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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

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Greece’s Digital Leap: A Case of Reform and Good Governance
3:00pm - 4:15pm
European Union Seminar — Greece’s Digital Leap: A Case of Reform and Good Governance
  • Kyriakos Pierrakakis – Minister of Digital Governance, Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Greece
  • Chair Elizabeth Linos – Emma Bloomberg Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Welcome Remarks by Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

From ‘Willful Ignorance’ to ‘Learned Ignorance’: The Myth Debate in 20th-Century Europe
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — From ‘Willful Ignorance’ to ‘Learned Ignorance’: The Myth Debate in 20th-Century Europe
  • Carmen Lea Dege – Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard 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, March 3, 2023

Varieties of Crisis Response: Welfare Regimes and Emergency Fiscal Spending on COVID-19
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Dissertation Workshop Seminar — Varieties of Crisis Response: Welfare Regimes and Emergency Fiscal Spending on COVID-19
  • Angie Jo – Ph.D. Student in Political Science, MIT; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Nikolas Weyland – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship Recipient, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Session 5: Research Methodologies
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thesis Workshop for Juniors — Session 5: Research Methodologies
  • 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

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Braided Solidarities: Anti-Colonial Activisms and Europe, 1789-2020
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Braided Solidarities: Anti-Colonial Activisms and Europe, 1789-2020
  • Rachel Gillett – Assistant Professor of Cultural History, Utrecht University; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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