Conference talks

Upcoming conference presentations:

2023 Annual APSA Meeting, Los Angeles, CA August 31 – September 3

18th EUSA Biennial Conference, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (PA), May 4-6, 2023

29th International Conference of Europeanists, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
June 27-29, 2023


Past conferences and workshop presentations (selected):

28th International Conference of Europeanists, June 29-July 1, 2022, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 2022

27th International Conference of Europeanists, Virtual, June 21-25, 2021

ECPR General Conference, virtual 2020

26th International Conference of Europeanists, Carlos III University in Madrid, 20-22 June 2019

ECPR General Conference, University of Wroclaw,  4-7 September 2019
(“Identity & Populism” section convenor & paper presenter)

ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 23-25 August 2018
Section convenor S33 “Identity and Challenges to Democracy”
Paper 1: Inclusion Vs. Exclusion in European Integration: Identities and Attitudes to Migration
Paper 2: Who’s Afraid of TTIP? Attitudes Towards Free Trade in the Context of Politicization of European Integration

ECPR General Conference,  Oslo, 6-9 September 2017
Oslo University, panel co-chair “‘Us and them’: Community-building and Citizenship Legitimation through Collective Identity

AECPA, Santiago de Compostela, 20-22 September 2017
Convenor of the workgroup GT 2.9 Europa como eje de conflicto: Analizando posiciones euroescépticas, with Ilke Toygur),  Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

24th International Conference of Europeanists, 12-14 July 2017
Council for European Studies, University of Glasgow, UK
Paper title: “Making or Breaking the Union? Migrant and Refugee Crisis and Political Identification in Europe”
Discussant at Panel: “Which Europe is the UK Brexiting from? Pre- and Post-Referendum Discursive Strategies”

ECPR Standing Group on Citizenship: Citizenship and Identity Workshop, 7-8 June 2017
University of Portsmouth, UK
Paper title: “The limits of diversity in European unity: Migration attitudes and European
identification in the aftermath of the refugee and migrant crisis”

22nd Annual Association for the Study of Nationalism (ASN) World Convention, 04-06 May 2017
Harriman Institute, Columbia University, NYC, USA
Paper title: “Beyond Constitutional Patriotism? Supranational Identification in Europe
and the Migrant and Refugee Crisis”
& Chair of the panel “Right Wing Politics in the West”

Seminar “New Research on Europe”, February 8, 2017
Centre for European Studies, Harvard University
Paper title: “Making or Breaking the Union? Political Identification in Europe in Times of Migrant and Refugee Crisis”

“Fortress Europe or E Pluribus Unum?: Multilevel governance, migration and asylum policy in the EU”, EUSA Workshop, September 22-24, 2016
University of Illinois in Chicago
Paper title: “Making or breaking the Union? Migrant and refugee crisis, supranational policy and political identification in Europe”

8th Pan-European Conference on the European Union, 15-18 June 2016
University of Trento, Italy
Paper 1 title: “No Alternative to the Community? Identities as Determinants of EU Image in the New Member States after the Crisis ” (Organizer & chair of the panel “A Resilient Community? European Identity, EU Citizenship and Transnational Mobility in the Context of the Crisis”)
Paper 2 title: “Who Wants a United Europe? A Study into Public Opinion Attitudes towards EU Enlargement”

XII Spanish Conference of Political Science (AECPA), July 15, 2015
University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain
Paper title:  “Interests and identities in the enlarged EU: A re-assessment of affective factors as determinants of Euroscepticism in the context of the crisis”

22nd Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies at Columbia University, July 8-10 2015
Sciences Po, Paris, France
Paper title: “Loving It but Not Feeling It Yet? European Identity in Eastern and Western Europe”
With Besir Ceka (Davidson College, NC)

European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) General Conference,
September 3-6 2014
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Paper title: “Eastern and/or European? A re-assessment of political identities as determinants of attitudes towards the EU in Central Eastern Europe”

International Conference “Whither Europe? European integration in transition,”
19-20 September 2013
Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Paper title: “Identities in crisis? Elite and public opinion perceptions of European citizenship”

XI Conference of the Spanish Association of Political Science (XI Congreso Español de Ciencia Política y de la Administración “Política tiempos de incertidumbre”),
18-20 September 2013
AECPA, Pablo Olavide University of Sevilla, Spain
Paper title: “¿Apoyo incondicional? Los efectos de la crisis europea en las actitudes hacia la UE en Europa Central y del Este, en perspectiva comparada

