2-3 December 2021, CONCORDIA, Wrocław
Organizers: Aleksandra Maatsch, Edgars Eihmanis, Eric Miklin
PANEL 1: Negotiating economic policy: input and output legitimacy
Chair: Aleksandra Maatsch
(13:15 – 13:30) David Bokhorst: “Political choice and discretionary decision-making in the Recovery and Resilience Facility”
(13:30-13:45) Sonja Bekker, Mario Munta, Brigitte Pircher: “Ownership of national recovery and resilience plans: overcoming Europe’s crisis of legitimacy through Next Generation EU”
(13:30-13:45) Edgars Eihmanis: “Changing social actor involvement through EU governance frameworks: the OMC, the European Semester and the RRF compared”
(13:45-14:00) Kolbusz Pawel (PhD project): “European Semester during the pandemic. A paradigm change towards a deeper integration?”
(14:oo-14:15) Feedback by a discussant
(14:15 – 14:45) Response paper-givers and Q&A round
Discussant: Mario Munta commenting papers by D. Bokhorst and E.Eihmanis/ David Bokhorst commenting papers by SB,MM &BP and Kolbusz, P.
PANEL 2: Mixed perspectives: rule of law, populism and regional politics in times of crisis
Chair: Aleksandra Maatsch
(15:15-15:30) Michael Blauberger, Soso Makaradze “EU safeguards against rule of law backsliding: institutional and societal preconditions”
(15:30-15:45) Nils Ringe: “Populists and the pandemic: How populists around the world responded to Covid-19”
(15:45-16:00) Garsztecki Stefan (TITLE HERE)
(16:00-16:15) Ed Turner, Carolin Gray: “Comparing the impact of EU fiscal responses to the sovereign debt crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic on federal and decentralised member states”
(16:15-16:30) Feedback by a discussant
(16:30-17:00) Response paper-givers and Q&A round
Discussant: Edgars Eihmanis
PANEL 3: Output legitimacy and solidarity
Chair: Eric Miklin
(09:00-09:15) Anja Thomas: “Covid-19, the eurozone crisis and parliamentary democracy in the EU? Economic solidarity and democratic legitimacy in domestic parliamentary debates”
(09:15-09:30) Ermela Gianna, Lucy Kinski, Ariadna Ripoll Serven: “Resilience, Recovery… and Representation? Debating the COVID-19 Pandemic in the European Parliament”
(09:30-09:45) Aleksandra Maatsch, Carlos Closa: “A Hamiltonian moment for European Solidarity? Domestic Ratifications of the European Financial Stability Facility and the Own Resources Decision”
(09:45-10:00) Feedback by a discussant
10:00-10:30 Response paper-givers and Q&A round
Discussant: Ben Crum
PANEL 4: Input legitimacy – normative perspectives
Chair: Edgars Eihmanis
(10:45-11:00) Päivi Leino-Sandberg, Tapio Raunio: “Learning from NGEU: towards a democratically more legitimate fiscal union”
(11:00-11:15) Ben Crum: “Politicization or Playing Along? The role of the European Parliament in economic crisis legislation”
(11:15-11:30) Feedback by a discussant
(11:30-11:45) Response paper-givers and Q&A round
Discussant: Anja Thomas
Bekker, Sonja – Associate professor, Jean Monnet Chair on European Social Policy and Employment Relations.
Blauberger, Michael – Professor for Politics of the European Union, Salzburg Center for European Union Studies, University of Salzburg.
Bokhorst, David – Research Fellow, European University Institute.
Closa, Carlos – Professor, CSIC (Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos) and EUI.
Crum, Ben – Professor of Political Science, Scientific Director of the VU School of Governance, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Eihmanis, Edgars – Postdoctoral researcher, Chair of Social Sciences and Economics, DAAD Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies, University of Wrocław.
Garsztecki, Stefan – Professor at Institut für Europäische Studien, Kultur- und Länderstudien Ostmitteleuropas, Technische Universität Chemnitz.
Gianna, Ermela – Doctoral Student, Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, University of Salzburg.
Gray, Caroline – Lecturer, Politics, History and International Relations, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Aston University.
Kinki, Lucy – Postdoctoral Researcher, Salzburg Center for European Union Studies, University of Salzburg.
Kolbusz, Paweł – PhD researcher, Chair of Social Sciences and Economics, DAAD Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies, University of Wrocław.
Leino-Sandberg, Päivi – Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki.
Maatsch, Aleksandra – Chair of Social Sciences and Economics, DAAD Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies, University of Wrocław.
Makaradze, Soso – PhD researcher, Salzburg Center for European Union Studies, University of Salzburg.
Miklin, Eric – Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Salzburg.
Munta, Mario – Assistant Professor, The Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb.
Pircher, Brigitte – Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Linaeus University.
Raunio, Tapio – Professor, Head of Political Science Department, Tampere University.
Ringe, Nils – Professor of Political Science, Director of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence for Comparative Populism, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ripoll Servent, Ariadna – Professor for Politics of the European Union, Salzburg Center for European Union Studies, University of Salzburg.
Thomas, Anja – Research Associate, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute.
Turner, Ed – Reader in Politics, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Aston Centre for Europe, Aston University.