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Theses Defended in 2007

 

Nicole BOLLEYER (DE)


BOLLEYERNicole

Title: "Internal Government Dynamics and the Nature of Intergovernmental Relations: Constraints and Corridors of Organizational Adaptation in Federal Systems"

Jury: Tanja Boerzel (Univ. Berlin), Adrienne Héritier (EUI) (Supervisor), Peter Mair (EUI, Alberta Sbragia (Univ. Pittsburgh)

Thesis defended on 7 May 2007  

Chérine CHAMS EL DINE (Egypt)


Title: "Stratégies de survie de l'autoritarisme: gestion de l'élite gouvernante dans l'Irak de Saddam Hussein"

Jury: Hamit Bozarslan (EHESS, Paris), Jaap Dronkers (EUI), Eberhard Kienle (CNRS; Paris) (in absentia), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 10 December 2007  

Luisa CHIODI (IT)


LUISACHIODITitle: "Transnational Policies of Emancipation or Colonization? Civil Society Promotion in Post-Communist Albania"

Jury: Stefano Bianchini (Univ. Bologna), Donatella Della Porta (EUI) (Supervisor), Helena Flam (Univ. Leipzig), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI)

Thesis defended on 3 April 2007  

Yordanka CHOBANOVA (BG)


CHOBANOVAYordanka

Title: "MNEs in the CEECs: Shaping the Mirco-Economic Architecture of States in the Context of EU Integration. The Cases of Unilver, Nestlé and InBev"

Jury: Colin Crouch (Warwick Business School), Rajneesh Narula (Reading Business School), Martin Rhodes (fomer EUI/Denver University) (Supervisor) (in videolink from Denver), Mladen Velev (Technical University, Sofia)

Thesis defended on 13 December 2007 

Falk DAVITER (DE)


DAVITERFalk

Title: "The Power of Initiative: Framing Legislative Policy Conflicts in the European Union"

Jury: Stefano Bartolini (EUI/RSCAS), Adrienne Héritier (EUI/RSCAS) (Supervisor), Ellen Immergut (Humboldt Univ. Berlin) (via conference call), Claudio Radaelli (Univ. Exeter)

Thesis defended on 13 July 2007 

Rik DE RUITER (NL)


RikDeRUITER

Title: "To Prevent a SHift of Competences? Developing the Open Method of Coordination: Education, Research and Development, Social Inclusion and e-Europe"

Jury: Virginie Guiraudon (former EUI/Univ. Lille), Anton Hemerijck (Erasmus University), Adrienne Héritier (EUI, RSCAS) (Supervisor), Claudio Radaelli (Univ. Exeter)

Thesis defended on 1 October 2007 

Diana DIGOL (Moldavia)


DIGOLDiana

Title: "Emerging Diplomatic Elites in Post-Communist Europe"

Jury: Jaap Dronkers (EUI), John Hemery (Center for Political and Diplomatic Studies, Oxford), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor), Jacek Wasilewski (Warsaw School of Social Psychology)

Thesis defended on 23 March 2007 

Arolda ELBASANI (AL)


AroldaElbasani

Title: "The Impact of EU Conditionality upon Democratisation: Comparing Electoral Competition and Civil Service REfroms in Post-Communist Albania"

Jury: László Bruszt (EUI), Antoaneta Dimotrova (Leiden University), Shinasi Rama (NYU), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 30 November 2007 

Andrew Richard GLENCROSS (UK)


AndreGLENCROSSTitle: "E Pluribus Europa? Assessing the EU Compound Polity by Analogy with the Early US Republic"

Jury: Daniel Deudney (Johns Hopkins University), Sergio Fabbrini (Univ. Trento), Fritz Kratochwil (EUI) (Supervisor), Alexander H. Trechsel (EUI)

Thesis defended on 28 May 2007 

Juho Petteri HÄRKÖNEN (SF)


JuhoHAERKOENEN

Title: Jobless Couples in Europe. Comparative Studies with Longitudinal Data"

Jury: Jaap Dronkers (EUI) (Supervisor), Goesta Esping-Andersen (Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (Co-Supervisor), Andrea Ichino (EUI/Economics Department), Wout Ultee (Univ. Nijmegen)

Thesis defended on 9 November 2007  

Eve HEPBURN (UK)


EveHepburn

Title: "The New Politics of Autonomy. Territorial Strategies and the Uses of European Integration by Political Parties in Scotland, Bavaria and Sardinia 1979-2005"

Jury: Charlie Jefferey (Univ. Edinburgh), Michael Keating (EUI) (Supervisor), Peter Mair (EUI), Simona Piattoni (Univ. Trento)

Thesis defended on 20 April 2007 

Zyab Luis IBAÑEZ GARZARÁN (ES)


Title: "Access to non-Vulnerable Part-Time Employment in the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK, with Special Reference to the School and Local Government Sectors"

Jury: Colin Crouch (former EUI/Warwick Business School), Ramón Ramos Torre (Complutense de Madrid), Martin Rhodes (former EUI/Denver University), Jelle Visser (Univ. Amsterdam)

