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New publication by Victor Cruz in SPPQ


Victor's article has been accepted for publication by State Politics and Policy Quarterly (co-authored with Caroline Beer). The paper uses a mixed method and mixed level approach, combining comparative case studies of national and subnational gay rights policy with an ordered probit analysis of the same-sex relationship laws across the states of Mexico and the United States.  A pre-publication version can be found here

Research Seminar (SoSe 2017)


The programme for the CPIG Research Seminar (SoSe 2017) can be found here

(Sprechstunden) New Office Hours of Prof. Dr. Christian Martin


Die Sprechstunden von Prof. Martin finden bis auf Weiteres nach Vereinbarung per email statt

The Office Hours of Prof. Dr. Christian Martin during Winter Term will be hold and requested via email

New publication by Christian Martin in ISQ


New publication by Christian Martin: Christian's paper "Policy Alteration: Rethinking Diffusion Processes when Policies have Alternatives"(co-authored with Federica Genovese and Florian Kern) has been accepted for publication by International Studies Quarterly. The paper analyzes diffusion processes in the context of policy alternatives that are be adopted as a result of cross-border diffusion.

Kaabel awarded Federal State Scholarship


Annika has been awarded a prestigeous Federal State Scholarship for her doctoral studies at the University of Kiel. The full scholarship is given to doctoral candidates of exceptional ability. Annika will work on the intersection of migration and labour markets. 

Office Hours of Prof. Dr. Christian Martin


The Office Hours of Prof. Dr. Christian Martin during the summer break will take place Tuesday July 15th from 14pm-16pm, from July 29th onwards every Wednesday from 12pm-14pm or by appointment.

Research Seminar: Complex electoral Systems – promises and pitfalls

16.06.2015 von 18:00 bis 20:00

WSP 1 - R. 309

Research Seminar

09.06.2015 von 18:15 bis 19:45

WR400 - R.04.06

Dirsus Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung


Marcel Dirsus was selected for a full PhD scholarship by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and extracurricular activities. 

New article by Christian Martin accepted for publication


An article by Christian Martin (co-authored with Nils Steiner) on the connection between economic globalization and the change of electoral rules has been accepted for publication in Constitutional Political Economy. A pre-publication version of the paper can be found here.

Workshops on the EU, Russia, and their common neighborhood


Esther Ademmer was granted funding by the Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation to organize two workshops on the topic of how Russia and the EU impact domestic change in their common neighborhood. The goal of the workshops is to prepare a special issue of the journal Eurasian Geography and Economics.

New publication by Esther Ademmer


The article “Interdependence and EU-demanded policy change in a shared neighbourhood” by Esther Ademmer has recently been published in the Journal of European Public Policy. The article can be found here.

Bülow Georgetown University position


Franca Bülow was selected for the position as a DAAD-funded visiting junior researcher at the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University for the year 2015. Franca will be conducting research on the variance in adaptive behavior of farmers in coastal regions, by linking the individual level – using approaches from political psychology, rational choice theory and behavioral economics – to the aggregate level.

Research Seminar

16.06.2015 von 18:15 bis 19:45

WR400 - R.04.06