The Department of Political Science invites students wishing to develop the analytical skills necessary to understand contemporary social and political issues. With original scholarship, basic and applied research, and creative instructors constituting an essential core upon which to draw, programs at the Department attract an outstanding selection of qualified students from throughout the region and the world. The curriculum is unique within Europe, covering almost all areas of political studies, and offers in-depth expertise in the comparative politics of Europe and beyond, with special emphasis on contemporary challenges facing society. Representing a comprehensive range of academic approaches and expertise, faculty address questions of political philosophy, democratization and regime change, constitutional politics, political economy, voting behavior, party politics, human rights and Europeanization, in a comparative manner.

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Tuesday May 17

Esma Baycan-Herzog, Melina Duarte, Andreas Føllesdal, Gina Gustavsson, Nils Holtug, Kaja Jenssem Rathe, Zsolt Kapelner, Patti Lenard, Zoltan Miklosi, Serena Parekh, Kerstin Reibold, Sara Toffanin, Annamari Vitikainen
May 17, 2022

Thursday May 19

Ayşe Buğra, Violetta Zentai, Theo Papadopoulos, Volkan Yılmaz, Qiong (Miranda) Wu, Anil Duman, Carsten Q. Schneider
May 19, 2022
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