Legacy of 1968 | Working Homeless | Film Screening
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October 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. Many past events are posted on the Center's YouTube channel.

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
CES Events
Monday, October 1, 2018
Art Exhibit | Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
How NATO Adapts: Strategy and Organization in the Atlantic Alliance since 1950
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Seth Johnston – Major, United States Army; International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations & CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

 
Diversity and Inclusion in France: From Algeria to the Elysée, the Journey of Bariza Khiari, President Macron's Advisor
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Bariza Khiari – Former Vice-President of the French Senate and Co-founder of En Marche

Moderated by Arthur Goldhammer – Local Affiliate and Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University

Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Lecturer on Social Studies and Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies & CES Local Affiliate, Harvard University

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Social Inequality in a Cross-National Perspective: The Case of the Working Homeless
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Jutta Allmendinger – President of the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB Berlin)

Chair Michèle Lamont – Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University

 
The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Simon Levis Sullam – Associate Professor of Modern History, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

 
Challenges to Democracy in Big Middle Income Countries: Brazil, India, South Africa
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Frances Hagopian – Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

Evan Lieberman – Total Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Africa, MIT

Tariq Thachil – Associate Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University

Friday, October 5, 2018
The Legacy of 1968 | Conference
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
10:00am - 9:45am
 
Legacy 1968 | Panel 1: The Global Sixties
10:15am - 11:45am

Martin Klimke – Associate Professor of History, New York University Abu Dhabi

Quinn Slobodian – Associate Professor of History, Wellesley College

Beatrice Wayne – Lecturer on History & Literature, Department of History and Literature, Harvard University

 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
 
Legacy 1968 | Panel 2: Political Legacies of 1968
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Timothy Brown – Professor of History, Northeastern University

Ali Jones – Graduate Student, German and Dutch Department, University of Cambridge

Charity Scribner – Associate Professor, Literature, City University of New York

 
Legacy 1968 | Panel 3: Intellectual Legacies of 1968
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Sandrine Sanos – Associate Professor of Modern European History, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Charity Scribner – Associate Professor, Literature, City University of New York

Timothy Brown – Professor of History, Northeastern University

 
Legacy 1968 | Keynote Address
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Julian Bourg – Associate Professor of History, Boston College; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Thesis Workshop for Juniors
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Michael Tworek – Associate, History Department, Harvard University & CES Thesis Workshop Organizer

Hannah Callaway – Lecturer in the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies & CES Thesis Workshop Organizer

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Are the Promises of the Paris Climate Agreement Perishing? A Spotlight on the EU, US and China
10:30am - 12:00pm

Jos Delbeke – European Political Strategy Centre Senior Adviser for Relations with the European University Institute, European Commission; Former Director General for Climate Action, European Commission (2010 - 2018)

Jørgen Wettestad – Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR-Weatherhead Partnership; Research Professor, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Elin Lerum Boasson – Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR-Weatherhead Partnership; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo; Senior Researcher, CICERO Center for International Climate Research

Joe Aldy – Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, RCC, Harvard University & CES Local Affiliate, Harvard University

 
The Social Policy Impact of the Populist Radical Right in Europe
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Philip Rathgeb – Postdoctoral Fellow, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz & CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Tracking: The Impact on Students, and Why Schools Find it So Difficult to Stop
4:15pm - 5:15pm

Becky Francis – Director, UCL Institute of Education at University College London

 
 Expelling the Jews: Wartime Plans to Expel Jews from Eastern Europe after the Second World War
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Gil Rubin – Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Jews in Modern Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University

Friday, October 12, 2018
Historical Memory, Inter-Ethnic Relations and Conflict Prevention in European Foreign Policy
10:00am - 12:00pm

Lamberto Zannier – High Commissioner on National Minorities, OSCE

George Soroka – Lecturer , Department of Government, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Timothy W. Ryback – Director, Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation in The Hague

Oxana Shevel – Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Tufts University

Moderated by Bob Deen – Head of Section and Senior Adviser to the High Commissioner on National Minorities, OSCE: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Chair Thomas W. Simons Jr. – Former Ambassador to Poland and Pakistan and Visting Scholar, Harvard University

 
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Monday, October 15, 2018
The Life and Work of Claude Lévi-Strauss
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Emmanuelle Loyer – Professor of Universities, Sciences-Po

