Conference presentations

  • The impact of national values on health-care provisions for asylum seekers and refugees in Germany and Sweden. RESPOND Conference ‘Unpacking the Challenges and Possibilities for Migration Governance’, Cambridge, 17-19 October 2019.

  • Creating a Collective Memory of ‘Europeanness’: The European Parliament’s Youth Policy, 1952-1979. UACES 49th Annual Conference, Lisbon, 1-4 September 2019.

  • Becoming Europe’s Parliament: Europeanisation through MEPs’ supranational activism, 1952-1979. Conference ‘Europeanization, What Else? Ideas and Practices of (Dis-)Integrating Europe since the 18th Century’, University of Graz, 13-15 June 2019.

  • Becoming Europe’s Parliament: How MEPs shaped their institution prior to its first direct elections in 1979. EUSA 16th Biennial Conference, Denver, 9-11 May 2019.

  • Die Parlamentarisierung der Europäischen Gemeinschaften vor 1979: Die Entwicklung des Europäischen Parlaments vor seinen ersten Direktwahlen. Workshop ‘Das “demokratische” Europa? Demokratie- und Parlamentarismusgeschichte seit 1970’, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Munich, 15-16 November 2018.

  • The impact of MEPs’ socialisation on the institutional evolution of the European Parliament, 1952-1979, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018.

  • The importance of shared ideas and common ideology in the evolution of the European Parliament, 1952-1979. ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Nicosia, 10-14 April 2018.

  • The European Parliament’s Changing Role in Community Social Policy during the 1950s Coal Crisis and the 1970s Economic and Financial Crisis. 4th Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Basel, 29 June – 1 July 2017.

  • The European Parliament’s Emerging Power of Initiative, 1952-1979. EUSA Fifteenth Biennial Conference, Miami, 4-6 May 2017.

  • The European Parliament’s Strategic Involvement in the Establishment of the European Social Fund prior to 1979. 2nd EUFINACCO Workshop on Financial Accountability in the EU, Berlin, 17-19 May 2017.

  • Intra-party-group cohesion in the European Parliament prior to its first direct elections 1979. Workshop ‘Rethinking Intra-Party Cohesion in Time of Party Transformation’ at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Nottingham, 25-30 April 2017.

  • The European Parliament’s Unexpected Influence on the European Communities’ Social Policy, 1952-1979. 2nd Congress of Economic and Social History, Bonn, 19-21 April 2017.

  • Die informelle Entwicklung einer supranationalen Co-Legislative: Das selbstbewusste Agieren des Europäischen Parlaments, 1952-1979. Grenzüberschreitende institutionalisierte Zusammenarbeit von der Antike bis in die Gegenwart. Strukturen und Prozesse, AG Internationale Geschichte des VHG, Essen, 16-17 March 2017.

  • Figthing for Europe, or Defending Home? Ideological vs. National Interests in the European Parliament, 1952-1979. EUCOPAS PhD Workshop, Paris, 19-20 January 2017.

  • Far Beyond the Treaties’ Clauses: The European Parliament’s Gain in Power, 1952-1979. UACES 46th Annual Conference, London, 5-7 September 2017.

  • National vs. Party-related Arguments in the European Parliament’s  Social Policy, 1952-1979. 12th HEIRS Conference: National societal actors in a multilevel environment – from 1945 to the present, Louvain-la-Neuve, 21 April 2016.

  • When the Right Honourable Gentlemen Joined the Sober Europhiles. British and German Members of the European Parliament in the 1970s. Conference ‘Awkward Relations? Britain and Germany in Europe since the Second World War’, Magdalene College, Cambridge, 23-24 March 2016.

  • A Small Actor in a Series of Global Crises. The Position(ing) of the European Parliament in Highs and Lows of the 1970s. International Graduate Summer School ‘Repositioning in a Globalizing World’, University of Leipzig, 8-11 June 2015.

Public talks

  • Open forum ‘Gönn Dir Europa‘, organised by the Young European Federalists Augsburg in the context of the upcoming European Parliament elections, 15 May 2019, Augsburg.

  • Panel discussion ‘Mehr, weniger oder differenzierter – Wohin entwickelt sich die europäische Integration?‘, University of Bonn & Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 7 July 2017, Bonn.