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Political Science and Political Economy Lecture Series (PSPE Lecture Series)

The Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (CCCP) and the Excellence Cluster ECONtribute (ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy EXC 2126) jointly host a lecture series on Political Science and Political Economy in 2023/2024, showcasing research on political economy, institutions and behavior by internationally leading researchers from top departments in Germany and abroad.

Place: Building 211, Lecture Hall H115

  • Sarah Bush (University of Pennsylvania) postponed to Summer 2024


  • 07 November 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    Carolina Plescia (University of Vienna): Who should govern? Perceived legitimacy of governments in multiparty systems


  • 14 November 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    Maria Thürk (University of Basel): Electoral consequences of supporting minority cabinets


  • 05 December 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    Dirk Leuffen (University of Konstanz): Community Norm Violations, Solidarity and European Integration. Does Democratic Backsliding in Member States undermine support for public good provision in the EU?


  • 30 January 2024, 14 – 15.30:
    Mirya Holman (University of Houston): Don't worry, be happy (in political communication): How men and women in politics communicate using happiness and positivity and why it matters

Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany´s Excellence Strategy – EXC 2126/1– 390838866.