Lower Level Conference Room
The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Breakfast, CES Lobby: 8:15am-8:45am
Opening remarks (Peter Gordon): 8:45am
Keynote speaker: Maria Mitchell (Franklin & Marshall): 9am
1. The Ideological Underpinnings of Postwar Christian Democracy (10am-11:15am)
Sarah Shortall (Harvard University), "Catholic Ecclesiology and the Problem of Democracy"
Aline-Florence Manent (Harvard University), "CDU and The Theory of Dependency"
Comment: Jan-Werner Müller (Princeton University)
Coffee break, CES Lobby: 11:15am-11:30am
2. The Practices of Postwar Christian Democracy (11:30pm-12:45pm)
Giuliana Chamedes (Columbia University), "The Italian and German Postwar Constitutions: Reinventing Christian Europe?"
James Chappel (University of Chicago), "Democracy in the Name of the Father: Catholic Social Science and the Family, 1930-1950"
Commentator: Phil Nord (Princeton University)
3. Christian Democracy and Human Rights (1:45pm-3:30pm)
Marco Duranti (University of Sydney), "Economic Democracy and Political Democracy in Transnational Catholic Politics after the Second World War: A Human Rights Perspective"
Piotr Kosicki (University of Virginia), "Catholic Rights-talk and Eastern European Autocracy: Polish Christian Democracy between Regionalism and Transnationalism, 1937-1955"
Hannah Waits (UC Berkeley), "Democracy and the Great Commission: American Global Missions and Postwar Foreign Relations"
Commentator: Samuel Moyn (Columbia University)
Coffee break, CES Lobby: 3:30pm-3:45pm
4. Roundtable: How Can We Study Transnational Religious Politics? (3:45-4:45pm)
Maria Mitchell (Franklin & Marshall)
Udi Greenberg (Dartmouth College)
Peter Gordon (Harvard University)