Public appearances

Presentations at Academic Conferences (2016 – 2018)

2018: (with Achim Hurrelmann): “Buildling Blocks for a Qualitative Research Agenda on EU Politicization: Ideas, Frames, and Discourse”, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, August 22-25

2018: “Brexit Negotiations as a Mixed Motive Game for National Parliaments: Insights from the German Bundestag and the UK House of Commons”, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, August 22-25

2018: “The European Parliament as an actor in international risk governance: EU legislative studies meets international political economy”, Council for European Studies, Chicago, March 28-30

2018: “Debating the European refugee crisis in the German Bundestag: Discursive Frames and Political Contestation”, Council for European Studies, Chicago, March 28-30

2017: Political Agency of the European Parliament in International Risk Governance: Partisan Actor, Gatekeeper or Democratic Safeguard?”, Council for European Studies, Glasgow, July 12-14

2017: “The Multi-Level Parliamentary Field: Towards theoretical specification and empirical application”, EUSA biennial conference, Miami/Florida, May 4-6

2016: “From Washington to Berlin via Brussels and back: The IMF as a Partner and Challenger of Eurozone Crisis Management”, ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Pisa, April 24-28, Workshop 13: Public Communication in International Politics

2016: “Parliamentary Reponses to the Eurozone Crisis: Three competing logics of communication”, Council for European Studies, Philadelphia, April 14-16

Speaker at Public Events and Invited Lectures (2015 – 2019)

2019: “Framing and Politicization of the European Union. Suggestions for further Theory-Building”, Lecture for the Colloquium Series “Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit“, Europa-Universität Flensburg, 4 June 2019

2017: “Europeanization of National Parliaments: State of the Art and Perspectives for Future Research”, invited lecture for the European Research Master at the University of Maastricht, November 16

2017: Speaker at the Panel Discussion: “The French Election and the Future of Europe”, May 15, public panel discussion hosted by the Center for European Studies at UW, Seattle

2017: Speaker at the public discussion event: “The Rise of the Right Across Western Democracies”, April 17, Town Hall Seattle, public discussion convened by Prof. Chris Parker

2017: Public Lecture: “Germany, Europe and the United States after the Election”, public lecture hosted by the Center for Global Studies at Shoreline Community College, Seattle

2017: “European Integration as a Political Project. New Perspectives on the Involvement of National Parliaments”, public lecture at the Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

2016: “Brexit: British Referendum on EU Membership”, Faculty Panel Discussion, Center for West European Studies, June 1

2016: “Germany and Poland in a Europe at the Crossroads”; Lecture at the pre-departure workshop for a Master of Business Study Trip to Poland and Germany, Department of Economics, UW, May 13

2016: “Germany and Europe in Turbulent Times: Facing Difficult Choices”, Lecture for the lunch talk series at the Global Business Forum, Department of Economics, UW, May 9

2016: “Fear and Loathing in the Debate on TTIP”, Public Lecture with discussion, Center for West European Studies, University of Washington, May 3rd

2016: “Public Discourse meets Party Political Polarization: National Parliamentary Debates about European Integration”, Guest lecture at the Center for Global Studies, University of Victoria, Canada, March 18, 2016

2015: Speaker at the UW Autumn Quarter Faculty Panel on the The Global Refugee Crisis, December 3, 2015

2015: Lecture Series: “Europe after the Crisis”, Creative Retirement Institute, Edmonds Community College (two lectures), March 2015

Blog Post and Media Appearances

2018: “The German Bundestag and Brexit”, Blog of the DCU Brexit Institute, URL: 

2019: Interview for the radio broadcast (in German): “Europawahl – wo geht es hin mit der EU?” (European Parliament Election: What way into the future for the EU?), HR Info, 3 January 2019