ECPR Summer School in Methods & Techniques 2019 at CEU Budapest


Academic Convenors

The academic programme is decided upon by the Academic Convenors (the member(s) of the Executive Committee with the General Conference portfolio), who are responsible for ensuring a good academic and geographical spread of Sections and Panels.


Klaus Goetz holds the Chair in Political Systems and European Integration at the University of Munich. He previously taught at LSE and at the University of Potsdam. He has held Visiting Professorships at Humboldt University Berlin, the University of Tokyo, the Institute of Advanced Studies Vienna, Hebrew University Jerusalem, and Sciences Po Bordeaux, and he was a Fernand Braudel Fellow at the EUI. Professor Goetz’s work focuses on comparative politics and public policy, with a special interest in the analysis of political time. He is currently engaged in two major research projects, both funded by the German Research Foundation, that examine budgeting in international organisations and resource mobilisation for international refugee policy, respectively. He recently co‑edited (with Ronny Patz) a special issue of the journal Global Policy on ‘Resourcing International Organizations’. He was local organiser of the 2009 ECPR General Conference in Potsdam and has been co-editor of the journal West European Politics (Taylor & Francis) since 2000.

Maurizio Carbone is Professor of International Relations & Development and Jean Monnet Professor of EU External Policies at the University of Glasgow. He has taught previously at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins Bologna, University of Rome Tor Vergata,  and has held official visiting research positions at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, University of Canterbury in New Zealand, European University Institute, University of Cambridge, Sciences Po Paris, University of Cologne, and University of Bologna. Professor Carbone’s research is related mainly to EU external relations, particularly foreign aid and other development-related policies. He is also interested in European integration, international development, and Italy’s role in the international arena. He was local organiser of the 2014 ECPR General Conference in Glasgow and is a founding editor of the journal Contemporary Italian Politics (Taylor & Francis).



"Man is by nature a political animal" - Aristotle

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