Organization of panels & workshops


2017


2016


Conference papers & invited talks


2017


2016


  • "The religious factor in morality politics", Keynote Speaker  at the workshop „The Role of Values in EU Governance: „Human Dignity“ from Theory to Practice“, Free University Brussels, 6 December 2016.
  • "Religion and morality politics in light of the European refugee crisis", Talk at the  Annual Conference of the DVPW-Working Group "Politik and Religion" titled "Parteien, Kirchen und Religionsgemeinschaften vor den Herausforderungen von Flucht und Migration in Europa", University of Leipzig, 24-25 November 2016.

  • "The role of religious communities in the implementation of morality policies", Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference, Charles University in Prague, 7-10 September 2016. (with I. Ciornei)
  • "Collaborative regulatory governance: The role of religious communities in the implementation of morality policies in Germany". Paper presented at  6th Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 6‐8 July 2016. (with C. Preidel)
  • "Gender Quotas in European Elections and their Effect on Political Performance in the European Parliament". Paper presented at the 3rd General Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Munich, 1-2 July 2016.
    (with E. Frech)
  • Divergence in regulating Islamic religious education in Germany. Paper presented at the workshop on "Migration und Integration als politische Herausforderung", University of Leipzig, 2-4 June 2016.
  • Invited talk "Who are the agents of societal minorities?", Public Policy School, Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary, 11 May 2016.
  • Invited talk "Säkularisierung, Parteikonflikte und Moralpolitik", Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften und Theologie, TU Dortmund, 18 April 2016.

2015


  • Invited talk "How to survive? Dead ends and winning strategies for writing a PhD", PhD-Workshop of the DFG-Research Training Group "Wicked Problems and Contested Administrations" (WIPCAD), University of Potsdam, 9 November 2015.
  • Parteiinterne Konflikte als Determinanten legislativen Verhaltens. Paper presented at the Conference „Soziologie der Parteien - revisited“, Munich,  17-18 July 2015 (with C. Preidel).
  • Regulating prostitution and same-sex partnership rights in Europe: Who are the agents of societal minorities? Paper presented at the International Conference for Public Policy (ICPP), Mailand, 01-03 July 2015 (with C. Preidel).
  • Who are the agents of societal minorities? Paper presented at the ECPR Gender and Politics Conference, Uppsala, 11-13 June 2015 (with C. Preidel).
  • Regulating morality policies in the EU: The influence of gender-related explanations. Panel-Chair at the ECPR Gender and Politics Conference, Uppsala, 11-13 June 2015.
  • Engagement or avoidance in morality policies? Paper presented at the Comparative Agendas Project Conference (CAP), Lisbon, 22-24 June 2015.
  • Politicization without party discipline. Paper presented at the Comparative Agendas Project Conference (CAP), Lisbon, 22-24 June 2015.

2014


  •  State capacity and typical forms of moral regulation. Paper presented at the FoJuS Jahrestagung 2014 „Politik und öffentliche Verwaltung – Stabilität und Wandel unter komplexen Bedingungen“, Munich, 27-28 November 2014 (with C. Preidel).
  • Religion versus gender? Investigating conflict lines and patterns of politicization in morality policies (with C. Preidel). Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014.
  • State capacity and typical forms of moral regulation. Some insights from two extraordinary services: assisted suicide and sex work. Paper presented at the 5th ECPR Regulatory Governance Conference, Barcelona, 25-27 June 2014 (with C. Preidel).
  • Coalition politics and issue politicization in the religious world. Paper presented at the Comparative Agendas Project Conference, Konstanz, 12-14 June 2014.
  • Invited talk "Parteienwettbewerb in der Religiösen Welt",  Brown-Bag Colloquium of the Political Science Department, University of Konstanz,  31 January 2014.

     

2013


  • Agenda mobilisation and radical policy change: What about the role of institutional friction? Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 5-7 September 2013 (with C. Preidel).
  • Disscussant in the Panel "The influence of religion on morality policies", ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 5-7 September 2013.
  • Agenda mobilization, morality policy change and institutional friction. Paper presented at the Comparative Agendas Project Conference, Antwerp, 27-29 June 2013.
  • Invited talk "Societal demand and morality policy change in the religious world",  Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, 13 February 2013.
     

Media & Comments


  • Interview NDR Info with Henning Cordes, 11 September 2016. Topic: Street prostitution in Germany and latest regulatory changes (in German).