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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
This Monday Summit on the Future of Europe
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:45am - 5:45pm
Monday, November 6, 2017
Summit 2017 | Welcome & Introduction
8:45am - 9:00am

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

Thodoris Georgakopoulos – Editorial Director, DiaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute

 
Summit 2017 | Panel 1: Academic Freedom in the Age of Populism and Post-Truth
9:00am - 10:30am

Jutta Allmendinger – President, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; Professor of Educational Sociology and Labor Market Research, Humboldt University; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University

Jonathan Cole – John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University; Provost and Dean of the Faculties, Emeritus, Columbia University; Member, Board of Trustees, Central European University

Ersin Kalaycıoğlu – Professor of Political Science, Sabanci University, Turkey; President (2004-2007), Işık University, Turkey; Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Louise Richardson – Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford; Senior Fellow, 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

 
Summit 2017 | Panel 2: Is the European Economy Out of the Woods?
10:45am - 12:15pm

Agnès Bénassy-Quéré – Professor, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne; Chair, French Council of Economic Analysis; Board Member, Banque de France

Daniel Gros – Director, Centre for European Policy Studies

Kyriakos Pierrakakis – Director of Research, DiaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute

Mark Schieritz – Economics Correspondent, Die Zeit

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty

 
Summit 2017 | Spain after Catalonia's Referendum - VIA LIVESTREAM
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Ana Palacio   – Member, Spanish Council of State; Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2002-2004)  

Chair Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School

 
Summit 2017 | Panel 3: The Future of Transatlantic Relations
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Ash Carter – Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; U.S. Secretary of Defense (2015-2017)

Karen Donfried – President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Fisher Family Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (2014-2017); Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council (2009-2013); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia (1994-1996)

Chair Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School

 
Europe: Finding and Funding Internships
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 
Summit 2017 | Panel 4: Europe and Russia
4:15pm - 5:45pm

Rawi Abdelal – Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School; Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Lilia Shevtsova – Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Chatham House; Senior Scholar, Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Angela Stent – Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Chair Timothy Colton – Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
On Values: A Sociological Approach
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Nathalie Heinich – Research Director in Sociology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique / École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris

 
Professional Development Workshop: Post-Docs and Europe's Academic Market
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Aaron Donaghy – EU Marie Curie Global Fellow, Harvard, Cornell & University of Nottingham

Ivana Isailovic – Emile Noel Fellow 2016-17, NYU School of Law; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Katja Möhring – Assistant Professor for Sociology of the Welfare State, University of Mannheim, Germany; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Rule of Law Promotion and The European Court of Human Rights
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Ezgi Yildiz – Postdoctoral Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 
Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Thomas Weber – Professor of History and International Affairs, University of Aberdeen; Director, Center for Global Security and Governance, University of Aberdeen

and

Chair Derek Penslar – Visiting Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Jews in Modern Europe, CES, Harvard University; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Fellow, American Academy for Jewish ResearchDaniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, Institute of Quantitative Social Science

Community Events
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Maya Jasanoff – Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University

 
 
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