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Dr Sandra Kröger

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Research funding

  • UoE Strategic Discretionary Fund, July 2016, £ 3.300
  • Fellow at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, 10/2013-04/2014.
  • Life Long Learning Programme, Jean Monnet Action, Key Activity 1, 'New trends in political representation in the EU – still democratic?', conference in Exeter, 24-26 May 2012 (39.538,50 Euro).
  • Marie Curie Fellowship for 24 months at the Department of Politics of the University of Exeter, September 2011-August 2013 (192.850 Euro).
  • Workshop 'Representation in the European Union: Coping with present challenges to democracy', Fritz-Thyssen Stiftung, 2010 (8.000 Euro).
  • Workshop 'The OMC within the Lisbon Strategy: Empirical assessments and theoretical implications', Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, 28.-30.11.2008 (10.000 Euro).
  • 2004-2007: Fellowship of the German Science Foundation, member of the doctoral programme 'The Future of the European Social Model', Georg-August University Göttingen.
  • 1999-2001: Fellowship of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V.
  • 1994-1999: Fellowship of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V.

Workshop organisation

Section Co-Chair (‘A problem-driven approach to political representation’) at the 11th ECPR General Conference, 6-9 September 2017, Oslo, as well as organiser of a panel (‘Representations of heterogeneity in the EU’).

Organisation of a panel on ‘The Conceptual Links between Differentiated Integration and Democratic Legitimacy in the EU’, ECPR-SGEU conference, Trento, 16-18 June 2016 (jointly with Richard Bellamy).

Organisation of a workshop on ‘The social deficit of the EU: Diagnosis and Implications’, 23 May 2016, University of Exeter.

Section Chair (‘Contemporary challenges to political representation’) at the 8th ECPR General Conference, 3-6 September 2014, Glasgow, as well as organizer of a panel (‘National parliaments in the EU’) in the same section.

Organisation of a workshop on ‘National Parliaments in EU policy-making’ at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, 6-7 March 2014 (jointly with Richard Bellamy).

Organization of a conference ‘New trends in political representation in the EU – still democratic?’ 24-26 May 2012, University of Exeter.

Organization of ECPR joint session workshop on ‘The reconfiguration of political representation in the EU’ (jointly with Richard Bellamy), 10-15 April 2012, Antwerp.

Organization of a panel on ‘Governance and Democracy: Does one Preclude the Other?’ 6th General Conference of ECPR, 25-27 August 2011, Reykjavik.

Organization of a mini-symposium (three panels) on political representation at the Eighteenth International Conference of Europeanists (CES), 20-22 June 2011, Barcelona (jointly with Dawid Friedrich).

Organization of a workshop on ‘Representation in the European Union: Coping with present challenges to democracy’, 17-19 September 2010, Leuphana University of Lüneburg (jointly with Dawid Friedrich)

2009-2010: Organization of a discussion series ‘Social Europe: Actors and positions’, Haus der Bremischen Bürgerschaft, Bremen

Organization of authors’ workshops (Göttingen 2006, Vienna 2008)

Co-Founder and Coordinator of a younger researcher network on European governance