LIST OF PARTICIPANTS, ABSTRACTS & PAPERS
LISTE DES PARTICIPANTS, RÉSUMÉS & COMMUNICATIONS
LISTA DE PARTICIPANŢI, REZUMATE & LUCRĂRI
AIDESHVILI, Kristina (GEORGIA)
Affiliation: Ilia State University of Tbilisi
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (La dimension argumentative de l'implicite dans le discours politique [abstract; draft paper]) in panel WS1.3 ARGUMENT ET INTERPRETATION DANS LA RECHERCHE POLITIQUE: ETUDES DE CAS ET PROPOS THEORIQUES.

ALEXANDRESCU, Raluca (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (How to Read and Interpret Democracy in Europe, during Modernity: A Conceptual Framework [abstract]) in panel WS1.3 ARGUMENT ET INTERPRETATION DANS LA RECHERCHE POLITIQUE: ETUDES DE CAS ET PROPOS THEORIQUES.

ANGI, Daniela (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: round table participant, author and paper presenter (Social Capital: A Plurality of Theoretical Prespectives and Hot to Benefit from Them in the Empirical Research of Youth [abstract]) in panels WS1.4/2.1 (DE)CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS INVOLVMENT; discussant, author and paper presenter (Women, Civic Engagement and Political Participation: Insights from Romania [abstract]) in panel WS4.2 WOMEN'S INVOLVEMENT BETWEEN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC: GENDER, WORK AND EMPOWERMENT IN AND OUT OF COMMUNISM.

BĂLUŢĂ, Ionela (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair, author and paper presenter (Gender Equality / Equal Opportunities within the Romanian Public Policies [abstract]) in panel WS5.2 TITLU; chair and participant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS. 

BARBU, Silviu Gabriel (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Law, University of Brașov
Conference participation: co-author (with Alexandru Silviu GOGA) and paper presenter (National Security, Intelligence and the Constitutional Court [abstract; draft paper]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS

BÂRSAN, Ana-Maria (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: co-author (with Valeria DI COMITE) and paper presenter (From Bali to Nairobi: The Paved Road to Eradicating Poverty [abstract]) in panel 
WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES

BEJMA, Agnieszka (POLAND)
Affiliation: University of Warsaw
Conference participation: discussant in panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES

BERNHARD, Michael (USA) 
Affiliation: University of Florida
Conference participation: Keynote speaker (Revolutionary Change and the Prospects for Democracy: Appraising the Impact of Leninist Violence on Postcommunist Regime Outcomes).

CECCARINI, Luigi (ITALY)
Affiliation: Carlo Bo University of Urbino
Conference participation: discussant in panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES; participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

CHECA HIDALGO, Diego (UK & SPAIN)

Affiliation: University of Coventry & University of Granada
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Challenges for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Vulnerable Groups through Nonviolent International Interventions [abstract]) in the panel WS2.2 CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA.

CHIOVEANU, Mihai (ROMANIA)

Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair, author and paper presenter (The Shoah and Israeli Identity, 1937-2004 [abstract]) for the panel WS3.4 IDENTITIES IN ISRAEL.

CHIRU, Mihai (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Median Research Centre
Conference participation: participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

CÎRLAN, Lucian (FRANCE)
Affiliation: Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Paris-Sorbonne, France)
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Geopolitics and Religion: Towards an International Research and Theory Agenda [abstract]) in panel WS1.3 ARGUMENT ET INTERPRETATION DANS LA RECHERCHE POLITIQUE: ETUDES DE CAS ET PROPOS THEORIQUES.

CONSTANTINESCU, Sorana (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Faculty of Sociology, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: round table participant, author and paper presenter (Civic Engagement and Religion: An analysis of European Youth [abstract]) in panels WS1.4/2.1 (DE)CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS INVOLVEMENT; author and paper presenter (Gendered Self-Efficacy in the Post-Communist Transition [abstract]) in panel WS4.2 WOMEN'S INVOLVEMENT BETWEEN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC: GENDER, WORK AND EMPOWERMENT IN AND OUT OF COMMUNISM.

