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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 check the CES website for last-minute changes, additions and cancellations. Many past events are posted on the Center's YouTube channel.

Featured Event
Monday, April 23, 2018 4:15pm - 6:00pm

Francis J. Ricciardone – President of the American University in Cairo; United States Ambassador to Turkey (2011-2014)

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Author of New York Times Bestseller "How Democracies Die"

CES Events
Monday, April 23, 2018
Headscarves in the Workplace: A Commentary on the Court of Justice of the European Union Decision
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Ioanna Tourkochoriti – Lecturer Above the Bar, School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway

Ivana Isailovic – Emile Noel Fellow 2016-17, NYU School of Law; Adjunct Faculty at Northeastern University; CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

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

 
Access to Higher Education and Degrees in Europe:  From Tool of Government to Inequality Regimes
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Gaële Goastellec – Professor of Social and Political Science, University of Lausanne; Visiting Scholar 2017-2018, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

 
Resetting Turkey’s Strategic Relations West and East
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Francis J. Ricciardone – President of the American University in Cairo; United States Ambassador to Turkey (2011-2014)

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Author of New York Times Bestseller "How Democracies Die"

 
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Ethnic Cleansing Solution? The League of Nations, Internationalist Imperialism, and the Idea of Partition
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Laura Robson – Professor of History, Portland State University

Chair Kristin Fabbe – Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School; CES Local Affiliate and Study Group Co-Chair, Harvard University

 
How Can Europe and Social Democracy Overcome their Crises Together?
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Joaquín Almunia – European Commissioner for Competition (2010-2014); Visiting Professor in Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor for the Study of EU Law and Government and CES Local Affiliate and Study Group Co-Chair, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Memory, Nationalist Politics and Male Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Bosnia-Herzegovina
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Heleen Touquet – Lecturer, Leuven International and European Studies, KU Leuven and CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Art Exhibit - Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest
10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018
Art Exhibit - Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Art Exhibit - Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest
11:00am - 2:00pm
Community Events
Monday, April 23, 2018
President Macron’s Education Policy
11:30am - 1:00pm

Jean-Michel Blanquer – French Minister for National Education (2017)

Chair Douglas Elmendorf – Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Moderated by Julie Battilana – Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School; Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

 
The Poet and His Translators: Poland’s Ryszard Krynicki in Conversation with Clare Cavanagh and Alissa Valles
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Ryszard Krynicki – Poet

Clare Cavanagh – Frances Hooper Professor of Arts and Humanities, Professor of Slavic Literatures and Comparative Literary Studies, Chair of the Slavic Department, Northwestern University

Alissa Valles – Poet and Translator

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Steven Vogel – Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

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

Moderated by Susan Pharr – Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University; Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

 
1:15pm - 5:00pm
 
Navigating the Crisis in Transatlantic Relations
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Pedro Morenés – Ambassador of Spain to the United States

David O’Sullivan – Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

Julianne Smith – Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program, Center for a New American Security

Peter Wittig – Ambassador of Germany to the United States

Moderated by Nicholas Burns – Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School

Chair Douglas Elmendorf – Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

 
 
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