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The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) invites you to join us for our events next week. Please check the CES website and weekly emails regularly to ensure you keep informed of the many exciting and interdisciplinary events CES is planning this spring. We look forward to your participation in the Center’s programming!

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CES Events
Monday, March 20, 2023
Presentation of the Enderlein Prize for Excellence in the Social Sciences
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Cornelia Woll – President and Professor of International Political Economy, Hertie School; Member of the Advisory Board of the Jacques Delors Centre, Hertie School

Stefanie Stantcheva – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University

Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

and

Introduction by Mustafa Soykurt – Consul General of France in Boston, Consulate General of France in BostonSonja Kreibich – Consul General of Germany in Boston, Consulate General of Germany in Boston

Closing Remarks by Vincent Pons – Michael B. Kim Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Deindustrialization as Structural Fact and Political Idea
2:00pm - 3:15pm

Timur Ergen – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG); John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Frank Dobbin – Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University; Chair, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 24, 2023
Day 1 | European Conference at Harvard 2023
12:00pm - 9:00pm
 
Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Bo Rothstein – August Röhss Professor in Political Science, Gothenburg University

Jette Knudsen – Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Business, Tufts University

Chair Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
Europe’s Struggle for Relevance, Unity, and Value: A Conversation with Roberta Metsola and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya – Democratic Opposition Leader & Head of the United Transition Cabinet, Republic of Belarus

Roberta Metsola – President, European Parliament; Member, Group of the European People's Party, European Parliament

Moderated by Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Saturday, March 25, 2023
Day 2 | European Conference at Harvard 2023
9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Inequalities and Platform Economies
4:00pm - 5:45pm

Vili Lehdonvirta – Professor of Economic Sociology and Digital Social Research, University of Oxford

Ashley Mears – Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Juliet Schor – Professor, Sociology Department, Boston College

and

Chair Alya Guseva – Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard UniversityJonathan Mijs – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University; Veni Fellow, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Obstacles to Progress: Indifference, Apathy, Callousness, and the British Public Around 1800
2:00pm - 3:15pm

Kerstin Maria Pahl – Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Visiting Scholar 2022-2023, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Julian Bourg – Associate Professor of History, Boston College; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
Polish Elections and the Pandemic of Populists
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Wojciech Sadurski – Challis Professor in Jurisprudence, University of Sydney; Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Vlad Perju – Professor, Boston College Law School; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director (2012-2023), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, March 31, 2023
Does Germany Have a Russia Problem?
11:00am - 12:00pm

Paul Carrel – Senior Correspondent, Reuters

Chair Colin Brown – Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
Apartheid in Schaerbeek: Belgian Migrant Labor and Human Rights During Europe’s Carbon Transition in the 1970s
1:30pm - 2:45pm

Rustam Khan – Ph.D. Student in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Chair Nikolas Weyland – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship Recipient, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 
 
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