Summit on Europe | Adam Bodnar on Poland | Cas Mudde on Far-Right
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November 5-10, 2018

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
Monday, November 5, 2018
2018 Summit on the Future of Europe at Harvard – Back to Square One
8:45am - 5:45pm
 
2018 Summit | Welcome & Introduction
8:45am - 9:00am

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

Nicholas Burns – Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School

 
Summit 2018 | Panel 1: The Transatlantic Freeze
9:00am - 10:30am

Nicholas Burns – Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School

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

Daniela Schwarzer – Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

Chair Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Research Associate, CES, Harvard University

 
Summit 2018 | Panel 2:  Authoritarianism in the EU
10:45am - 12:15pm

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

John Shattuck – Professor of Practice in Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Harvard Kennedy School; President Emeritus, Central European University

Monica Macovei – Member of the European Parliament, European Conservatives and Reformists, Romania

Chair Ayşe Kadıoğlu – Professor of Political Science, Sabancı University; Acting President, Sabancı University (Oct. 2016 - Dec. 2017); Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University (Sept. 2013 - Oct. 2017); Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 
Summit 2018 | A Keynote Address by Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018)
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Sigmar Gabriel – Member of the Bundestag; Vice Chancellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs (2013-2018), Federal Republic of Germany; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow 2018, CES, Harvard University

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

 
Summit 2018 | Panel 3:  Challenges of European Integration and Disintegration
2:30pm - 4:00pm

John Dalhuisen – Senior Fellow, European Stability Initiative (ESI)

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

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

Chair José María Beneyto – Professor of International Public Law and International Relations and Director, Institute for European Studies

 
Summit 2018 | Panel 4: The Current  State of Europe: Views from the Newsroom
4:15pm - 5:45pm

Steven Erlanger – Chief Diplomatic Correspondent Europe, The New York Times

Stefan Kornelius – Foreign Policy Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Eleni Varvitsiotis – EU Correspondent, Kathimerini

Chair James Geary – Deputy Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The Concept of Terrorism: A Modern History
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Julian Bourg – Associate Professor of History, Boston College & CES Visiting Scholar 2018-2019 and Local Affiliate, Harvard University

 
Transnational Nationalism: The Imagined Global Community of Muslims in Europe
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Riva Kastoryano – Visiting Professor of Sociology and Government & CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University (Fall, 2018); Senior Research Fellow, CNRS; Professor, Sciences, Po, Paris

Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor of History, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Kristallnacht as Crescendo and Overture
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Peter Hayes – Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, Northwestern University

Respondent Alex Sagan – Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Jews in Modern Europe, CES, Harvard University

 
"It is Our Court": Defending the Rule of Law in Poland – An Address by Adam Bodnar, Ombudsman for Human Rights, Republic of Poland
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Adam Bodnar – Ombudsman for Human Rights, Republic of Poland

Respondent Vlad Perju – Professor of Law, Boston College Law School; Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College

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

Friday, November 9, 2018
 25 Years of Studying the Far Right: Reflections on the Fourth Wave
10:00am - 12:00pm

Cas Mudde – Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor, University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs

 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
 
Prophecies of Doom or the Doom of Prophecy?  Debates Over the Astrological Prediction of Disasters in the Atlantic World, c.1650-1700
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Louis Gerdelan – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

 
The Eurozone Crisis in the European Periphery:  Causes and Consequences
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Dimitris Tsarouhas – Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University; Visiting Scholar, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service

Respondent Dimitri Sotiropoulos – Professor of Political Science, University of Athens; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University

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