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Gender, Politics, and Society


Varieties of Gender Equality? Higher Education in Germany and United States Varieties of Gender Equality? Higher Education in Germany and United States
April 11, 2014
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Frank Dobbin – Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Myra Marx Ferree – CES Speaker
Gender Equality in Higher Education in Germany Gender Equality in Higher Education in Germany
November 19, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Kathrin Zippel – Associate Professor of Sociology, Northeastern University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar of Social Exclusion and Inclusion, CES, Harvard University
  • Alessandra Rusconi – CES Speaker
Are Mothers an Extinct Species?  Political Representation and Health Discrimination in Germany Are Mothers an Extinct Species? Political Representation and Health Discrimination in Germany
November 7, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Sex, Drugs and Politics in the Netherlands: A Liberal Critique of the Permissive Society
October 21, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Linda Kaboolian – CES Speaker
  • Jorrit De Jong – CES Speaker
  • Boris Van der Ham – Former Dutch Lawmaker and president of the Dutch Humanist Society
"Women Make Peace, Men Negotiate It - UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in the Context of Bosnia and Herzegovina"
October 7, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Zilka Spahic Siljak – Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islamic Studies and Research Associate in the Women's Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Cubist Vision and Medical Perspectives in Women's World War I Cubist Vision and Medical Perspectives in Women's World War I
February 20, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Margaret Higonnet – Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Connecticut; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
The European Financial Crisis and Women: a Report from Greece and the EU The European Financial Crisis and Women: a Report from Greece and the EU
October 24, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Anna Diamantopoulou – former Greek Minister of Education, current member of the Greek Parliament; former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunity; 2012 Fisher Family Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Politics at the Intersection. Parliamentary Representation of Ethnic Minority Women in Europe Politics at the Intersection. Parliamentary Representation of Ethnic Minority Women in Europe
May 8, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Liza Mügge – Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Parenting Support in Europe: A Critical Account of an Emerging Policy
April 5, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Mary Daly – Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology, Social Policy, and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
From Left to Right: The Uses of Anti-Americanism on the Streets of Interwar Paris
February 15, 2012
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Brooke Blower – Assistant Professor of History, Boston University
Reflections on 20 Years of East-West Collaboration: The Network of East-West Women in New York and Poland, 1991-2011
December 2, 2011
3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Ann Snitnow – Director of the Gender Studies Program, The New School; Associate Professor of Literature, The New School
Can Politics Change Birth Rates? Some Recent Lessons from Germany Can Politics Change Birth Rates? Some Recent Lessons from Germany
October 14, 2011
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in Europe: Rescaling Social Policies towards Multilevel Governance Arrangements
April 21, 2011
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Yuri Kazepov – Professor of Urban Sociology, University of Urbino; President, ISA Research Committee on Urban & Regional Research
Rescheduled from March 24th - Engendering the European Demos, between Norms and Markets Rescheduled from March 24th - Engendering the European Demos, between Norms and Markets
April 4, 2011
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Muriel Rouyer – Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University
The Good Buyer: Gender, Citizenship, and Consumption in the Making of Postwar France The Good Buyer: Gender, Citizenship, and Consumption in the Making of Postwar France
March 10, 2011
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Rebecca Woods – PhD Student in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology & Society (HASTS), MIT; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES
Exclusive Rights: Adoption and Gendered Biographical Patterns in Contemporary France Exclusive Rights: Adoption and Gendered Biographical Patterns in Contemporary France
February 16, 2011
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Bruno Perreau – Cynthia L. Reed Professor and Associate Professor of French Studies, MIT; Associate Member, THEMA Laboratory, University of Lausanne
Socialist Boot Camp in Bulgaria: Building Third World-Second World alliances during the International Decade for Women
November 12, 2010
3:15pm - 5:00pm
  • Kristen Ghodsee – Professor of Gender and Women Studies, Bowdoin College; Visiting Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies
My Body, my Self. The Biopolitics of Beauty between Feminism and Commodification in Germany
October 18, 2010
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Paula-Irene Villa – Department Head and Professor of Sociology/Gender Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
The Private Life of a Noble Jewish Woman in Tsarist Russia: Gender in the Diaries of Zinaida Poliakova (1862-1952)
October 15, 2009
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • ChaeRan Freeze – Associate Professor of East European Jewish History and Graduate Chair of Women\'s and Gender Studie, Brandeis University
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON: Equal Rights in Europe: What Difference has the EU Made?
September 30, 2009
4:15pm - 6:45pm
  • Francoise Picq – Professor, University of Paris IX Dauphine
  • Patricia Thane – Professor, University of London
  • Zita Gurmai – Member, European Parliament; President, PES (Party of European Socialists) Women
Paradoxical Lives: Nostalgia, Modernity and Race in European Women’s Writing in Colonial Algeria
April 16, 2009
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Gender Equality Politics and Policies in the European Union Gender Equality Politics and Policies in the European Union
March 19, 2009
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Susanne Baer – Professor of Law, Director of the Gender Competence Center, Humboldt University
  • Maria Bustelo – Professor of Political Science, Complutense University
  • Myra Marx Ferree – Martindale-Bascom Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin
  • Emanuela Lombardo – Ramón y Cajal Researcher at the Complutense University
  • Mieke Verloo – Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality Issues , Department of Political Science, Radboud University, NL
The Politics of Intersectionality: Quotas for Women and Minorities in France and India
February 10, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Mona Lena Krook – Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, Washington University; Visiting Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Values, Equality, and Differences in Liberal Democracies: Muslim Headscarves in Europe Values, Equality, and Differences in Liberal Democracies: Muslim Headscarves in Europe
December 11, 2008
5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Michèle Lamont – Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies, Harvard University; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion, CES, Harvard University
  • Eleni Varikas
  • Birte Siim – Professor, Institute for History, International and Social Studies, University of Aalborg, Denmark
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