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Friday, October 16, 2020

Tilly Goes to Church: The Religious Roots of State Formation in Medieval Europe
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Tilly Goes to Church: The Religious Roots of State Formation in Medieval Europe
  • Anna Grzymała-Busse – Douglas Professor of International Studies, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, October 19, 2020

Deglobalization, Disrupted Education, and Debt: Economic Policy Challenges Following the Pandemic
12:15pm - 1:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — Deglobalization, Disrupted Education, and Debt: Economic Policy Challenges Following the Pandemic
  • Jens Weidmann – President, Deutsche Bundesbank; Member of the Governing Council, European Central Bank (ECB)
  • Beatrice Weder di Mauro – President, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
  • Benjamin Friedman – William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

How the European Union Rules the World
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Europe in the World Seminar — How the European Union Rules the World
  • Anu Bradford – Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization, Columbia Law School
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs & Professor of Political Science, Clark University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Session 2: Research Resources at Harvard, Advisors and Recommendation Letters
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 2: Research Resources at Harvard, Advisors and Recommendation Letters
  • Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Race and Remembrance in Contemporary Europe
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Director's Seminar — Race and Remembrance in Contemporary Europe
  • Mame-Fatou Niang – Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ana Lucia Araujo – Professor of History, Howard University
  • Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History & CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ghetto: The History of a Word
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Ghetto: The History of a Word
  • Daniel B. Schwartz – Associate Professor of History, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Director, The Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia
10:00am - 11:00am
Europe in the World Seminar & Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies — China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia
  • Daniel S. Markey – Senior Research Professor in International Relations, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • Andrew Small – Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
  • Chair Nargis Kassenova – Senior Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Friday, October 30, 2020

Austerity, Indebtedness and Political Participation: Evidence from the U.K.
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Austerity, Indebtedness and Political Participation: Evidence from the U.K.
  • Andreas Wiedemann – Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Sophie Hill – Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, November 6, 2020

Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East
  • Mikhal Dekel – Professor and Director of the Rifkind Center for the Humanities and Arts, City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History & Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, November 12, 2020

What’s the EU for? Thinking about EU-level Public Goods in a Post-COVID World
12:15pm - 1:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — What’s the EU for? Thinking about EU-level Public Goods in a Post-COVID World
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet, European Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Taxation
  • 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
  • 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 Hans-Helmut Kotz – CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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