SPP Research Seminars

The SPP Faculty & PhD seminar series is the forum for SPP faculty and doctoral students in the DSPS Public Policy track to share findings from ongoing and recently concluded research projects. Each seminar features the presentation of a single paper and discussion with the audience. 

To join a seminar, please send an email to SPP Office and you will receive the event's Zoom link.

Spring Term, 2021 

April 28, 13:30-14:30

Natalia Dziadyk (PhD Student): Political Participation of Migrants in Central and Eastern Europe: How does Empowerment Shape Migrants' Political Participation in Prague and Warsaw? (Discussant: Andrea Krizsan, Associate Professor, SPP)

Szilvia Nagy (PhD Student): "Translating the Vision": Practices of Cultural Strategy Translation in the Eastern Partnerships Initiative. (Discussant: Marie-Pierre Granger, Associate Professor, SPP)

May 12, 13:30-14:30

Samuel Kiiru ( PhD Student): Knowledge Production, Transfer and Utilization in Agriculture. (Discussant: Anand Murugesan, Assistant Professor, SPP)

June 16, 13:30-14:30

Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario: TBA

Winter Term, 2021

February 10, 13:30-14:30

Gunsyma Shaydorova (PhD student): Internationalization of Russian Higher Education: Governmental Policies and Institutional Responses. A View from Siberia.

February 24, 13:30-14:30

Martin Kahanec (Professor, Acting Dean): The Impact of Mass Antigen Testing for Covid-19 on the Prevalence of the Disease

March 10, 13:30-14:30

Evelyne Hübscher (Associate Professor, SPP): Voter Attitudes towards Fiscal Trade-offs: Evidence from Three Countries (co-authored with Zbigniew Truchlewski, London School of Economics and Thomas Sattler, University of Geneva).

March 17, 13:30-14:30

Kirill Shamiev (PhD student): Civil-Military Relations and The Russian Defense Reform: A Security Coalition Approach.

March 24, 13:30-14:30

Lajos Bokros (Professor, SPP): Socialism – The Tragedy of an Idea. Possible? Inevitable? Desirable? (Featuring a preview of the book to be published).

Fall Term, 2020

October 21, 14:30 - 15:30, QS B-319 Senate

Florian Weiler (Assistant Professor, SPP): Interest group networks in the European Union

November 11, 14:30 - 15:30

Martin Kahanec (Professor, Acting Dean) and Magdalena Ulceluse (University of Groningen): EU accession, transitional arrangements, and self-employment: No diversion after all?

November 18, 14:30 - 15:30

David Mihalyi (Natural Resource Governance Institute)Valentin Lang (University of Mannheim) and Andrea Presbitero (Johns Hopkins University): Borrowing Costs after Debt Relief

December 16, 14:30 - 15:30

Anand Murugasan (Assistant Professor, SPP): History, trust in institutions and regulatory compliance (Paper with Michael Dorsch, Associate Professor, SPP)