COPILAȘ, Emanuel (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: West University of Timișoara
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Towards the Unique Working People: Multiculturalism in Ceaușescu’s Romania [abstract]) in panel WS5.4 NATIONAL IDENTITY AND MULTICULTURALISM: ROMANIAN FRAMES.

COȘCIUG, Anatolie (ROMANIA & GERMANY)
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca & University of Bielefeld
Conference participation: round table participant, author and paper presenter (Civic Engagement and Religion: An analysis of European Youth [abstract]) in panels WS1.4/2.1 (DE)CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS INVOLVEMENT.

DAGHIE, Teodora Maria (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Disaster Relief in Haiti: Brazil's Contribution [abstract]) in panel WS4.3 SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: NEGLECTED CASES, EMERGING TOPICS; round table participant in 
panel WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES.

DE SOUSA, Louis (PORTUGAL)
Affiliation: University of Aveiro
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Measuring the Enforcement Capacity of Political Financing Supervisory Bodies [abstract]) in panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES.

DINESCU, Mihai (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (EU Approaches to Hybrid Threats [abstract; draft paper]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS.

DOHOTARIU, Anca (ROMANIA)

Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: discussant, author and paper presenter (The Academic Career between Professional Responsibilities and Family Obligations: A Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Bucharest [abstract]) in panel WS5.2 TITLU; participant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS.

DOSTAL, Jörg Michael (SOUTH KOREA)
Affiliation: National Seoul University
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Transnational war in Syria: The Eisenhower Doctrine in the 21st Century? [abstract; draft paper]) in the panel WS2.2 CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA

DRĂGHIA, Dan (ROMANIA)
Affiliation: Centre for Equal Opportunities Policies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Rewriting the Past in the Sense of Class Struggle through Artistic Production in Communist Romania [abstract]) in panel WS4.1 THE ROMANIAN STATE ARTIST: HYPOSTASES OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VISUAL ARTISTS AND THE POLITICAL POWER.

FEȘNIC, Florin (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Support for Domestic Socioeconomic and Political Equality and Support for Development Aid: Mutually Exclusive or Virtuous Circle? [abstract]) in panel and round table WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES; participant in the round table WS2.2 ETHICS AND THE POLITICS OF POLITICAL RESEARCH; participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

FRUMUȘANI, Daniela (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Journalism and Media Studies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: participant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS. 

GHEBREA, Georgeta (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: discussant, author and presenter (The Social European Model Facing Recent Challenges [abstract; draft paper]) in panel WS5.5 INSIGHTS INTO CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN STUDIES.

GHICA, Luciana Alexandra (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of BucharesT
Conference participation: chair, discussant, author and presenter (An Unsolved Puzzle: Contemporary Assessments of the Relation between Democracy and Developmentin panel WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES; chair and discussant for panel WS4.3 SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: NEGLECTED CASES, EMERGING TOPICS; co-chair and participant in the round table WS2.2 ETHICS AND THE POLITICS OF POLITICAL RESEARCH; participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

GOGA, Alexandru Silviu (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Law, University of Brașov
Conference participation: co-author (with Silviu Gabriel BARBU) and paper presenter (National Security, Intelligence and the Constitutional Court [abstractdraft paper]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS.

GRÜNBERG, Daniela (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest 
Conference participationparticipant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS. 

HURUBEAN, Alina (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political and Administrative Sciences, Petre Andrei University of Iași 
Conference participation
author and paper presenter (Gender Storytelling Empowerment and Academic Feminism [abstract]) in panel WS5.2 TITLU.

IVAN, Ruxandra (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair and discussant for the panel WS2.2 CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA. 

KANTOR, Irina (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationFaculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Body of Tolerance: Adversarial Discourses on Human Rights and Security in EU during the 2015 Refugee and Migration Crisis [abstract]) in the panel WS2.2 CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA. 

LAZEA, Dan (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair, discussant, author and presenter (“Sharing Everything but Institutions”: EU Enlargement and Eastern Partnership in Time of Crisisin panel WS5.5 INSIGHTS INTO CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN STUDIES.

