Book Launch/Russia & Ukraine
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Weekly Calendar of Events
April 16-22, 2017

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 to check the CES website for last-minute changes, additions and cancellations.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Featured Events
Monday, April 17, 2017 2:15pm - 4:00pm

Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, Institute of Quantitative Social Science

Amel Ahmed – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Art – Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Tarek Masoud – Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Yascha Mounk – Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Mary Elise Sarotte – Dean's Professor of History and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California; Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, German Marshall Fund; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:15pm - 5:45pm

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (2014-2017); Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council (2009-2013); Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia (1994-1996)

Chair Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

CES Events
Monday, April 17, 2017
Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, Institute of Quantitative Social Science

Amel Ahmed – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Art – Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Tarek Masoud – Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Yascha Mounk – Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Chair Mary Elise Sarotte – Dean's Professor of History and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California; Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, German Marshall Fund; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

 
Through a Camera Obscura: Economic Science and the Emergence of the Market in Colonial Egypt
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Casey Primel – Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Differentiated Legitimacy Crisis of the European Union
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Mathew Wood – Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director, Crick Center, University of Sheffield

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Finding Europe? The Languages of a Contested Concept
12:15pm - 1:45pm

Félix Krawatzek – British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Politics & International Relations, Oxford University

Chair Stella Ghervas – Mihaychuk Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute; Assistant Professor of History, University of Alabama, Birmingham

 
Book Talk: “Ruling Ideas: How Global Neoliberalism Goes Local”
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Cornel Ban – Assistant Professor of International Relations; Co-Director of the Global Economic Governance Initiative, Boston University

Respondent Benjamin Braun – Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2016-2017, CES, Harvard ; Visiting Scholar 2016-2017, CES, Harvard

Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Co-Chair, European Union Study Group, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, April 20, 2017
The EU and the Ukraine/Russia Crisis
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Richard Youngs – Senior Fellow, Democracy and Rule of Law Program, Carnegie Europe

Chair Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University

 
Explaining Modernization of Jews in Nineteenth Century Italy
4:15pm - 6:00pm

Marco Di Giulio – Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, Program of Judaic Studies & Italian Department Franklin & Marshall College

 
Unpacking Anti-Gender Campaigns in Europe
4:15pm - 6:00pm

David Paternotte – Lecturer in Sociology, Université libre de Bruxelles

Mark D. Jordan – Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University; Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Friday, April 21, 2017
Friday Lunch
12:30pm - 2:00pm
 
Institutionalizing Protestant Ethics: Families, Schools, and the West German Basic Law, 1949-1957
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Brandon Bloch – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Graduate Student Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Graduate Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

 
Europe's Crises and Political Contestation
2:15pm - 4:00pm

Liesbet Hooghe – Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and VU, Amsterdam

Gary Marks – Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Political Science., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jeremy Ferwerda – Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College

Communit Events
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Comparative Democracy Seminar: Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes
4:15pm - 5:30pm

Joshua A. Tucker – Professor of Politics and affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies and Data Science, New York University

 
 
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