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Tracy Fenwick© Tracy Fenwick

Associate Professor Tracy B. Fenwick

School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Federalism and the Welfare State in Comparative Perspective, focusing on the politics of poverty alleviation in Latin American federations

Australian Centre for Federalism, Researcher Exchange Program

25/09/2023 - 13/10/2023

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Assoc. Prof. Ana Herrero-Alcalde

Associate Professor in Economics, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

Equalization transfers, devolution of welfare state policies

Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation Project n.PID2021-125710OB-C21

05/06/2023 - 02/07/2023

Evelyne Brie© Evelyne Brie

Asst. Prof. Evelyne Brie

Assistant Professor in Political Science, Western University

Social cohesion and political inequalities

EU Horizon 2023 RISE project LoGov-secondment

04/06/2023 - 14/06/2023

Nicholas Aroney© The University of Queensland

Prof. Nicholas Aroney

Professor of Constitutional Law, Director (Public Law) Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law, The University of Queensland

Constituent Power in Federal Systems: Theory, Comparison and Case Selection

Australian Research Council Discovery Project 2022-2025 (Constituent Power in Federal Constitutions)

02/06/2023 - 10/06/2023

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Prof. Nico Steytler

Dullah Omar Institute of Constitutional Law, Government and Human Rights, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Federalism in the Global South and local government in federal systems

EU Horizon 2023 RISE project LoGov-secondment

14/05/2023 – 28/07/2023

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Assoc. Prof. William Myers

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Tampa, FL, USA

Intergovernmental Relations, Judicial Politics, Political Behavior

08/05/2023 - 19/05/2023

Iris Reus© Eurac Research

Iris Reus

PI of the research project “Democracy and Diversity in German Federalism – The ‘unitary federal state’ in times of crisis”, funded by the VolkswagenStiftung, at the University of Leipzig

Representation of federalism in the media during the Covid-19 pandemic - An evaluation of positions, connotations and evaluations in German daily newspapers

04/04/2023 - 06/04/2023

© Nikos Skoutaris

Assoc. Prof. Nikos Skoutaris

Associate Professor in EU Law, University of East Anglia, UK

EU law, comparative constitutional law, conflict resolution theory

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: ‘Accommodating secession within the EU constitutional order of states’

Federal Scholar in Residence 2023

06/02/2023 – 24/02/2023

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Assoc. Prof. Rebecca Nelson

Associate Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Multi-level governance in environmental and natural resources regulation

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: 'Regulating Cumulative Environmental Change in Multi-layered Legal Contexts'

Federal Scholar in Residence 2020

16/01/2023 – 27/01/2023

Aleksa Nikolić

Lecturer and PhD Candidate in Constitutional Law at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law (Serbia)

Systems of Government in Modern Federations

16/01/2023 - 30/01/2023

Nicole De Palmenaer

PhD Candidate at the Institute for Political Science at Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH-Aachen) - Germany

Three regional autonomies in comparison: German-speaking Community, Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen, Autonomous Province of Åland

Comparative federalism, autonomies in multi-level systems, territorial and cultural autonomy, protection of minorities

12/09/2022 – 23/09/2022

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Lidia Bonifati

PhD Candidate in Law, University of Bologna (Italy) and University of Antwerp (Belgium) Teaching Assistant in Comparative Constitutional Law, Department of Legal Studies, University of Bologna. Junior Researcher, Research Group on Government and Law, University of Antwerp.

Comparative constitutional design for divided societies: a model to explain constitutional asymmetries

05/09/2022 – 28/10/2022

© Alessia Setti

Alessia Setti

PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

European integration, EU multi-level governance, European cross-border cooperation

STSM grant, COST Action / IGCOORD “Intergovernmental Coordination from Local to European Governance”

04/07/2022 – 29/07/2022

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Thabile Chonco

Researcher and LLD candidate, Dullah Omar Institute, and lecturer in the Department of Public Law & Jurisprudence, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

One size does not fit all: An examination of the legal and policy framework for differentiated powers and functions of municipalities in South Africa

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

03/06/2022 – 26/08/2022

Chiara Salati

PhD candidate in Global studies. Justice, rights, politics, University of Macerata (Italy) - Researcher, research group Government and Law, University of Antwerp (Belgium)

EU cities, civic participation, urban commons, horizontal subsidiarity principle

23/05/2022 - 22/07/2022

Lucas González

Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and the Argentine Catholic University, Full Professor at the National University of San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Federalism, subnational politics, fiscal relations, subnational extractivism, Latin American politics and political economy

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

16/05/2022 – 18/08/2022

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Romina Del Tredici

Doctoral researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research, Universidad Católica de Córdoba y Universidad Nacional de San Martín

Civic Participation, Subnational Inequality, Perceptions of Inequality

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

16/05/2022 – 18/08/2022

Prof. Erin Delaney

Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Constitutionalism in comparative perspective, focusing on federalism and judicial design in federal systems

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: 'The Federal Case for Judicial Review'

Federal Scholar in Residence 2022

16/05/2022 – 20/05/2022

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Assoc. Prof. Martin Horak

Associate Professor of Political Science at Western University, Canada

Urban policy-making, multilevel governance of cities, relationship between daily urban life and politics

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

09/05/2022 – 24/05/2022

© Karel Reybrouck

Karel Reybrouck

PhD Researcher in Constitutional Law at KU Leuven (Belgium)

Federalism, Division of powers in multilevel systems

11/04/2022 – 27/05/2022

Miguel Ángel Sevilla Duro© Eurac Research

Miguel Ángel Sevilla Duro

Lecturer and PhD Candidate in Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law of Albacete, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

Supranational integrations, Federalism and regionalism, multilevel governance

Research grant: Ayuda para la Formación del Profesorado Universitario (FPU), Ministry of Universities of Spain.

