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Friday, February 28, 2020

In Insurance We Trust: Long-Run Evidence from 17 Advanced Economies (1870-2015)
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — In Insurance We Trust: Long-Run Evidence from 17 Advanced Economies (1870-2015)
  • 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
CES Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
CES Friday Lunch

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Harvard Albanian Students Association — From Montenegro to the Red Carpet: A Life of Giving
  • Emina Cunmulaj – Model and Philanthropist
  • Chair Albana Shehaj – Research Fellow, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown: What Does It Tell Us About Authoritarian Populism Today
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Director's Seminar — Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown: What Does It Tell Us About Authoritarian Populism Today
  • Wojciech Sadurski – Challis Professor in Jurisprudence, University of Sydney
  • Jacek Zakowski – Director, Department of Journalism, Collegium Civitas; Journalist and Author
  • Vlad Perju – Professor of Law, Boston College Law School; Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; CES Director, Harvard University

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Price of Democracy: How Money Shapes Politics and What to Do About It
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — The Price of Democracy: How Money Shapes Politics and What to Do About It
  • Julia Cagé – Assistant Professor of Economics, Sciences Po Paris
  • Lawrence Lessig – Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, March 6, 2020

What Happened, Hungary?
11:00am - 12:30pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — What Happened, Hungary?
  • Zoltan Ádám – Assistant Professor of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University
CES Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
CES Friday Lunch

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Research Methodologies
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Research Methodologies
  • Hannah Callaway – Lecturer in the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University; CES Thesis Workshop Organizer, Harvard University
  • Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Senior Thesis Workshop Organizer, CES, 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 Sciences
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History & CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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