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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 CES, please refer to event details for exact locations. We advise that you check our website for last-minute changes, additions and cancellations. We encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news and updates. #EuropeAtHarvard

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
CES Events
Monday, April 8, 2019
Arbiters of Speech: Constitutional Constraints, Regulation and Online Content Moderation in Europe and the US
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Dipayan Gosh – Pozen Fellow, Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University

Amélie Heldt – Visiting Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School

Moran Yemini – Visiting Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government and Director, RCC, Harvard University; Co-Chair, EU Law and Government Study Group and Co-Chair, Southern Europe in the EU Study Group, CES, Harvard University

 
Writing a Common History Textbook in a Conflict Zone: The European Model and the Israeli-Palestinian Case
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Eyal Naveh – Professor of History, Tel Aviv University

Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History, & Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
 Demographic Challenges in Southern Europe
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Jacob Kirkegaard – Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Sebastian Rinken – Deputy Director, Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA), Spanish Research Council (CSIC)

Chair Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020 & Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Competitiveness in the Age of the Negative Prefix: Is Cooperative Competition the Remedy for Contemporary Afflictions in the European Union?
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Dominika Kuberska – Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University

 
Puzzles of Populism
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Stathis Kalyvas – Gladstone Professor of Government, University of Oxford

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government and Acting Director (Spring 2019), CES, Harvard University

 
Austerity: What Works and What Doesn’t
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Alberto Alesina – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy & CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University

N. Gregory Mankiw – Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Sir Paul Tucker – Chair, The Systemic Risk Council; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Deputy Governor, The Bank of England (2009-2013); Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Lawrence H. Summers – Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; President Emeritus, Harvard University

Chair Serenella Sferza – Co-Director, MIT-Italy Program, MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI); Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-Chair, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Andreas Wimmer – Lieber Professor of Sociology and Political Philosophy, Columbia University

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Chair ​Briitta van Staalduinen – Graduate Student Affiliate & Populism, Nationalism and Radical Politics Seminar Co-Chair, CES; Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard UniversityAlex Mierke-Zatwarnicki – Graduate Student Affiliate, CES; Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University

 
The Brexit Turning Point
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Vernon Bogdanor – Research Professor, Center for British Politics and Government, King's College London

Stathis Kalyvas – Gladstone Professor of Government, University of Oxford

Pippa Norris – ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney; McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Chair James Cronin – Professor of History, Boston College; Local Affiliate & Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University

 
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History
4:45pm - 6:00pm

Steven Zipperstein – The Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History, Stanford University

 
Mind and World in Kant and Adorno: From Wild Beauties to Spiral Jetty
6:00pm - 8:00pm

​Jay Bernstein – Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, The New School for Social Research

Friday, April 12, 2019
EU-China Trade and Investment Relations: A Vehicle for Cooperation or a Path to Competition?
11:00am - 12:30pm

Jonathan Brookfield – Associate Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Yasheng Huang – Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management and Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Philippe Le Corre – Affiliate, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center on Business and Government

Chair Dominika Kuberska – Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University

 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
Vesna Festival
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Community Events
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Panel: Is Identity Politics a Threat to Democracy?
4:30pm - 6:00pm
 
 
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138