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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; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, 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; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

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; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • 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

Monday, December 5, 2022

Japan, Germany, and Eurasia’s Security Crises
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Program on U.S.-Japan Relations & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Japan, Germany, and Eurasia’s Security Crises
  • Thomas U. Berger – Professor of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
  • Masashi Murano – Japan Chair Fellow, Hudson Institute
  • Moderated by Christina L. Davis – Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, 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; Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 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

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Session 4: How to Write a Grant Proposal
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 4: How to Write a Grant Proposal
  • Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and William Whitham – Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Translating Marx's Capital in the 21st Century: Notes on the New English Edition
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Translating Marx's Capital in the 21st Century: Notes on the New English Edition
  • Paul Reitter – Professor of History, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University
  • Chair Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Friday, February 24, 2023

Local Knowledge Economies, Mobility Perceptions and Support for Right-Wing Populist Parties: The Case of Germany
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Local Knowledge Economies, Mobility Perceptions and Support for Right-Wing Populist Parties: The Case of Germany
  • Marius R. Busemeyer – Visiting Scholar 2009-2010
  • 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 Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
A Year of War, Tears and Resilience
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Special Event — A Year of War, Tears and Resilience
  • Yevgenia Albats – Editor-in-Chief & CEO, The New Times
  • Volodymyr Dubovyk – Associate Professor, Department of International Relations & Director, Center for International Studies, Odessa I. Mechnikov National University
  • Moderated by Alexandra Vacroux – Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
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