Time and place: Oct. 8, 2021 1:00 PM, online

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Gil Thompson defends his doctoral thesis Socialisation into European professional and political communities: An ethnographic study of seconded national experts deployed by EASO and Frontex to the Lesvos migration hotspot on 8 October 2021.

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2021 3:00 PM, University of Cambridge

PLATO Early Stage Researcher José Piquer defends his doctoral thesis Constrained partisanship: A comparative study of policy choices and party discourses in the British and Spanish crisis experiences (2008-2014) at the University of Cambridge on 22 September 2021.

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2021 10:00 AM, online

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Julien Bois defends his doctoral thesis The uncertain world of the Court of Justice of the European Union. A multidisciplinary approach of the legitimacy of the EU judiciary in the 21st century on 21 September 2021.

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2021, Charles University

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Emilija Tudzarovska Gjorgjievska defends her doctoral thesis New understanding of EU legitimacy and anti-corruption: The role of the representative democracies at Charles University on 16 September 2021.

Time: Sep. 1, 2021 4:30 PM

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Dominika Proszowska defends her doctoral thesis How people trust their governments: trends, patterns and determinants of trust differentiation in multilevel polities at the University of Twente on 1 September 2021.

Time and place: June 24, 2021 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Online

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Radu-Mihai Triculescu defends his doctoral thesis Harmonised Asylum Policies in the European Union? The role of street-level bureaucrats in the implementation of the Common European Asylum System on 24 June 2021.

Time and place: June 18, 2021 4:00 PMJune 19, 2021 4:00 PM, University of Antwerp

PLATO will organise an Award Ceremony for the 15 Early Stage Researchers who have successfully completed its 3-year intensive research and training programme. 

Time and place: May 25, 2021 3:00 PM5:00 PM, online

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Bastiaan Redert defends his doctoral thesis Between a rock and a hard place: stakeholder involvement as a legitimation strategy in European Union agencies on May 25th, 2021.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2021 9:30 AM, online

PLATO Early Stage Researcher Elena Escalante Block defends her doctoral thesis The role of actors in the legitimation or delegitimation of MLG structures on March 11th, 2021.