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Thursday, February 24, 2022

The Passport As Home
1:00pm - 2:00pm
European Politics Seminar — The Passport As Home
  • Andrei Markovits – Arthur F. Thurnau Professor & Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, University of Michigan
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Anne Sa'adah – Professor of Government Emerita & Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita, Dartmouth College
  • Chair and Discussant Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, February 25, 2022

War Losses as a Labor Supply Shock: Evidence from Germany
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — War Losses as a Labor Supply Shock: Evidence from Germany
  • Matthias Quinckhardt – Ph.D. Student in Economics, Heidelberg University; Visiting Student, Department of Government, Harvard University

Monday, February 28, 2022

Fridays for Future: A Conversation with German Climate Activists Luisa Neubauer and Helena Marschall
1:00pm - 2:15pm
European Politics Seminar & Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University — Fridays for Future: A Conversation with German Climate Activists Luisa Neubauer and Helena Marschall
  • Luisa Neubauer – Climate Activist, Fridays for Future Germany
  • Helena Marschall – Climate Activist, Fridays for Future Germany
  • Noah Secondo – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University
  • Rebecca Spinner – Sophomore, Brandeis University
  • Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Sabine von Mering – Director, Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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

Friday, March 4, 2022

Weak Messianic Power and Benjamin’s Contribution to the Debate about Historical Injustice
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Dissertation Workshop — Weak Messianic Power and Benjamin’s Contribution to the Debate about Historical Injustice
  • Jacob Hoerger – Open Forum Associate Editor, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University

Monday, March 7, 2022

Credit Creation and Financial Crises in the United States’ Pivotal Decades, 1861-1878
3:00pm - 4:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Credit Creation and Financial Crises in the United States’ Pivotal Decades, 1861-1878
  • Christoph Nitschke – Research Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

The Impact of Russian Sanctions
11:00am - 12:00pm
European Economic Policy Forum & Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies — The Impact of Russian Sanctions
  • Sergey Aleksashenko – Member of the Board, Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and the Free Russia Foundation
  • 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)
  • Adam Smith – Partner, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, LLP; Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), United States Department of Treasury;, Director for Multilateral Affairs, National Security Council (2010-2015)
  • Moderated by Alexandra Vacroux – Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Israel's Moment: International Conflict Over the Jewish State
4:00pm - 5:00pm
European Politics Seminar & Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Israel's Moment: International Conflict Over the Jewish State
  • Jeffrey Herf – Distinguished University Professor of History, University of Maryland
  • 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
  • Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The War in Ukraine: A Harvard Community Conversation
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Special Event — The War in Ukraine: A Harvard Community Conversation
  • Mariana Budjeryn – Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Emily Channell-Justice – Director, Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
  • Oleh Kotsyuba – Manager of Publications, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University
  • Thomas Remington – Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Emory University
  • Moderated by Alexandra Vacroux – Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, March 10, 2022

European Strategy on Universities
4:30pm - 5:30pm
European Strategy on Universities
  • Vanessa Debiais-Sainton – Head of Unit, Higher Education, European Commission
  • Chair Manja Klemenčič – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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