LIST OF PARTICIPANTS, ABSTRACTS & PAPERS
LISTE DES PARTICIPANTS, RÉSUMÉS & COMMUNICATIONS
LISTA DE PARTICIPANŢI, REZUMATE & LUCRĂRI

ABELINSKAITE, Vera (RUSSIA)
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Conference participation: co-author (with Elena REDKINA) and paper presenter (Mechanisms of Consociation in Nondemocratic Regimes: Potential of Implementation and Problems of Applicability [<abstract]), as well as discussant for the panel WS1.3 DEMOCRACY AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN.

ALMĂȘAN, Oana (ROMANIA & USA)
Affiliation: National School of Political and Administrative Sciences, Romania & Arizona State University, USA
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Public participation in Romania - the participatory budgeting process in Cluj-Napoca 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.2 GOOD GOVERNANCE: INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING DEMOCRACY.

ANTONOVA, Irina (RUSSIA)
Affiliation: World Politics Department, School of International Relations, Saint-Petersburg State University
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Partially Recognized States as a Result of Democratization: a Comparison Study of «Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus» and «Kosovo Republic» [<draft paper]) in panel WS2.1 PARTIES, ELITES AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE.

BADEA, Cristina (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Gender equality/es & organized solidarity/es
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.3 GENDER: POLITICAL STAKES AND TRENDS / GENRE: ENJEUX ET PERSPECTIVES.

BĂLUŢĂ, Ionela (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Du communisme au postcommunisme: la politique roumaine à l’aune du genre 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.3 GENDER: POLITICAL STAKES AND TRENDS / GENRE: ENJEUX ET PERSPECTIVES.

BELLEAU, Hélène (CANADA)
Affiliation: Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Montréal
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Le concept de « revenu familial » dans les politiques de l’État : un piège économique pour les femmes? 
[<abstract]) in panel WS2.3 LES POLITIQUES DU CARE ET L’ÉGALITÉ DE GENRE: DÉBATS, ENJEUX, PERSPECTIVES D’AVENIR.

BERBEC, Mihaela Carmen (CHINA & ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Institute of Political Science, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China & University of Bucharest, Romania
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Social Sources of Political Governance in Contemporary China 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION I.

BLÎNDA, Virginia (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Institute for South East European Studies, Romanian Academy & University of Bucharest, project POS DRU 132400: Tineri cercetători de succes – dezvoltare profesională în context interdisciplinar şi internaţional, Romania
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Control of printings during the first half of the 19th century in Romanian Principalities - path for a good governance? / Controlul imprimatului în prima jumătate a secolului al XIX-lea în Principatele Române – calea bunei guvernări? 
[<abstract]) in panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I.

CASAL BERTOA, Fernando (UK)
Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Election or Selection? That is the Question. Presidential elections vs. Party System Institutionalization in Europe 
[<abstract]) in panel WS1.1 SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM IN EUROPE: DEMOCRACY AND PARTY POLITICS.

CHIOVEANU, Mihai (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair for the panel WS3.4 POLITICS OF IDENTITY, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN ISRAEL; discussant of the panel WS2.4 DEMOCRACY, IDENTITY AND POLITICS: THE JEWISH QUESTION(S); chair and discussant for the panel WS4.3 GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY AND HISTORICITY IN THE POST-COMMUNIST WORLD.

DAMEAN, Sorin Liviu (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: University of Craiova
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The collaboration of Charles I of Romania with the conservatives (1889-1914) / Colaborarea lui Carol I al României cu conservatorii (1889-1914) 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) II.

DE SOUSA, Louis (PORTUGAL)
Affiliation: University of Aveiro; editor of ECPR journal European Political Science - Palgrave Macmillan
Conference participation: contributor to the special professional round table WS2.2 THE STATE OF THE DISCIPLINE: CURRENT ACADEMIC AND GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES OF POLITICAL SCIENCE(S) with the presentation on Research Design, International Publishing and Policy Relevance in Contemporary Political Science; discussant for the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

DIMITROV, Aleksandar (BULGARIA)
Affiliation: University of National and World Economy
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The “Youth” Parties of Europe
 [<draft paper]) in panel WS2.1 PARTIES, ELITES AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE.

DINU, Liviu (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Does Translation Influence the Readability of Political Speeches?
 [<abstract]) in panel WS5.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION II.

DOGARU, Cosmin-Ștefan (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Dynamics of liberal and conservative governments (1886-1876) / Dinamica guvernărilor liberale şi conservatoare (1866-1876) 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) II.