IPSA RC 22 Conference “Political Communication in Times of Crisis,” Granada, Spain, 12-13 September 2013
International Political Science Association (IPSA), Research Committee on Political Communication (RC22)
Paper title: “Privacy vs. Security – Who Cares? The Politics of Citizens Safety in the Polish Media”

3rd Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Barcelona, Spain, 20-22 June 2013
Paper title:  “Eurocrisis and institutional trust in Central Eastern Europe: A comparative approach

Young Scholars School on European Identity, Jena, Germany, 17-22 March 2013
ECPR Standing Group on Identity, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
Paper title:  “Not so different after all? European citizenship and identity in Central Eastern Europe, in a comparative perspective”

ECPR Joint Sessions, Mainz, Germany, 11-16 March 2013
Paper title: “Inverted performance model? The Euro-crisis and trust in national institutions in new member states of the EU”
Workshop: From the Outside In‘ – International Relations’ Effects on Domestic Public Attitudes

9th Convention of the Central and Eastern European International Studies Association (CEEISA), Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 20-22 September 2012
Paper title: “Prospects for a Common EU Foreign Policy after the Eastward Enlargements: A Comparative Analysis of Elite and Public Opinion Attitudes”

ECPR 6th Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, University of Tampere, Finland, 13-15 September 2012
Paper title: “Is there a Central European exceptionalism? Comparing European identity perception in and out of Central Europe”
Co-authored with Rafael Vázquez García

V Summer Seminar on Sociological and Political Research, RCC/Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, 3-9 September 2012
Paper title: “European belonging: is there a difference between East and West of the European Union?”

XXII World Congress of Political Science, Madrid, July 2012
Paper title: “Civic or cultural? The structure of national and European identities in Central Europe”

19th Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies at Columbia University, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2012
Paper title: “Where is the EU heading after the enlargements? Central and Eastern European elites views on the future of European Integration”

Annual Meeting of the Swiss Association of Political Science, Lucerne, February 2012
Workshop on European Studies
Paper title: “Defining and explaining European identity perceptions. A geographical comparison between elites and citizens in 2009” Co-authored with Rafael Vázquez García

10th Conference of the Spanish Association of Political Science (X Congreso Español de Ciencia Política y de la Administración “Política en red”), September 2011
AECPA, University of Murcia, Spain
Paper title: “La construcción de la identidad europea en las percepciones de élites y opinión pública en España. Una perspectiva comparada a nivel europeo”
Co-authored with Miguel Jerez Mir and Rafael Vázquez García

Conference “Why is there no Happiness in the East? The Making of European Gender Studies”, September 2011
Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden
Paper title: “Europe without borders? Revisiting European citizenship in the context of East-West migrations of women in Europe”

RECON Project European Workshop “The Nexus between Democracy, Collective Identity Formation and Enlargement” May 2011
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Workshop organized in the framework of the RECON “Reconstituting Democracy in Europe” Project (Integrated project, 6th Framework Programme)
Discussant at the panel “Interplay between collective identity formation and democracy”

61st Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, London (UK), April 2011
Paper title: “Perceived European Identity in Central-Eastern Europe A comparative analysis, 2007-2009”
Co-authored with Rafael Vázquez García

2nd European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG-ECPR), February 2011
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Paper title: “Negotiating the borders of EU Citizenship: Analyzing narratives of location among new European Citizens”

5th Pan-European Conference on EU Politics (ECPR), June 2010
University of Porto, Portugal
Paper title: “Perceiving European identity by political elites and public opinion in Postcommunist Europe. The Intune Project, 2007-2009” Co-authored with Rafael Vázquez García

Workshop on Europeanization and Enlargement of the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, June 2010
Center for European Studies, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania
Paper title: “From North to South along the Eastern line. Analysing how European citizenship is perceived by elites and public opinion in Eastern Europe” Co-authored with Rafael Vázquez García

6th Conference on Migration in Spain, September 2009
University of A Coruña, Spain
Paper title: “Migrant or Citizen? The EU Enlargement and the changing status of Polish Women Workers in Spain”

7th European Feminist Research Conference “Gendered Cultures at the Crossroads of Imagination, Knowledge and Politics”, June 2009
Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Paper title: “Between Migration and European-ness: Whiteness, Gendered Work, and the Situation of Polish Women in Spain”
Junior Coordinator of the theme “Global Connections: Migration, Consumption & Politics”