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Event Series

European Union Seminar


This seminar examines the politics of the European Union from theoretical, empirical and interdisciplinary perspectives. It studies the theoretical foundations of the European project in light of the problems exposed by the ongoing crisis on the continent and addresses salient EU policy issues.


Study Group Events Calendar

The European Union and the War in Ukraine European Union Seminar — The European Union and the War in Ukraine
November 9, 2023
4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Jolyon Howorth – Jean Monnet Professor ad personam & Professor Emeritus of European Politics, University of Bath; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Oxana Shevel – Associate Professor, Political Science & Director of International Relations Program, Tufts University
  • Stephen Walt – Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Ukraine's EU Accession: Political, Economic and Institutional Problems European Union Seminar — Ukraine's EU Accession: Political, Economic and Institutional Problems
October 16, 2023
2:00pm - 3:15pm
  • Federico Fabbrini – Full Professor of European Law, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University; Director, Law Research Centre, Dublin City University
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Is the Union of Europe Still Winning? European Union Seminar — Is the Union of Europe Still Winning?
May 3, 2023
11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Andrew Moravcsik – Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Stephen Walt – Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Hard Times in Brussels: How the EU is Dealing with Pandemic and War European Union Seminar — Hard Times in Brussels: How the EU is Dealing with Pandemic and War
April 5, 2023
11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Dean, Political Science Department; Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli
  • Metin Hakverdi – Member of the Bundestag, Federal Republic of Germany; Board Member, Atlantik-Brücke; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Greece’s Digital Leap: A Case of Reform and Good Governance European Union Seminar — Greece’s Digital Leap: A Case of Reform and Good Governance
February 28, 2023
3:00pm - 4:15pm
  • Kyriakos Pierrakakis – Minister of Digital Governance, Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Greece
  • Chair Elizabeth Linos – Emma Bloomberg Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Welcome Remarks by Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Brussels Effect and the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy European Union Seminar & Harvard European Law Association — The Brussels Effect and the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy
November 14, 2022
12:15pm - 1:30pm
  • Anu Bradford – Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization, Columbia Law School
  • Chair Juan Jorge Piernas López – Visiting Researcher, Institute for Global Law & Policy (IGLP); Jean Monnet Chair, University of Murcia, Faculty of Law, Spain
The Future of EU Economic Governance European Union Seminar — The Future of EU Economic Governance
October 31, 2022
12:00pm - 1:15pm
  • Federico Fabbrini – Full Professor of European Law, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University; Director, Law Research Centre, Dublin City University
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The European Union’s Reaction to the War in Ukraine European Union Seminar — The European Union’s Reaction to the War in Ukraine
October 18, 2022
2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Jolyon Howorth – Jean Monnet Professor ad personam & Professor Emeritus of European Politics, University of Bath; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Power & Alliances: The Transatlantic Partnership in a Changing World Harvard Law School & European Union Seminar — Power & Alliances: The Transatlantic Partnership in a Changing World
October 15, 2022
11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Valdis Dombrovskis – Executive Vice-President for Economy and Trade, European Commission
  • Chair and Discussant Mark Wu – Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
Truth, Democracy and Media Freedom: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos European Union Seminar — Truth, Democracy and Media Freedom: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos
May 24, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
  • James H. Barron – Author
  • Katerina Sokou – Washington D.C. Correspondent, Kathimerini
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Stories and Archives: A Conversation with Mark Mazower and Ersi Sotiropoulos European Union Seminar — Stories and Archives: A Conversation with Mark Mazower and Ersi Sotiropoulos
April 29, 2022
12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Mark Mazower – Ira D. Wallach Professor of History, Columbia University
  • Ersi Sotiropoulos – Author
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Opening Remarks by Alexandra Papadopoulou – Ambassador of Greece to the United States
Athens: City of Wisdom – Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital European Union Seminar — Athens: City of Wisdom – Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital
April 12, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Bruce Clark – Author; Journalist, The Economist
  • Chair Mark Schiefsky – C. Lois P. Grove Professor of the Classics & Director, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
  • Welcome Remarks by Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Stratos Efthymiou – Consul General of Greece in Boston
Germany and Europe’s Reaction to the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for the West European Union Seminar — Germany and Europe’s Reaction to the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for the West
March 31, 2022
3:00pm - 4:15pm
  • Wolfgang Ischinger – Senior Professor of Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, The Hertie School; Chair, Munich Security Conference (2008-2022)
  • Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand? European Union Seminar — U.S.-European Relations: Where Do We Stand?
