Lectures

06/2015Global Diffusion of European Higher Education Policy? Comparing the Reactions of the US and Latin America to the Bologna Reform
11/2014Global Diffusion of European Education Policy? Comparing the Reactions of the Asia-Pacific, Latin American and African Regions To the European Bologna Reform. Jour Fixe of the Research College “The Transformative Power of Europe”, Otto-Suhr-Institute of Political Science, Free University Berlin
07/2014Policy-Analysen im Bildungsbereich. Die PISA-Studie, der Bologna-Prozess, und die Folgen für die Bildungsstaatlichkeit, Guest lecture in the doctoral workshop of Prof. L. Criblez on “Policy-Analysen und Governance-Forschung im Bildungsbereich”, University of Zurich
06/2014The Trilemma of Higher Education and Equality of Opportunity: Social Background, Access to Higher Education, and the Moderating Impact of Enrollment and Public Subsidization (with T. Fulge). BIGSSS Doctoral Colloquium, Bremen
04/2014European Soft Governance – Towards a Global Model in Education Policy? Institute for European Global Studies, University of Basel
04/2014Grenzen-lose Politikgestaltung? Der Wohlfahrtsstaat und aktuelle Trends von Internationalisierung in Europa und den USA. Institute for European Global Studies, University of Basel
04/2014Rational Intentions and Unintended Consequences: On the Interplay Between International and National Actors in Education Policy (with T. Fulge, K. Martens), AERA International Relations SIG Symposium on forthcoming Handbook of Global Policy and Policy Making in Education (Mundy, Green, Lingard, Verger, eds., Wiley-Blackwell)
04/2014Internationalization of Education Policy – Drawing Conclusions (with D. Niemann), Panel “Global Social and Education Policy – Norm Diffusion and Soft Governance”, Final Conference of CRC 597 “Transformations of the State”, University of Bremen
03/2014Framing Interests in Education Policy – How the OECD Exerts Impact on National Policies (with D. Niemann), ISA, Toronto
04/2013The Soft Diffusion of the ‘PISA Model. Evidence from Germany, Switzerland, and the U.S. ISA, San Francisco
04/2013Atlantic Crossings of the Bologna Process – Analyzing the Diffusion of Higher Education Policies in the U.S. and Germany. ISA, San Francisco (with T. Fulge)
11/2012Transatlantische Diffusion in der Hochschulbildung? Aktuelle Trends des Politikwandels in Deutschland und den USA. Jahrestagung des Promotionskollegs „International vergleichende Forschung zu Bildungspolitik im Wohlfahrtsstaat“, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwiss. Fakultät der Universität Tübingen
07/2012Transatlantic Convergence in Higher Education? Comparing Current Trends of Policy Change in Germany and the U.S. 22nd IPSA World Congress, Madrid
06/2012Convergence towards European Models in Switzerland. The Cases of Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training. BIGSSS, Bremen
11/2011Transatlantic Convergence in Higher Education? Comparing the Influence of the Bologna Process in Germany and the U.S. Öffentliches Seminar am American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
04/2011Selective Integration of a Non-EU Country? The Europeanization of Higher Education and Vocational Education Policies in Switzerland. ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Hochschule St. Gallen
03/2011Designing Research on Policy Convergence. SFB 597, University of Bremen
09/2010Education, quo vadis? Swiss Policy Convergence towards European Models. 3rd ECPR Graduate Conference, University of Dublin
06/2010Europe à la Carte? Swiss Convergence towards European Policy Models in Higher and Vocational Education. Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu
05/2010Convergence towards International Policy Models? Internationalizing Secondary and Higher Education Policy in Switzerland. Konferenz “Welfare State Traditions, Education and Higher Education Policy”, University of Konstanz
01/2010Internationalization of Swiss Policy Making. The Influence of the Copenhagen Process, the PISA Study and the Bologna Process on Secondary, Higher and Professional Education. BIGSSS-Workshop, University of Bremen
11/2009The Convergence Mechanisms of the PISA Study and the Bologna Process. BIGSSS-Doktorandenkolloquium, University of Bremen
10/2009Convergence towards PISA and Bologna? Education and Higher Education Policy-Making in Switzerland. Workshop „Transnationaler Institutionenwandel“ des Graduiertenkollegs „Märkte und Sozialräume in Europa“, University of Bamberg & BIGSSS
09/2009Internationalizing Education Policy-Making in Switzerland. Convergence Mechanisms of the Bologna Process and the PISA Study. 5th ECPR General Conference, University of Potsdam
06/2009Convergence towards International Initiatives? Education Policy-Making in Switzerland. BIGSSS Summer School, Bad Bederkesa
04/2009Switzerland goes Europe? Swiss Education Policy-Making under the Impact of International Organizations. EUSA 11th Biennial International Conference, Los Angeles
01/2009Convergence towards International Initiatives? The Internationalization of Swiss Education Policy-Making. BIGSSS, “EU External Relations. The EU in Interaction with Other States: OECD/EU-Swiss Relations in the Policy Field of Education”, University of Bremen
10/2008Case Studies of Education and Labour Market Policy, BIGSSS, Walsrode