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Friday, November 19, 2021

Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences
  • Silja Häusermann – Professor of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Thomas Kurer – Research Group Leader and Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality", University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Delia Zollinger – PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of Zurich
  • Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, 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
Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Senior Thesis Conference: Preliminary Findings
  • Chair Abigail Modaff – College Fellow in Social Studies, 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
  • Moderated by Kelly O'Neill – Director, Imperiia Project, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Lecturer on History, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
12:00pm - 1:00pm
European Union Seminar — U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
  • Thierry De Montbrial – Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
  • Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and 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

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Authoritarianism From Above and Below in East Central Europe
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on Democracy: Past, Present, and Future — Authoritarianism From Above and Below in East Central Europe
  • Kim Lane Scheppele – Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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
"European Knowledge in Indian Tongues": Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Seminar on Academic Knowledge: Past and Future — "European Knowledge in Indian Tongues": Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840
  • Osama Siddiqui – Assistant Professor, History and Classics Department, Providence College
  • Gili Kliger – Postdoctoral College Fellow, Harvard University; Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Charles Clavey – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair & Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, December 3, 2021

Scarcity Imperialism and the Global Pathways of a Failed Plantation Crop
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — Scarcity Imperialism and the Global Pathways of a Failed Plantation Crop
  • Moritz von Brescius – Senior Lecturer and Research Group Leader, University of Bern; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, December 6, 2021

A European Journey Through Two Crises
1:00pm - 2:15pm
European Economic Policy Forum — A European Journey Through Two Crises
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet of Commissioner of Economy Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission; Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (2008-2019), European Commission
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell – Associate, Austrian Institute of Economic Research; Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank (2003-2011)
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, German Bundesbank (2002-2012)

Friday, December 10, 2021

‘Let’s Keep This Informal’: Ad hoc differentiation in EU approach to conflicts and crises
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — ‘Let’s Keep This Informal’: Ad hoc differentiation in EU approach to conflicts and crises
  • Maria Giulia Amadio Viceré – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI); Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Forging an Ethical Life: The Experiences of German-Turkish Women Returning to Turkey
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Forging an Ethical Life: The Experiences of German-Turkish Women Returning to Turkey
  • Susan Rottmann – Assistant Professor, Özyeğin University
  • Mounira M. Charrad – Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Anna Lund – Professor of Sociology & Deputy Head of Department, Stockholm University
  • Gökce Yurdakul – Georg Simmel Professor of Diversity and Social Conflict, Humboldt University of Berlin; Chair in Research Cluster, Berlin Institute of Migration and Integration Research
  • Chair Myra Marx Ferree – Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology (Emerita), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Kathrin Zippel – Einstein Strategic Professor, Freie Universität Berlin

Friday, January 28, 2022

The Changing Faces of the Modern State
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — The Changing Faces of the Modern State
  • Johannes Lindvall – Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg
  • Katren Rogers – Doctoral Student in Political Science, Lund 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
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