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Staff Presentations

ACADEMIC YEARS

  • First World Congress of Comparative Economics
    25-7 June 2015
    Roma Tre University, Department of Economics, Rome
    Dr Will Bartlett attended the conference.
  • Conference: "Achievements and Challenges for the Emerging Economies of Central Europe"
    22-24 June 2015
    University College London
    Dr Will Bartlett and Ivana Prica are presenting a paper titled 'Interdependence between Core and Peripheries of the European Economy: Secular stagnation and growth in the Western Balkans'.
    Conference Programme
  • Dr Vesna Popovski  was a contributor to the Johnson London Seminar 2015: The Future of Political Stability in Europe at the British Academy
    12 May 2015
  • 2nd International Conference 'Western Balkans and the European Union. Lessons from past enlargements, Challenges to further integrations'
    Organised in the frame of the 10th International Conference “Economic Integrations, Competition and Cooperation"
    Tena Prelec  delivered a presentation titled "Measuring and tackling corruption: how to go beyond perceptions?"
    22-24 April 2015 - Rijeka/Opatija, Croatia
    Link
  • Seminar: The Future of the Welfare State
    Dr Vesna Popovski
    was a participant.
    21st April 2015 - British Academy
  • European Public Choice Society Conference 2015
     Dr Cigdem Borke Tunali
    will  present a joint paper with Dr Jan Fidrmuc (Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, London, UK). The title of the paper is “Happiness and Religion” and it will be presented in a special session called “Institutions and Well-Being” - Link
    Dr Tunali will also discuss a paper written by Daniel L. Bennett (assistant professor, Patrick Henry College), titled “Legal Origins & the Distributional Consequences of the Rule of Law Evidence of the Engerman-Sokoloff & Friedman Hypotheses".
    07 April-10 April 2015 - University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • Dr Dimitar Bechev spoke on a panel on Regional Co-operation in the Western Balkans, taking place in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in Belgrade. He also addressed the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's 88th Rose Roth Seminar, titled “Serbia, the Western Balkans, and the Euro-Atlantic Community”. The event was organised in co operation with the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
    31 March - 2 April 2015
  • Serbia-Kosovo: What Role for Civil Society in Normalizing Relations
    Balkan Trust for Democracy conference
    30 March 2015 - Belgrade, Serbia
    Dr Joanna Hanson was moderator.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson presented at a round-table for Ambassador designate to Kosovo Ruiari O'Connel at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    20 March 2015
  • Research Project on Fiscal Decentralisation in Serbia and Montenegro
    Funded through the RRPP (Regional Research Promotion Programme)
    23 February - 9 March 2015, Belgrade
    Dr Will Bartlett will be doing field work on the research project.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson  was in Kosovo, doing work on the normalisation process and civil society. She co-organised and co-chaired a round table with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) where civic-society participants looked at how to better formulate specific issues related to the normalisation process.
    28 January - 20 February 2015, Kosovo.
  • Donor Coordination in the Western Balkans
    Organised by Regional Cooperation Council
    11-13 February 2015, Sarajevo
    Dr Will Bartlett will give the key note lecture at the conference.
  • Strategic Planning Retreat by the UN Mission of Good Offices for the UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide
    15-18 December  - Cyprus
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in the event. While on the island he also held a book launch for his new edited volume: 'Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution'.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson will be speaking at a Foreign and Commonwealth briefing session on Kosovo-Serbian normalization process
    12 December - London, UK.
  • Roundtable Discussion with Mrs Mimi Kodheli, Defence Minister of Albania
    11 December - RUSI, Whitehall, London
    Dr Joanna Hanson will be attending.
  • Policy Priorities for UK Government on Economic Governance and Reform for the Western Balkans Region
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), 8 December - London, UK
    Dr Will Bartlett will take part in the seminar.
  • International Workshop: 'Shaping the Future in Albania. Civil society’s questions and answers on current issues'
    Southeast Europe Association & German Federal Foreign Office
    4-5 December - Munich, Germany
    Dr Joanna Hanson will be attending as a moderator for one of the sessions.