Thesis defended on 14 December 2007  

Simcha JONG KON CHIN NL)


JONGKONCHIN

Title: "Scientific Committees and the Birth of New Industries. How Academic Institutions Supported the Formation of New Biotech Industries in three Regions"

Jury: Colin Crouch (Univ. Warwick) (Supervisor), Neil Fligstein (Univ. Berkeley) (via telephone), Francesco Lissoni (Univ. Bocconi), R. Stankiewicz (EUI)

Thesis defended on 18 June 2007 

Frédéric JÖRGENS (FR)


FredericJOERGENS

Title: "The Individual, the Couple and the Family: Social and Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Partnerships in Europe"

Jury: Donatella Della Porta (EUI), Eric Fassin (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris), Peter Wagner (Univ. Trento), Jeffrey Weeks (London South Bank Univ.)

Thesis defended on 8 June 2007  

Yannis KARAGIANNIS (GR)


KARAGIANNIS

Title: "Preference Heterogeneity and Equilibrium Institutions: The Case of European Competition Policy"

Jury: Adrienne Héritier (EUI/RSCAS) (Supervisor), Christian Joerges (fomer EUI/Univ. Bremen), Jacint Jordana (Univ. Pompeu Fabra), Hussein Kassim (Univ. East Anglia Norwich)

Thesis defended on 21 December 2007  

Sébastien LLORCA (FR)


llorca

Title: "French and German Foreign Policy with Regard to Israel-Palestine 1998-2005"

Jury: Bertrand Badie (EIP/CERI, Paris), Martin Beck (Univ. Hamburg/Bremen), Fritz Kratochwil (EUI) (Supervisor), Pascal Vennesson (EUI)

Thesis defended on 14 December 2007 

Elena MARTINEZ BARAHONA (ES)


ElenaMartinezBarahona

Title: "Seeking the Political Role of the Third Government Branch. A Comparative Approach to High Courts in Central America"

Jury: Donatella Della Porta (EUI), Pilar Domingo (Univ. Salamanca), Carlo Guarnieri (Univ. Bologna), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 22 January 2007

Gabriella MELONI (IT)


GabriellaMELONI

Title: "Wider Europe: The Influence of the EU on Neighbouring Countries. The Case of Russia and Ukraine"

Jury: Marise Cremona (EUI, Law Department), Gerda Falkner (Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna), Adrienne Héritier (EUI) (Supervisor), Olga Potemkina (Russian Academy of Science, Moscow)

Thesis defended on 7 December 2007 

Fernando MENDEZ (UK)


MENDEZFernando

Title: "The Governance and Regulation of the Internet in the European Union, the United States and Switzerland: A Comparative Federalism Approach"

Jury: Andreas Auer (Univ. Geneva), David MdKay (Univ. Essex), Martin Rhodes (Univ. Denver) (Supervisor), Alexander H. Trechsel (EUI)

Thesis defended on 23 March 2007 

Jørgen MØLLER (DK)


JORGEN-MOLLER

Title: The Post-Communist Tripartition 1990-2005. Contrasting Actor-Centred and Structural Explanations"

Jury: László Bruszt (EUI) (Supervisor), Herbert Kitschelt (Duke University, USA) (via tele-conference), Peter Mair (EUI), Leonardo Morlino (SUM, Firenze)

Thesis defended on 28 September 2007 

Svetlana NEDIMOVIĆ (BiH)


Nedimovic

Title: "Being to the World. An Inquiry into the Philosophical Implications of Hannah Arendt's Political Thought"

Jury: Christine Chwaszcza (EUI), Heidrun Friese (JWG University, Frankfurt), Ugo Vlaisavljevic (Univ. Sarajevo), Peter Wagner (Univ. Trent and former EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 28 March 2007 

Olaf OSICA (PL)


OlafOSICA

Title: "NATO Enlargement and Security of Central Europe. A Declining Security Community"

Jury: Michael E. Cox (LSE) (in absentia), Fritz Kratochwil (EUI) (Supervisor), Adam Daniel Rotfeld (Polish Institute of International Affairs), Pascal Vennesson (EUI/RSCAS)

Thesis defended on 4 October 2007  

Giulia PAOLINI (IT)


PaoliniTitle: "The Legitimacy Deficit of the European Union and the Role of National Parliaments"

Jury: Morten Kelstrup (Univ. Copenhagen), Peter Mair (EUI), Gianfranco Pascquino (Univ. Bologna), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 17 September 2007 

Christine REH (DE)


REHChristine

Title: "The Politics of Preparation: Delegated Decisions, Arguing and Constitutional Choice in Europe"

Jury: Adrienne Hériter (EUI) (Supervisor), Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH, Zurich), Andy Smith (Univ. Bordeaux) (in absentia), Helen Wallace (former EUI/LSE)

Thesis defended on 10 December 2007  

Carla M. RODRIGUEZ GARCIA (ES)