DOHOTARIU, Anca (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (L’emploi, la famille et l’articulation des temps de vie chez les universitaires en Roumanie. Une approche qualitative
 [<abstract]) in panel WS2.3 LES POLITIQUES DU CARE ET L’ÉGALITÉ DE GENRE: DÉBATS, ENJEUX, PERSPECTIVES D’AVENIR.

DRĂGHIA, Dan (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, project POS DRU 132400: Tineri cercetători de succes – dezvoltare profesională în context interdisciplinar şi internaţional, Romania 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (
Protest and De-Democratization in Post-Communist Cambodia[<abstract]) in panel WS3.1 DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE, PRESSURE IN DEMOCRACY. 

DUMA, Daniel (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Determinants of foreign aid spending across countries. Could institutions matter? 
 [<abstract]) in panel WS4.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION I.

FERREIRA DA CUNHA, Marília (PORTUGAL)
Affiliation: Global Diplomacy
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Innovation for development: The way forward 
[<abstract]) in panel WS1.2 GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBAL SOCIAL AGENDA: EMERGENT ACTORS AND TOPICS.

FEȘNIC, Florin N. (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Centre for the Study of Democracy, University Babeș-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: co-author (with Oana I.ARMEANU) and paper presenter (Is Hungary more democratic than Romania or the other way around? 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.2 PUBLIC SPACE(S), PRIVATE AGENDAS: POLITICAL ACTORS AND REPRESENTATION IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE.

FILIP, Valentin (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy, Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (“Alter-Intelligence”: Imagining Academia as an Intelligence Provider for Security and Foreign Policy
 [<abstract]) in panel WS4.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION I.

FLOREA, Cătălin (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: West University of Timișoara
Conference participation: co-author (with Marius MATICHESCU LUPȘA and Oleh PROTSYK) and paper presenter (Not more, but more important. Case study of women’s representation in the Romanian Parliament (1990-2012)) in panel WS3.3 GENDER: POLITICAL STAKES AND TRENDS / GENRE: ENJEUX ET PERSPECTIVES.

GARUNJA, Evis (ITALY)
Affiliation: University of Pavia
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The role of civil society within the Albanian Welfare System
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.2 PUBLIC SPACE(S), PRIVATE AGENDAS: POLITICAL ACTORS AND REPRESENTATION IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE.

GASPARYAN, Arman (ARMENIA)
Affiliation: USAID Armenia
Conference participation: co-author (with Marianna FIDANYAN and Suren AVETYSIAN) and paper presenter (The Armenian Apostolic Church in Post-Communist World 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.3 GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY AND HISTORICITY IN THE POST-COMMUNIST WORLD.

GHEBREA, Georgeta (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Equal opportunities between classical and atypical occupational statuses 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.2 GOOD GOVERNANCE: INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING DEMOCRACY.

GHICA, Luciana Alexandra (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair and discussant for the panel WS1.2 GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBAL SOCIAL AGENDA: EMERGENT ACTORS AND TOPICS.; discussant for the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS; moderator for the special professional round table WS2.2 THE STATE OF THE DISCIPLINE: CURRENT ACADEMIC AND GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES OF POLITICAL SCIENCE(S).

GOROVEI, Domnica (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Role of Citizen Movements in the Electoral Process in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of “Le Balai Citoyen” of Burkina Faso
 [<abstract]) in panel WS1.2 GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBAL SOCIAL AGENDA: EMERGENT ACTORS AND TOPICS.

GRÜNBERG, Laura (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Knowledge through anonymity 
 [<abstract]) in panel WS5.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION II.

GWIAZDA, Anna (UK)
Affiliation: King's College London
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Democracy in Poland 
[<abstract) in panel WS1.1 SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM IN EUROPE: DEMOCRACY AND PARTY POLITICS.

HASSAN, Hamdy A. (U.A.E. & Egypt)
Affiliation: Zayed University, Dubai, U.A.E. & Cairo University, Egypt; former Vice President of the African Association of Political Science
Conference participation: contributor to the special professional round table WS2.2 THE STATE OF THE DISCIPLINE: CURRENT ACADEMIC AND GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES OF POLITICAL SCIENCE(S) with the presentation A Century of Failure: Political Science and the issue of Governance in the Arab World
 [<abstract].

