Institutional Issues workshop: Day 1

Virtual event

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Crisis and Persistence: Dynamics of institutional changes at the interface of the formal and informal institutions

About the workshop

On behalf of the Friday Association for Institutional Studies (a collective including members of the Birkbeck Centre for Political Economy and Institutional Studies (CPEIS), the Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies (CCSEE) at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES UCL) and the Institute for International Management at Loughborough University London) have announced the fourth annual London workshop on institutional studies, held online on 21 and 22 September 2021.

Day 1 schedule

Time Speaker Theme
9:45 - 10:00 Randolph L Bruno Workshop Introduction and opening Session
10:00 - 12:00 Session 1 - Chair: Gerhard Schnyder
Institutional resilience under pressure, frictions and uncertainties
10:00 - 10:25 Holly A Ritchie (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University) “Gender and precarious institutional change in uncertain refugee settings: the role and limits of local women’s groups as institutional entrepreneurs”
10:25 - 10:50 Jerg Gutmann, Anna Lewczuk Jacek Lewkowicz, and Stefan Voigt (Institute of Law & Economics, University of Hamburg, and CESifo)

“Culture and constitutional compliance”

10:50 - 11:15 Johanna Paquin (Goethe University Frankfurt)  “Institutional Resilience and Trust”
11:15 - 11:40 Olle Hammar (Uppsala University, IFN, UCFS and UCLS)

“The Cultural Assimilation of Individualism and Preferences for Redistribution”

11:40 - 12:00 Open Discussion Q&A
12:20 - 12:40 Comfort break


Further information

To find out more information about this workshop, please visit this web page.

For any queries, please contact Dr Gerhard Schnyder (

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