Make Sense of Politics. The Case of French Urban Deprived Areas
  • Camille Hamidi – Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, October 24, 2011

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Politics of Legitimacy: Child Labor Law During the British Industrial Revolution
  • Emily Clough – Graduate Student (Social Policy), Department of Government, Harvard University
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