  • Critical Juncture? Bulgaria after the Snap Poll - Change and Continuity in Politics, Foreign Policy, and the Economy after the 2014 Elections
    University of Oxford
    3 December – Oxford, UK
    Dr Dimitar Bechev will speak at the conference.
  • Lecture at the Faculty of Philosophy of the "St Cyril and Methodius"
    27 November - University in Skopje, Macedonia
    Dr Will Bartlett was a key-note speaker at the lecture.
  • Public lecture: The Balkan State Tradition and the Challenges for Europe
    Public lecture on the 10th Anniversary of SEERC,University of Sheffield
    21 November - Sheffield, UK
    Professor Kevin Featherstonegave the keynote lecture.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson worked on developing her NGO and further researching normalization process and civil society taking part together with Dr James Ker-Lindsay in a dinner hosted by LSE Alumni
    2 - 17 November - Kosovo
  • Conference: "Economic growth: stimuli and constraints"
    Economics Research Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
    6-7 October
    Dr Will Bartlett  was a keynote speaker at the conference, presenting a paper on “Political Economy of Economic Crisis in South East Europe".
  • In September, Dr Joanna Hanson carried out research on civil society in Kosovo, as well as setting up a co-funded NGO.
  • International Conference on "The Economic Causes and Consequences of the First World War
    Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade
    19-20 September  2014 – Belgrade, Serbia
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on "The political economy of the cooperative movement before and after the First World War".
  • RRPP Training on "Research-led teaching"
    Tirana, Albania 18-19 September
    Dr Claire Gordon gave a workshop on research-led teaching.
  • 26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists
    18-20 September 2014 – Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented a paper titled “A tale of two crises: changes in Greek public and private wages over 2009-2013”.
  • Conference of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies
    4-6 September – Budapest, Hungary
    Dr Will Bartlett will be presented a paper on "Political economy of the economic crisis in South East Europe" (with Ivana Prica and Aleksandra Nojkovic).
  • Strategic Planning Retreat by the UN Mission of Good Offices for the UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide
    15-18 December  - Cyprus
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in the event
    While on the island he also held a book launch for his new edited volume: 'Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution'.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson will be speaking at a Foreign and Commonwealth briefing session on Kosovo-Serbian normalization process
    12 December - London, UK.
  • Roundtable Discussion with Mrs Mimi Kodheli, Defence Minister of Albania
    11 December - RUSI, Whitehall, London
    Dr Joanna Hanson will be attending.
  • Policy Priorities for UK Government on Economic Governance and Reform for the Western Balkans Region
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO),
    8 December - London, UK
    Dr Will Bartlett will take part in the seminar.
  • International Workshop: 'Shaping the Future in Albania. Civil society’s questions and answers on current issues'
    Southeast Europe Association & German Federal Foreign Office 
    4-5 December - Munich, Germany
    Dr Joanna Hanson will be attending as a moderator for one of the sessions.
  • Critical Juncture? Bulgaria after the Snap Poll - Change and Continuity in Politics, Foreign Policy, and the Economy after the 2014 Elections
    University of Oxford
    3 December – Oxford, UK
    Dr Dimitar Bechev will speak at the conference.
  • Lecture at the Faculty of Philosophy of the "St Cyril and Methodius"
    University in Skopje, Macedonia
    27 November
    Dr Will Bartlett was a key-note speaker at the lecture.
  • Public lecture: The Balkan State Tradition and the Challenges for Europe
    Public lecture on the 10th Anniversary of SEERC,
    University of Sheffield
    21 November - Sheffield, UK
    Professor Kevin Featherstone gave the keynote lecture.
  • Dr Joanna Hanson worked on developing her NGO and further researching normalization process and civil society taking part together with Dr James Ker-Lindsay in a dinner hosted by LSE Alumni
    2 - 17 November - Kosovo
  • Conference: "Economic growth: stimuli and constraints"
    Economics Research Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
    6-7 October
    Dr Will Bartlett was a keynote speaker at the conference, presenting a paper on “Political Economy of Economic Crisis in South East Europe".
  • In September, Dr Joanna Hanson carried out research on civil society in Kosovo, as well as setting up a co-funded NGO.
  • International Conference on "The Economic Causes and Consequences of the First World War
    Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade
    19-20 September  2014 – Belgrade, Serbia
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on "The political economy of the cooperative movement before and after the First World War".
