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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

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

The Gender Politics of Access to Party Office
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — The Gender Politics of Access to Party Office
  • Javier Martínez-Cantó – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Barcelona Institute of International Studies; Ramon Areces Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, February 9, 2024

European Conference 2024 at Harvard Kennedy School
Day 1
Panel | Challenges to European Democracies: The Rise of Populism and Democratic Backsliding
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel | Challenges to European Democracies: The Rise of Populism and Democratic Backsliding
  • Jérôme Gautheret – Editor-in-chief, Le Monde
  • Juan Luis Manfredi – Professor at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown 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
  • Moderated by Kelly Agathos – Founder and Host, The Schuman Show
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