DPP Research Seminars

The DPP Faculty & PhD seminar series is the forum for DPP faculty and doctoral students in the DSPS Public Policy track to share findings from ongoing and recently concluded research projects. Each seminar features the presentation of a single paper and discussion with the audience. The schedule of the DPP Research Seminars in Academic Year 2021-2022 will be announced soon.

To join a seminar, please send an email to the DPP Office (dppevents@ceu.edu) and

you will receive the event's Zoom link.

A preliminary program of the DPP Research Seminars can be found below.

Spring Term, 2022

April 13, 13:30-15:00, QS D-317

Presentations of 1st-year DPP PhD Students

Isabelle Karabajakian: Diasporas and integration: The case of LGBTQ+ refugees

Rebeca Marques Rocha: Nightlife, substance use and public health: including event organizers in the harm reduction agenda

April 27, 13:30-15:00, QS D-317

Presentations of 1st-year DPP PhD Students

Laura Palencikova:Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Accounting for System-level Perspective

Simon Trlifaj: Innovation: Theoretical Conceptualizations and Policy Impacts 

May 25, 13:30-15:00, QS D-317

Presentations of 1st-year DPP PhD Students

Nu Thuy Duong Ton: Immigrants and Automation: unraveling the puzzle of misblaming

Jacopo Resti: Seeing like a taxpayer: Tax morale in post-revolutionary Sudan

June 15, 13:30-14:30, QS D-317

Taraf Abu Hamdan (PhD Student, DPP)

Winter Term, 2022

January 12, 13:30-14:30, QS D-108

Reka Branyiczki (PhD Student, DPP): Firm Heterogeneity and the Impact of Payroll Taxes 

February 9, 13:30-14:30, QS D-108

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia (Georg Soros Visiting Chair): Violent America: The Dynamics of Identity Politics in a Multiracial Society

March 9, 13:30-14:30, QS D-108

Daniel Muth (PhD Student, DPP): Can Revenue Recycling Sweeten the Pot of Stringent Carbon Pricing? A Comparison of Thirty National-Level Policies 

March 16, 13:30-14:30, QS D-108

Simon Reich (George Soros Visiting Chair): Across Type, Time and Space: American Grand Strategy in Comparative Perspective 

Fall Term, 2021

October 20, 13:30-14:30, QS B-505

Nick Sitter (Professor, DPP): The V4, EU Security and Defence Policy: Strategic Autonomy or Illiberal Cacophony?

November 10, 13:30-14:30, QS B-505

Ljubica Nedelkoska: Diasporas and Development (Visiting Professor, DPP)

November 17, 13:30-14:30, QS B-505

Anand Murugesan (Assistant Professor, DPP): "Born in the U.S.A": The American opioid epidemic and child outcomes

November 24, 13:30-14:30, QS B-505

Lajos Bokros (Professor, DPP): The Tragedy of Transition: Development, Deterioration, Decay. The Case of Hungary 1990 - 2020