  • RRPP Training on "Research-led teaching"
    Tirana, Albania
    18-19 September
    Dr Claire Gordon gave a workshop on research-led teaching.
  • 26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists
    18-20 September 2014 – Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented a paper titled “A tale of two crises: changes in Greek public and private wages over 2009-2013”.
  • Conference of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies
    4-6 September – Budapest, Hungary
    Dr Will Bartlett will be presented a paper on "Political economy of the economic crisis in South East Europe" (with Ivana Prica and Aleksandra Nojkovic).
  • SPERI Conference on "Perspectives on Global Growth and Development after the Crisis"
    30 June 2014 - Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield, UK
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on "International and domestic strategies to deal with the economic crisis in South East Europe".
  • Second IOS Annual Conference: "Labour in East and Southeast Europe Institutions and Practices Between Formality and Informality"
    Institute for East and Southeast European Studies
    26-28 June 2014 - Regensburg, Germany
    Mr Angelo Martelli presented the paper "Determinants of Non-standard Employment and Paths to Informality in Serbia: ‘Coping’ versus ‘Sorting’", speaking for Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis (details).
  • Summer School on Nationalism, Religion and Violence
    23 June-4 July 2014 - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay presented a paper on 'Case Studies on Ethno-national Conflict in South East Europe: Kosovo and Cyprus'.
  • Conference: 'Economic Development in the Western Balkans: on the Road to Competitive Market Economies?'
    Aspen Institute
    23-26 June 2014 - Alt Madlitz, Berlin
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on 'Implementing structural reforms in the Western Balkan countries'.
  • First International Sarajevo Conference: 'Global Crisis and Countries in Transition'
    19-22 June 2014 - International University of Sarajevo
    Dr Will Bartlett delivered the keynote lecture and presented a paper on 'Health System Reforms and reproductive Health in Western Balkans', co-authored with Maja Krstić and Snezana Simić (details).
  • CEELBAS / John Smith Trust Debate and Workshop
    'Democracy is not always the best form of government'
    20 June 2014 - London, UK
    Dr Vesna Popovski was a panellist.
  • First Meeting of the Policy Working Group on VET
    16-17 June 2014 - Turin, Italy
    Dr Will Bartlett presented at this meeting (details).
  • Regional Studies Association European Conference Second Annual Conference 2014
    15-18 June 2014 - Izmir, Turkey
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis  presented a paper on 'Unemployment risk and labour market adjustment in the Greek crisis: an unemployment decomposition approach', co-authored with Mr Angelo Martelli.
  • 3rd Joint LSE-Goldsmiths-UCL PhD Symposium on South East European Studies
    13 June 2014 - SEES, UCL
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was chair and co-organiser of the event.
  • Dr Vesna Popovski was invited to discuss the present situation in Ukraine by Rt Hon Mr Martin Horwood, MP for Cheltenham.
    11 June 2014. 
  • All-Party Parliamentary Group on Western Cyprus
    10 June 2014 - House of Lords
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay discussed 'Current developments in the Cyprus problem'.
  • Greek Labour Market Research Network - Inaugural Meeting
    6 June 2014 - University of West of England, Bristol, UK
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was a panellist.
  • Jean Monnet Conference : 'European Union Accession and the Western Balkans: The Road Travelled and the Road Ahead'
    5 June 2014  - De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay and Dr Joanna Hanson presented their work at his event (details).
  • Dr Vesna Popovski's research was cited by Rt Hon Mr Martin Horwood, MP for Cheltenham in his question to Prime Minister David Cameron during the G7 Summit in Brussels, 4-5 June 2014 (details). 
  • LSEE Network on Social Cohesion Workshop
    30 May 2014 - Skopje; with the support of the World Bank Office, Skopje
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on 'Vocational education and social inclusion in the Western Balkans: evidence from a school-based survey'.
  • "The Study of Languages"
    British Academy & Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation
    27 May 2014 - British Academy, London
    Dr Vesna Popovski took part in this seminar.
  • Workshop; Council of Europe
    7 May 2014 - Sarajevo
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper titled 'Inclusive Education in the Western Balkans'.
