PhD workshop

PhD workshop in Jyväskylä, March 8th 2017

Preceding the Annual Conference of the Finnish Political Science association, a workshop for PhD students in political science will be held in Jyväskylä on March 3rd, 2017, from 2 PM to 7 PM. The keynote speaker, professor Antonino Palumbo from the University of Palermo, as well as professor Niilo Kauppi will discuss the participants’ papers and presentations. The papers and discussions should be in English. Professor Palumbo’s keynote addresses in a theoretical perspective questions concerning the welfare state, neoliberalism and post-democracy. Kauppi's recent research interests include higher education reforms and knowledge governance. In particular PhD students interested in these issues are invited to send an abstract in English to Niilo Kauppi (niilo.t.j.kauppi@jyu.fi). The schedule allows for 10 PhD students to present and discuss their work, and the contributors will be chosen in the order of the applications. The event is free of charge.