Hilary 2017 Term Calendar

Hilary 2017 Term Calendar

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre,
70 Woodstock Road, Oxford  OX2 6HR

Week 1
Wednesday 18 January, 17:00
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Majoritarian futures in Europe and beyond
Ivan Krastev (Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 2
Wednesday 25 Januaey, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Exit from democracy: Illiberal governance in Turkey
Karabekir Akkoyunlu (University of Graz, Austria)
Kerem Öktem (University of Graz, Austria)
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 3
Wednesday 1 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
The authoritarian turn: The Western Balkans’ move towards EU membership and away from democracy
Florian Bieber (University of Graz, Austria)
Chair: Richard Caplan (Linacre College, Oxford) (tbc)

Week 4
Wednesday 8 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
A Faustian pact? Selling the Rule of Law in South East Europe
Damir Banović (University of Sarajevo)
Mehmet Karlı (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Kalypso Nicolaïdis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Francis Cheneval (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Week 5
Wednesday 15 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Does IMF conditionality lead to political illiberalism? A comparative South East European perspective
Merih Angin (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford)
Alex Kentikelenis (Trinity College, Oxford) (tbc)
Saliha Metinsoy (Wadham College, Oxford)
Chair: Charles Enoch (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
In association with PEFM

Week 6
Wednesday 22 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Online dynamics of the far-right and the far-left in Greece
Lamprini Rori (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Jonathan Bright (Oxford Internet Institute)
Chair: Elias Dinas (Brasenose College, Oxford)

Week 7
Wednesday 1 March, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Assessing varieties of populism: From Europe to Asia
Yaprak Gürsoy (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Michael Freeden (Mansfield College, Oxford)
Chair: Karolina Wigura (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 8
Wednesday 8 March, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Illiberalism and post-ideology party politics in South East Europe
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Nancy Bermeo (Nuffield College, Oxford)