  • Pre-Departure briefing for Mr Charles Garrett, the incoming British Ambassador to Macedonia
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    1 May 2014
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in this policy event.
  • "The State of History"
    British Academy & Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation
    13 April 2014 - British Academy, London
    Dr Vesna Popovski took part in this seminar.
  • Workshop on Conflict in the Western Balkans, Western Balkans and Enlargement
    Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    29 April 2014
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in this policy event.
  • "When does austerity work? On the conditional link between fiscal austerity and debt sustainability"
    3rd Research Conference of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
    28-29 April 2014, Skopje, Macedonia
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented a paper.
  • Public Conference: 'Turkey's Regional Policy at a Crossroads'
    Contemporary Turkish Studies, European Institute, LSE
    28 April 2014 - London, UK
    Associate Professor Rıfat Barış Tekin acted as chairman (details).
  • '10 Years after the 'Big Bang', what is the Future of EU Enlargement?’, UACES 15th Annual Student Forum Conference, `New Horizons in European Studies'
    25 April 2014 – Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was a keynote roundtable participant.
  • Conference on The Greek Economy: from Crisis to Development
    4 April 2014 - Volos, Greece
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a lecture on "A New Industrial Policy for Greece: lessons from the BRICS" in this event jointly organised by the Greek Center for Planning and Economic Research, the South & East European Development Center, and the Hellenic Observatory.
  • Lecture by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Bosnia
    Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies
    3 April 2014 - London, UK
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was invited to chair the event.
  • "An Economic and Social Strategy for Europe 2014" -  European Dialogue "Creating a Social Europe"
    European Trade Union Institute Forum
    2-3 April 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was a panellist (details).
  • Attitudes of EU Member States towards Enlargement in the Western Balkans Workshop
    European Policy Centre (EPC)
    13-14 March 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was an invited participant at the event.
  • Research Seminar Series, University of West England
    13 March 2014 - UWE, UK
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented the paper “Unemployment risk and regional adjustment during the crisis in Greece: evidence from micro-data”, co-authored with Angelo Martelli.
  • Engagement without Recognition in Secessionist Conflicts
    12 March 2014 - University of Kent, UK
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was a guest speaker.
  • Bi-annual Conference on Modern Greece: Entrepreneurship in the Context of the Greek Crisis: 'Challenges and Opportunities for the Future', 2014
    9 March 2014 - Cambridge University, UK
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was the keynote speaker of this event organised by the Cambridge University Hellenic Society.
  • Conference on Economic Co-operation in Cyprus
    Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Cyprus Centre
    6-7 March 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay moderated two sessions.
  • The State of the Balkans: Public Service, their Role and Development.
    Balkan Futures Workshop II

    6-7 March 2014 - Athens, Greece
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper (details 1 ; 2)
  • LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture
    17 February 2014 - London, UK
    Associate Professor Rıfat Barış Tekin presented a paper, titled "Limits, Dilemmas and Paradoxes of Turkish Foreign Policy: A Political Economy Perspective".
  • European Union Enlargement in South East Europe: An Overview
    Department of Political Science, University of Pristina
    14 February 2014 – Pristina, Kosovo
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay gave a guest lecture.
  • LSE Alumni Event
    14 February 2014 - Pristina, Kosovo
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was guest honour at the event.
  • The Role of the European Union as a Conflict Manager in South East Europe
    Faculty of Law, University of Saints Cyril and Methodius
    10 February 2014 – Skopje, FYR Macedonia
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay gave a guest lecture.
  • Strategic Planning Meeting - Office of the European Union Special Representative/European Union Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina
    23-24 January - Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in this policy event.
  • Growth models and development trajectories: the crisis in SEE and beyond
    LSESU Development Society
    5 December 2013 - London, UK
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis discussed the topic (details).
  • LSEE-SEESOX Workshop on Belgrade-Pristina dialogue
    29 November 2013 - St Antony's College, University of Oxford
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was co-organiser of the event. Dr Spyros Economides chaired a session.
  • CEFTA (Central European Free Trade Agreement) Week
    18-20 November 2013 - Sarajevo, Bosnia
    Dr Will Bartlett participated as a guest speaker.
