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