Early Stage Researchers (ESRs)
PLATO's 15 PhD researchers have been recruited by the project's nine university partners and are enrolled at local PhD programmes across Europe.
Learning Europe at its borders: how deployments to migration hotspots affect Europeans’ understandings of themselves and society
Harmonized asylum policies in the European Union? The role of bureaucrats in the implementation of the Common European Asylum System
The (de)politicisation of state aid policies and its impact on the EU’s legitimacy
Endangered judicial legitimacy in times of political turmoil: the European Court of Justice between law and politics during the great recession of Europe
European banking union and fiscal policy reform: how to explain delegations of power to the EU in the wake of the financial crisis?
Legitimate despite the quarrel: the EU’s legitimation troubles in the negotiations of the Emissions Trading System
Legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Semester: does the parliamentary involvement make a difference?
The anti-corruption strategies between checks and balances: the cost of EU legitimation approach
The public and the Euro: on legitimacy, visibility and politial imagination
Political trust and multilevel governance: trust differentiation across the local, national and EU level
Talking about Europe: legitimacy and identity at the border
Stakeholder involvement in EU financial regulation: a study on the European Supervision Authorities
Choiceless Europe? Political legitimation in Britain and Spain during the financial and economic crisis
The EU's post-crisis legitimacy and the public sphere
Securing citizen buy-in to support partnership by conditionality: investigating determinants for European Union support in the South Caucasus
October 2017 - March 2018