November 30, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Thierry De Montbrial – Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)
  • Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate European Union Seminar — Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate
November 9, 2021
1:30pm - 2:45pm
  • Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Margaret MacMillan – Professor of History, University of Toronto; Emeritus Professor of International History, Oxford University; Engelsberg Chair in History and International Affairs, IDEAS at the London School of Economics
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience European Union Seminar & Worldwide Week at Harvard — Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience
October 4, 2021
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 & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Transatlantic Crises: AUKUS, the China Challenge and Afghanistan European Union Seminar & Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship — Transatlantic Crises: AUKUS, the China Challenge and Afghanistan
September 24, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Nathalie Tocci – Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali
  • Introduction by Joseph S. Nye – Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
EU-US Trade Relations: Where do They Stand Under the Biden Administration? European Union Seminar — EU-US Trade Relations: Where do They Stand Under the Biden Administration?
April 27, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Stormy-Annika Mildner – Executive Director, Aspen Institute Germany
  • Peter Rashish – Senior Fellow and Director, Geoeconomics Program, American Institute for German Studies (AICGS)
  • Rupert Schlegelmilch – Director, The Americas, Agriculture and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The COVID-19 Crisis: EU and Member-State Responses European Union Seminar — The COVID-19 Crisis: EU and Member-State Responses
April 13, 2021
12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet of Commissioner of Economy Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission; Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (2008-2019), European Commission
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Dean, Political Science Department; Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli
  • 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)
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union European Union Seminar — Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union
April 8, 2021
1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Stella Ghervas – Professor of Russian History, Newcastle University
  • Charles Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Director (1994-2001), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Samuel Moyn – Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History, Yale Law School
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Populism, Democracy and Recognition European Union Seminar — Populism, Democracy and Recognition
February 18, 2021
2:00pm - 3:15pm
  • Michèle Lamont – Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African-American Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Pierre Rosanvallon – Professor of Modern and Contemporary History of Politics, Collège de France
  • Welcome Remarks by Arnaud Mentré – Consul General of France in Boston
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
What’s the EU for? Thinking about EU-level Public Goods in a Post-COVID World European Economic Policy Forum — What’s the EU for? Thinking about EU-level Public Goods in a Post-COVID World
November 12, 2020
12:15pm - 1:30pm
  • Marco Buti – Head of Cabinet, European Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Taxation
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • Chair Hans-Helmut Kotz – CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
Europe's Crisis of Legitimacy – A Book Discussion European Union Seminar & Worldwide Week at Harvard — Europe's Crisis of Legitimacy – A Book Discussion
October 6, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Jane Mansbridge – Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Emerita, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
CANCELLED - Sovereigntists of Europe Unite - De-democratization in EU Member States and the Emerging Alliance of EU Sovereigntists European Union and European Politics Seminars — CANCELLED - Sovereigntists of Europe Unite - De-democratization in EU Member States and the Emerging Alliance of EU Sovereigntists
April 20, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Laszlo Bruszt – Professor of Political Science, Central European University
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
CANCELLED - The Future of the European Union After Brexit European Union Seminar — CANCELLED - The Future of the European Union After Brexit
April 16, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Luiss School of Government; Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
CANCELLED - Far Right Domino: Pathways of Transmission of the European Far-right Vote European Union Seminar — CANCELLED - Far Right Domino: Pathways of Transmission of the European Far-right Vote
April 10, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Lamprini Rori – Lecturer in Politics, University of Exeter
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
CANCELLED - Citizen Engagement with Refugee Resettlement: The French Case European Union Seminar — CANCELLED - Citizen Engagement with Refugee Resettlement: The French Case
March 25, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Claire Schiff – Associate Professor of Sociology, Bordeaux University; Researcher, Centre Emile Durkheim (CNRS)
  • Respondent Jacqueline Bhabha – Director of Research & Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, FXB Center of for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Lecturer on Social Studies; Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies & CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
CANCELLED - Hate Speech on Social Media: A European Case European Union Seminar — CANCELLED - Hate Speech on Social Media: A European Case
