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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Where Did Human Dignity Come From?
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Where Did Human Dignity Come From?
  • Samuel Moyn – Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale Law School
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Partitions, Population 'Transfer' and the Question of Human Rights and Genocide in the 1930s and 40s
  • Dirk Moses – Professor of Global and Colonial History, European University Institute, Florence
Live Performance of the A.R.T.'s Marie Antoinette with discussion to follow
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Live Performance of the A.R.T.'s Marie Antoinette with discussion to follow
  • Patrice Higonnet – Robert Walton Goelet Research Professor of French History, Emeritus & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, September 14, 2012

Historical Institutionalism and the Politics of Institutional Change
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Historical Institutionalism and the Politics of Institutional Change
  • Giovanni Capoccia – Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Weimar’s Republican War Veterans and the Remembrance of the Great War, 1918-1933
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Weimar’s Republican War Veterans and the Remembrance of the Great War, 1918-1933
  • Benjamin Ziemann – Professor of Modern German History, Department of History, University of Sheffield

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

European Banking Regulation
12:15pm - 1:45pm
European Banking Regulation
  • 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)
Why is the EU more Precautionary than the US in Regulating Health, Consumer, and Environmental Risks?
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Why is the EU more Precautionary than the US in Regulating Health, Consumer, and Environmental Risks?
  • David J. Vogel – Solomon P. Lee Distinguished Professorship in Business Ethics, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Intentionality and Irony: The Missed Encounter of Quentin Skinner and Hayden White
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Intentionality and Irony: The Missed Encounter of Quentin Skinner and Hayden White
  • Martin E. Jay – Ehrman Professor of History, Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Euro Crisis and Its Impact on Central and Eastern EU Nations
  • Jan Fischer – Candidate for President, Czech Republic; Former Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Former Primer Minister, Czech Republic; Former Chief of the Statistical Office, Czech Republic
Keynote for Conference: "Closing of the American Mind"
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Keynote for Conference: "Closing of the American Mind"
  • Harvey Mansfield – William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government, Harvard University
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