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The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomes members of the Harvard and greater Boston academic community to join us for the events below as well as many others during this special 50th anniversary year for the Center.

Unless otherwise noted, CES events are open to the Harvard community and general public. Please check our website for last-minute changes. We encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news and updates.

CES Events
Monday, November 18, 2019
Europe Was Not Always Free and United: A Conversation with Lech Wałęsa
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Lech Wałęsa – Solidarity Movement Leader; President of Poland (1990-1995); Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1983)

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Current State of Eastern Europe
12:00pm - 1:30pm

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

Ioana Petrescu – Minister of Economy and Finance, Romania (2014); Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government; Visiting Research Fellow, Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School

Jacques Rupnik – Senior Research Fellow, Sciences Po

Albana Shehaj – Research Fellow, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Emergency Powers of International Organizations
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Christian Kreuder-Sonnen – Assistant Professor for International Organizations, Friedrich Schiller University Jena; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Joel P. Trachtman – Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Emigration from Paradise: Jewish Stories from Interwar Hungary
4:30pm - 6:00pm

llse Josepha Lazaroms – Lecturer, Graduate Gender Program, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University; Research Fellow in Jewish Studies, Martin Buber Chair, Goethe University Frankfurt; German Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Friday, November 22, 2019
Art Exhibit - Remember Yugoslavia? Photographs by Martin Karplus
10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Is EU Law Still a Pillar of the European Union? From the Costa v ENEL Case to Brexit
10:00am - 11:00am

Amedeo Arena – Associate Professor of European Union Law, University of Naples, Federico II

Álvaro Renedo Zalba – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School

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

 
Individual Support for Civil Resistance: Evidence from a Survey Experiment
11:00am - 12:30pm

Tore Wig – Associate Professor in Political Science, University of Oslo; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

 
CES Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
The Inheritance of Slavery: Re-enslavement within Family
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Joseph La Hausse de Lalouviere – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University

Community Events
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
 
 
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138