March 10, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Irene V. Pasquetto – Chief Editor, Misinformation Review, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Costanza Sciubba Caniglia – Managing Editor, Misinformation Review, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair and Discussant Alina Bârgăoanu – Dean and Jean Monnet Chair, Faculty of Communication and Public Relations, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University
The Climate-Neutral City: Views from Athens, London, Milan, Paris, and Vienna European Union Seminar — The Climate-Neutral City: Views from Athens, London, Milan, Paris, and Vienna
February 25, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Adam Freed – Principal, Bloomberg Associates
  • Eleni Myrivili – Senior Advisor for Resilience and Sustainability, City of Athens
  • Maria Vassilakou – Deputy Mayor and Deputy Governor, City of Vienna (2010-2019)
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
A Europe Fit for the Digital Age European Union Seminar — A Europe Fit for the Digital Age
February 11, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Kasia Jakimowicz – Edward S. Mason Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Senior Programme Advisor, European Innovation Council, European Commission (2018-2019)
  • Julia Reda – Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University; Member of the European Parliament (2014-2019)
  • Álvaro Renedo Zalba – Rafael del Pino-Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
Reinventing Athens – A Conversation with Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis CES 50th Anniversary Events Series — Reinventing Athens – A Conversation with Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis
February 4, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Kostas Bakoyannis – Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Mayor of Athens (2019-2023), The Hellenic Republic
  • Chair Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Emergency Powers of International Organizations European Union Seminar — Emergency Powers of International Organizations
November 20, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Christian Kreuder-Sonnen – Assistant Professor for International Organizations, Friedrich Schiller University Jena; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Joel P. Trachtman – Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
What Future for Europe’s Foreign Policy? A Discussion with Pierre Vimont European Union Seminar — What Future for Europe’s Foreign Policy? A Discussion with Pierre Vimont
November 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Pierre Vimont – Executive Secretary-General (2010-2015), European External Action Service (EEAS); Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Europe and the World European Union Seminar — Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Europe and the World
November 12, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Justin Gest – Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Schar School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, George Mason University
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944 Jews in Modern Europe Seminar & European Union Seminar — The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944
October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Jacques Sémelin – Professor in Modern History and Political Science, Science Po; Senior Researcher Emeritus, Center for International Studies (CERI-CNRS)
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University
Italy in Europe: Economic Problems and Political Prospects European Union Seminar - A Worldwide Week at Harvard Event — Italy in Europe: Economic Problems and Political Prospects
October 10, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Carlo Bastasin – Non-resident Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution
  • Philippe Le Corre – Research Associate, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation & the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Non-resident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The State of EU-U.S. Trade Relations: Between Conflict and Convergence European Union Seminar — The State of EU-U.S. Trade Relations: Between Conflict and Convergence
September 23, 2019
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; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Populism and Liberal Democracy European Union Seminar — Populism and Liberal Democracy
September 5, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Takis Pappas – University Researcher, University of Helsinki
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Bart Bonikowski – Associate Professor of Sociology, CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
Migration and Distributive Politics in the European Union European Union Study Group — Migration and Distributive Politics in the European Union
May 8, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Merih Angin – Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
  • Hernan del Valle  – Rita E. Hauser Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • Chair Ayşe Kadıoğlu – Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University; Professor of Political Science, Sabancı University
France: A Key Player in Europe’s Relationship with China European Union Study Group — France: A Key Player in Europe’s Relationship with China
April 3, 2019
12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Philippe Le Corre – Affiliate, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Senior Associate, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Chair, European Union Study Group, CES
Unintended Consequences of EU External Action European Union Study Group — Unintended Consequences of EU External Action
March 28, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Olga Burlyuk – FWO Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
  • Claudia Wiesner – Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Chair, Fulda University of Applied Sciences; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University
  • Christiane Lemke – Professor of Political Science, Leibniz University of Hannover; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 1983-1984, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Migration Debates in Germany: Where Are We Headed and What Should We Do? European Union Study Group — Migration Debates in Germany: Where Are We Headed and What Should We Do?
