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Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion


Examines group relations, inequalities, and cultural frames within and between European societies as well as the social construction of a broader European community. This seminar regularly sponsors research presentations by European and American social scientists working on questions of social integration and cohesion, social hierarchies, and conflicts. Recent seminar topics included immigrant integration policies, the French banlieues, convergence in social welfare policies, social resilience, and racialization in Europe.


Series Events Calendar

Ascent to Glory: How "One Hundred Years of Solitude" Was Written and Became a Global Classic Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Ascent to Glory: How "One Hundred Years of Solitude" Was Written and Became a Global Classic
February 2, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Alvaro Santana-Acuña – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College
  • Gisèle Sapiro – Professor of Sociology, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHSS); Research Professor, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
  • Diana Sorensen – James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish), Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
  • Chair 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; CES Seminar Co-chair & Faculty Associate, Harvard University
Ethnicity, Migration and Belonging in Europe Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — Ethnicity, Migration and Belonging in Europe
February 9, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Maurice Crul – Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Rahsaan Maxwell – Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Claire Alexander – Professor of Sociology, The University of Manchester
  • Chair Natasha Warikoo – Professor of Sociology, Tufts University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
An Ugly Word: Rethinking "Race" in Italy Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion — An Ugly Word: Rethinking "Race" in Italy
March 2, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Ann J Morning – Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University
  • Tommaso Vitale – Associate Professor of Sociology, Sciences Po
  • Sunmin Kim – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dartmouth College
  • Chair Natasha Warikoo – Professor of Sociology, Tufts University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
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