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Seminar : Frank Schimmelfennig & Keyvan Vakili

[14] [Apr 2017] [ 1:30 pm] [ ]

Innovation and Organization

13:30-15:30 Seminar Process tracing: how and why to take causality seriously

Frank Schimmelfennig is Professor of European Politics and member of the Center for Comparative and International Studies.

His main research interest lies in the theory of European integration and, more specifically, in EU enlargement, differentiated integration, democracy promotion, and democratization.


15:45- 17:30 Seminar Can Specialization Foster Creativity? Mathematics and the Collapse of the Soviet Union

Assistant Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship PhD (University of Toronto), MBA, BA (Sharif University of Technology)

Dr Keyvan Vakili’s research is broadly focused on understanding the factors that promote creativity and innovation at the individual, team, organisation, and industry levels, using a variety of experimental and quasi-experimental designs, quantitative data methods and textual analysis.