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5th April, 2022

New Research About Political Change. Comparative, Individual and Historical Perspectives

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5th April, 2022
End Date:
12th April, 2022

This lecture series showcases cutting-edge research from the field of Comparative Politics. Our presenters will offer comparative, individual, and historical perspectives on the study of political change. The presentations are based on pieces of written research that will be made available a week before the event (links below). Presentations should take around 30 minutes, followed by up to 60 minutes of open discussion.

This lecture series is convened and chaired by Jimena Valdez and Konstantin Voessing, both from the Department of International Politics at City, University of London with the support of the University’s Events Team. Please feel free to contact us with questions and suggestions.

Tuesday 5th April 2022, 16:00 – 17:30 (UK time)

  • Anna Fruhstorfer (University of Potsdam) and Olga Leshchenko (University of Konstanz). The constitutionalization of minority rights: citizen participation, group autonomy, and power sharing.
  • Abstract: available for viewing here [PDF].
  • Paper: available for download TBA.
  • Discussant: Madura Rasaratnam (City, University of London).

Tuesday 12th April 2022, 16:00 – 17:30 (UK time)

  • Jenny de Fine Licht (University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration) and Peter Esaiasson (University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science). Walking a Mile in Their Shoes: Local Politicians’ Perceptions of Hard Decisions.
  • Abstract: available for viewing here [PDF].
  • Paper: available for download TBA.
  • Discussant: Konstantin Voessing (City, University of London).

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