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The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomes the Harvard community and general public to attend its events. While most events are held at the Center, please refer to event details for exact locations. We advise that you to check the CES website for last-minute changes, additions and cancellations.

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SAVE THE DATE
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:45am - 5:45pm
CES October 2017 Events
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
 What is a Senior Thesis? Introductory Meeting for Harvard College Students
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The Political Economy of Youth Transition in Europe
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Tom Chevalier – Visiting Scholar, CES

 
Power Without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Trygve Throntveit – Dean's Fellow for Civic Studies, University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development

 
A Conversation with Romano Prodi
4:15pm - 5:15pm

Romano Prodi – 52nd Prime Minister of Italy; 10th President of the European Commission

and

Chair Dante Roscini – Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard UniversityHans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, October 6, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Carles Boix – Robert Garrett Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Department of Politics, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Pablo Beramendi – Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University

 
Brexit's Prehistories
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Kiran Klaus Patel – Professor of European and Global History; Jean Monnet Chair; Maastricht University

Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor of History, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Art Exhibit | Poles Apart: Poland's Culture Wars
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Cross-class Alliances and Elite Networks: The Case of Denmark
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Christian Lyhne Ibsen – Visiting Scholar, CES

Thursday, October 12, 2017
The Hunger Games: Winners and Losers in the Coordination and Implementation of Eurozone Austerity Policies
4:15pm - 5:30pm

Sabrina Ragone – Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University

 
Minority Presence and Representation: Transatlantic Lessons
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Bruno Perreau – Cynthia L. Reed Professor of French Studies, MIT; Associate Member, THEMA Laboratory, University of Lausanne

Libby Adler – Professor of Law and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University School of Law

Friday, October 13, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
The Anglicist-Orientalist Controversy Revisited: Education and the Ends of the Company State in British India
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Joshua Ehrlich – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
Oktoberfest
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, October 16, 2017
Financial Markets Union - Towards Ever Deeper Integration?
9:00am - 10:30am

Ignazio Angeloni – Member of the Supervisory Board, Single Supervisory Mechanism, European Central Bank

Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University

Barbara Novick – Vice Chairman, BlackRock

Moderated by Christopher Smart – Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Special Assistant to the US President for International Economics (2013-2015); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Europe and Eurasia (2009-2013)

 
Art Exhibit | Poles Apart: Poland's Culture Wars
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
How Security Laws Make Citizenship: The Institutional Legacies of the British Empire in Anti-Terror Laws in Israel and India
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Yael Berda – Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International & Regional Studies, WCFIA, Harvard University; Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Hebrew University

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Equality Prescribed? Contextual Determinants of Citizens' Support for Boardroom Quotas Across Europe
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Katja Möhring – Visiting Scholar, CES

 
EU and US Strategies for Competitive Tax Policies
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Stephen Shay – Senior Lecturer, Harvard Law School

Pasquale Pistone – Academic Chairman, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD)

João Nogueira – Deputy Academic Chairman, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD)

Reuven Avi-Yonah – Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law, Michigan Law School

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University

 
Toscanini: Musician of Conscience
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Harvey Sachs – Writer and Music Historian; Faculty Member, Curtis Institute of Music

Jeremy Eichler – Classical Music Critic, The Boston Globe; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

Welcome Remarks by Nicola De Santis – Consul General of Italy in Boston

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Salonika Jews in the Context of Modern and Contemporary European Jewish History
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Devin E. Naar – Sephardic Studies Program Chair, Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, University of Washington

 
Stumbling from Crisis to Crisis: the EU, the Eurozone and Brexit
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Martin Wolf – Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times

and

Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard UniversityDante Roscini – Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Friday, October 20, 2017
The Drivers of International Development
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell – British Conservative Party Politician, Member of Parliament (MP)

 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
The Constitution - A Rajko Grlic Film
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, October 23, 2017
Art Exhibit | Poles Apart: Poland's Culture Wars
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Poland at the Crossroads Between Authoritarianism and Democracy
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Jan Kubik – Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University; Professor of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies University College London

