Conference Program


Program Overview

The detailed conference program can be found here.

  February 24, 2022
Time (CET) Activity
10:30 - 11:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

PEDD Young Scholar Award

11:00 - 12:30

Keynote lecture I:

Monica Martinez-Bravo, CEMFI, Spain:

“Trust and accountability in times of the pandemic”

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel sessions A

A1: Populism in Europe

A2: Conflict and terrorism

A3: Autocracies and political transitions

A4: Socialization, media and political polarization

A5: Democracy, instability and growth

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 - 16:45 Parallel sessions B
  B1: Institutions and prosperty B2: Historical roots of social values and norms B3: Identity politics and discrimination B4: Elites in transition and measuring democracy B5: Resources, foreign involvement and regime change
16:45 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 18:30

Keynote lecture II:

Josiah Ober, Stanford University, USA:

„Can (ancient Greek) democracy be rational? If so, how?”


  February 25, 2022
Time (CET) Activity
09:00 - 10:30 Parallel sessions C
  C1: Media bias, fake news and political outcomes C2: Conflict C3: Protest dynamics and violence in revolutions C4: Corruption C5: State capacity and economic outcomes
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel sessions D
  D1: Information, preferences and collective action D2: Special session on the Political Economy of Europe D3: Institutional constraints and constitutional compliance D4: Population, policies and the pandemic
12:30 - 12:35 Concluding Remarks and Farewell