March 26, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Johannes Vogel – Member of the Bundestag, Federal Republic of Germany; Secretary General, Free Democratic Party in North-Rhine Westphalia; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow 2019, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Karl Kaiser – Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Universities and Europe: Towards a New Ambition European Union Study Group — Universities and Europe: Towards a New Ambition
December 5, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Bertrand Monthubert – Professor of Mathematics, University Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier; Chair of the Board of Directors, Campus France
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Crisis in Greece (2010-2018) and the Implications for the Eurozone: Taking Stock, Looking Forward European Union Study Group — The Crisis in Greece (2010-2018) and the Implications for the Eurozone: Taking Stock, Looking Forward
December 3, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Michalis Psalidopoulos – Alternate Executive Director, International Monetary Fund; Professor of Economics, University of Athens
  • Respondent 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)
The Eurozone Crisis in the European Periphery:  Causes and Consequences The European Union Study Group — The Eurozone Crisis in the European Periphery: Causes and Consequences
November 9, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Dimitris Tsarouhas – Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University; Visiting Scholar, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service
  • Respondent Dimitri Sotiropoulos – Professor of Political Science, University of Athens; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University
A Conversation with Douglas Alexander – Are We Destined to a Decade of Populism? Worldwide Week at Harvard | Contemporary Europe Study Group — A Conversation with Douglas Alexander – Are We Destined to a Decade of Populism?
October 24, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Douglas Alexander – Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School; Chair of Unicef United Kingdom; former Secretary of State for International Development and UK Governor to the World Bank
  • Muriel Rouyer – Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Seth Johnston – Major, United States Army; Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University; International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Research Associate, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Philip Rathgeb – Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz
  • Irfan Hemani – Mid Career MPA, Harvard Kennedy School; Programme Director, Aga Khan Foundation
  • Ammar Waraich – MPP Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School; Member of the Royal College of Physicians; Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy
  • Moderated by Muriel Rouyer – Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Varieties of Disintegration: Why Neoliberals Continue to Be Ambivalent About the EU European Union Study Group — Varieties of Disintegration: Why Neoliberals Continue to Be Ambivalent About the EU
October 23, 2018
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
Diversity and Inclusion in France: From Algeria to the Elysée, the Journey of Bariza Khiari, President Macron's Advisor European Union Study Group — Diversity and Inclusion in France: From Algeria to the Elysée, the Journey of Bariza Khiari, President Macron's Advisor
October 3, 2018
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
Why Wilson Matters - A Book Discussion European Union Study Group — Why Wilson Matters - A Book Discussion
May 2, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Tony Smith – Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, Tufts Univeristy and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University
  • Stephen Walt – Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Moderated by Karl Kaiser – Senior Associate, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
Headscarves in the Workplace: A Commentary on the Court of Justice of the European Union Decision The European Union Study Group — Headscarves in the Workplace: A Commentary on the Court of Justice of the European Union Decision
April 23, 2018
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Ioanna Tourkochoriti – Lecturer Above the Bar, School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Ivana Isailovic – Emile Noel Fellow 2016-17, NYU School of Law; Adjunct Faculty at Northeastern University; CES Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
