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Visiting Speaker Programme




The LSEE Visiting Speaker Programme is a regular 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

Download the full programmes here: Michaelmas Term & Lent Term (coming soon)



Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Cultures of Democracy in Serbia & Bulgaria - How Ideas Shape Politics|
Dr James Dawson, University College London
Twitter: #LSEEDawson


Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Political Orientations and Internal Power-Struggles within the Nationalist Movement in Kosovo, 1968-2008
Gëzim Krasniqi, SSEES-University College London
Twitter: #LSEEKrasniqi


Tuesday, 04 November 2014
Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans|
Dr Mihail Arandarenko, Belgrade/LSE
Twitter: #LSEEArandarenko


Tuesday, 18 November 2014
The 2013 Belgrade-Pristina Normalization Agreement - What has it delivered|
Dr Joanna Hanson, LSE
Twitter: #LSEEHanson


Tuesday, 2 December 2014
Normative-power Europe in the Western Balkans: enlargement 'fatigue' and the multiple challenges of maintaining momentum in the accession process
Dr John O'Brennan, NUI Maynooth
Twitter: #LSEEOBrennan


Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Varieties of Bureaucracy in Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans
Dr Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling, University of Nottingham
Twitter: #LSEEM-Sahling


Tuesday, 27 January 2015
The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans. The interrelationship between Europeanisation and the New Authoritarian Temptation|
Dr Florian Bieber, Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz
Twitter: #LSEEBieber


Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Bulgarians in Macedonia and Macedonians in Bulgaria - Do They Exist?|
Kyril Drezov, Keele University
Twitter: #LSEEDrezov


Tuesday, 24 February 2015
The Politics of Europeanisation and Economic Nationalisms in Estonia and Slovenia
|Dr Nicole Lindstrom, University of York
Twitter: #LSEELindstrom


Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Understanding Roma Nomadism Today: the case of Romanian Roma| 
Dr Anca Pusca, Goldsmiths, University of London
Twitter: #LSEEPusca