IANCU, Alexandra (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: co-author (with Sorina SOARE) and paper presenter (Semi-presidentialism or the President's Role in Redefining Party Politics: the Case of Romania) in panel WS1.1 SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM IN EUROPE: DEMOCRACY AND PARTY POLITICS; chair and discussant of the panel WS2.1 PARTIES, ELITES AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE.

IFTIMOAEI, Ciprian (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: "Al.I. Cuza" University of Iași
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Democratic Consolidation and Good Governance in Romania after Admission to the UE: Evolutions and Perspectives 
[<draft paper]) in panel WS4.2 GOOD GOVERNANCE: INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING DEMOCRACY.

KLUSEK, Mirosław (POLAND)
Affiliation: Uniwersytet Rolniczy im. Hugona Kołłątaja in Cracow
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Jews in Poland after the end of the Second World War 
[<abstract]) in panel WS2.4 DEMOCRACY, IDENTITY AND POLITICS: THE JEWISH QUESTION(S). 

JASPER, James (USA)
Affiliation: City University New York
Conference participation: contributor to the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

LITVINOVA, Tatiana (RUSSIA)
Affiliation: Institute of Sociology of Russian Academy of Sciences
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Russian Federalism: Contradictions and Tendencies of Development 
[<abstract]), as well as discussant for the panel WS1.3 DEMOCRACY AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN.

LIVADĂ-CADESCHI, Ligia (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest & Institute for South East European Studies, Romanian Academy, Romania
Conference participation: chair of the panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I; discussant for the panel WS3.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) II.

MARIN, Roxana (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Romanian Academy
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Local Political Elites of East-Central Europe: Between the Legacy of the Past and the Decentralization of the Present 
[<abstract]) in panel WS2.1 PARTIES, ELITES AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE.

MATEI, Irina (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest & "Petru Maior" University, Tîrgu-Mureş, project POSDRU/ 159/ 1.5/S/133652: Sistem integrat de îmbunătățire a calității cercetării doctorale și postdoctorale din România și de promovare a rolului științei în societate
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Higher education and student migration during the Interwar period: from education to politics and propaganda / Învăţământ superior şi migraţie studenţească în perioada interbelică. De la educaţie, la politică şi propagandă
 [<abstract]) in panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I.

MATERA, Paulina (POLAND)
Affiliation: University of Lodz
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The United States towards Democratic Changes in Poland after 1989 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.3 GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY AND HISTORICITY IN THE POST-COMMUNIST WORLD.

MATERA, Rafal (POLAND)
Affiliation: University of Lodz
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (From Cold War to Cold War? A Concise History of Russian Participation in G7/G8
 [<abstract]) in panel WS4.3 GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY AND HISTORICITY IN THE POST-COMMUNIST WORLD.

MATICHESCU LUPŞA, Marius (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Department of Sociology, West University of Timișoara
Conference participation: co-author (with Cătălin FLOREA and Oleh PROTSYK) and paper presenter (Not more, but more important. Case study of women’s representation in the Romanian Parliament (1990-2012)
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.3 GENDER: POLITICAL STAKES AND TRENDS / GENRE: ENJEUX ET PERSPECTIVES.

MATOS, André (PORTUGAL)
Affiliation: Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Identity and shaky democracy: Europeanisation vs Erdoganisation of Turkey 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.1 DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE, PRESSURE IN DEMOCRACY.

MAZĂRE, Dan (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: “Mihai Viteazul” National Intelligence Academy, Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Scientific endeavors and the governmental action for national security: the case of social network analysis 
[<abstract]) in panel WS5.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION II.

MODAK, Marianne (SWITZERLAND)
Affiliation: Haute École de Travail Social et de la Santé – Lausanne
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (L’externalisation familiale du soin de l’enfant : un facteur d’ « empowerment » et de « vulnérabilité» inégalement distribué dans la famille
 [<abstract]) in panel WS2.3 LES POLITIQUES DU CARE ET L’ÉGALITÉ DE GENRE: DÉBATS, ENJEUX, PERSPECTIVES D’AVENIR.

NIKOLOVSKI, Dimitar (POLAND)
Affiliation: Graduate School for Social Research, Institute for Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Conference participation: co-author (with Ljupcho PETKOVSKI) and paper presenter (From Quiescence to Occupation: The Newly Born Student Movement in Macedonia
 [<abstract]) in the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

PASSARELLI, Gianluca (ITALY)  
Affiliation: University La Sapienza Rome
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Presidential Veto Power in Semi-presidential Regimes 
[<abstract]) in panel WS1.1 SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM IN EUROPE: DEMOCRACY AND PARTY POLITICS.

