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TAM Friday Lecture Series, ‘Populism in Europe: Can Democracy and European Integration Weather the Storm?’

October 4, 2019 at 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Anna Grzymala-Busse is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Her research interests include political parties, state development and transformation, religion and politics, informal political institutions and post-communist politics.

Dominika Kruszewska received her Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in May 2019, where she was also a graduate student associate of the Center for European Studies, Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Davis Center. During the 2019-2020 academic year, she will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Weatherhead Scholars Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.

Grigore Pop-Eleches‘ main research interests lie at the intersection between political economy and comparative political behavior, with a particular interest in Eastern Europe and Latin America.

Maria Snegovaya is a post-doctoral associate at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland and an adjunct fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University. Her research focus is the democratic backsliding and the spread of populist actors in East Central Europe.

The panel will be moderated by Milada Anna Vachudova, associate professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She specializes in the democratization of postcommunist Europe, the enlargement of the European Union and the impact of international actors on domestic politics.

The lecture series is designed to enhance students’ understanding of transatlantic studies through direct contact with academic practitioners. It is particularly targeted towards students in the TransAtlantic Masters program and undergraduate majors in Contemporary European Studies, but is open to all University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students and the general public


October 4, 2019
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States


Center for European Studies
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