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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

A Conversation with European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
11:00am - 12:30pm
Moving Towards Economic Recovery in the EU — A Conversation with European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
  • Chair Christian Ketels – Principal Associate, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Why Has There Been Populism in Greece But Not Yet in Spain?
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Why Has There Been Populism in Greece But Not Yet in Spain?
  • Joaquín Almunia – Vice President and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission (2010-2014); Short-Term Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Takis Pappas – Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Balkan, Slavic & Oriental Studies of the University of Macedonia, Greece; Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

2:15pm - 4:00pm
A Conversation with the Slovenian Finance Minister - Slovenia from Transition to Post Crisis Period
  • Dušan Mramor – Minister of Finance, Republic of Slovenia
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Resolving Turkey’s Kurdish Issue: A Pathway to EU Membership
  • Levent Koker – Professor of Public Law, Atilim University Law School, Ankara,

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hegelian Steel: The Transnational Co-Constitution of Political Economy and the Evolution of the European Steel Industry
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Hegelian Steel: The Transnational Co-Constitution of Political Economy and the Evolution of the European Steel Industry
  • Poul Kjaer – Professor in European Political Economy and Governance, Copenhagen Business School
Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Strengthening Democracy Worldwide: International IDEA @ 20
4:10pm - 6:00pm
Strengthening Democracy Worldwide: International IDEA @ 20
  • Yves Leterme – Secretary-General, International IDEA; Former Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Moderated by Pippa Norris – Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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