21 March - program

Wednesday, 21 March  

12:30 - 13:00 Registration (in front of Gellner room)        

13:00 – 14:50 PANEL SESSION I 

Political Theory I (Popper room)       

Elettra Repetto (CEU)
The Rise of Transnational Civil Disobedience. Fostering Democratic Participation through Illegality

Dragan Kuljanin (CEU)
Why Not a Philosopher King? and Other Objections to Epistocracy            

Carlo Cordasco (University of Sheffield)
The Shopolitics Objection to Realist Legitimacy

Chair: Zoltan Miklosi (CEU)

Discussant: Josep Ferret Mas (UPF)


From Birth to Impact: Patterns of Mobilization and Outcomes of Social Movements (Gellner room)

Alberto Fierro (CEU)
Co-optation or resistance? Problematizing legal strategies and rights for social movements in the socio-economic domain

Felipe G. Santos (CEU)
Altruism Stops Evictions: How the Platform of Those Affected by Mortgages Mobilized the Poor Through Care

Ioana-Elena Oana (CEU)
Policies Making Citizens - The participation consequences of policy change

Chair: Gorana Misic (CEU)

Discussant: Anna Domaradzka (University of Warsaw)

15:00 – 16:50 PANEL SESSION II

Political Economy I (Popper room)      

Sergiu Delcea (CEU)
One-way thread or bricolage? Diffusion and entangled international influences in the early development of the interwar Romanian welfare state             

Matej Hruska (Comenius University)
Normative power of punishment: Can information about a prospective punishment change perception of corruption?               

Antonio Smith Bravo (CEU)
Measuring Political Constraints: A critical Assessment    

Chair: Dominik Brenner (CEU)

Discussant: Peter Starke (University of Southern Denmark|SDU)

16:50 – 17:10 coffee break (in front of Gellner room)      

17:10 – 18:40 opening lecture (popper room)

“Europe’s Destiny: From Hayek’s trap to fair Brexit”

by Philippe Van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain)

chair: Andres Moles (CEU)

18:40 reception (in front of Gellner room)