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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Germany's Zeitenwende — Too Little, Too Late?
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Germany's Zeitenwende — Too Little, Too Late?
  • Martin Klingst – Political Editor, Die Zeit; Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Expert, Atlantik-Brücke; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Karen Donfried – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State (2021-2023); President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (2014-2021)
Jews and Crypto-Christianity in 18th-Century Europe: The Case of Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschütz
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Jews and Crypto-Christianity in 18th-Century Europe: The Case of Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschütz
  • Pawel Maciejko – Associate Professor & Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Chair in Classical Jewish Religion, Thought, and Culture, Johns Hopkins University
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Director, The Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Poland at the Crossroads
1:30pm - 6:00pm
The Zaleski Symposium — Poland at the Crossroads
  • Radosław Sikorski – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland
  • Maciej Kisilowski – Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business, Central European University (CEU); Faculty Director, CEU Executive Master of Business Administration in Global Executive Management
  • Marta Kotwas – School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
  • Radosław Markowski – Professor of Political Science, Polish Academy of Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Democracy, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Marek Naczyk – Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Karolina Wigura – Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw; Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation; Senior Fellow, Center for Liberal Modernity
  • Anna Wojciuk – Associate Professor, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and George Soroka – Executive Officer, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Editor, Open Forum Series, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Thục Linh Nguyễn Vũ – Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET), University of Vienna; German Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Belfer Briefing on Europe: PRC's Influence in Europe and Implications for Transatlantic Security
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies — Belfer Briefing on Europe: PRC's Influence in Europe and Implications for Transatlantic Security
  • Valbona Zeneli – Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Karen Donfried – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State (2021-2023); President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (2014-2021)

Friday, December 1, 2023

Attention Shoppers! American Retail Capitalism and the Origins of the Amazon Economy
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Attention Shoppers! American Retail Capitalism and the Origins of the Amazon Economy
  • Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Gunnar Trumbull – Philip Caldwell Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, December 8, 2023

Empires of Exclusion: Blood, Nations, and the Reconfiguration of Power in Nazi Germany and the United States, 1933-1936
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dissertation Workshop — Empires of Exclusion: Blood, Nations, and the Reconfiguration of Power in Nazi Germany and the United States, 1933-1936
  • Kabl Wilkerson – Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, January 22, 2024

Turkey and the West: Autonomy and Contestation in a Changing Global Order
1:00pm - 2:30pm
CES Special Events & The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar — Turkey and the West: Autonomy and Contestation in a Changing Global Order
  • Senem Aydın-Düzgit – Professor of International Relations, Sabancı University; Senior Scholar and Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University
  • Atila Eralp – Professor Emeritus, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University
  • Fuat Keyman – Professor of International Relations & Director, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University
  • Andrew O'Donohue – Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Lenore Martin – Professor of Political Science, Emmanuel College; Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs & Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The Rebel's Clinic: The Revolutionary Lives of Frantz Fanon – A Conversation with Adam Shatz
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — The Rebel's Clinic: The Revolutionary Lives of Frantz Fanon – A Conversation with Adam Shatz
  • Adam Shatz – U.S. Editor, The London Review of Books; Visiting Professor, Bard College
  • Joelle Abi-Rached – Lecturer in History of Science, Harvard University; Mildred Londa Weisman Fellow, Harvard Radcliffe Institute
  • Jesse McCarthy – Assistant Professor of English and African and African American Studies, Harvard University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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 Charles Clavey – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair & 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, January 31, 2024

Varieties of Pension Financialization: The Politics of Defined-Contribution Plans in America and Western Europe
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Varieties of Pension Financialization: The Politics of Defined-Contribution Plans in America and Western Europe
  • Marek Naczyk – Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford; Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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