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Niko Switek | A True Party Democracy in the EU?

March 10, 2021

Dr. Niko Switek presents his lecture, “A True Party Democracy in the EU? The Potential and Role of Transnational European Party Organizations” on Jan. 11, 2021.

This lecture is part of the EU Democracy Forum, a lecture series addressing actors, institutions, and policies in the European Union and its neighborhood. The EU Democracy Forum is sponsored by the Lee and Stuart Scheingold European Studies Fund, as well as the UW Center for Global Studies, the UW Center for European Studies & EU Center, and the UW Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies.

Niko Switek is DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor for German Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School for International Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. His research interests focus on political parties and party systems as well as on coalition politics. He wrote extensively about the green party family in Western Europe and he worked on parties on European level (‘Europarties’).