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CES joins leading social science institutions to preserve academic freedom in Hungary as the government moves to pass legislation to remove Central European University (CEU). #IstandwithCEU
Trump doesn't present Jews as a dangerous group the way he describes Muslims or Mexicans. But don't expect him to take vigorous action to identify, shame and punish the perpetrators of anti-Semitic incidents.
Fascism is not taking root in the United States as it did in Europe’s fertile ground in the 1930s, but the ascendance of President Donald Trump and the early actions of his administration may move the United States in an authoritarian direction, a panel of Harvard historians told a a full house at CES.
In the second episode of "The Good Fight," Yascha Mounk lays out the best-case scenario for the Trump years and speaks to Larry Diamond, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about the global recession of democracy--and how to build the kind of coalition that can beat back authoritarian populists.
French voters have definitively “disconnected” themselves from the past but haven’t yet settled on a future. CES Associate Art Goldhammer speculates on the future of France's Socialist Party.
Charles Maier, CES Resident Faculty, explores the controversial lines that both separate and bind modern societies in his latest book, Once Within Borders: Territories of Power, Wealth, and Belonging Since 1500.
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CES congratulates Nancy Ko '17 who was named one of four Harvard Rhodes Scholars in November. Ko was the recipient of a CES Senior Thesis Grant last year for her thesis entitled "In the Shadows of Change: Jewish Alliances in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution, 1905-11." (Photo: Kris Snibbe/Harvard Gazette)
Former Prime Minister François Fillon crushes the opposition in the first round of the primary for the presidential nomination of the center-right Republican primary. The winner of the runoff could well become France’s next president—if he can beat Marine Le Pen. A commentary by Art Goldhammer. (Credit: Bernard BISSON/JDD/SIPA/1505311317 - Sipa via AP Images)