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During the spring semester, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomes you to join our events virtually. This calendar offers an overview of our events next week.

Please check the CES website and upcoming emails regularly for additions over the coming weeks. All events will take place via Zoom, and each event listing will include instructions for pre-registration and access.

**Note: Entry to Adolphus Busch Hall is limited to those who hold offices in the building as well as Harvard faculty, staff, and students.**

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CES Events
Monday, March 21, 2022
Academic Judgment: Students’ Performance and Their Evaluation
2:00pm - 3:15pm

Herbert Kalthoff – Professor of Sociology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Manja Klemenčič – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Value, Capitalism, and Politicization – A Conversation with Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Luc Boltanski – Professor & Director of Studies in Sociology, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS)

Arnaud Esquerre – Director of Research, The French National Centre for Scientific Research

Shai Dromi – Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

Bo Yun Park – Postdoctoral Scholar, Social Science Data Lab (D-Lab), University of California, Berkeley

Chair Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Europe at War
11:00am - 12:00pm

Sigmar Gabriel – Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke; Member of the Bundestag & Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018); Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Dimitris Keridis – Professor of International Relations, Panteion University of Athens; Member, Hellenic Parliament

Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Feminist Troubles? Debating Islam in France and Quebec
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Eléonore Lépinard – Associate Professor, Institute of Social Sciences and Centre for Gender Studies, University of Lausanne

Zakiya Luna – Associate Professor of Sociology and Dean's Distinguished Professorial Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis

Joan Wallach Scott – Professor Emerita, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study

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Chair Myra Marx Ferree – Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology (Emerita), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard UniversityMichèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Charlotte Bartels – Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 25, 2022
“Western Desire”: Gender in Allegorical Representations of America
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Sergio Leos – Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University

Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
The Politics of Pessimism: Turning Aspirational Voters into Populists
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Alice Xu – Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University

James Alt – Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
European History, Politics, and Societies – Student + Alumni Panel
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday, March 31, 2022
"In Antwerp We Speak Diamond" – City Branding & the Specter of Europe's Jewish Merchant
12:30pm - 1:45pm

Sam Shuman – Rabin-Shvidler Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, Fordham University and Columbia University

Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
Germany and Europe’s Reaction to the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for the West
3:00pm - 4:15pm

Wolfgang Ischinger – Senior Professor of Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, The Hertie School; Chair, Munich Security Conference (2008-2022)

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

Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School ; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations

Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, April 1, 2022
European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS) – Office Hours and Lunch
11:00am - 2:00pm
Community Events
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Movement and Metaphor in Anne Juren's Fantastical Anatomies
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Constitutional Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Friday, April 1, 2022
Book Talk – States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Your Ideas

Do you have ideas for topics or speakers for future CES events? Send us your suggestions.

 
 
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