PÂRVU, Camil (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (On the Cosmopolitan Dimension of Recent Global Protests 
[<abstract]) in the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS; chair & discussant for panels WS1.3 DEMOCRACY AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN & WS3.1 DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE, PRESSURE IN DEMOCRACY

PETKOVSKI, Ljupcho (F.Y.R.O.M.)
Affiliation: University of Cyril and Methodius Skopje
Conference participation: co-author (with Dimitar NIKOLOVSKI) and paper presenter (From Quiescence to Occupation: The Newly Born Student Movement in Macedonia 
[<abstract]) in the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

POPESCU, Andrei-Emanuel (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: University of Bucharest, project POSDRU 132400: Tineri cercetători de succes – dezvoltare profesională în context interdisciplinar şi internaţional
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The political project of Grigore N. Filipescu: The Conservative Party (1932-1938) / Proiectul politic al lui Grigore N. Filipescu: Partidul Conservator (1932-1938) 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) II.

PORETSKOVA, Anastasia (RUSSIA)
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Conference participation: co-author (with Anton AKHIEV) and paper presenter (Interdependence of Institutional Design and the Mechanism of Accountability Construction in Russian Regions
 [<abstract]) in panel WS1.3 DEMOCRACY AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN.

PULJEK-SHANK, Randall (THE NETHERLANDS)
Affiliation: Centre for International Conflict Analysis and Management, Institute of Management Research, Radboud University Nijmegen
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Civic agency in heterogeneous experiences of inclusive democratic governance in Bosnia-Herzegovina 
[<draft paper]) in panel WS1.4 INFORMAL AND FORMAL ACTORS AND PRACTICES OF DEMOCRATIC REFORMS IN SOUTH-EAST-EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.

RADU, Bogdan Mihai (ROMANIA & HUNGARY)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania & Centre for EU Enlargement Studies, Central European University, Hungary
Conference participation: co-author (with Zsuzsanna VÉGH) and paper presenter (Multi-actor development policy-making in emerging donor states: A comparison between Hungary and Romania 
[<abstract]), as well as discussant for the panel WS1.2 GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBAL SOCIAL AGENDA: EMERGENT ACTORS AND TOPICS.

RĂDULESCU, Florin (ITALY)
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Tor Vergata University, Roma 3
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (On J.B.S. Haldane – N. Wiener Quantum Perspectives 
[<abstract]) in panel WS5.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION II.

REDKINA, Elena (RUSSIA)
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Conference participation: co-author (with Vera ABELINSKAITE) and paper presenter (Mechanisms of Consociation in Nondemocratic Regimes: Potential of Implementation and Problems of Applicability) in panel WS1.3 DEMOCRACY AND INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN.

REHKESS, Elie (USA)
Affiliation: Northwestern University
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Arab Minority in Israel: Between In Integration and Alienation 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.4 POLITICS OF IDENTITY, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN ISRAEL.

REISZ, Robert (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: West University Timisoara
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Scientific productivity and wealth
 [<abstract]) in panel WS4.2 GOOD GOVERNANCE: INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING DEMOCRACY.

ROSSI, Rosa (ITALY)
Affiliation: Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Informal and Formal Institutions in EU Common and Security Defence Policy in Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo [<draft paper]), as well as chair and discussant in panel WS1.4 INFORMAL AND FORMAL ACTORS AND PRACTICES OF DEMOCRATIC REFORMS IN SOUTH-EAST-EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.

SAVA, Ionel Nicu (Romania)
Affiliation: Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: contributor to the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

SEBE, Gabriel S. (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair and discussant for the panels WS4.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION I; & WS5.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION II.

SENAY, Bulent (TURKEY)
Affiliation: Uludag University, Bursa
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Sacred politics and the politics of the sacred: Jerusalem in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.4 POLITICS OF IDENTITY, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN ISRAEL.

SIGDEL, Anil (AUSTRIA)
Affiliation: University of Vienna
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Ethnic Federalism Governance Model vs. Civic Model debate in Nepal [<draft paper]) in panel WS1.2 GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBAL SOCIAL AGENDA: EMERGENT ACTORS AND TOPICS.

