European Politics Online Workshop (EuroPOW) is a public workshop series on European politics meeting via Zoom ⇗. EuroPOW is a space for junior and senior scholars from the US and Europe to discuss current events and present work in progress. Everyone is welcome!

Our one hour seminars are held Tuesdays at
8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET / 5 p.m. CET.

  • Roundtables are thematic with short opening statements followed by discussion among panelists and Q&A with audience.
  • Paper presentations are 30 minutes followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

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Workshop coordinated by Catherine de Vries and Seth Jolly.


Fall 2021 Seminar Series schedule Zoom ⇗

26 October 2021: “Change or Perish. Centrist anti-establishment parties and their struggle for survival”

2 November 2021: “Bicameralism and Policy Responsiveness to Public Opinion”

9 November 2021: “Communicating the Rift: Voter Perceptions of Intra-Party Dissent in Parliaments”.

16 November 2021: Roundtable on Social Democratic Parties

Past Workshops

19 October 2021: “Aid, Migration Management, and Governance: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Migration Aid in Africa”

12 October 2021: “Politicians’ Private Sector Jobs and Parliamentary Behavior”

5 October 2021: “Contingent Extremism: How Perceptions of Party Popularity Activate Far Right Support”

28 September 2021: Roundtable on the 2021 German elections

22 June 2021: Roundtable on a European Green New Deal

15 June 2021: “Right-wing populism and the rise of internationalism in Europe.”

8 June 2021: “The individual dynamics of gender backlash and far right vote”

1 June 2021: “‘Heaven Is a Place on Earth’: Religion and the Politics of Territorial Belonging”

25 May 2021: “Ideological Extremism, Perceived Polarization, and Support for Liberal Democracy”

18 May 2021: Roundtable on Teaching European Politics using Foundations of European Politics

16 March 2021: Roundtable on Dutch elections

9 March 2021: “Environmental Chauvinism? Explaining Issue Expansion among Non-Mainstream Parties”

2 March 2021: “Who is deserving of protection? The EU’s normative reshaping of refugee resettlement”

23 February 2021: “Powering the Extremes – How European Integration Feeds Euroscepticism”

16 February 2021: “`Vox Populi, Vox Dei’: Are Process Preferences Thermostatic?”

9 February 2021: “Wealth of Tongues: Why Peripheral Regions Vote for the Radical Right in Germany”

2 February 2021: “Antidote to Backsliding: Ethnic Heterogeneity and Democratic Resilience”

26 January 2021: Roundtable on Brexit: Where are we heading?

28 October 2020: Roundtable on US-EU relations

21 October 2020: “Do gender quotas improve party delegations? Evidence from the European Parliament”

14 October 2020: “Does Party Polarization Mobilize or De-Mobilize Voters? The Answer Depends on Where Voters Stand”

7 October 2020: “Shaping the Nation through Civic Integration: A Postcolonial Perspective on Paradoxical Policies.”

30 September 2020: “The Politics of Bad Options: Why the Eurozone Crisis has been so hard to resolve”

23 September 2020: “Reassessing the Democratic Constraint: Strategic Interdependence and Public Opinion towards the Euro”

16 September 2020: Roundtable on the Future of European Integration

4 August 2020: Roundtable on Democratic Backsliding

28 July 2020:”Message Distortion as a Campaign Strategy: Does Rival Party Distortion of Focal Party Position Affect Voters?”

21 July 2020: “Identity-based opposition to the EU and support for the radical right”

14 July 2020: “External Threats and Group Identity – The Effect of the Russian Invasion in Ukraine on European Union Identity”

7 July 2020: “The Brexit Deterrent? How Member State Exit Shapes Public Support for International Organizations”

30 June 2020: Roundtable on EU Recovery Fund