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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Will the AfD Move Germany to the Far-Right, Again? The Evolution of a Party
4:00pm - 5:30pm
CES Special Event — Will the AfD Move Germany to the Far-Right, Again? The Evolution of a Party
  • David Bebnowski – Postdoctoral Fellow, History Department, Harvard 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
  • Quinn Slobodian – Professor of International History, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
  • Introduction by 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
  • Chair Sabine von Mering – Director, Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

A Discussion with Portugal's Foreign Minister João Gomes Cravinho - The EU’s Long-Awaited Defense Moment
2:00pm - 3:00pm
CES Special Event — A Discussion with Portugal's Foreign Minister João Gomes Cravinho - The EU’s Long-Awaited Defense Moment
  • João Gomes Cravinho – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Portugal
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 1, 2024

How Institutional Entrepreneurship Leads to Gradual Institutional Change in Bureaucracies
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism Since 1800 — How Institutional Entrepreneurship Leads to Gradual Institutional Change in Bureaucracies
  • Alexander Hertel-Fernandez – Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • Daniel P. Carpenter – Allie S. Freed Professor of Government & Chair, Department of Government, Harvard University; 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 and 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

Monday, March 4, 2024

A Conversation with Romano Prodi –Europe in the Changing Geopolitical Landscape
4:00pm - 5:30pm
European Economic Policy Forum — A Conversation with Romano Prodi –Europe in the Changing Geopolitical Landscape
  • Romano Prodi – Prime Minister, Republic of Italy (1996-98; 2006-08); President, European Commission (1999-2004)
  • Chair Dante Roscini – MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Du Boisian Sociology After Du Bois: Reading Black Sociology as Postcolonial Sociology
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Du Boisian Sociology After Du Bois: Reading Black Sociology as Postcolonial Sociology
  • Ali Meghji – Associate Professor in Social Inequalities, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
  • Fatma Müge Göçek – Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
  • 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

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Building Resilience in Multilevel Systems: The European Union and Russia’s War Against Ukraine
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — Building Resilience in Multilevel Systems: The European Union and Russia’s War Against Ukraine
  • Irina Busygina – Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Higher School of Economics; Visiting Scholar, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Arvid Bell – Lecturer on Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 8, 2024

Decarbonizing National Growth Models
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Decarbonizing National Growth Models
  • Mark Blyth – Eastman Professor of Political Economy & Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Daniel Driscoll – Postdoctoral Researcher, Watson Institute for International Affairs, Brown University
  • Jonas Meckling – Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, University of California, Berkeley
  • 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 and 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
Women and Jews in the Prussian Empire: Reading Debit and Credit, a Popular Novel of 1855
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dissertation Workshop — Women and Jews in the Prussian Empire: Reading Debit and Credit, a Popular Novel of 1855
  • Max Ehrenfreund – Ph.D. Student in History of Science, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Lauren Bohm – Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, March 18, 2024

The Dayton Legacy: Bosnia, a Fragile Peace – Film Screening & Discussion
4:00pm - 6:00pm
CES Special Event — The Dayton Legacy: Bosnia, a Fragile Peace – Film Screening & Discussion
  • Lise Morjé Howard – Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Damir Kapidžić – Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo
  • Chair Melani Cammett – Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The Transnational Mobility of Labor and Capital in the EU 20 Years After the EU Eastern Enlargement
2:00pm - 3:15pm
New Research on Europe Seminar — The Transnational Mobility of Labor and Capital in the EU 20 Years After the EU Eastern Enlargement
  • Ines Wagner – Research Professor, ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Sofia A. Perez – Associate Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
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