  • Regional Studies Association North American Conference
    16-18 November 2013 - Los Angeles, California
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented on ‘Regional migration and employment flexibility: substitutes or complements? Evidence from the local and regional labour markets of Britain’ (details)
  • Mapping of VET policies and practices for social inclusion and social cohesion in the Western Balkans, Turkey and Israel
    11-13 November 2013 - Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dr Will Bartlett participated as a speaker (presentation)
  • 'Taiwanisation and the Foreign Policy of Counter Secession: Preventing the Legitimisation of Contested States'
    Taiwan Programme, Asian Studies Centre
    1 November 2013 - St Antony's College, Oxford University
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay gave a talk as part of the Visiting Speakers programme(details).
  • Vocational education and social inclusion in the Western Balkans
    October 2013 - Sarajevo, Bosnia; Zagreb, Croatia and Tirana, Albania
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper.
  • ERSTE Foundation Summer School
    23-28 September 2013 - Torino, Italy
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis participated as a guest speaker.
  • Harnessing European Labour Mobility
    19 September 2013 - Brussels, Belgium
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis attended the second Board Meeting and workshop of the Bertelsmann Stiftung project.
  • Closed discussion on security aspects of the Cyprus Problem
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    16 September 2014
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in this policy discussion.
  • 4th GDRI-DREEM Conference 'Evaluation of Economic Policies and Institutional Changes in Mediterranean Countries'
    12-13 September 2013 - Florence, Italy (details)
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented the paper 'Fairness through crisis? Testing for convergence in the returns to labour force characteristics in the regional labour markets in Greece'. 
  • Human Capital externalities in local labour markets: evidence from Serbia
    Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN), University of Belgrade
    10 September 2013 - Belgrade, Serbia
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a lecture. 
  • The 53rd European Regional Science Association Congress
    27-31 August 2013 - Palermo, Italy (details)
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented two papers (i) ‘FDI spillovers in the ENP countries: does European FDI have a productivity advantage?’, co-authored with Mireia Borrell; (ii) ‘Beyond rising unemployment: the distribution and determinants of unemployment risk in the Greek regions during the crisis’, co-authored with Angelo Martelli.
  • 'Labour market adjustment in Greece during the crisis: demand/supply shifts and regional variations’
    The 42nd Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association International (British and Irish Section)
    20-22 August 2013 - Cambridge, UK (details)
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented a paper.
  • Summer School on Nationalism, Religion, and Violence in Southeast Europe 12 July 2013 - Thessaloniki, Greece (details)
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay will speak on 'The Battle for Recognition: Ethno-National Disputes and Diplomatic Conflict at the LSEE co-sponsored summer School. 
  • Lunch discussion on contemporary developments in FYR Macedonia
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    9 July 2013
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in this discussion.
  • SPERI Annual Conference Programme - Austerity vs Growth: The Future of European Political Economy
    1-3 July 2013 - Sheffield, UK (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper on austerity and growth in the Balkans.
  • Devising a Viable Future for the Area of former Yugoslavia
    21-22 June 2013 - Belgrade, Serbia
    Dr Spyros Economides participated in this conference organized by the Luxembourg institute for European and International studies, the Anglo-Serbian society, and the Centre for Democracy at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade.
  • Europeanisation as an Academic Subject and as Policy: Bridging the Gap in South East Europe 
    20 June 2013 - Birmingham, UK (details)
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay will be speaking at the LSEE co-convened roundtable at the British International Studies Association (BISA) annual conference.
  • Harnessing European Labour Mobility 
    18 June 2013 - Brussels, Belgium 
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis
    attended the 1st Advisory Board meeting of the Bertelsmann Stiftung project.
  • Cyprus: Time to Think Outside the Box 
    17 June 2013 -  Izmir, Turkey 
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay spoke at the conference organized by the Cyprus Turkish Culture Foundation and Yasar University.
  • Croatia - the 28th EU Member Country
    17 June 2013 - Vienna, Austria (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett presented a paper at this conference organized by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank. 
  • 11th Annual Conference of the Greek Regional Science Association  
    14-15 June 2013 - Patras, Greece
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis presented a paper titled 'Beyond rising unemployment: unemployment risk and its determinants across the Greek regions before/during the crisis.