CarlaRODRIGUEZGARCIA

Title: "Care for the Elderly in Spain during Democracy. New Social Risks, Welfare Modernisation and Territorial Politics"

Jury: Colin Crouch (Univ. Warwick) (video-link), Valeria Fargion (Univ. Florence), Ana Guillén (Univ. Oviedo), Martin Rhodes (Univ. Denver) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 19 March 2007 

Eduardo ROMANOS FRAILE (ES)


Title: "Ideología y movilización clandestina. El anarquisimo español durante el franquismo (1939-1975)"

Jury: Dimitrio Castro (Univ Pública de Navarra, Pamplona), Donatella Della Porta (EUI), Adrian Shubert (York Univ., Toronto), Peter Wagner (former EUI/Univ. Trento) (Supervisor) 

Thesis defended on 11 December 2007

Ilia ROUBANIS (GR)


Title: "Nation Building as Perception-Building. The Case Study of the Banknote in Greece and Turkey"

Jury: Edhem Eldem (Bugazici University), Eric Helleiner (Univ. Waterloo, Ontario), (videolink), Michael Keating (EUI) (Supervisor), Bo Stråth (EUI, History Department)

Thesis defended on 13 March 2007 

Eulàlia RUBIO BARCELO (ES)


RubioBarcelo

Title: "Regional Governments, Territorial Political Restructuring and Vocational Educational and Training Policies. A Comparison of four Cases: Catalonia, Lombardy, Valencia and Veneto"

Jury: Virginie Guiraudon (EUI), Jacint Jordana (Univ. Pompeu Fabra), Michael Keating (EUI) (Supervisor), Marino Regini (Univ. Milano)

Thesis defended on 16 March 2007

Ursula SCHROEDER (DE)


SCHROEDERUrsula

Title: "The Making of the New EU Security Order: An Organizational Study of Complex Security Governance"

Jury: Christopher Daase (Univ. Munich), Friedrich Kratochwil (EUI) (Supervisor), Pascal Vennesson (EUI/RSCAS), Michael Williams (Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth)

Thesis defended on 7 May 2007  

Hans Jakob SKOVGAARD (DK)


Skovgaard

Title: "Preventing Ethnic Conflict, Securing Ethnic Justice? The Council of Europe, the EU and the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities' Use of Contested Concepts in their Responses to the Hungarian Minority Policies of Hungary, Romania and Slovakia"

Jury: Rainer Bauböck (EUI), Michael Keating (EUI) (Supervisor), Will Kymlicka (Queen's University, Ontario), Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH, Zurich) (in video-link) (External Co-Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 23 May 2007  

 

 

Kristina STÖCKL (AT)


Title: Community after Totalitarism. The Eastern Orthodox Intellectual Tradition and the Philosophical Discourse of Political Modernity"

Jury: Alessandro Ferrara (Univ. Rome Tor Vergata), Bo Stråth (Univ. Helsinki and former EUI), Evert van der Zweerde (Radboud University Nijmegen) (External Co-Supervisor), Peter Wagner (Univ. Trent and former EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 24 September 2007

Julien TALPIN (FR)


JulienTalpin

Title: "Schools of Democracy: How Ordinary Citizens Become Competent in Participatory Budgeting Institutions"

Jury: Donatella Della Porta (EUI) (Supervisor), Bastien François (Univ. Paris I Sorbonne), Yves Sintomer (Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin), Peter Wagner (Univ. Trento)

Thesis defended on 30 November 2007

Dionysia TAMVAKI (GR)


Title: "Enlargement and Legitimacy. A Passage from Europe of the Elites to Europe of the Electorates"

Jury: Nikiforos Diamandouros (Univ. Athens, European Ombudsman), Adrienne Héritier (EUI) (Co-Supervisor), Christopher Lord (Univ. Reading), Philippe C. Schmitter (EUI) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 25 June 2007

Vassiliki TRIGA (GR)


Title: "Europe Beyond Brussels. An Analysis of Everyday Discourses in the EU Agencies"

Jury: Richard Breen (Yale Univ) (Supervisor), Michelle Cini (Bristol University), Colin Crouch (Univ. Warwick), Maria Dikriou (Aristotle University, Thessalonika)

Thesis defended on 18 June 2007

Wim VAN AKEN (BE)


VanAken

Title: "Mediating Membership Sectors, States, and Strategies: EU Enlargement Negotiations (1948-2003), Constructive and Destructive Interference"

Jury: Willem Buiter (London School of Economics), James Caporaso (U. Washington) (via videolink), Adrienne Héritier (EUI), Martin Rhodes (U of Denver) (Supervisor)

Thesis defended on 19 March 2007

Jonathan WHITE (UK)


WHITEJonathanTitle: "A Political Bond in Europe"

Jury: Richard Bellamy (University College, London), Michèle Lamont (Co-Supervisor) (Harvard University) (phone link), Peter Wagner (Università di Trento (former EUI) (Supervisor), Neil Walker (EUI)

Thesis defended on 29 November 2007

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