LĂCĂTUȘU, Dumitru (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Centre for Equal Opportunities Policies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Hypostases of an Artist in the Securitate Files: The Case of Ion Nicodim [abstract]) in panel WS4.1 THE ROMANIAN STATE ARTIST: HYPOSTASES OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VISUAL ARTISTS AND THE POLITICAL POWER.

LE GOURILLEC, Sonia (FRANCE) 
AffiliationInstitut de Recherche Stratégique de l'Ecole militaire 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Djibouti as a Small State: Challenges and Limits of an Extraversion Strategy [abstract; draft paper]) in panel S4.3 SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: NEGLECTED CASES, EMERGING TOPICS.

MUȘAT, Diana Elena (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationNational School of Political and Administrative Sciences Bucharest
Conference participation: author and presenter (EU, Global Governance and Social Responsibility in Electronics Industry [abstract]in panel WS5.5 INSIGHTS INTO CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN STUDIES.

NICOLAESCU, Brîndușa (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationFaculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: chair and discussant for panel WS5.4 NATIONAL IDENTITY AND MULTICULTURALISM: ROMANIAN FRAMES.

NICULA, Valentin (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: National Institute for Intelligence Studies, Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy Bucharest
Conference participation: co-author (with Mihaela TEODOR) and paper presenter (Corruption as a Threat to National Security: Romanian Media's Perspective [abstract;draft paper]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS.

OLTEAN, Ovidiu (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationFaculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Inventing Saxonness in Transylvania: Upgrading Social Status and Class in a Multiethnic Locale [abstract]) in panel WS5.4 NATIONAL IDENTITY AND MULTICULTURALISM: ROMANIAN FRAMES. 

OREN, Ruth (ISRAEL) 
Affiliation: University of Haifa
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Photography and Zionist Thinking in the First Half of the 20th Century [abstract]) for the panel WS3.4 IDENTITIES IN ISRAEL. 

PANTEL, Miruna (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: National School of Political and Administrative Sciences Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Applying Western Concepts to Eastern Space: Public/Private Dichotomy and Women's Work in Communist Romania - Challenges for the Romanian Feminist Movement [abstract]) in panel WS4.2 WOMEN'S INVOLVEMENT BETWEEN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC: GENDER, WORK AND EMPOWERMENT IN AND OUT OF COMMUNISM. 

POPESCU, Alina (ROMANIA & FRANCE) 
AffiliationCentre Francophone d’Etudes Avancés en Sciences Sociales – University of Bucharest & University Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
Conference participation: discussant for the panel WS4.1 THE ROMANIAN STATE ARTIST: HYPOSTASES OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VISUAL ARTISTS AND THE POLITICAL POWER.

PREDA, Caterina (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: chair for the panel WS4.1 THE ROMANIAN STATE ARTIST: HYPOSTASES OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VISUAL ARTISTS AND THE POLITICAL POWER.

RADU, Bogdan Mihai (ROMANIA & HUNGARY) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca & Central European University
Conference participation: chair, discussant, author and paper presenter (Religious Determinants of Social Capital in the Case of Post-Communist Youth: Analytical Perspectives [abstract]) in panels WS1.4/2.1 (DE)CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS INVOLVEMENT;
author and paper presenter (Support for Democracy in Traditional and Emergent Donor Countries [abstract]) in panel and round table WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES;  discussant for panel WS4.3 SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: NEGLECTED CASES, EMERGING TOPICS; participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

RĂDUCU, Cătălina Daniela (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Gheorghe Zane Institute for Economic and Social Research, Romanian Academy (Iași) 
Conference participation
author and paper presenter (Why Women Cannot Run the World: Francis Fukuyama Revisited [abstract]) in panel WS5.2 TITLU. 

RUGHINIȘ, Cosima (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest 
Conference participationparticipant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS. 

SENAY, Bulent (TURKEY) 
Affiliation: Uludag University of Bursa
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Jerusalem: Jewish, Christian or Moslem?) for the panel WS3.4 IDENTITIES IN ISRAEL. 

