State capacity and tax administration in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan

Dr. Rafael Mrowczynski (Research fellow, Free University Berlin)

ZOiS Research Colloquium

As of the 2017/2018 winter semester, the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS), in cooperation with the Free University of Berlin and the Humboldt University in Berlin, is opening invitations to a new multidisciplinary research colloquium. The colloquium is to serve as a discussion forum for work in progress by PhD students, postdocs, and established researchers whose work in the social sciences focuses on Eastern Europe. With this colloquium, the aim is to establish a permanent meeting point in the Berlin-Brandenburg area for those engaged in research on Eastern Europe. The research colloquium will take place at ZOiS every second Wednesday in the month during the semester.

  • Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse (ZOiS)
  • Prof. Dr. Katharina Bluhm (Free University Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Sabine Kropp (Free University Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Silvia von Steinsdorff (Humboldt University of Berlin)

Programme, 2017/2018 winter semester

08. November 2017
State Capatity and tax administration in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan
Dr. Rafael Mrowczynski (Research fellow, Free University Berlin)

13. December 2017
In the triangle of East Turkey, Northern Kurdistan and Western Armenia - collective memory between national myth and multiculturalism
David Leupold (PhD candidate, Humboldt University of Berlin)

10. January 2018
Revoking the social contract? State power and public in post-Soviet societies
Dr. Nadja Douglas (Research fellow, ZOiS)

14. February 2018
Identity Change and Continuity in the Post-Soviet States: European Identity beyond the EU: The Cases of Georgia and Ukraine
Salome Minesashvili (PhD candidate, Free University Berlin)