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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Session 1: What is a Senior Thesis? – An Introduction
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 1: What is a Senior Thesis? – An Introduction
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow, Social Studies Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

After Merkel, Now What? Analyzing Germany's 2021 Elections
1:00pm - 2:30pm
European Politics Seminar — After Merkel, Now What? Analyzing Germany's 2021 Elections
  • Andreas Busch – University Professor of Comparative Politics and Political Economy, University of Göttingen
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Constanze Stelzenmüller – Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, and Fritz Stern Chair on Germany and trans-Atlantic Relations, The Brookings Institution
  • Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Racial Politics of Ethnography
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Racial Politics of Ethnography
  • Rachel Smith – Ph.D. Student, Department of History, UCLA
  • 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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 2: Thesis Strategies for Research, Advisers, and Recommendation Letters
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow, Social Studies Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Return of Inequality
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion & Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion — The Return of Inequality
  • Mike Savage – Martin White Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics
  • Miguel Centeno – Musgrave Professor of Sociology & Vice Dean, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Leslie McCall – Associate Director, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality & Presidential Professor of Sociology and Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Branko Milanovic – Visiting Presidential Professor, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Chair Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Jonathan Mijs – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University; Veni Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, November 19, 2021

Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow, Social Studies Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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