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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.

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 Events
Monday, September 23, 2019
The State of EU-U.S. Trade Relations: Between Conflict and Convergence
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Berend Diekmann – Head of Division for USA, Canada and Mexico, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Federal Republic of Germany

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

Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Gurus, Women, and Yoga: The Spiritual World of Hindu Universalism
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Ruth Harris – Professor of Modern European History, University of Oxford

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Session 1: What is a Thesis?
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Yugoslavia Revisited
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Marie-Janine Calic – Professor of Eastern and Southeastern European History, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Vesko Garčević – Professor of the Practice of International Relations, The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Susan Woodward – Professor of Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Closing Remarks by Martin Karplus – Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Harvard University; Nobel Laureate (2013)

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

Exhibit Opening - Remember Yugoslavia? Photographs by Martin Karplus
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Day of France at Harvard
10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday, September 27, 2019
Europe’s Strategic Role in Tackling Today’s Global Challenges
11:00am - 12:30pm

Christos Stylianides – Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management, European Commission

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

CES Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Varieties of Egalitarianism: Mapping the Equality Concepts of Parties with Online Crowdcoding
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Alexander Horn – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University

Chair Arthur Goldhammer – CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Justification and Alienation: Kant, Marx and Contemporary Critical Theory
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Rainer Forst – Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy, Goethe University Frankfurt

Chair Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

Community Events
Sunday, September 22, 2019
 Berlin Walls - What Still Divides Us
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, September 23, 2019
Crisis Escalation in NATO-Russia Contact Zones? Assessing Arms Control and Conventional Deterrence in Europe
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Falling Walls Lab Boston
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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