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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.

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CES Events
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Resisting Neoconservatism: Explaining the Intellectual Evolution of Stanley Hoffmann's Relationship with Raymond Aron
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins – Assistant Professor of History, College of Social Studies, Wesleyan University

Cheryl Welch – Senior Lecturer on Government and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University

Chair Julian Bourg – Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Core, Boston College and CES Local Affiliate, Harvard University

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Double Jeopardy? Experimental Evidence on Employers’ Unequal Treatment of Mothers and Fathers With Short vs. Long Family Leave in Germany
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Lena Hipp – Head of the research group "Work and Care", Berlin Social Science Center (WZB); Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, February 22, 2018
How France Is Fighting Long-term Unemployment:  What an Innovative Experiment Can Teach Advanced Economies
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Laurent Grandguillaume – President, Territoires zéro chômeur de longue durée; Deputy, French National Assembly (2012-2017)

Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, February 23, 2018
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Demobilizing Democrats and the Working Class: The Enduring Political Consequences of Right-to-Work Laws Across the United States
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez – Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Theda Skocpol – Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University

Community Events
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Geographies of Justice: Japan, Germany, and the Allied War Crimes Program
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Franziska Seraphim – Associate Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies, Boaston Colllege

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

Better Regulation in the European Union – Boon or Boondoggle?
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Elizabeth Golberg – Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Director of Smart Regulation (2002-2005), European Commission

Fabio Colasanti – former Director General, European Commission

Thursday, February 22, 2018
A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Shachar Pinsker – Associate Professor of Hebrew Literature and Culture, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan

Where Harvard & Europe Meet Since 1969