Academic year 2008/2009

Academic year 2008/2009

 

  • Opening lecture: Richard Hyman. Trade Unions and Globalisation: In Search of Strategy and Solidarity. PERG 2008/2009 academic year launch lecture manuscript.
  • Book discussion: Larry Bartel (2008): Unequal Democracy. Political Economy of New Gilded Age, Princeton University Press.
  • Gergo Medve-Balint: The role of Euroregions in local development in Central Europe. A theoretical framework and empirical analysis
  • PERG roundtable: The curren financial crisis: Causes, Consequences and Lessons for Theory and Policy (Discussion chair: Julius Horvath (IRES/ECON); Participants: Laszlo Csaba (IRES), Bob Hancke (POLSCI/IRES/LSE), Don Kalb (SOC.AN), Ugo Pagano (ECON), Gyorgy Szapary (ECON))
  • Don Kalb: Conversations with a Polish populist. Paper submitted to American Ethnologist
  • Zdenek Kudrna: Banking reforms guided by international standards: Adaptation vs. adoption views
  • Tibor Meszmann: The Bridge Never Built. The Collapse of the Union Movement Initiative and Workers' Marginalisation in Serbia (1988-1992)
  • Vera Asenova: Monetary and Political Integration in the Interwar Period - the Case of Small States
  • Book discussion: Stephen Haggard and Robert Kaufmann (2008). Development, democracy and welfare states: Latin America, East Asia and Eastern Europe, Princeton University Press
  • Sara Swenson: The role of social capital in the emergence and implementation of local cross-border cooperation policies in Europe
  • Book discussion: Nina Bandelj (2008) From communists to Foreign Capitalists. The Social Foundations of FDI in Postsocialist Europe. Princeton University Press
  • Carsten Schneider and Krising Nickel Makszin: research note from a project on inequalities in political participation and forms of capitalism
  • Julia Szalai: Ethnic Differences in Compulsory Education  (policy brief, part of EDUMIGROM FP7 project)
  • Workshop on national responses to global financial crisis and discussion of a policy paper prepared in the framework of GARNET network by Heribert et al (2009)
  • Dr Markus Wien: Political Economic Culture in Interwar Bulgaria (coorganised with DISC)
  • Lucia Kurekova: Explaining determinants of labour mobility in transition economies with macro-level approach: Czech Republic and Slovakia in comparative perspective
  • Anil Duman: Insider-Outsider Cleavages in Hungary and Poland
  • Jakub Parusinski: Regional inequalities in Poland
  • Gergo Medve-Balint: Uneven Regional Development in the Visegrad Countries After the Change of Regime - Evidence of Growing Territorial Disparities
  • Magdalena Bernaciak: West-East European Labour Transnationalism(s): Rivalry or Joint Mobilisation?
  • Zoltan Fazekas: Country Specific Institutional Influences on Individual Determinants of Trade Union Membership: A Multilevel Analysis of European Countries
  • Lucia Kurekova: Migrant Profiles and Migration Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe: Discovering and Naming the Traces of Transition
  • Vera Scepanovic: The Battle of Peripheries: Positioning of East Central and South European Industrial Custers Within the European Automobile Industry Networks
  • Thomas Fetzer: Economic Nationalism and EU
  • Anil Duman, Magdalena Bernaciak and Vera Scepanovic: Revitalisation of Trade Union Movement: Examples from Poland, Hungary and Serbia
  • Transnational Capitalism Workshop (May 28-30, Florence)
  • Marta Kahancova: book manuscript
  • Carsten Schneider and Kristin Nickel Makszin:The Quality of Democracies and (Labour) Market Economies: Political Inequality and Gender (In collaboration with Bob Hancke)
  • CEU Graduate Conference