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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 H114

  • 23 April, 14:00-15:30: Corinna Kröber (University of Greifswald): Gender bias in legislative oversight: Do parliamentarians control women ministers more tightly than men ministers?

  • 14 May, 14:00-15:30: Sarah Bush (University of Pennsylvania): talk cancelled

  • 4 June, 14:00-15:30: Marcus Kreuzer (Villanova University): The Context-Rigor Conundrum: How Historical Thinking Improves Causal Inference

  • 25 June, 14:00-15:30: Theresa Gessler (European University Viadrina): titel tbd

  • 16 July, 14:00-15:30: Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zurich): Bordering and polity formation in the European Union

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