EDGE Spring 2015 Seminars

In the Spring of 2015, the EDGE programme continues its EDGE Open Research Seminars. Unless otherwise indicated, the research seminars take place from 12:00 till 14:00 in room 2.03 (Meeting room, 2nd floor, Karel Van Miert-building, Pleinlaan 5).

2015 Spring Programme

  • 29 January 2015: Giacomo Orsini (University of Essex) - A European fishery at the edge. The EU and the changing lives of fishermen.
  • 12 February 2015: Marina Muskhelishvili (Georgian American University - Manipulative democracy. Representation and agenda setting: the case of Georgia.
  • 19 February 2015: Andrew Glencross (University of Stirling) - The politics of simple solutions. The flawed logic of a British referendum on EU membership. !! In replacement of the EDGE seminar on Thursday 26 February 2015 !! The seminar will exceptionally take place in the IES Room ‘Voltaire” (-1 Karel Van Miert– building) !!
  • 12 March 2015: Louise Hoon - Contesting Europe in a depoliticized context. Eurosceptic voters in the Belgian 2014 coinciding elections to the European parliament.
  • 26 March 2015: Claire Dupont and Sebastian Oberthür - Decarbonisation in the European Union: internal policies and external strategies.
  • 09 April 2015: Cancelled because of Spring break
  • 23 April 2015: Ferran Davesa - Popular yet chaotic? Explaining the interaction between the media and the 15-M movement in Spain.
  • 07 May 2015: Ema Garboni (West University of Timisoara) - Perspectives on Romanian women’s substantive and descriptive representation at the national and European parliamentary levels.
  • 21 May 2015: Alexander Mattelae - Defence planning and democracy over the long haul.
  • 04 June 2015 Eline Severs - Cultural brokering in Belgium: how ethnic minority MPs conceive of political representation.
  • 18 June 2015: Frederik De Roeck - Primary and secondary effects of inequality in education