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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. This week, we are also sharing recent news from CES.

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 News
CES Events
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
How Much Union Is Needed in Euro Area Finance?
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Chairman, Société Générale; Member of the Executive Board (2005-2011), European Central Bank

Stefan Collignon – Professor of Political Economy, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies; International Chief Economist, Centro Europa Ricerche (CER); John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, CES, Harvard University

Megan Greene – Former Global Chief Economist, ManuLife Investment Management; Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center, Harvard Kennedy School

Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

 
Nazism: A Dark Comedy in Liechtenstein
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Edith Sheffer – Senior Fellow, Institute of European Studies, The University of California, Berkeley

and and

Chair Maya Jasanoff – Coolidge Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard UniversityAlison Frank Johnson – Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard UniversityMary D. Lewis – Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Thursday, November 7, 2019
A Premonition of the Shoah? R. A. Reiss’s Photographs of Monástir, 1917
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Nicole Jordan – Associate Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago; CES Local Affiliate, 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 8, 2019
Art Exhibit - Remember Yugoslavia? Photographs by Martin Karplus
10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Syria, Forced Displacement and the Rise of Refugee Rentierism in the European Periphery
11:00am - 12:30pm

Gerasimos Tsourapas – Senior Lecturer in Middle East Politics, University of Birmingham; 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 Last Invention of Governance: The Rise of Bureaucracy and its Reception in Western Europe
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Christopher Havasy – Ph.D. Candidate in Political Theory, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Europe and the World
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Justin Gest – Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Schar School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, George Mason 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

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Poland in the Global Wave of Populism
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Anna Grzymała-Busse – Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; CES Senior Fellow, Harvard University

Bart Bonikowski – Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019
The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Cynthia Miller-Idriss – Professor of Education and Sociology, American University

Chair Natasha Warikoo – Professor of Sociology, Northeastern University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

 
The Intellectual Legacy of Primo Levi
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Millicent Marcus – Professor of Italian, Yale University

David Ward – Professor of Italian Studies, Wellesley College

Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

Friday, November 15, 2019
Art Exhibit - Remember Yugoslavia? Photographs by Martin Karplus
10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Language Policies and Exogenous Migrations: Between Assimilation and Multiculturalism
11:00am - 12:30pm

Anna Malandrino – 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
 
Populism as a Reaction to Local Disruption: Evidence from European Municipalities
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Jeremy Ferwerda – Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College

and

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard UniversityKathleen Thelen – Ford Professor of Political Science, MIT; CES Seminar Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

 
What Future for Europe’s Foreign Policy? A Discussion with Pierre Vimont
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Pierre Vimont – Executive Secretary-General (2010-2015), European External Action Service (EEAS); Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe

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

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
Monday, November 4, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Combatting Anti-Black Racism in British Schools and Universities
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Kehinde Andrews – Professor of Black Studies, Birmingham City University

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Boston Turkish Festival's Documentary and Short Film Competition (November 15-24)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Monday, November 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
 
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138