  • Chair José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense; CES Local Affiliate, Harvard University
The Paradox of Germany's AfD Party: A Case of Populism in a Stable Society and Thriving Economy European Union Study Group — The Paradox of Germany's AfD Party: A Case of Populism in a Stable Society and Thriving Economy
April 3, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Edouard Husson – Professor of Modern History and International Affairs, and Vice-President, Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University
  • Respondent David Art – Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University and CES Local Affiliate, Harvard University
After the (Political) Earthquakes: the EU, Multilateralism, and a Volatile World The European Union Study Group — After the (Political) Earthquakes: the EU, Multilateralism, and a Volatile World
November 30, 2017
5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • João Vale de Almeida – Ambassador of the European Union, United Nations
  • Moderated by Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Panel on the Implications of the French and German Elections for the Future of the European Union Contemporary Europe Study Group — Panel on the Implications of the French and German Elections for the Future of the European Union
November 20, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Adrien Abecassis – Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Niels Planel – International Consultant, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Chair Arthur Goldhammer – Chair, Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe, CES, Harvard University
Brexit's Prehistories Contemporary Europe Study Group and European Union Study Group — Brexit's Prehistories
October 6, 2017
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Kiran Klaus Patel – Professor of European and Global History; Jean Monnet Chair; Maastricht University
  • Chair Laura Levine Frader – Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University; Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Three Elections and a Brexit: The Unraveling of Europe? European Union Study Group and the American Council on Germany, Boston Warburg Chapter — Three Elections and a Brexit: The Unraveling of Europe?
October 2, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Thomas Matussek – Former German Ambassador to the UK, the UN and India; Senior Advisor, Flint Global, Berlin
The European Union’s Security Policy and the Middle East European Union Study Group and the Transatlantic Relations Seminar — The European Union’s Security Policy and the Middle East
April 25, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The EU and the Ukraine/Russia Crisis European Union Study Group — The EU and the Ukraine/Russia Crisis
April 20, 2017
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
Book Talk: “Ruling Ideas: How Global Neoliberalism Goes Local” European Union Study Group — Book Talk: “Ruling Ideas: How Global Neoliberalism Goes Local”
April 19, 2017
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, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2016-2017, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Nicolas Prevelakis – Associate Senior Lecturer on Social Studies & Assistant Director of Curricular Development, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Differentiated Legitimacy Crisis of the European Union European Union Study Group — The Differentiated Legitimacy Crisis of the European Union
April 18, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Mathew Wood – Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director, Crick Center, University of Sheffield
The Future of German American Relations European Union Study Group — The Future of German American Relations
April 13, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Yascha Mounk – Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow, SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Stephen Szabo – Executive Director, Transatlantic Academy
  • Heidi Tworek – Assistant Professor of International History, University of British Columbia; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
The Populist Challenge The European Union Study Group — The Populist Challenge
April 10, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Chantal Mouffe – Professor of Political Theory, University of Westminster
The Disunited States of Europe: Where Do We Go from Here? European Union Study Group — The Disunited States of Europe: Where Do We Go from Here?
