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The Health of Nations: Europe in Comparative Perspective


Nostalgia in 1688: The Making of a Disease Nostalgia in 1688: The Making of a Disease
April 2, 2014
12:15pm - 1:45pm
  • Thomas Dodman – Assistant Professor of History, Boston College; Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe Study Group, CES, Harvard University
From Magic Bullets To Cold Warriors: Germany’s Fight Against Tuberculosis
March 25, 2014
6:15pm - 8:00pm
  • Anna Haas Kolchinsky – Ph.D, Boston College
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
AIDS Policy and the Moral Imagination
October 16, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Ann Swidler – Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
The Social Consequences of Adjustment in Greece: Public Health After the Welfare State Disappears
April 26, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Alexander Kentikelenis – Research Fellow, Program on Negotiation at Harvard University; PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge (UK)
Why is the EU more Precautionary than the US in Regulating Health, Consumer, and Environmental Risks? Why is the EU more Precautionary than the US in Regulating Health, Consumer, and Environmental Risks?
September 19, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • David J. Vogel – Solomon P. Lee Distinguished Professorship in Business Ethics, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Method for a Micro-Analysis of the Boundaries of Solidarity: The Case of a Group Facing a Public Health Tragedy Method for a Micro-Analysis of the Boundaries of Solidarity: The Case of a Group Facing a Public Health Tragedy
April 5, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Nicolas Dodier – Sociologist
  • Janine Barbot – Research Fellow, National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), France; Visiting Scientist, Harvard Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
What Have We Learned about Population Health from the Period of Political Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe?
January 31, 2012
5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Clyde Hertzman – Canada Research Chair in Population Health and Human Development, University of British Columbia
Pandemics: waves of disease, waves of hate from the Plague of Athens to AIDS
September 23, 2011
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Quality for Some, or Quality for All? A UK Perspective on Inequality in Health Care
November 12, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Graham C M Watt – Norie Miller Professor of General Practice, Glasgow University
What Lies Behind Inequalities in Health? A Cross National Perspective What Lies Behind Inequalities in Health? A Cross National Perspective
October 24, 2008
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Peter A. Hall – Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Department of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800, CES, Harvard University; Co-Director, Program on Successful Societies, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR); Senior Advisor, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Jason Beckfield – Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion, CES, Harvard University
  • Rosemary C.R. Taylor – Associate Professor of Sociology, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Sigrun Olafsdottir – Department of Sociology, Boston University
  • Lucy Barnes – Program on Inequality and Social Policy, JFK School of Government, Harvard University
Providing public services in Britain: Is the EU policy a help or a hindrance?
October 3, 2008
2:15pm - 4:00pm
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