  • The Political Economy of Welfare Reforms in the Western Balkans
    14 June 2013 - Belgrade, Serbia (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett gave the annual Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung Lecture at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade.
  • Jobs, Welfare and Inclusion in the Western Balkans
    10-12 June 2013 - Bečići, Montenegro (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett was the keynote speaker at this conference organized by the World Bank (presentation).   
  • Workshop no 2: Blurring of Sovereignty? De Facto States in the International System 
    5-8 June 2013 - University of Tartu, Estonia 
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay presented a paper entitled 'Diplomatic Engagement without Recognition: Examining the Limits of Official Communication with Contested States'. at the first European workshop in International studies at the University of Tartu.
  • 10 Years After Thessaloniki: An Appraisal of the EU Perspective and Challenges in the Western Balkans
    Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Irish Institute for European Studies (Organised as a Part of the Irish EU Presidency in Conjunction with the DG Enlargement)
    24 May 2013 - Dublin, Ireland (details
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was an invited academic participant.
  • Bridging the Balkans: Celebrating a Centenary of Diplomatic Relations since the London Conference
    16-17 May 2013 - King's College, UK (details)
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay spoke on 'The EU as a Factor of Stability in the Western Balkans'.
  • Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Can it Facilitate Dispute Resolution?
    Centre for Economics & Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung 
    13 May 2013 - Istanbul, Turkey 
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was an invited participant.
  • Roundtable discussion on the European Union sponsored dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    23 April 2013
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay took part in the discussion.
  • Regional Economics Laboratory
    8-12 April 2013 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (details)
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis
    visited the Regional Economics Laboratory.
  • European Union Center and Hellenic Studies Programme
    10 April 2013 - University of Illinois, USA
    Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a lecture on the Greek/Eurozone crisis.
  • Development Assistance in South Eastern Europe, Conference
    22-23 February 2013 - Athens, Greece
    Dr Will Bartlett spoke about international assistance programmes and education reform in the Western Balkans.
  • European Training Foundation, Conference
    18-19 February 2013 - Torino, Italy (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett, spoke on the project's progress and will sum up comparisons between country cases.
  • The Balkan Forum on Regional Cooperation
    7-9 February 2013 - Thessaloniki, Greece (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett, spoke about human capital and labor markets.
  • FP7-Search Project Conference
    4-5 February 2013 - Brussels, Belgium 
    Dr Will Bartlett gave a presentation on the institutional environment.
  • 'EU Balance of Competences Review: Foreign Policy’
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    16 January 2013
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay was an invited participant at this policy event.
  • Turkey's Relations with the Balkans
    3 December 2012 - PRIO-Cyprus Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay participated in the event.
  • Moving the Balkans and Bosnia Forward: A Post-Dayton Road Map 
    13-14 November 2012 - Atlantic Council, Washington DC, USA (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett gave a presentation on the effects of the global economic crisis on the Balkan economies.
  • Social Sector Workshop 
    23 October 2012 - European Commission/IFI Coordination Unit, Brussels, Belgium (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett has attended the workshop and held a meeting of the Research Network on Social Cohesion's Advisory Board.
  •  Economic Development and Political Transition in Kosovo
    12-13 October 2012 - American University of Kosovo (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett gave a lecture entitled ' The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the Western Balkans'. 
  • 'Turkey's Neighbourhood Policy in the Balkans' Conference
    4 October 2012 - Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the European Council on Foreign Relations, Skopje, FYR Macedonia
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay gave a presentation entitled 'Turkey's Relations with Greece'.
  • 2nd Belgrade Security Forum: Panel on Frozen Conflicts and Frozen Lives 
    20-22 September 2012 - Belgrade, Serbia 
    Dr James Ker-Lindsay gave a presentation entitled 'Learning the Lessons from Cyprus'.
  • The 12th Biannual Conference of the European Association of Economic Studies 
    6-8 September 2012 - University of West England, UK (details)
    Dr Will Bartlett and Dr Ivana Prica (Faculty of Economics, Belgrade) presented a conference paper on the' Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on the Western Balkans'.  
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