SIGMIREAN, Cornel (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences and Letters, "Petru Maior" University, Tîrgu-Mureş
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Romanian education in Transylvania and the policies of the Hungarian state at the end of the 19th century and beginning of 20th century / Învăţământul românesc din Transilvania şi politica statului ungar (sfârşitul secolului al XIX-lea şi începutul secolului al XX-lea)
 [<abstract]) in panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I.

SINDREŞTEAN, Alexandra (AUSTRIA)
Affiliation: Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The complicity of ethnography: fieldwork as detective work
 [<abstract]) in panel WS4.1 SCIENCE AND SECURITY, KNOWLEDGE AND GOVERNMENTAL ACTION I.

SOARE, Sorina (ITALY)
Affiliation: University of Florence
Conference participation: co-author (with Alexandra IANCU) and paper presenter (Semi-presidentialism or the President's Role in Redefining Party Politics: the Case of Romania
 [<abstract]) in panel WS1.1 SEMI-PRESIDENTIALISM IN EUROPE: DEMOCRACY AND PARTY POLITICS.

STĂNUȘ, Cristina (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Lucian Blaga University Sibiu
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The political representation focuses of second tier councillors in Europe
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.2 PUBLIC SPACE(S), PRIVATE AGENDAS: POLITICAL ACTORS AND REPRESENTATION IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE.

TAGNER, Shai (ITALY & ISRAEL)
Affiliation: University Roma Tre, Italy & The Ben-Gurion Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, Ben-Gurion University in the Negev. Israel
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Struggling between Jewish and Democratic: The Foundations of Asylum Regime in Israel 
[<draft paper]) in panel WS2.4 DEMOCRACY, IDENTITY AND POLITICS: THE JEWISH QUESTION(S).

TODOR, Arpad (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, National School of Political and Administrative Sciences
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Europe’s social assistance programs comparative evolution during the economic crisis 
[<abstract]) in panel WS4.2 GOOD GOVERNANCE: INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING DEMOCRACY.

TROEN, Ilan (USA)
Affiliation: Brandeis University
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (New wine in old bottles? The familiar and the new in the current BDS campaign against Israel
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.4 POLITICS OF IDENTITY, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN ISRAEL.

TUFIȘ, Claudiu (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair and discussant of the panel WS3.2 PUBLIC SPACE(S), PRIVATE AGENDAS: POLITICAL ACTORS AND REPRESENTATION IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE; discussant for the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

ȚURCANU, Florin (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest & Institute for South East European Studies, Romanian Academy, Romania
Conference participation: chair of the panel WS3.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) II; discussant for the panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I.

UDRESCU, Claudia Maria (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Formal and Informal Actors and Practices in Equal Opportunity Policies in Romania and Bulgaria 
[<abstract]) in panel WS1.4 INFORMAL AND FORMAL ACTORS AND PRACTICES OF DEMOCRATIC REFORMS IN SOUTH-EAST-EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.

VLAD, Laurenţiu (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest & Institute for South East European Studies, Romanian Academy, Romania
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Political readings of Prince Nicolae Șuțu / Lecturi politice ale principelului Nicolae Suţu
 [<abstract]) in panel WS2.5 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY ROMANIA (POLITICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS) I.

VOICU, Bogdan (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Institute for Research on the Quality of Life, Romanian Academy
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Remitting Involvement in Social Movements: Are Sending Countries Changing Due to Mediated Exposure and Contagion? 
[<abstract]) in the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

WALDMAN, Felicia (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Letters & the Centre for Israeli Studies, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair of the panel WS2.4 DEMOCRACY, IDENTITY AND POLITICS: THE JEWISH QUESTION(S); discussant for the panel WS3.4 POLITICS OF IDENTITY, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN ISRAEL.

WEISSKIRCHER, Manès (ITALY)
Affiliation: European University Institute
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Applying Social Movement Theories to Party Politics: The Rise of the Communist Party in Graz, Austria 
[<draft paper]) in the special pre-conference WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.

YAKOVLEV, Denys (UKRAINE)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, National University Odessa Law Academy
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Democracy “On the March”: Rethinking the Role of Propaganda and the “Party of Power” under Armed Threat
 [<abstract]) in panel WS3.1 DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE, PRESSURE IN DEMOCRACY.

ZIHNIOĞLU, Özge (TURKEY)
Affiliation: Istanbul Kultur University
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Democracy and Democratization in the Face of NGO-ization: A Dead End? 
[<abstract]) in panel WS3.1 DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE, PRESSURE IN DEMOCRACY.