Extreme Heat in Europe | Floods in Germany | Worldwide Week at Harvard
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During the fall semester, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) welcomes you to join our events virtually. This calendar offers an overview through mid-October. Please check the CES website and upcoming emails regularly for additions over the coming weeks. All events will take place via Zoom, and each event listing will include instructions for pre-registration and access.

Please note that entry to Adolphus Busch Hall is limited to those who hold offices in the building as well as Harvard faculty, staff, and students.

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CES Events
Monday, October 4, 2021
Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Amy Chester – Managing Director, Rebuild By Design

Eleni Myrivili – Senior Advisor for Resilience and Sustainability, City of Athens

Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
The German Floods of July 2021: The New Normal or a Wake Up Call for (More) Climate Protection?
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Anja Bierwirth – Head of Research Unit Urban Transitions, Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

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

Chair Sabine von Mering – Director, Center for German and European Studies, Brandeis University; Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University

Friday, October 8, 2021
The Fractured Political Economy: The Muting of Place-Based Economic Interests in the United States
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Daniel P. Carpenter – Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Paul Pierson – John Gross Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Sam Zacher – Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University

Jacob Hacker – Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science, Yale University

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
After Merkel, Now What? Analyzing Germany's 2021 Elections
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Andreas Busch – University Professor of Comparative Politics and Political Economy, University of Göttingen

Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Constanze Stelzenmüller – Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, and Fritz Stern Chair on Germany and trans-Atlantic Relations, The Brookings Institution

Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Thursday, October 14, 2021
The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Racial Politics of Ethnography
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rachel Smith – Ph.D. Student, Department of History, UCLA

Chair Tsiona Lida – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate & Seminar Coordinator, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Friday, October 15, 2021
From Status to … Something: J.F. Stephen and Henry Maine on Inequality in Britain and India
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Théophile Deslauriers – Ph.D. Student, Department of Politics, Princeton University; Visiting Student, Department of Government, Harvard University

Chair Hansong Li – Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, Dissertation Workshop Coordinator & EHPS Advisor, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Community Events
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8:30am - 10:00am
Thursday, October 7, 2021
10:00am - 1:00pm
 
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, October 8, 2021
11:30am - 12:30pm
Monday, October 11, 2021
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Thursday, October 14, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
 
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