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Europe in the World Seminar


This seminar provides a forum for discussion on European contemporary affairs in the context of global developments, while bringing new perspectives to debates regarding Europe’s foreign relations and its relationship with the US. By focusing on Europe and the world, the seminar seeks to provide a broader global perspective to the study of Europe.

China, Russia, and Europe’s Authoritarian Challenge Europe in the World Seminar — China, Russia, and Europe’s Authoritarian Challenge
February 25, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Jessica Brandt – Head of Policy and Research, Alliance for Securing Democracy; Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Torrey Taussig – Research Director, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, Local Affiliate and Seminar Co-chair, CES, Harvard University and José Manuel Martinez Sierra – Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor in EU Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
An Address by the European Union's Ambassador to the United States Europe in the World Seminar — An Address by the European Union's Ambassador to the United States
March 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:45am
  • Stavros Lambrinidis – Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; CES Director, Harvard University
Democratic Decay in Europe Today? Europe in the World Seminar — Democratic Decay in Europe Today?
April 7, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Sheri Berman – Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University
  • Chair Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020 & Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Transatlantic Transfers of Political and Administrative Ideas in the 20th Century Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History & Europe in the World Seminar — Transatlantic Transfers of Political and Administrative Ideas in the 20th Century
April 14, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Sławomir Łukasiewicz – University Professor of Political Science, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
  • Céline Mavrot – Postdoctoral Researcher and Project Leader, University of Bern
  • Fritz Sager – Full Professor, University of Bern; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Taru Haapala – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Autonomous University of Madrid; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair David Armitage – Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Harvard University; CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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