Monika Nalepa – Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

Karolina Wigura – Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University; Head of Observatory of Public Debate, Kultura Liberalna Foundation

Brian Porter-Szűcs – Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, University of Michigan

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; CES Director, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Between Government Failure and Failed Government: The Greek-Eurozone Crisis in Analytical Perspective
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Vassilis Monastiriotis – Visiting Scholar, CES

 
The Future of Work and Welfare – A German Perspective
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Max Neufeind – German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs; JFK Memorial Policy Fellow

Respondent Christian Lyhne Ibsen – University of Mannheim; CES Visiting Scholar

Moderated by Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES

Thursday, October 26, 2017
French Foreign Policy Under President Macron
2:15pm - 4:00pm

H.E. Gérard Araud – Ambassador of France to the United States

Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES

Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES

Friday, October 27, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
Electoral Competition and the New Party Politics of Welfare State Recalibration
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Ellen Immergut – Professor of Political Science, European University Institute

Katja Möhring – Assistant Professor for Sociology of the Welfare State, University of Mannheim, Germany; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Monday, October 30, 2017
Art Exhibit | Poles Apart: Poland's Culture Wars
12:00pm - 2:00pm
 
The Decline of International and European Rule of Law?
4:15pm - 5:30pm

Georg Nolte – Chairman UN's International Law Commission

 
Turkey and the West: Fault Lines in a Troubled Alliance
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Kemal Kirişci – TÜSİAD Senior Fellow and Director, Turkey Project, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution

Jonathan Laurence – Professor of Political Science, Boston College; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Malik Mufti – Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University

Chair Lenore Martin – Professor of Political Science, Emmanuel College; Chair, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Emmanuel College; Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Economic and Monetary Union After the EU Election Cycle: The Way Forward
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Marco Buti – Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES

Community Events
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Handle with Care: Fragility-proofing in an Age of Instability
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Kristalina Georgieva – Chief Executive Officer, World Bank

Thursday, October 5, 2017
A Public Address by Christine Lagarde
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Christine Lagarde – Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Europe – A “Fractured Continent”?: A book discussion with former Washington Post foreign editor, William Drozdiak
4:00pm - 5:30pm

William Drozdiak – Former foreign editor, Washington Post

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Economic and Cultural Causes of Populist Support
4:00pm - 6:00pm

David Autor – Ford Professor of Economics, MIT

Luigi Guiso – AXA Professor of Household Finance and Insurance, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Italy; Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, UK

Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University

Bart Bonikowski – Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Jennifer Hochschild – Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

 
Regimes of Inequality: Politics and Health in Europe
4:15pm - 5:30pm

Julia Lynch – Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, October 23, 2017
Worldwide Week at Harvard - October 23-27, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Poland: Democratic Regeneration or the Road to Authoritarianism?
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Karolina Wigura – Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University; Head of Observatory of Public Debate, Kultura Liberalna Foundation

 
Are You A Global Citizen? Is That A Good Thing?
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Danielle Allen – James Bryan Conant University Professor and Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Homi Bhabha – Anne F. Rothenburg Professor of the Humanities and Director, The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University

Rakesh Khurana – Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development and Danoff Dean, Harvard College

Dani Rodrik – Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University

Moderated by Tom Ashbrook – Host of NPR's On Point

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Future of Cities - A Discussion with President Drew Faust and a Panel of Experts
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Diane Davis – Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

John Fernandez – Professor, MIT; Urban Metabolism Group, African Urban Metabolism Network

Christian Irmisch – Principal, Siemens AG, Mobility Division

Stefan Knupfer – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company; Leader, Sustainability Resource Productivity Practice

Anand Mahindra – Chairman, Mahindra Group, Harvard University

Efosa Ojomo – Research Fellow, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, HBS

Harriet Tregoning – Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Moderated by John Macomber – Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School

Monday, October 30, 2017
Decoding the Balance Sheet: Material Objects, Symbolic Capital, and the Liquidation of the League of Nations
3:30pm - 5:00pm
 
 
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