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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Schumpeter as Play-Doh: Herbert Giersch and the Intellectual Origins of the Competition State
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe — Schumpeter as Play-Doh: Herbert Giersch and the Intellectual Origins of the Competition State
  • Dieter Plehwe – Senior Research Fellow, Inequality and Social Policy Research Unit, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
European Banks – Not Yet Safe or Sound
2:15pm - 4:00pm
European Economic Policy Forum — European Banks – Not Yet Safe or Sound
  • Thomas Gehrig – Chair in Finance, Department of Finance, University of Vienna; Faculty Member, Vienna Graduate School of Finance
  • Chair 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)
The Search for Europe: Panel Discussion
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The European Union Study Group — The Search for Europe: Panel Discussion
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 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
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Flawed by Design? Authoritarian Legacies under Democracy
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Flawed by Design? Authoritarian Legacies under Democracy
  • Michael Albertus – Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Where Memory Leads: A Holocaust Scholar Looks Back
5:15pm - 7:00pm
The Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Where Memory Leads: A Holocaust Scholar Looks Back
  • Saul Friedlander – Professor of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Friday, December 2, 2016

A Radical Change? Female Parliamentarians’ Influence on European Politics, 1918-1940
2:00pm - 4:00pm
CES Dissertation Workshop — A Radical Change? Female Parliamentarians’ Influence on European Politics, 1918-1940
  • James McSpadden – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Coordinator, New Directions in European History, CES, Harvard University
Refugee Fieldwork: Experiences from Jordan, Turkey, Greece, Serbia and Germany
4:15pm - 6:00pm
CES Junior Thesis Workshop: On Research and Methods — Refugee Fieldwork: Experiences from Jordan, Turkey, Greece, Serbia and Germany
  • Thomas Lord – Field Researcher
  • Maisam Al-Ahmed – Field Researcher
  • Alex Tarzikhan – Field Researcher
  • Abdullah Almutabagani – Field Researcher
  • Anna-Elisabeth Schmitz – Field Researcher
  • Chair Danilo Mandić – PhD, College Fellow in the Sociology Department and Head Researcher/PI on Sryian refugee research project

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The State of the Euro
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The European Union Study Group — The State of the Euro
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Chairman, Société Générale; Member of the Executive Board (2005-2011), European Central Bank
  • Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • 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)
  • Jeffrey Frankel – James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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