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
How Democracies Backslide: Evidence from South East Europe
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Dimitri Sotiropoulos – Professor of Political Science, University of Athens & CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Friday, October 19, 2018
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
 
What We Talk About When We Talk About Poverty
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Cathie Jo Martin – Professor of Sociology and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Margaret Weir – Wilson Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science, Brown University

Monday, October 22, 2018
Art Exhibit | Occupying Paris: 1968 and the Spaces of Protest
10:00pm - 4:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Varieties of Disintegration: Why Neoliberals Continue to Be Ambivalent About the EU
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Dieter Plehwe – Senior Research Fellow, Inequality and Social Policy Research Unit, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

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

 
The EU-US Battle for Global Markets: Reflections Facing Trump’s Taxation and Commercial Strategy
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Paolo Arginelli – IPBS MIM Master, Fculty, Catholic University, Italy

Pasquale Pistone – Academic Chairman; Jean Monnet Ad Personam Chair in European Tax Law, IBFD; WU Vienna

Yariv Brauner – Professor, Alumni Research Scholar, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

Ana Paula Dourado – Professor of Tax Law and European Tax Law, School of Law, University of Lisbon

Stephen Shay – Senior Lecturer, Harvard Law School

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

 
The Decline and Persistence of the ‘Old Boy’: Public Schools and Elite Recruitment 1897-2016
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Sam Friedman – Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Old Habits Die Hard? The Impact of Gender Quota Reforms on Female Legislators’ 'Floor Access’
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Jorge Fernandes – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon & CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

 
A Conversation with Douglas Alexander: Are We Destined to a Decade of Populism? Thoughts on Brexit, Trump and Democratic Politics
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Douglas Alexander – Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Chair of Unicef UK; Trustee of the Royal United Services Institute; Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Moderated by Muriel Rouyer – Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University

 
Unelected Power: A Book Presentation and Discussion with Sir Paul Tucker
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Sir Paul Tucker – Chair, The Systemic Risk Council; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Deputy Governor, The Bank of England (2009-2013)

Alberto Alesina – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Eric Beerbohm – Professor of Government, Harvard University

Kathleen McNamara – Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Daphna Renan – Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Chair and Discussant Lawrence H. Summers – Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; President Emeritus, Harvard University

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Film Screening | Les francais c’est les autres - A Film about Prejudice and Identity in Contemporary France
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Isabelle Wekstein-Steg – Attorney and activist, Paris

Respondent Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham & CES Local Affiliate

 
A Mind Never at Rest: A Tribute to Franco Modigliani (1918-2003)
6:15pm - 7:30pm

Francesco Giavazzi – Professor of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan; Visiting Professor, MIT

Federico Rampini – US Bureau Chief, La Repubblica

Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Director (1994-2001), CES, Harvard University

Friday, October 26, 2018
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:45pm
 
Substate Nationalism and The Scope of Redistribution: Evidence from Spain
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Elissa Berwick – PhD Student, Comparative Politics and Methodology, MIT & CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University

 
Oktoberfest
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The Euro at 20 - A Conversation with Marco Buti
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Marco Buti – Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank (2002-2010)

Community Events
Friday, October 5, 2018
9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, October 12, 2018
Can Democracy Survive 21St Century Capitalism?
12:15pm - 2:00pm

Sheri Berman – Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University

Torben Iversen – Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Robert Kuttner – Editor, The American Prospect; Ida and Meyer Kirstein Chair, Brandeis University, Brandeis University

Sunday, October 14, 2018
The Gatsos I Loved:  A Concert
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday, October 15, 2018
The New Spirit of the Laws: Rethinking the History of Europe and the U.S. during the last Century
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Director (1994-2001), CES, Harvard University

Andrew Gordon – Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
"The West, the Rest and the Quest for a New Global Order" – A Conversation with Ambassador Vale de Almeida
12:15pm - 1:45pm

João Vale de Almeida – Ambassador of the European Union, United Nations

Moderated by 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

 
Varieties of Corporate Governance: Japan and the World
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Michael Witt – Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business, INSEAD

Moderated by Susan Pharr – Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University; Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Why Would "We" Help "Them"? The Politics of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean Sea
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Hernan del Valle – 2018–2019 Rita E. Hauser Fellow , Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (Netherlands) Nonfiction

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Film Screening: "Holy Lands" by Amanda Sthers -  US premiere and Discussion with Director and Cast
7:15pm - 8:55pm

Guila Klara Kessous – Visiting Scholar in Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University

 
 
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