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Dinner and Annual Meeting

Professor Emeritus Charles Maier '60, PhD'67 (and Scarsdale High '56)

We are honored to welcome back Professor Emeritus Charles Maier '60, PhD '67 (and Scarsdale High '56), a noted historian on European History.  Professor Maier will be talking to us about the 75th anniversary of the Victory in Europe (V-E Day) and the challenges and opportunities facing Europe today.  
 
Prior to retiring, Maier was the Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History at Harvard, teaching European and international history.
 
Charles S. Maier, born February 23, 1939 in New York City, was most recently the Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History at Harvard University. 
 
After graduating from Scarsdale High in 1956, where a picture of Maier hands in the main hallway along with other prominent alumni, Maier graduated from Harvard College summa cum laude in 1960, studied at St. Antony's College, Oxford on a Henry Fellowship during 1960-61, and returned to take his Ph.D. in history at Harvard, 1961-67. 
 
He taught at Harvard as instructor, assistant professor, and lecturer from 1967 to l975 and returned as a professor in 1981.  He taught undergraduate courses on modern world history, the two world wars, the European Union, and political trials and political justice (Ethical Reasoning 12).  Additionally, Maier has held numerous fellowships, including, a Distinguished Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the MacArthur Foundation.
 
He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

Among his publications are numerous scholarly articles and include the books:

  • Once within Borders: Territories of Power, Wealth, and Belonging since 1500 (2016)
  • Leviathan 2.0: Inventing Modern Statehood (2014)
  • Among Empires: American Ascendancy and its Predecessors (2006)
  • Dissolution: The Crisis of Communism and the End of East Germany (1997)
  • The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity (1988)
  • In Search of Stability: Explorations in Historical Political Economy (l987)
  • Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I (1975)
The Annual Dinner will be held at Sunningdale Country Club, 300 Underhill Road, Scarsdale.  
You are welcome to bring guests.

Date: May 14th, 2020
Time: 6:30pm - reception and cash bar
7:15pm to 9:00 pm - dinner and talk
Location: Sunningdale Country Club
300 Underhill Road
Scarsdale, NY
www.sunningdale.org
Who: Club Members, Other Alumni and Guests
RSVP: n/a
Inquiries: pennyeick@gmail.com​

Payment: TBD (Club members; members may also bring one guest at this discounted rate)
  TBD

Payable online or by check

(Cash bar) 
  Tickets are not for sale yet.   Soon, tickets can be purchased online or check payable to Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Westchester with your name, the names of any guests and your email address if you'd like email confirmation of your reservation, to:
Penny Eickemeyer
15 Darcy Lane
Eastchester, NY 10709

When:

6:30PM - 9:00PM Thu 14 May 2020 ( Timezone: Eastern )

Where:

Sunningdale Country Club
300 Underhill Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583 USA

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