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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

The Return of the Native: Can Liberalism Safeguard Us Against Nativism
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — The Return of the Native: Can Liberalism Safeguard Us Against Nativism
  • Jan Willem Duyvendak – Director, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences; Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
  • Berna Turam – Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) and the Yugoslavs in the 1960s and 1970s
2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) and the Yugoslavs in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Marie-Janine Calic – Professor of Eastern and Southeastern European History, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Empire, Incorporated: The Corporations That Built British Colonialism
4:30pm - 6:30pm
History Seminar — Empire, Incorporated: The Corporations That Built British Colonialism
  • Philip Stern – Associate Professor of History, Duke University
  • Chair Maya Jasanoff – X.D. and Nancy Yang Professor of Arts and Sciences and Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Tyranny of the Minority: An Urgent Call to Reform Our Politics
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Institute of Politics, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies & David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies — Tyranny of the Minority: An Urgent Call to Reform Our Politics
  • 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
  • Steven Levitsky – Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government, Harvard University
  • Moderated by Tiziana Dearing – Host, Radio Boston

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Varieties of Wealth: Wealth Inequality in Comparative Perspective
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Varieties of Wealth: Wealth Inequality in Comparative Perspective
  • Jens Beckert – Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Katharina Hecht – Postdoctoral Research Associate, International Business and Strategy Group, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
  • Chair Alya Guseva – Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Jonathan Mijs – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University; Veni Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Rediscovering Germany's Colonial History and Its Impact on Foreign Policy
4:00pm - 5:15pm
A John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship Event — Rediscovering Germany's Colonial History and Its Impact on Foreign Policy
  • Anna Sauerbrey – Foreign Editor, Die Zeit; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow (Fall 2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair David Spreen – Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Peacebuilding: A Matter of Trust (and the Benefits of a Bowl of Soup)
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Peacebuilding: A Matter of Trust (and the Benefits of a Bowl of Soup)
  • Peter Sheridan – Chief Executive, Co-operation Ireland
  • Chair and Discussant Melani Cammett – Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Friday, October 6, 2023

Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100 – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023
Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100  – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023 | Day 1
8:30am - 6:00pm
The Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100 – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023 | Day 1
  • 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 and Maxim Pensky – Professor of Philosophy, Binghamton University; Co-Director, Institute of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention, Binghamton University

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100 – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023
Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100  – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023 |  Day 2
8:30am - 6:30pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Flaschenpost: Critical Theory at 100 – The European and American Reception, 1923-2023 | Day 2
  • 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 and Maxim Pensky – Professor of Philosophy, Binghamton University; Co-Director, Institute of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention, Binghamton University

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

China’s Increased Influence in Europe and Its Impact on Transatlantic Relations
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe - A Worldwide Week at Harvard Event — China’s Increased Influence in Europe and Its Impact on Transatlantic Relations
  • Valbona Zeneli – Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Philippe Le Corre – Research Associate, Ash Center for Democratic Governance, Harvard Kennedy School; Associate, Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
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