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Events Calendar
September 17-30, 2017

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
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:45am - 5:45pm
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm

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


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

CES Events in September
Monday, September 18, 2017
Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Higher Education in the UK: Inclusion, Equity and Social Justice
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Kalwant Bhopal – Professorial Research Fellow; Professor of Education and Social Justice, Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE), School of Education, University of Birmingham

Does European Populism Exist?
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Timothy Garton Ash – Professor of European Studies, St Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Morphodynamics of European Identity Transformations: Cultural Encounters, Core Values and Migration Challenges to European Integration
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Albert Doja – Visiting Scholar, CES

Reinventing Democracy: Macron’s Victory in France
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Guillaume Liegey – Founder, Liegey Muller Pons

Brune Poirson – Member, National Assembly, France

Moderated by Marshall Ganz – Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Respondent Arthur Goldhammer – Chair, Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe, CES, Harvard University;

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Power of Attraction: the European Union's Gravitational Pull for Development and Stabilization
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Johannes Hahn – Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission

A Brief History of Neoliberal Problems: How Race Theory Spawned the Alt Right
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Quinn Slobodian – Associate Professor of History, Wellesley College

Friday, September 22, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
External Funding Workshop for Graduate Students
2:00pm - 3:30pm

James McSpadden – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Coordinator, New Directions in European History, CES, Harvard University

Monday, September 25, 2017
Taking Back Control or Losing It? An Analysis of the Possible Economic Impact of Brexit
4:15pm - 5:30pm

María C. Latorre – Assisstant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Member of the Group of Experts in International Trade, European Commission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Hearing Echoes: Reception History, the Musical Memorial, and the Case of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto
12:15pm - 1:45pm

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

Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Larry Wolff – Silver Professor; Professor of History, New York University

Friday, September 29, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Conscientious Objection and the Revaluation of Resistance: West Germany, 1951-1961
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Brandon Bloch – College Fellow in Modern European History, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Advanced Political Economies
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Jeffry Frieden – Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University

Community Events
Monday, September 18, 2017
Human Dignity Under Attack -- Exploring New Ways to Prevent and Repress Modern Slavery
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Amy Farrell – Associate Director and Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138