Research – Events - Publications

Call for papers: “Nationalism from Below: Popular Responses to Nation-Building Projects in Bessarabia, Transnistria, Moldova”

Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) (in partnership with Plural Forum for Interdisciplinary Studies, Republic of Moldova)
Dates: October 1-2, 2021
: “Hybrid” - IOS Regensburg and ZOOM
Call for papers
Submission deadline: July 1, 2021.

Call for papers: The economics of populism: Drivers and consequences

13th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe.
Dates: July 5–7, 2021
Location: Tutzing, Lake Starnberg, Germany. Should the pandemic prohibit an offline meeting, the event will be organized in an online or mixed format.
Call for papers
Submission deadline: April 30, 2021.

Economics Lecture Series

Time: Tuesdays, 3-4.30 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM, Registration.

Research Laboratory “History and Social Anthropology of (South) East Europe”

Time: Thursdays, 2-4 or 4-6 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM

Ringvorlesungen CITAS: Area Studies und Raum vom Globalen Süden her neu denken

Sommersemester 2021
Zeit: donnerstags, 18:15-19:45
Ort: online via Zoom

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Richard Frensch studied economics and Slavic languages at the universities of Bonn and Kansas and earned degrees as M.A. in Economics (1982) and Diplom-Volkswirt (1984). In 1987, he graduated from a Russian area studies program at the University of Munich where he also did his Ph.D. in economics (Dr. oec. publ) in 1992. Habilitation at the University of Regensburg followed in 2009. During his professional career at the Osteuropa-Institut (first in Munich, since 207 in Regensburg), Mr. Frensch has on several occasions been seconded to perform advisory functions for the governments of the Czech Republic and Ukraine. He also worked for the United Nations.
He is the managing editor of Economic Systems, published for the IOS in collaboration with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies. His areas of research are institutional change, political economy of globalization, technology, growth, sustainable development, and trade.