April 5, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The Future of EU Security Policy and Transatlantic Relations European Union Study Group — The Future of EU Security Policy and Transatlantic Relations
March 23, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Ludwig Blaurock – Counselor for Political and Military Affairs, Security & Development Section in the Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America
France, Europe and Transatlantic Relations in Testing Times European Union Study Group — France, Europe and Transatlantic Relations in Testing Times
March 9, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Frédéric Bozo – Senior Fellow, GMF Transatlantic Academy; Professor of Contemporary History, Université Paris III
Reviving the Promise of Prosperity in the EU The EU Study Group — Reviving the Promise of Prosperity in the EU
February 22, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Henning Meyer – Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Social Europe; Managing Director, New Global Strategy; Research Associate, Public Policy Group, London School of Economics and Political Science; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2017, CES, Harvard 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
The Populist Paradox: How the Promotion of Christian Identity  by European Populists Contributes to Secularization Contemporary Europe and European Union Study Groups — The Populist Paradox: How the Promotion of Christian Identity by European Populists Contributes to Secularization
February 1, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Olivier Roy – Research Director, Unit on the 'Iranian World,' Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
  • Tarek Masoud – Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Introduction by Muriel Rouyer – Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The State of the Euro The European Union Study Group — The State of the Euro
December 6, 2016
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Chairman, Société Générale; Member of the Executive Board (2005-2011), European Central Bank
  • Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • 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)
  • Jeffrey Frankel – James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Search for Europe: Panel Discussion The European Union Study Group — The Search for Europe: Panel Discussion
November 30, 2016
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Jeffry Frieden – Chair of the Department of Government and Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University
  • Arthur Goldhammer – Writer & Translator; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 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
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Future of Sino-EU Relations After Brexit The European Union Study Group — The Future of Sino-EU Relations After Brexit
November 3, 2016
11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Philippe Le Corre – Research Associate, Ash Center for Democratic Governance, Harvard Kennedy School; Associate, Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
Uneasy Calm: Fixing Europe's Economic and Institutional Woes European Union Study Group — Uneasy Calm: Fixing Europe's Economic and Institutional Woes
November 1, 2016
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Marco Buti – Director General of the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
  • Hans-Helmut Kotz – Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University; Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences, Freiburg University; Former member of the Bundesbank Board
  • Karl Kaiser – Senior Associate, Program on Transatlantic Relations, Harvard University; Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Book Talk: “In Defense of Europe: Can the European Project Be Saved?” The European Union Study Group — Book Talk: “In Defense of Europe: Can the European Project Be Saved?”
October 13, 2016
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Loukas Tsoukalis – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Europe – On Achieving an Appropriate Economic Policy Stance European Economic Policy Forum — Europe – On Achieving an Appropriate Economic Policy Stance
October 4, 2016
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Dante Roscini – MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Servaas Deroose – Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Economics and Financial Affairs (ECFIN), European Commission
  • Thomas Wieser – President, Euro Working Group and Economic and Financial Committee, Council of the European Union
  • Benjamin Friedman – William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • 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)
Europe and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Normative Issues and the Design of the International Refugee Regime The European Union Study Group — Europe and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Normative Issues and the Design of the International Refugee Regime
September 8, 2016
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • David Owen – Professor of Social and Political Philosophy, University of Southampton
  • Gerald Neuman – J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law, Harvard Law School; Co-Director, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School
Political Consequences of the Eurozone Crisis Political Consequences of the Eurozone Crisis
April 19, 2016
2:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Jose Ignatio Torreblanca – Director, European Council on Foreign Relations, Madrid
  • Jonathan Hopkin – Reader in Comparative Politics, Department of Government, London School of Economics
  • Marina Costa Lobo – Professor of Political Science, University of Lisbon
  • David Marsh – Director, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum
  • Commentary by Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University and Loukas Tsoukalis – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Sofia A. Perez – Associate Professor of Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Which European Union? Which European Union?
April 13, 2016
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Sergio Fabbrini – Dean, Political Science Department; Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli
Efficiency and Legitimacy Challenges Governing Europe After the Crisis — Efficiency and Legitimacy Challenges
April 12, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Loukas Tsoukalis – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Joaquín Almunia – Vice President and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission (2010-2014); Short-Term Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Ramona Coman – Professor of European Governance and Director, Institute for European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Frederik Ponjaert – Researcher, Institute for European Studies; Head of the Waseda University Desk, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
  • Laszlo Andor – Prof. of European Economic Governance, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
  • Chair Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
The Democratic Challenge of European Integration Welfare Markets in Europe: — The Democratic Challenge of European Integration
April 4, 2016
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Andrew Martin – Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Amandine Crespy – Assistant Professor for Political Science and EU Studies and Research Affiliate, Cevipol at the Université libre de Bruxelles
An Uncertain Idea of Europe? Ideas in Post-Crisis Europe and How to Study Them An Uncertain Idea of Europe? Ideas in Post-Crisis Europe and How to Study Them
March 31, 2016
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Mark Blyth – Eastman Professor of Political Economy & Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Craig Parsons – Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon
Europe's Multiple Crises: Is there a Way Out? Europe's Multiple Crises: Is there a Way Out?
