Bo Yun Park is a postdoctoral scholar in the Social Science Data Lab (D-Lab) at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 2021. Park was a graduate student affiliate at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) and the recipient of a Dissertation Completion Fellowship in 2020.
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A Commercial (Neo)Colony? The Role of the Merchant Lobby in France's Recognition of Haitian Independence
What role did French merchants play in recognizing Haiti's independence? "In 1825, French officials saw the indemnity as a bone they threw to former colonists while they pursued their commercial empire," says Prof. Mary D. Lewis in her recent article in Age of Revolution.
Taylor Whitsell came to Harvard with a mission: to learn about and fight against human rights violations. While the journey exposed him to the depths of human cruelty, Whitsell possesses a steadfast optimism. Where does it come from?
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upset global norms and reset European expectations for everything from security to growth. CES affiliates reflect on the historical, security socio-political and economic dimensions of the conflict.
Greece’s former finance minister reflects on the 2016 debt crisis
The Harvard Gazette reported on the visit of Ireland's Miister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Simon Coveney's visit to CES on April 29th, 2022.
Join us this Wednesday, March 16 at 6pm Eastern for a talk with journalist Matthieu Aikins on his acclaimed new book, The Naked Don't Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees. Aikins chronicles his journey, posing as a migrant, on the "smuggler's road" to Europe. Register here.
On February 24 the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomed Fiona Hill (Ph.D. ‘98) back to Harvard, hosting her for a roundtable discussion with graduate and undergraduate students.
German climate activists for Fridays for Future Helena Marschall and Luisa Neubauer (left and right) said shifting to renewable energy sources could produce environmental, peace divide.