STĂNUȘ, Cristina (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Government Transparency in Romania: Good Regulation or Good Practice? [abstract]) in panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES. 

STOENESCU, Cristina (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Centre for Equal Opportunities Policies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Case of Atelier/Studio 35: Apparent Tolerated Artistic Freedom [abstract]) in panel WS4.1 THE ROMANIAN STATE ARTIST: HYPOSTASES OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VISUAL ARTISTS AND THE POLITICAL POWER.

STOIAN, Valentin (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy Bucharest
Conference participation: chair, discussant, author and paper presenter (Corruption and National Security: The Case of Ukraine's Defence Sector in the Context of the War in Crimea [abstract]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS.

ȘTEFANACHI, Bogdan (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationAlexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Human Security: A Necessary Dimension of European Security [abstract]) in the panel WS2.2 CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA. 

TEAMPĂU, Petruța (ROMANIA) 
AffiliationFaculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: chair, author and paper presenter ("I can do anything, now that I am a mother": Empowerment and Participation in Communist Romania [abstract]) in panel WS4.2 WOMEN'S INVOLVEMENT BETWEEN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC: GENDER, WORK AND EMPOWERMENT IN AND OUT OF COMMUNISM. 

TEODOR, Mihaela (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: National Institute for Intelligence Studies, Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy Bucharest
Conference participation: co-author (with Valentin NICULA) and paper presenter (Corruption as a Threat to National Security: Romanian Media's Perspective [abstract]) in the panel WS4.4 CORRUPTION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE: THEORETICAL LINKAGES, PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND RISK PERCEPTIONS.

TUFIȘ, Claudiu (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: chair for panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES; discussant for panel and round table WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES; co-chair and participant in the round table WS2.2 ETHICS AND THE POLITICS OF POLITICAL RESEARCH; co-chair and participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

VĂCĂRESCU, Theodora (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Journalism and Media Studies, University of Bucharest 
Conference participation
author and paper presenter (Work-Life Im-Balance in Advertising [abstract]) in panel WS5.2 TITLU; participant in the round table WS3.1 TEACHING GENDER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES: METHODS, CHALLENGES, ACHIEVEMENTS. 

VOICU, Bogdan (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Institute for the Research of Quality of Life, Romanian Academy
Conference participation
participant in the round table WS2.2 ETHICS AND THE POLITICS OF POLITICAL RESEARCH; participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

VORNICU, Andreea (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (The Role of Religious Organizations in Creating Social Capital among the Youth [abstract]) in panels WS1.4/2.1 (DE)CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL CAPITAL IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE: EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS INVOLVEMENT; 
author and paper presenter (Dilemmas in Defining Rule of Law and Its Implications in Implementing and Measuring SDG16 - Peaceful and Inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development [abstract]) in panel WS4.3 SIZE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: NEGLECTED CASES, EMERGING TOPICS; round table participant in panel WS5.3 DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY: CURRENT TRENDS AND THEORETICAL CHALLENGES.

WALDMAN, Felicia (ROMANIA) 
Affiliation: Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Israel is a Jewish State. But Is Israeli Identity Equal to Jewish Identity?) for the panel WS3.4 IDENTITIES IN ISRAEL. 

WEISSKIRCHER, Manès (ITALY) 
Affiliation: European University Institute
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (Anti-Islamic PEGIDA beyond Germany: Explaining Differences in Mobilisation [abstract; draft paper]) in panel WS1.1 REPRESENTATION, CONTESTATION AND CAPACITY-BUILDING IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS: NEW THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CHALLENGING CASE STUDIES; 
participant in the round table WS3.2 ELECTIONS 2016: LOCAL VOTES, GLOBAL PROBLEMS?

ZAMFIRA, Andreea (ROMANIA & BELGIUM) 
AffiliationUniversity of South East Europe Lumina, Bucharest & CEVIPOL, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Conference participation: author and paper presenter (German Ethnics from Transylvania and Banat: Regionalism and the Shift in the Study of the Ethno-National Identity [abstract]) in panel WS5.4 NATIONAL IDENTITY AND MULTICULTURALISM: ROMANIAN FRAMES.