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Event Series

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs


The Memory Trap: The Politics of the Past and International Relations
March 26, 2014
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Thomas Berger – CES Speaker
Strategic Dilemmas of Contemporary Conservatism Strategic Dilemmas of Contemporary Conservatism
November 14, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Herbert Kitschelt – George V. Allen Professor of International Relations, Duke University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES; Chair, Director's Seminar
Austerity: European Democracies Against the Wall Austerity: European Democracies Against the Wall
October 24, 2013
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Boston University; Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, European Union Study Group, CES, Harvard University
  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi – Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
The State of the Euro: Implications for Europe and the United States
October 16, 2013
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Jean-Claude Trichet – Former President, European Central Bank
Prospects for Pluralist Democracy in post-Gezi Turkey
September 27, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Future of the Euro: A Perspective from Italy
March 28, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Stefan Collignon – Professor of Political Economy, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa; International Chief Economist, Centro Europa Ricerche (CER), Rome
Completing the Euro: A Roadmap toward Fiscal Union in Europe
November 28, 2012
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Henrik Enderlein – Associate Dean and Professor of Political Economy, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Pierre Keller Visiting Professor for Public Policy, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Harvard Kennedy School
Global Trade Policy and the Rush to Bilateralism
October 11, 2012
4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Peter Sutherland – former Attorney General, Ireland; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; former Director General, WTO; former EU Commissioner, London School of Economics; Chairman
Rebuilding the Economic & Monetary Union
September 25, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Olli Rehn – Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Commissioner for European Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro
The Future of the EU: Two Tier, Multi-speed or Variable Geometry
April 3, 2012
12:15pm - 2:00pm
  • David Miliband – Former Secretary, State of the UK
Germany and the Euro Crisis Germany and the Euro Crisis
December 5, 2011
1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Guido Goldman – Director, Program for the Study of Germany and Europe, Program for the Study of Germany & Europe, CES; Founding Director, CES, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Karl Kaiser – Senior Associate, Program on Transatlantic Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
"EU Foreign Policy: Does it Exist?" Panel on EU Foreign Policy "EU Foreign Policy: Does it Exist?" Panel on EU Foreign Policy
April 5, 2011
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Jolyon Howorth – Visiting Professor, Political Science and Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Boston University; Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, European Union Study Group, CES, Harvard University
  • Jacques Rupnik – Senior Research Fellow, Sciences-Po
  • Jorgen Holmquist – EU Commission Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Relations
EU Cooperation with Authoritarian Arab Regimes: Does it Foster Democratization?
March 9, 2011
5:15pm - 7:00pm
The EU Facing Global Challenges
September 27, 2010
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Catherine Ashton – High Representative, Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union
Religion in Europe - And How to Accommodate Islam Religion in Europe - And How to Accommodate Islam
September 13, 2010
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Gerhard Robbers – Professor of Public Law and Political Philosophy and Director of the Institute for European Constitu, University of Trier, Germany
Is Europe a Failed Democracy? Will the Lisbon Treaty Make a Difference? And if not, what will? Is Europe a Failed Democracy? Will the Lisbon Treaty Make a Difference? And if not, what will?
November 24, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Jonathan Faull – Director General for Justice, Freedom, and Security, European Commission
  • Jean-Claude Piris – Director General of the Legal Service, Council of the European Union
  • Joseph H.H. Weiler – President, European University Institute (EUI); Senior Fellow, CES
European Integration: A Project of Values and Not Just Pragmatism
October 28, 2009
6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Peter Sutherland – former Attorney General, Ireland; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; former Director General, WTO; former EU Commissioner, London School of Economics; Chairman
Civilizations in World Politics: Plural and Pluralist Perspectives
October 13, 2009
12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Peter J. Katzenstein – Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies and Stephen Weiss Presidential Teaching F, Cornell University; President, American Political Science Association (2008-09)
Prospects for Japan's Revival: DPJ, Economic Policy, and Company Innovation
October 6, 2009
12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Richard Katz – Editor-in-Chief, The Oriental Economist
  • Andrei Hagiu – Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Strategy Group), Harvard Business School
Europe in the World
September 17, 2009
6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Javier Solana – EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy
Challenges Surrounding Public Health
November 6, 2008
3:15pm - 5:00pm
  • Androulla Vassiliou – European Commissioner for Health
European Leadership on Global Environmental Challenges
October 7, 2008
4:30pm - 6:00pm
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