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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Populism and Liberal Democracy
4:30pm - 6:00pm
European Union Seminar — Populism and Liberal Democracy
  • Takis Pappas – Political Science Researcher and Writer, University of Helsinki
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Boston University and Bart Bonikowski – Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Outpost of the French Empire: Caribbean Connections and Racial Slavery in French New Orleans
4:30pm - 6:00pm
New Directions in European History Seminar — Outpost of the French Empire: Caribbean Connections and Racial Slavery in French New Orleans
  • Cécile Vidal – Professor of Atlantic World History, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
  • Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History & CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University and Alison Frank Johnson – Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, New Directions in European History, CES, Harvard University and Maya Jasanoff – Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, New Directions in European History, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Transformations of European Ideologies: A Discussion to Mark the Retirement of Charles S. Maier and Patrice Higonnet
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Transformations of European Ideologies: A Discussion to Mark the Retirement of Charles S. Maier and Patrice Higonnet
  • Suzanne Berger – Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Patrice Higonnet – Robert Walton Goelet Research Professor of French History Emeritus, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University
  • Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Director (1994-2001), CES, Harvard University
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; CES Director (2001-2006), Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800, CES, Harvard University; Co-Director, Program on Successful Societies, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR); Senior Advisor, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Adam Nossiter – Paris Bureau Chief, The New York Times

Thursday, September 12, 2019

CES Fall Open House
5:30pm - 7:00pm
CES Fall Open House

Friday, September 20, 2019

Migration’s Rescue of the European Union and Democracy
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Migration’s Rescue of the European Union and Democracy
  • Ruxandra Paul – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Amherst College; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Seminar Chair; CES Local Affiliate

Monday, September 23, 2019

The State of EU-US Trade Relations: Between Conflict and Convergence
12:30pm - 2:00pm
European Union Seminar — The State of EU-US Trade Relations: Between Conflict and Convergence
  • Berend Diekmann – Head of Division for USA, Canada and Mexico, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Germany
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank (2002-2010)
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Session 1: What is a Thesis
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 1: What is a Thesis
  • Hannah Callaway – Lecturer in the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies & CES Thesis Workshop Organizer, Harvard University
  • Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University & CES Thesis Workshop Organizer, Harvard University

Friday, September 27, 2019

Europe’s Strategic Role in Tackling Today’s Global Challenges
11:00am - 12:30pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Europe’s Strategic Role in Tackling Today’s Global Challenges
  • Christos Stylianides – Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management (2014-2019), European Commission

Friday, October 4, 2019

The Political Economy of American Asset Manager Capitalism
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — The Political Economy of American Asset Manager Capitalism
  • Benjamin Braun – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government; Faculty Associate & Seminar Chair, CES, Harvard University and Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, MIT; Faculty Associate & Seminar Chair, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Diasporic Home-making:  Jews in Paris and Berlin in the 20th Century
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Diasporic Home-making: Jews in Paris and Berlin in the 20th Century
  • Leora Auslander – Professor of European Social History and the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization, The University of Chicago
  • Chair Derek Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History & Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University
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