The Third Annual Philadelphia Europeanists Workshop will once again bring together scholars of European affairs from around the mid-Atlantic to present and discuss cutting-edge research. This event is open to the public, but advanced registration is required.
Coffee and Welcome: 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Panel Session 1: The Politics of Time, 9:10 – 10:30 a.m.
- R. Daniel Kelemen (Rutgers University)- How Theories of State-Building Explain the EU
- Osman Balkan (Swarthmore College)- The Political Afterlives of Terrorism
Discussant: Orfeo Fioretos (Temple University)
Coffee Break: 10:30 – 10:40 a.m.
Panel Session 2: Developments in East European Politics, 10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Mitchell A. Orenstein (University of Pennsylvania)- Russia versus Europe and the Lands in Between
- Kristen Ghodsee (University of Pennsylvania)- The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend: The Curious Tale of Feminism and Capitalism in Eastern Europe
Discussant: Mark Pollack (Temple University)
Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Panel Session 3: The Politics of Inequality, 1:00 – 2:20 p.m.
Julia Lynch (University of Pennsylvania)- Inequality Regimes
Charlotte Cavaillé (Georgetown University)- Asking for More: Demand for Redistribution in an Age of Inequality
Discussant: Julia Gray (University of Pennsylvania)
Coffee Break: 2:20 – 2:30 p.m.
Panel Session 4: Politics of German Capitalism, 2:30 – 3:50 p.m.
- Tobias Schulze-Cleven (Rutgers University)- Competition and Control in Higher Education: Diverging Reform Pathways under Federalism
- Richard Deeg (Temple University)- Financial Accumulation in Germany Under Institutional Investor Capitalism
Discussant: Daniel Kinderman (University of Delaware)
Coffee Break: 3:50 – 4:00 p.m.
Panel Session 5: Changes in European Political Economy, 4:00 – 5:20 p.m.
Daniel Kinderman (University of Delaware)- German Business Elites’ Responses to the Threats of Nationalism and Populism
Orfeo Fioretos (Temple University) and Mark Dingfield (University of Pennsylvania)- Crises, Shifts and Non-Shifts in Regulatory Authority: The Contributions of Financial Market Cooperation to EU’s Political Development
Discussant: Ayse Kaya (Swarthmore College)