4th Annual Philadelphia Europeanists Workshop

The Fourth 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, 5 October 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The University of Pennsylvania, Perry World House


Coffee and Welcome: 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

Panel Session 1: Human Development in Communist and Post-Communist Europe, 9:10 – 10:30 a.m.

Rudra Sil (University of Pennsylvania): Post-Communist Human Development in World-Historical Perspective

Mitchell A. Orenstein (University of Pennsylvania) and Kristen Ghodsee (University of Pennsylvania): Social Impact of Transition

Discussant: Julia Lynch (University of Pennsylvania)

Coffee Break: 10:30 – 10:40 a.m.
Panel Session 2: The Politics of the Far Right in Contemporary Western Europe, 10:40 – 12:00 p.m.

Winston Chou, Rafaela Dancygier, Naoki Egami, and Amaney Jamal (Princeton University): The Illusion of Far-Right Partisan Stability in Germany

Daniel Kinderman (University of Delaware): European Business and the Populist Right

Discussant: Julia Gray (University of Pennsylvania)

Lunch: 12:00 – 12:40 p.m.
Panel Session 3: Bodies, Alive and Dead, 12:40 – 2:00 p.m.

Angelika von Wahl (Lafayette College): From Margin to Center: The Emergence of a Third Sex in Europe

Osman Balkan (Swarthmore College): Death Out of Place

Discussant: Isabel Perera (University of Pennsylvania)

Coffee Break: 2:00 – 2:10 p.m.
Panel Session 4: Parties in Time, 2:10 – 3:30 p.m.

Markus Kreuzer (Villanova University): Time as Age: Measuring the Transformation of European Party Systems

Alexandra Elizabeth Cirone (Cornell University): Dual Mandates in the European Union

Discussant: Dawn Teele (University of Pennsylvania

Coffee Break: 3:30 – 3:40 p.m.
Panel Session 5: Multilevel Governance of Public Policy, 3:40 – 5:30 p.m.

Andrew Li (Princeton University) and Sophie Meunier (Princeton University): “Failing Forward” and the Variegated Integration of Health Policy in the European Union

R. Daniel Keleman (Rutgers University) and Tomasso Pavone (Princeton University): The Evolving Judicial Politics of European Integration: The ECJ and National Courts Revisited

Miguel Glatzer (La Salle University): “Greece in the Caribbean”? Puerto Rico – Greece Comparisons and Lessons for Multilevel Governance

Discussants: Mark Pollack (Temple University) and Orfeo Fioretos (Temple University)

Getting to PWH

Via the subway: The Market-Frankford Line (Blue) stop at Market & 40th Streets is a convenient way to get to campus. Exit the stop, walk east on Market to 38th Street and then South on 38th Street. Perry World House is located just after Walnut Street on the right-hand side.

Via taxi or ride share: Ask the driver to take you to 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Parking: Metered street parking is available throughout the area with various hour limits. There are also three parking garages close to Perry World House (please note that the garages are visitor and permit parking garages, so availability may vary).

  • Walnut 38 (119 S 38th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104). Fee: Credit Card only at all times $11 for the first hour; $2 each additional hour, $30 maximum. Rate applies from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. $18 before 9:00 a.m., depart by 6:00 p.m.; after 5:00 p.m., depart by 11:00 p.m. Walnut 38 is very close to Perry World House (just walk half a block south on 38th Street!)
  • Walnut 40 (4009 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19104). Fee: Credit Card at all times, cash at lobby pay stations only. $11 for the first hour; $2 each additional hour; $30 maximum. Rate applies from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. $18 before 9:00 a.m., depart by 6:00 p.m.; after 5:00 p.m., depart by 11:00 p.m. To get to PWH, walk east on Walnut St until you hit 38th Street and then south on 38th Street
  • Sansom 38 (SW corner 38th & Sansom Streets). Fee: $13 flat rate, credit card only at all times. 6:00am-midnight. To get to PWH, just walk south on 38th Street for 1.5 blocks)

Accessibility details about PWH can be found here.