Konferenzen und Workshops

2018-Present. Challenges to Democracy Lecture Series (co-organized with Steve Levitsky), Weatherhead Center, Harvard University

2014-Present, “History and Politics,” Annual Phd student conference, co-organized with Carles Boix, Isabela Mares, David Stasavage, and Steven Wilkinson.

2013. “The Causes and Consequences of Electoral Fraud” (Workshop co-organized with Jan Teorell, Lund University, Sweden), Held at Harvard University

2013. “Crisis of Westminster Systems?” (Workshop co-organized with Arthur Spirling), Harvard University

2010-2013, “History, Institutions, and Politics Worshop” (co-organized with Dan Carpenter, Peter Hall, Theda Skocpol, and Kathleen Thelen), Harvard University.

2010. The Origins of Democratic Institutions in Europe (co-organized with Jonathan Rodden, Stanford University and Carles Boix, Princeton University), held at Stanford University, January, 2010.

2008. “The Challenges and Dilemmas of Democratization: Lessons from Europe” Center for European Studies, Harvard University (co-organized with Prof. Giovanni Capoccia, Oxford University), in Preparation for Special Issue of Journal, October 3-4, 2008.

2008. “Graduate Student Retreat” Society for Comparative Research, Harvard University (co-organized with Professor Philip Gorski, Yale University), May, 2008.

2008 “New Frontiers in Comparative Politics: External Speaker Series,” Harvard University (co-organized with Professor Peter Hall and Kathleen Thelen), September 2008-Present.



2019. Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins (January), Institute of Lifetime Learning (January), University of Massachusetts, Amherst (February), Pomona College (February), The Sara Cogan Endowed Lecture, Portland State University (February), Reed College (February), Friedrich Naumman Foundation (March), Holy Cross College (March), Stanford University (April), Testimony to Canadian Parliament (May).

2018. The Donald S. Bernstein Lecture, Princeton University (April); Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (January); Brooklyn Historical Society (January); University of Lisbon, Portugal (February); Pennsylvania State University, McCourtney Institute (March); Ash Institute, Harvard (March); Brookings Institution (April); Edward Kennedy Institute (May 2018), Yale University (May), Johns Hopkins University, Political Science (May), Harvard Law School (May), Bavarian History Institute, Germany (June), Cornell University (September), University of Birmingham (October), Suffolk University (October), San Francisco World Affairs Council (November), Columbia University (November), Dickinson College (November), University of Frankfurt, Germany (December), German Foreign Ministry (December), German Marshall Fund, Germany (December),

2017. University of California, Irvine, Harry Eckstein Memorial Lecture (March); Georgetown University, University of Florida (Spring); Yale University (Spring/Fall);

2016. University of Toronto, (April 22); Brandeis University (April 17); Institute of Political Economy and Governance (Barcelona, Spain, March 15); State and Capitalism Since 1800 Seminar (Harvard University, April 8)

2015: Center for Advanced Studies, University of Munich, (June 11); University of Michigan (May); University of Notre Dame (March) University of Arizona State University (March)

2014. Sciences Po, Max Po, Sciences Po, Paris, France (June); University of British Columbia, Department of Political Science, Vancouver, Canada (April).

2013. Aarhus University, Department of Political Science, Aarhus, Denmark (June); Lund University, Department of Political Science, Lund, Sweden (June); Cambridge University Press, Comparative Politics Series, Book Workshop, U Washington; Stanford University Comparative Politics Workshop, Department of Political Science; Juan March Institute, (Instituto Juan March de Estudios e Investigaciones) Madrid Spain; Joint Degree Program in Social Science and Social Policy, Princeton University; University of California, Berkeley, Comparative Politics Workshop; Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University

2012. Severyns-Ravenholt Lecture, University of Washington, (November); Yale University, Comparative Politics Workshop, Department of Political Science

2011. George Washington University, Department of Political Science; Partito Democratico, Rome Italy,

2010. The Historical Turn in Democratization Studies, Oxford University; “Three Lectures” École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, (May); Department of Politics, New York University, New York (March)

2009. Watson Institute Brown University, Providence, RI, (October); Oxford University, Nuffield College, United Kingdom, (February).

2008. Princeton University, Department of Politics, November 20, 2008; Stanford University, Department of Political Science, November 4, 2008; Institute of Quantitative Social Science, Pennsylvania State University, State College, May 2008; Department of Political Science, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, May 2008; Department of Government, Smith College, April 2008; Department of Political Science, Tufts University, March; Department of Political Science, University of Florida, February 2008

2007. Department of Political Science, St Gallen University, St. Gallen, Switzerland, November 2007’ Department of Political Science, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, October; Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy, March; Department of Social Science, University of Milan, Milan Italy, March; Department of Political Science, Columbia University, January

2006. Department of Political Science, Duke University, November; Institute for European Studies, University of Toronto, Canada, November; University of Pennsylvania, October; Duitsland Institut, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May; Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany; European Union Center, Scripps College, Claremont CA, March; Department of Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, October.

Before 2006. Yale University, Comparative Politics Workshop, New Haven, January 2005; George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs, November 2004 Center for European Studies, Brigham Young University, October 2004.