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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
Thursday, October 4, 2018
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

Monday, October 15, 2018
Workshop: E.U.-U.S.A. – A shriveling Wertegemeinschaft?
12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, German Bundesbank (2002-2012)Dante Roscini – Professor of Management Practice of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, CES, Harvard University

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

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

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

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

Sir Paul Tucker – Chair, The Systemic Risk Council; Deputy Governor, The Bank of England (2009-2013); Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

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

Francesco Giavazzi – Senior Professor of Economics, Università Bocconi

Federico Rampini – US Bureau Chief, La Repubblica

Chair Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, October 26, 2018
Oktoberfest
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The Euro at 20: What's Still Needed to Thrive in a Changing Global Landscape?
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet of Commissioner of Economy Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission; Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (2008-2019), European Commission

Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics & Resident Faculty, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Member of the Executive Board, German Bundesbank (2002-2012)

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