Catalonia/German Refugees/French Elections
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Events Calendar
March 26-31, 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 at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
CES Events
Monday, March 27, 2017
Beauty in Comparative Perspective: Male and Female Beauty Standards in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Giselinde Kuipers – Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam

Nina Gheihman – PhD Student in Sociology, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
From Assimilation to Elimination: The Exclusion of Jews from Czech Society in the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Benjamin Frommer – Professor of History, Northwestern University

 
Catalonia, Today and Tomorrow
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Carles Puigdemont – President of the Government of Catalonia

Stephen Ansolabehere – Professor of Government, Harvard University

José María Beneyto – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of European Law and Politics, International Relations and International Law; Jean Monnet Chair ad personam; Director, Institute for European Studies in Madrid

Bonnie N. Field – Professor & Chair of Global Studies, Bentley University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
GERMANYforYou: Social Media Translates "Germany" for Refugees
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Isabel Schayani – Project Leader, WDRforyou; Editor, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2017, CES, Harvard

Moderated by Georg Diez – Reporter and Columnist, Politics and Culture, Der Spiegel; 2016-2017 Fellow, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
City Upon the Sea. Global Capitalism from Offshore Oil to Humanity's Colonization of the Ocean
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Stefan Hübner – Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

 
"Midnight at the Pera Palace" - The Birth of Modern Istanbul
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Charles King – Professor of International Affairs and Government & Chair of the Department of Government, Georgetown University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar

Thursday, March 30, 2017
What to Expect from the French Presidential Election?
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Laurent Bigorgne – Director, Institut Montaigne, Paris

Hakim El Karoui – Essayist

Dominique Moïsi – Senior Counselor, Institut Montaigne, Paris; Co-Founder, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Vincent Pons – Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-Chair, CES

 
Strengthening Modern Democracies Through International Electoral Observation Missions in Europe and the US
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Radivoje Grujić – Election Adviser, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

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

Victòria Alsina Burgués – Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Chair David Kennedy – Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, EU Law and Government, CES, Harvard University

Community Events
Monday, March 27, 2017
Resisting Tyranny: Lessons from the European 20th Century
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Timothy Snyder – Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University

Moderated by Moshik Temkin – Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
Is the Case for Central Bank Independence Dead? A Discussion with Larry Summers, Alberto Alesina, Ed Balls and Anna Stansbury
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Lawrence Summers – Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; President Emeritus, Harvard University

Alberto Alesina – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Ed Balls – UK Shadow Chancellor (2011-2015); Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Anna Stansbury – Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Harvard University

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Financing the Sustainable Development Goals
1:15pm - 2:30pm

Douglas Alexander – Future of Diplomacy Project Senior Fellow

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