ECPR General Conference
University of Wrocław, Wrocław
4 - 7 September 2019

University of Wrocław Organising Committee

The local hosts work alongside the ECPR Events Team to organise the General Conference.

Piotr Sula has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Wrocław since 2005. He obtained his PhD from the University of Wrocław. During his doctoral Programme he spent three months at Humboldt University in Berlin continuing his research. He is vice editor of Polish Political Science Review. His research interests are concentrated on political parties.

Karol Chwedczuk-Szulc holds a PhD in political sciences and an MA in sociology and international relations. He is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Wrocław. Currently his research focus is primarily on EU-US comparative studies. He was a research fellow at the American University in Washington DC in 2015/2016. His latest publications discuss the potential of social constructivism in forecasting, EU-US comparative studies and the future of the European Union.

Jakub Grudniewski is Head of the Convention Bureau – Wrocław, a non-profit organisation which supports the meetings industry and promotes the city of Wrocław as a business tourism destination. His academic background in international relations and business law allowed the bureau to attract and manage various conferences, congresses and other events. Convention Bureau – Wrocław has been involved in the most important activities in the city such as the Polish Presidency of the EU Council, Wrocław Global Forum (2010-2016), European Culture Congress 2011, UEFA Euro 2012TM, European Capital of Culture 2016, European Film Awards 2016, the World Games 2017, IFLA World Libraries and Information Congress 2017, and many more.

Agnieszka Makarewicz-Marcinkiewicz is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Economic and Social Policy, Institute of Political Science, University of Wrocław. Her main research interests concern: sustainable development (the holistic paradigm, monograph: Determinants of social sustainable development policy. Syndicalism, corporate social responsibility, controlled economic growth, 2014); new social inequalities (monograph: Social inequalities on the way to sustainable development. The problem of social and economic policy, 2015); political economy (monograph: New Economy. Political determinants and social consequences, 2013); social investments. She has been publishing, i.a., in: Problems of Sustainable Development and International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology

Michał Kuś has been an Assistant Professor since 2010 in the Department of Communication and Journalism (Institute of Political Science, University of Wrocław). His research focuses on media systems, with special attention to media control, ownership and deregulation, relations between media and politics and political communication. He is a project leader for the Polish part of the European Journalism Observatory project.


"Politics determines the process of "who gets what, when, and how"" - Harold Lasswell

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