Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe
8th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe. Organized by the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg) in cooperation with the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing (APB) and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
Dates: June 15-17, 2016
Location: Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing on Lake Starnberg near Munich
We invite scholars from economics and cognate disciplines to submit extended abstracts or full papers. Topics include, but are not limited to:
• Cultural, economic, and institutional legacies of empires, socialist regimes, and wars
• Long‐run persistence of values and attitudes
• Determinants of individual socioeconomic outcomes and behavior
• Spatial and historical determinants of economic policies and development • Economic reforms in (post‐)transition countries
Preference will be given to papers focusing on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
• Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick, UK)
• Lawrence Peter King (University of Cambridge, UK)
• Theocharis Grigoriadis (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
Submissions should include a short CV and an extended abstract (maximum 2,000 words) or a full paper. Submissions are invited online via the IOS application tool at http://www.ios‐regensburg.de/veranstaltungen/summer‐academy.html. For further information, please contactsummeracademy@ios‐regensburg.de
Submission deadline: April 1, 2016. Accepted participants will be notified by April 15, 2016. Full accepted papers are expected by May 20, 2016. The IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academies on Central and Eastern Europe aim to bring together Ph.D. students and Postdocs in a workshop atmosphere. The number of participants is limited to 15. The workshop language is English. The Hans Raupach Award will honor the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit.
50 € (including single‐room accommodation for two nights and all meals)
IOS Regensburg is an interdisciplinary area studies center affiliated with the University of Regensburg. It explores economic, political, and historical developments in East and Southeast Europe from a global perspective. Apart from research, it provides policy advice both within Germany and internationally.
Situated on beautiful Lake Starnberg, right between Munich and the mountain range, APB Tutzing has a reputation for organizing social sciences conferences and workshops.
Further information on the program and past summer academies is available at: http://www.ios‐regensburg.de/veranstaltungen/summer‐academy.html
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