Academic Workshops 2015-16

How not to get a PhD? - academic workshop

Date and time: 
Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:30 pm

Venue: Monument building, room 202

Topic: Times Higher Education’s recent “10 steps to PhD failure” article has stirred debate in higher education about the most common pitfalls at graduate school. Join the Doctoral School’s roundtable discussion where our faculty, fellows and recent graduates share their experiences on the matter.


Xymena Kurowska (chair), PhD European University Institute, Associate Professor, Director of the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations
Indre Balcaite, PhD University of London, SOAS to be awarded, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of International Relations
Matteo Fumagalli, PhD University of Edinburgh, Associate Professor, Head of International Relations Department
Ioana Knoll-Tudor, PhD European University Institute, Partner in Jeantet d'Ornano, Budapest Office
Carl Nordlund, Phd Lund University, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Political Science
Andras Szalai, PhD CEU, Assistant Professor, ELTE
Philipp Thaler, Phd CEU, Chair of Energy Policy Research Group, CEU 
Mate Nikola Tokic, PhD University of Pennsylvania, Visiting Humanities Professor, Department of International Relations 


LaTeX software workshop - academic workshop  

Date and time: 
Friday and Saturday, 1-2 April 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm; 11:00 am - 14:00 am

Venue: Faculty tower, room 809

Topic: LaTeX is one of the most widely used text editing tools in scientific community. Besides producing documents that look better, it can also improve your chances for publishing your work. Participants of this workshop have the chance to learn the use of the software. Prior knowledge of LaTeX is not required. However, participants are expected to bring their own laptops during the tutorial, and to have a LaTeX version already installed on their computer.

Constantin Manuel Bosancianu (PhD student at the Doctoral School. who, among other things, teaches LaTeX course in ECPR’s Method School)