March 31, 2016
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Refugee Crisis and the Disuniting of the Union: Europe on the Brink The European Union Study Group — The Refugee Crisis and the Disuniting of the Union: Europe on the Brink
March 1, 2016
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Seyla Benhabib – Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University
Culture, Legitimacy and the EU in Crisis Imagining Europe: — Culture, Legitimacy and the EU in Crisis
February 24, 2016
12:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Jason Beckfield – Robert G. Stone Jr. Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Kathleen McNamara – Professor of Government and Foreign Service; Co-Director of the Global Political Economy Project, Georgetown University
German Foreign Policy Facing the Crises in Europe
November 16, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Refugee Crisis in the EU: Root Causes, Current Challenges, and Future Implications
November 3, 2015
1:15pm - 3:00pm
A European Germany and a German Europe, 1989-2015 A European Germany and a German Europe, 1989-2015
October 19, 2015
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Harold James – Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies; Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University; Director, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, Princeton University
Looking Back at German Unification Looking Back at German Unification
October 13, 2015
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Charles S. Maier – Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University
  • Tereza Novotna – FNRS Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institute for European Studies, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
How the Euro Transformed National Politics How the Euro Transformed National Politics
October 7, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Carlo Bastasin – Non-resident Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution
The State of the Euro The State of the Euro
September 22, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 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)
  • Jeffry Frieden – Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University, Harvard University
  • Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Chairman, Société Générale; Member of the Executive Board (2005-2011), European Central Bank
  • Jeffrey A. Frenkel – James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School
The Future of the EU: A Perspective From Spain The Future of the EU: A Perspective From Spain
September 15, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • José María Beneyto – Professor of International Public Law and International Relations and Director, Institute for European Studies
Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse Founding Fathers of Europe: A Comparison with the U.S. Discourse
April 22, 2015
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Is the Euro Area Heading back into Crisis? Is the Euro Area Heading back into Crisis?
March 4, 2015
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy & Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations
  • Erik Jones – Director of European and Eurasian Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University
The Ukraine Crisis, ISIS and Terrorism: New Challenges to the EU and the US The Ukraine Crisis, ISIS and Terrorism: New Challenges to the EU and the US
February 24, 2015
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Jolyon Howorth – Jean Monnet Professor ad personam & Professor Emeritus of European Politics, University of Bath; Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Stephen Walt – Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Maciej Popowski – Deputy Secretary General, EU External Action Service
  • Anand Menon – Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, King's College London; Director, UK in a Changing Europe
  • William Wohlforth – Daniel Webster Professor, Government Department, Dartmouth College
The State of Democracy in Europe: Reflections on the Eurocrisis The State of Democracy in Europe: Reflections on the Eurocrisis
November 19, 2014
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Turkuler Isiksel – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; LAPA Fellow, Princeton University
  • James Bohman – Professor of Philosophy and Professor of International Studies., St. Louis University
Inflated Threats: The Eurozone Crisis and the Challenges Going Forward Inflated Threats: The Eurozone Crisis and the Challenges Going Forward
November 17, 2014
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Wolfgang Münchau – Associate Editor, The Financial Times; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2014, CES, Harvard University
Extending Experimentalist Governance? The EU and Transnational Regulation
November 14, 2014
3:15pm - 5:00pm
  • Jonathan Zeitlin – Senior Fellow in International Studies, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University; Professor of Public Policy and Governance and Jean Monnet Chair in European and Transnational Governance, Department of Political Science University of Amsterdam
The Decline of the Left in Europe The Decline of the Left in Europe
October 17, 2014
11:30am - 1:00pm
The State of the Euro in a Changing EU The State of the Euro in a Changing EU
September 10, 2014
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 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)
  • Jeffry Frieden – Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University, Harvard University
  • Richard Cooper – Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Chairman, Société Générale; Member of the Executive Board (2005-2011), European Central Bank
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