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During the 2020-2021 academic year, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomes the Harvard community and general public to join its events virtually as part of Harvard University’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please check the events calendar regularly for new events. All events will take place via Zoom, and each event listing will include instructions for pre-registration and access.

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CES Events
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
An Ugly Word: Rethinking "Race" in Italy
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Ann J Morning – Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University

Tommaso Vitale – Associate Professor of Sociology, Sciences Po

Sunmin Kim – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dartmouth College

Chair Natasha Warikoo – Professor of Sociology, Tufts University

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Populism After Trump
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Anne Applebaum – Senior Fellow of International Affairs and Agora Fellow in Residence, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Steven Levitsky – Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government, Harvard University

Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Unit Director, Transformations of Democracy, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB); Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 5, 2021
Opening the Caskets: Mathematical Economics in Fascist Austria
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Max Ehrenfreund – Ph.D. Student in History of Science, Harvard University

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Chair Clare Bradford Anderson – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard UniversityArmando Miano – Ph.D. Student in Economics, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Research Methodologies
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Chair Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University; Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
POSTPONED - The Place of the European Union in the World - An Address by Josep Borrell Fontelles
10:00am - 11:00am

Josep Borrell Fontelles – High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy; Vice President, European Commission

Welcome Remarks by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Director General, UPF-Barcelona School of Management; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Thursday, March 11, 2021
The Rise and Fall of Jewish International Politics, 1919-1949
12:30pm - 1:45pm

Rotem Giladi – Associate Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Simon Dubnow in Leipzig; Adjunct Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty

Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 12, 2021
Integrative Institutions and Mainstream Party Collapse: The Regional Context
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Jane Gingrich – Professor of Politics, University of Oxford

Julia Lynch – Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Mark Franklin – John R. Reitemeyer Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Trinity College; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, 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

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Confronting a Hostile State: Scholars of the Holocaust in Poland
11:00am - 12:00pm

Barbara Engelking – Founder and Director, Polish Center of Holocaust Research, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

Jan Grabowski – Professor of History, University of Ottawa

Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
A Conversation with Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Stella Kyriakides – European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

Chair Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 26, 2021
A Forgotten Working Class: Perceptions of Representation and the Role of Labour in a Comparative Perspective
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Jonas Pontusson – Professor, University of Geneva

Line Rennwald – Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Geneva

Devin Caughey – Associate Professor of Political Science, MIT

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

Community Events
Monday, March 1, 2021
A Precarious Happiness: Adorno on Negativity and Normativity
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Thursday, March 4, 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Friday, March 5, 2021
Celebrating French Women Writers
10:00am - 12:00pm
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Welcome Remarks by Christie McDonald – Smith Research Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Research Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard UniversityArnaud Mentré – Consul General of France in Boston

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Globalization and the Pandemic: Reflections on Their Reciprocal Impact
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Monday, March 15, 2021
A Precarious Happiness: Adorno on Negativity and Normativity
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Discussion of the “Meditations on Metaphysics” Section of Adorno's Book Negative Dialectics (1966)
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Monday, March 29, 2021
Northern Europe’s Response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
10:00am - 11:00am
 
 
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