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Friday, February 28, 2020

Insuring Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Private Insurance
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Insuring Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Private Insurance
  • Sebastian Kohl – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Ghetto: The History of a Word
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Ghetto: The History of a Word
  • Daniel B. Schwartz – Associate Professor of History, Columbian College of Arts and Scinces
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History & CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, March 13, 2020

Emigration from Paradise: Migration Stories from Interwar Hungary
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe — Emigration from Paradise: Migration Stories from Interwar Hungary
  • llse Josepha Lazaroms – Lecturer, Graduate Gender Program, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University; Research Fellow in Jewish Studies, Martin Buber Chair, Goethe University Frankfurt; German Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Friday, March 27, 2020

Bank Bargains and the Politics of Banking Crises in Spain
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Bank Bargains and the Politics of Banking Crises in Spain
  • Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020 & Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Monday, March 30, 2020

Raymond Aron and Liberal Thought in the Twentieth Century
4:30pm - 6:00pm
European Politics Seminar — Raymond Aron and Liberal Thought in the Twentieth Century
  • Iain Stewart – Lecturer in Modern European History, University College London (UCL)

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East
  • Mikhal Dekel – Professor of English and Comparative Literature, City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History & Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University
Translating "Capital"?
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Translating "Capital"?
  • Paul Reitter – Professor of History, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University
  • Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History & CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Contexts of Reception that Make Asylum Seekers Feel Welcome in Germany
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on social Exclusion and Inclusion — The Contexts of Reception that Make Asylum Seekers Feel Welcome in Germany
  • Rahsaan Maxwell – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Chair Natasha Warikoo – Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard Univeristy; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Democratic Decay in Europe Today?
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Europe in the World Seminar — Democratic Decay in Europe Today?
  • Sheri Berman – Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University
Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Fulfilled Life
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Harvard Colloquium on Intellectual History — Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Fulfilled Life
  • Joel Whitebook – Faculty, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research; Former Director, Columbia University Psychoanalytic Studies Program
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