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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Rule of Law Promotion and The European Court of Human Rights
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe — The Rule of Law Promotion and The European Court of Human Rights
  • Ezgi Yildiz – Postdoctoral Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Book Discussion — Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
  • Thomas Weber – Professor of History and International Affairs, University of Aberdeen; Director, Center for Global Security and Governance, University of Aberdeen
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Director, The Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, Harvard University and 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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Transformation of Familialist States in Italy, Japan, Korea, and Spain
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Transformation of Familialist States in Italy, Japan, Korea, and Spain
  • Margarita Estevez-Abe – Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • Moderated by Susan Pharr – Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
Republican Liberty and Early Modern Revolution
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History and the Political Theory Colloquium — Republican Liberty and Early Modern Revolution
  • Quentin Skinner – Regius Professor of Modern History, Emeritus, University of Cambridge; Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Chair Eric Nelson – Robert M. Beren Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hegel’s Theory of Recognition and Subjective Freedom  and the Ethical Challenges of a Globalized World
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe — Hegel’s Theory of Recognition and Subjective Freedom and the Ethical Challenges of a Globalized World
  • Jon Stewart – Radcliffe Fellow 2016-17, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Euroskepticism in a Post-Brexit Era
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Populism, Nationalism and Radical Politics Study Group — Euroskepticism in a Post-Brexit Era
  • Matthew Goodwin – Professor of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent
  • Armèn Hakhverdian – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Amsterdam
  • Kathleen McNamara – Professor of Government and Foreign Service; Co-Director of the Global Political Economy Project, Georgetown University

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Friday Lunch
National Parliamentarians on the International Stage: Private Diplomacy and Political Cooperation in Interwar Europe
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — National Parliamentarians on the International Stage: Private Diplomacy and Political Cooperation in Interwar Europe
  • James McSpadden – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Coordinator, New Directions in European History, CES, Harvard University
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