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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Kristallnacht as Crescendo and Overture
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Kristallnacht as Crescendo and Overture
  • Peter Hayes – Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, Northwestern University
  • Respondent Alex Sagan – Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
"It is Our Court": Defending the Rule of Law in Poland – An Address by Adam Bodnar, Commissioner for Human Rights, Republic of Poland
5:00pm - 6:30pm
August Zaleski Memorial Lecture in Modern Polish History — "It is Our Court": Defending the Rule of Law in Poland – An Address by Adam Bodnar, Commissioner for Human Rights, Republic of Poland
  • Adam Bodnar – Ombudsman for Human Rights, Republic of Poland
  • Respondent Vlad Perju – Professor, Boston College Law School; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government & CES Director, Harvard University

Friday, November 9, 2018

 25 Years of Studying the Far Right: Reflections on the Fourth Wave
10:00am - 12:00pm
CES Special Event — 25 Years of Studying the Far Right: Reflections on the Fourth Wave
  • Cas Mudde – Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor, University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Friday Lunch
Prophecies of Doom or the Doom of Prophecy?  Debates Over the Astrological Prediction of Disasters in the Atlantic World, c.1650-1700
2:00pm - 4:00pm
CES Dissertation Workshop — Prophecies of Doom or the Doom of Prophecy? Debates Over the Astrological Prediction of Disasters in the Atlantic World, c.1650-1700
  • Louis Desmond Gerdelan – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
The Eurozone Crisis in the European Periphery:  Causes and Consequences
4:30pm - 6:00pm
The European Union Study Group — The Eurozone Crisis in the European Periphery: Causes and Consequences
  • Dimitris Tsarouhas – Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University; Visiting Scholar, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service
  • Respondent Dimitri Sotiropoulos – Professor of Political Science, University of Athens; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Conference | Reorganizing the Middle East, 1912-1948
Conference | Panel 1: The First World War, the New International World Order, and the Mandates System
9:15am - 10:30am
Conference | Panel 1: The First World War, the New International World Order, and the Mandates System
  • Carole Fink – Humanities Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Emeritus Faculty, Department of History, Ohio State University
  • Billie Melman – Professor of Modern History, Henri Glasberg Chair of European Studies, Tel Aviv University
Conference | Panel 2: Drafting Borders? The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence, Sykes-Picot Agreement, and Balfour Declaration
10:45am - 11:45am
Conference | Panel 2: Drafting Borders? The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence, Sykes-Picot Agreement, and Balfour Declaration
  • Eugene Rogan – Director of the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
  • Motti Golani – Professor of Jewish History, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University
  • Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History & CES Resident Faculty
Conference | Panel 3:  Old Empire to New Empire? From the Ottomans to the British and French
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Conference | Panel 3: Old Empire to New Empire? From the Ottomans to the British and French
  • Leila Fawaz – Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University
  • Abigail Jacobson – Senior Lecturer, Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Elizabeth F. Thompson – Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality, University of Virginia
  • Dotan Halevy – Graduate Student in History, Columbia University
Conference | Panel 4: Mandated Modernity and Alternative Forms of Governing
3:45pm - 5:15pm
Conference | Panel 4: Mandated Modernity and Alternative Forms of Governing
  • Arie Dubnov – Department of History, Stanford University
  • Fredrik Meiton – Assistant Professor of History, University of New Hampshire
  • Hilary Falb Kalisman – Assistant Professor of History and Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies in the Program in Jewish Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
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