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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Democratic Commitment: How Divergent Understandings of Democracy Shape Democratic Backsliding
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Democratic Commitment: How Divergent Understandings of Democracy Shape Democratic Backsliding
  • Natasha Wunsch – Senior Researcher, ETH Zurich; Assistant Professor of Political Science and European Integration, Sciences Po; Chair, ECPR Standing Group of the European Union; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Laura Jakli – Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Euro Area Inflation and a New Measure of Core Inflation
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe  — Euro Area Inflation and a New Measure of Core Inflation
  • Claudio Morana – Professor of Economics & Director of the Center for European Studies, University of Milano-Bicocca; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 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)

Monday, October 17, 2022

The European Central Bank’s Mandate: Providing for Affordable Cost of Living in Europe
3:00pm - 4:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — The European Central Bank’s Mandate: Providing for Affordable Cost of Living in Europe
  • Benjamin Friedman – William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Joachim Nagel – President, Deutsche Bundesbank; Member, Governing Council of the European Central Bank
  • 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)

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The European Union’s Reaction to the War in Ukraine
2:00pm - 3:30pm
European Union Seminar — The European Union’s Reaction to the War in Ukraine
  • Jolyon Howorth – Jean Monnet Professor ad personam & Professor Emeritus of European Politics, University of Bath; Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship (2019-2022), Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School ; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and 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
Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and William Whitham – Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

The Consequences of Political Crime for Democratic Representation and Electoral Polarization
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — The Consequences of Political Crime for Democratic Representation and Electoral Polarization
  • Fabio Ellger – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Capitalism in Chaos: A Conversation with Máté Rigó
4:30pm - 5:45pm
History Seminar — Capitalism in Chaos: A Conversation with Máté Rigó
  • Máté Rigó – Assistant Professor of History, Brandeis University
  • Chair David Spreen – Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, October 24, 2022

Nadifa Mohamed in Conversation with Maya Jasanoff
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mahindra Humanities Center Writers Speak Series & History Seminar — Nadifa Mohamed in Conversation with Maya Jasanoff
  • Nadifa Mohamed – Author
  • Chair Maya Jasanoff – X.D. and Nancy Yang Professor of Arts and Sciences and Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Powers of the Powerless: Feminist Mobilization, Democracy and Economic Empowerment Worldwide
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — Powers of the Powerless: Feminist Mobilization, Democracy and Economic Empowerment Worldwide
  • Sirje Laurel Weldon – Distinguished Professor, Simon Fraser University; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Jane Mansbridge – Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Emerita, Harvard Kennedy School

Friday, October 28, 2022

Legalizing Abortion - Lessons from Ireland
10:00am - 11:15am
European Politics Seminar — Legalizing Abortion - Lessons from Ireland
  • Joe McHugh – Chair, the Committee on European Union Affairs; Teachta Dála, Member of Parliament, Republic of Ireland; Former Chief Whip (2017-2018) and Minister for Education and Skills, Republic of Ireland
  • Chair Ofrit Liviatan – Lecturer on Law and Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University
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