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2015-16 Academic Year




The LSEE Visiting Speaker Programme is a series of research seminars aimed at bringing research and scholarship by academics, policy professionals and other South Eastern Europe experts to a wider audience.

The Visiting Speaker Programme attracts researchers and specialists from the UK, Europe and South Eastern Europe, covering a broad range of topics.  

Venue: Canada Blanch Room, COW 1.11, 1st floor, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, LSE, London WC2A 2AE

18:00 - 19:30

William Bartlett

Wednesday, 21 October 2015
From Education to Underemployment: How to Fill the Skills Gap in the Western Balkans
Dr Will Bartlett, LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe, LSE


Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Imposing local neoliberalism in South East Europe: How to destroy an economic space without really trying
Dr Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (Croatia) and St Mary's University in Halifax (Canada)


Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Constructive Incoherence: Contesting Kosovo's Status in the European Union
Dr Lorinc Redei, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin


Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Evaluating the EU’s ‘new approach’ to judicial reform in the Western Balkans: unintended consequences or unrealised goals?
Professor Adam Fagan, Queen Mary University of London
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Post-accession conditionality – monitoring without punishment?
Dr Eli Gateva, LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30

Sanja Kmezic

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Fiscal decentralisation and local government financing in Serbia and Montenegro
Sanja Kmezić and Jadranka Kaluđerović, EURAK Belgrade - Regional Research Promotion Programme
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Pension Reforms in the Balkans and their Neighbours
Dr Bernard Casey, Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE 
COW 1.11 (LSE), 18:00-19:30