3rd Annual Philadelphia Europeanists Workshop

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.

Co-sponsored by the Penn-Temple European Studies Colloquium, the Department of Political Science and the Global Studies Program at Temple University.

Friday, 13 October 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Temple University, 821 Anderson Hall


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)