New Art Exhibit & Opening Reception | March 6
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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.

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Art Exhibit Opening
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 4:15pm - 6:00pm

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

Lilian Mathieu – Senior Researcher (Sociology), National Center for Scientific Research, France; Member, Centre Max Weber, École normale supérieure de Lyon

Srdja Popovic – Co-founder and Chairman, Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies

Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History and CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
CES Events
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Transnational Representation in EU National Parliaments
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Ben Crum – Professor of Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Is it Still not Politics, Stupid? The Eurozone’s Balancing Act Between Cyclical Growth and Structural Reforms
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Carsten Brzeski – Chief Economist, Germany and Austria, ING

Chair Peter A. Hall – Professor of Government and CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

 
Northern Pillars of Empire: The Baltic and the French Atlantic Colonies, 1615-1815
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Pernille Røge – Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 2, 2018
The European Conference 2018 - March 2-4
9:00am - 6:00pm
 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
The Law of Reconciliation: German Protestants and International Law in a Divided World, 1957-1965
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Brandon Bloch – PhD Student in History and Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Russian Attempts to Destabilize the EU: Catalonia's Public Debate
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Javier Lesaca – Javier Lesaca, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University

Alejandro Romero – CEO, Alto Analytics

 
Senior Thesis Workshop - Session 4: Research Methodologies
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The Appeal of Numbers? Measurement and Standardization in International Education Policy
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Kerstin Martens – Associate Professor of International Relations

 
The Struggle Continues: The Politics of Protest Since 1968
4:15pm - 6:00pm

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

Lilian Mathieu – Senior Researcher (Sociology), National Center for Scientific Research, France; Member, Centre Max Weber, École normale supérieure de Lyon

Srdja Popovic – Co-founder and Chairman, Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies

Chair Mary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History and CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

 
Opening Reception | Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest – Art Exhibit
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Probing the Limits of Speculation: Counterfactualism and the Holocaust
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Gavriel Rosenfeld – Professor of History, Fairfield University

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​

 
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

 
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

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
Monday, March 26, 2018
Art Exhibit – Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest – March 7 - June 1, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
 
Advising Fortnight at Annenberg Hall: Explore Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS)
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Welfare States that Shaped European Party Politics: A Comparative Historical Perspective
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Yohei Nakayama – Professor of European Political History, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 
Populism, Polish Style: Can Liberal Democracy Be Saved?​
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Jacek Zakowski – Director, Department of Journalism, Collegium Civitas; Journalist and Author

Wojciech Sadurski – Challis Professor in Jurisprudence, University of Sydney

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government and CES Director, Harvard University

 
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Advising Fortnight Info Session at CES - Explore Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday, March 30, 2018
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Community Events
Monday, March 5, 2018
The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Yascha Mounk – Harvard University Lecturer and New America Senior Fellow

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Who Judges? Designing Jury Systems in Japan, East Asia, and Europe
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Reiko Kage – Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo

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

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Regulatory Policy: The EU Variation
11:45am - 1:00pm

Elizabeth Goldberg – Senior Fellow, M-RCBG, Harvard Kennedy School; former Director of Smart Regulation, European Commission

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
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Productive Disorder: Music, Film, and Art in Postwar Germany
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Lynette Roth – Daimler Curator, the Busch-Reisinger Museum; Head of the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard University

Amy Beal – Professor of Music, University of California, Santa Cruz

Eric Rentschler – Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

 
 
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138