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Cambridge, MA 02138
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
GERMANYforYou: Social Media Translates "Germany" for Refugees
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Isabel Schayani – Project Leader, WDRforyou; Editor, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR); John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, CES, Harvard University

Moderated by Georg Diez – Reporter and Columnist, Politics and Culture, Der Spiegel; 2016-2017 Fellow, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Thursday, March 30, 2017
What to Expect from the French Presidential Election?
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Laurent Bigorgne – Director, Institut Montaigne, Paris

Hakim El Karoui – Essayist

Dominique Moïsi – Senior Counselor, Institut Montaigne, Paris; Co-Founder, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Vincent Pons – Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-Chair, CES

 
Strengthening Modern Democracies Through International Electoral Observation Missions in Europe and the US
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Radivoje Grujić – Election Adviser, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, A Center-Periphery Europe? Perspectives from Southern Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, EU Law and Government Study Group, CES, Harvard University

Victòria Alsina Burgués – Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Chair David Kennedy – Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, EU Law and Government Study Group, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Democratic Challenges in Germany – Insights from Recent Elections
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Benjamin Braun – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Eva Marlene Hausteiner – Postdoctoral Lecturer and Researcher in Political Theory, University of Bonn; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Hanna Lierse – Postdoctoral Fellow, Jacobs University Bremen; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Eva Schliephake – Assistant Professor, Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics, University of Bonn; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Thomas Weber – Professor of History and International Affairs, University of Aberdeen; Director, Center for Global Security and Governance, University of Aberdeen

Moderated by Alexander Görlach – Founder, The European; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University; Senior Advisor, Berggruen Institute

Welcome Remarks by Marc Redlich – Director, Boston Warburg Chapter, American Council on Germany

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The Disunited States of Europe: Where Do We Go from Here?
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Wolfgang Streeck – Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Society

Friday, April 7, 2017
The 2017 German American Conference - Day 1
8:00am - 6:00pm
 
Perhapsburg: Reflections on the Fragility and Resilience of Europe
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Ivan Krastev – Chairman, Center for Liberal Strategies, Sofia; Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM)

Kim L. Scheppele – Visiting Professor of Law & John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization (Spring 2017), Harvard Law School; Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar

Saturday, April 8, 2017
The 2017 German American Conference - Day 2
8:00am - 6:00pm
Monday, April 10, 2017
Fifth Annual Roma Conference - Culture Beyond Borders: The Roma Contribution
9:00am - 5:15pm
 
The Populist Challenge
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Chantal Mouffe – Professor of Political Theory, University of Westminster

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
2:15pm - 6:00pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Future of German American Relations
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Yascha Mounk – Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Mary Elise Sarotte – Dean's Professor of History and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California; Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, German Marshall Fund; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Stephen Szabo – Executive Director, Transatlantic Academy

Heidi Tworek – Assistant Professor of International History, University of British Columbia; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
Dismantling Democracy on the EU's Watch: Poland and Its Constitutional Tribunal
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Andrzej Rzeplinski – Professor of Jurisprudence, Warsaw University; President of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal (2010-2016)

Noah Feldman – Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law

Kim L. Scheppele – Visiting Professor of Law & John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization (Spring 2017), Harvard Law School; Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar

Thursday, April 20, 2017
The EU and the Ukraine/Russia Crisis
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Richard Youngs – Senior Fellow, Democracy and Rule of Law Program, Carnegie Europe

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Chair Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard UniversityKarl Kaiser – Senior Associate, Program on Transatlantic Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The European Union’s Security Policy and the Middle East
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Miguel Angel Moratinos – Former Foreign Minister, Spain; Former Special Representative of the EU, Middle East

 
Reconsidering the Fractured Alliance:  Lessons Learned and Future Prospects for Europe, Turkey and the United States
4:15pm - 5:45pm

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (2014-2017); Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council (2009-2013); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia (1994-1996)

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

 
 
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