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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.

CES Events
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Regulating Mobility:  The Transformation of State Borders and Visa Policies
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Steffen Mau – Professor of Macrosociology, Humboldt University and CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

 
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Critique of Turkey's Education Policy Scene
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Batuhan Aydagül – Director, Education Reform Initiative; Member, Advisory Board, Mother and Child Education Foundation; Fellow, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)

Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Pacific in the World - Day 1
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
The Pacific in the World - Panel 1: Pacific Internationalisms
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
The Pacific in the World - Panel 2: Trade in the Pacific
1:30pm - 3:30pm
 
CANCELED: Making Germans out of Turks and Arabs? Holocaust Memory and Inclusion/Exclusion of Immigrants
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Esra Ozyurek – Associate Professor in Contemporary Turkish Studies, European Institute, London School of Economics

Chair Berna Turam – Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
The Pacific in the World - Keynote Address
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Matt Matsuda – Professor of History, College Avenue Campus Dean and Academic Dean, New Brunswick Honors College, Rutgers University​

 
CANCELED: The Nazi-Zionist Agreement and Jewish Public Culture: On the ‘Rational’ and ‘Emotional’ in Politics
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Hizky Shoham – Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies, Bar-Ilan University

 
Feminist Politics and Troubles with Democracy: Delving Into a Complex Relationship
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Mieke Verloo – Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality Issues, Department of Political Science, Radboud University

Friday, March 23, 2018
The Pacific in the World - Day 2
9:30am - 10:30am
 
The Pacific in the World - Panel 1: The Black Pacific
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
The Pacific in the World - Panel 2: The Environment
1:00pm - 3:00pm
 
Family Passports: Migration and Child Trafficking in the 1920s
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Yukako Otori – PhD Student in History and Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
Broken Contract: The Rise of the Networked Firm and the Transformation of 21st Century Capitalism
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Kathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, MIT and CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

 
The Pacific in the World - Panel 3: Plenary
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Community Events
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Insidious Threats to Academic Freedom in the US and Abroad
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Michael Ignatieff – President, Central European University; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University

​Craig Calhoun – President, Berggruen Institute; President, Social Science Research Council​ (1999-2012)

Thursday, March 22, 2018
17th  Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival - Opening Night
6:30pm - 8:00pm
 
 
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138