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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State
4:30pm - 5:45pm
European Politics Seminar — Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State
  • Jonathan Laurence – Professor of Political Science, Boston College; Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham; T. J. Dermot Dunphy Visiting Professor of Religion, Violence, and Peacebuilding; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Samuel Moyn – Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale Law School
  • Chair James Cronin – Professor of History, Boston College; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Evolution of Regimes
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe — The Evolution of Regimes
  • Stephen Hanson – Lettie Pate Evans Professor of Government & Faculty Affiliate, Global Research Institute, The College of William & Mary; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, December 2, 2022

Re-imagining Identities: The Decline of Social Democracy, the Rise of Right-wing Populism and the Fate of Democracy
1:30pm - 3:00pm
State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Re-imagining Identities: The Decline of Social Democracy, the Rise of Right-wing Populism and the Fate of Democracy
  • Sheri Berman – Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University
  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair 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 and Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The Concept of "The Center" in French Politics
4:00pm - 5:15pm
European Politics Seminar — The Concept of "The Center" in French Politics
  • Hugo Drochon – Assistant Professor in Political Theory, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham
  • Herrick Chapman – Professor Emeritus of History, New York University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Gili Kliger – Postdoctoral College Fellow, Harvard University
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The Rise of the "German Pinkertons”? A (Transatlantic) History of the Private Security Business in 20th Century Germany
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — The Rise of the "German Pinkertons”? A (Transatlantic) History of the Private Security Business in 20th Century Germany
  • Marcus Böick – Associate Professor, Ruhr University Bochum; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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