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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

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Q&A with Federica Mogherini and Mark Wu: EU-US Transatlantic Relations – Are We Heading Towards a Stronger Partnership?
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Europe in the World Seminar & Harvard European Law Association — Q&A with Federica Mogherini and Mark Wu: EU-US Transatlantic Relations – Are We Heading Towards a Stronger Partnership?
  • Federica Mogherini – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President, European Commission (2014-2019); Rector and Director of the Pilot Programme of the European Diplomatic Academy, College of Europe
  • Chair Mark Wu – Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Monday, March 20, 2023

Presentation of the Enderlein Prize for Excellence in the Social Sciences
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Special Event — Presentation of the Enderlein Prize for Excellence in the Social Sciences
  • Cornelia Woll – President and Professor of International Political Economy, Hertie School; Member of the Advisory Board of the Jacques Delors Centre, Hertie School
  • Stefanie Stantcheva – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Introduction by Mustafa Soykurt – Consul General of France in Boston, Consulate General of France in Boston and Sonja Kreibich – Consul General of Germany in Boston, Consulate General of Germany in Boston
  • Closing Remarks by Vincent Pons – Michael B. Kim Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Deindustrialization as Structural Fact and Political Idea
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Deindustrialization as Structural Fact and Political Idea
  • Timur Ergen – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Frank Dobbin – Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University; Chair, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 24, 2023

Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
  • Bo Rothstein – August Röhss Professor in Political Science, Gothenburg University
  • Jette Knudsen – Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Business, Tufts 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
Europe’s Struggle for Relevance, Unity, and Value: A Conversation with Roberta Metsola and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Institute of Politics & The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Europe’s Struggle for Relevance, Unity, and Value: A Conversation with Roberta Metsola and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
  • Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya – Democratic Opposition Leader & Head of the United Transition Cabinet, Republic of Belarus
  • Roberta Metsola – President, European Parliament; Member, Group of the European People's Party, European Parliament
  • Moderated by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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