07/03/2022 – 21/05/2022

Dani Cetrà© Dani Cetrà

Dr. Daniel Cetrà

Research Fellow, Centre on Constitutional Change, Edinburgh

Nationalism, territorial politics, and linguistic and minority rights

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: 'State Nationalism and Territorial Accommodation: Founding Moments and their Legacies in Spain and India'

Federal Scholar in Residence 2021

05/10/2021 – 23/10/2021

Yonatan Fessha© Eurac Research

Prof. Yonatan Fessha

Professor and research fellow, Dullah Omar Institute under the SARChI in Multilevel Government, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Federalism, intergovernmental relations, multilevel government, provincial and local governments

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

03/08/2020 – 31/01/2021

Marina Andeva, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Political Science, University American College, Skopje, North Macedonia

Transborder policies, non-territorial autonomy, European policy making, European integration

COST Action / ENTAN

23/02/2020 – 07/03/2020

Patricia Popelier© Patricia Popelier

Prof. Patricia Popelier

Full professor, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp, Director of the research group of government and law

Federalism, multilevel governance, constitutional review, legislative studies; dynamic federalism

22/02/2020 – 03/03/2020

Asst. Prof. Dr. Natalija Shikova

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, International Balkan University, North Macedonia

Non-territorial autonomy, international law, EU law

COST Action / ENTAN

03/02/2020 – 09/02/2020

Oleksii Kolesnykov

Representative of the Ukrainian think tank – Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance

Decentralization issues in Ukraine and worldwide

Internship / International Renaissance Foundation

26/09/2019 – 09/10/2019

Lucas I. González© Petra Malfertheiner

Asst. Prof. Lucas I. González

Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and the Argentine Catholic University, Associate Professor at the National University of San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Federalism, Latin American politics, development studies, fiscal relations, and political economy

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

09/08/2019 – 06/09/2019

Óscar Moreno Corchete© Petra Malfertheiner

Óscar Moreno Corchete

Lecturer and Researcher in Training at the Faculty of Law and at the Research Center for Global Governance, University of Salamanca

Regional identity, federalism and regionalism, local governments. PhD working title: 'Identity as basis of the territorial organisation of the state'

Guest researcher / grant, Ayuda para la Formación de Profesorado Universitario (FPU)

01/07/2019 – 30/09/2019

Michelle Rufaro Maziwisa© Petra Malfertheiner

Michelle Rufaro Maziwisa

Postdoctoral research fellow, Dullah Omar Institute under the SARChI in Multilevel Government, University of the Western Cape

Multilevel government, provincial and local governments, economic development, trade and investment facilitation, gendered dimensions of economic governance

EU Horizon 2020 RISE project LoGov-secondment

03/07/2019 – 30/08/2019

Andrew Harding© Andrew Harding

Prof. Andrew Harding

Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Asian, especially South East Asian Legal Studies, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, and Law and Development

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: 'The Constitutional Dimensions of Decentralisation and Local Self-Government in Asia'

Federal Scholar in Residence 2019 and EU Horizon 2023 RISE project LoGov-secondment

29/04/2019 – 17/05/2019

Greta Gallerano© Petra Malfertheiner

Greta Gallerano

Lecturer at the Università degli Studi della Calabria

Fiscal federalism in Spain and Italy

10/09/2018 – 18/09/2018

Lucas I. González© Petra Malfertheiner

Asst. Prof. Lucas I. González

Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and the Argentine Catholic University, and Associate Professor at the National University of San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Federalism, Latin American politics, development studies, fiscal relations, and political economy

Federal Scholar in Residence-award-winning manuscript: 'Federalism, Inequality, and Redistribution in Latin America'

Federal Scholar in Residence 2018

13/06/2018 – 27/06/2018

© Patrick Utz

Patrick Utz

Researcher at the Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh

Party Europeanization and Minority–Kin-state Relations

PhD title: Kin-minority parties in a (dis)integrating Europe: Cross-border cooperation and irredentism in the European Union

31/05/2018 – 30/06/2018

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Katharina Crepaz, PhD

Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich, Germany

National and "new" minorities in the EU; Europeanization; Political participation of people with disabilities; Regionalism and Federalism; Participation, Diversity and Inclusion in the European Multi-Level-Governance System; European and national Social Policy; Comparative Policy Analysis; Transnational civil society and advocacy networks

30/04/2018 – 27/07/2018

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