Our Experts

Rakovics, Márton

Márton Rakovics is an assistant lecturer of statistics at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, and a doctoral candidate at the Doctoral School of Sociology, Corvinus University Budapest. His PhD research is about dynamic simulation modeling of social networks. He is currently focusing on the possible applications of deep learning and text mining methods in sociology, also working in biostatistics research projects: the role of environmental factors in the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, and biomarker […]

Eötvös Loránd University

Wulz, Janine

Janine Wulz is a lecturer, researcher and Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. She is currently working on her interdisciplinary PhD in teacher education and Holocaust studies. Her work is focused on Holocaust Education, and she is interested in critical approaches towards education, policy making, historic-political education and language education. Janine studied Political Science, Public Management and Education in Austria (University of Vienna, FH Campus Wien) and Poland (University of Warsaw). She became chair […]

University of Victoria


de Cesari, Chiara

Dr. de Cesari is Associate Professor in European Studies and Cultural Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Trained in socio-cultural anthropology (Ph.D. Stanford 2009), she is an internationally significant voice in debates over the geopolitical trajectories of contemporary culture. Her wide-ranging research explores how institutional manifestations of memory, heritage, art, and cultural politics are shifting under conditions of contemporary globalization and ongoing transformations of the nation-state. In particular, it concerns the ways in which colonial legacies live on today, especially […]

University of Amsterdam


Svensson, Sarah

Dr. Svensson is Senior Lecturer at the Halmstad University. She takes a special research interest in policy formation and governance structures in European cross-border regions and has published on that topic in Eurasian Geography and Economy, Journal of European Integration, Regional & Federal Studies, Territory/Politics/Governance, Regions & Cohesion, Journal of Borderlands Studies and various edited volumes. She is the co-editor of two edited volumes and one special issue. She is Associate Editor of the Peace and Democracy Section of the […]

Halmstad University


Cherviatsova, Alina

Alina Cherviatsova is as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Human Rights Center, Ghent University. Prior to this, Dr. Cherviatsova was an associate professor for comparative public law, human rights, and international law of the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine) and a coordinator of three Jean Monnet Modules. Dr. Cherviatsova had research fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Max Planck Institute of European Legal History, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law, […]

Ghent University


Budryte, Dovile

Dovile Budryte, Ph.D, is a professor of political science at Georgia Gwinnett College. Her areas of interest include gender studies, trauma and memory in international relations and nationalism. She was a 2004 National Endowment for the Humanities grant recipient, 2000-01 Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs (New York) Fellow, and a 1998-99 Fellow at the College for Advanced Central European Studies at Europa University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. Research Interests: Gender studies; Memory politics; Memory and trauma in international […]

Georga Gwinnett College


Wuestenberg, Jenny

Jenny Wüstenberg joined Nottingham Trent University as an Associate Professor of Twentieth Century History in September 2019, after three and a half years as DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics and German & European Studies at York University in Toronto. Currently she teaches courses on 20th century history, protest movements, revolutions and democracy, the politics of memory and human rights, qualitative methods, and German history, politics and culture. As an expert on memory studies, she is highly involved in the […]

Nottingham Trent University


Knap, Árpád

Árpád Knap is a survey statistician who started his PhD in 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Faculty of Social Sciences, Doctoral School of Sociology in the Interdisciplinary Social Research program. Mr Knap is currently a researcher at the Research Center for Computational Social Science (rc2s2.eu), where his research topics include text mining, natural language processing, quantitative research methods, survey design and data analysis of large datasets. In his PhD thesis he focuses on the applicability of these methods in […]

Eötvös Loránd University

Adele, Perry

Adele Perry is the director of the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba. Research interests: Canada; Western Canada; colonialism; transnationalism; migration; gender; sexuality.

Universitiy of Manitoba


Bird, Geoffrey

Dr. Bird is a Professor in the School of Communication and Culture at Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He has taught a range of courses related to subjects such as culture and heritage tourism, globalization, sustainability, ethics, product development, field research. He has held a range of administrative positions including School Director and Program Head. Geoff is also the Project Lead of the War Heritage Research Initiative that has involved the production of over 30 short documentaries and various […]

Royal Roads University

Lehrer, Erika

Dr. Lehrer is a sociocultural anthropologist and curator, and presently Professor in the Departments of History and Sociology-Anthropology at Concordia. She is also Founding Director of the university’s Curating and Public Scholarship Lab (CaPSL). From 2007-2017 She held the Canada Research Chair in Museum and Heritage Studies, and she currently directs the 7-year, $2.5 million international team project Thinking Through the Museum (TTTM): A Partnership Approach to Curating Difficult Knowledge in Public (2021-2028), funded by SSHRC, the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Concordia University


Grabowski, Jan

Dr. Grabowski is a Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of History. He researches the extermination of the Jewish population in Poland; the Shoah: bystanders and victims.  

University of Ottawa


Wahpasiw, Omeasoo

Dr. Wahpasiw is an Assistant Professor at Carleton University, at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism. However, she has also been an  Assistant Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island, where she led a suite of courses on Indigenous culture and values, and the emerging legacy of the residential schools. Dr. Wahpasiw is furthermore cross-appointed with Carleton’s School of Indigenous & Canadian Studies and the Department of History. Her PhD dissertation titled Tla’amin Housing, Architecture and Home Territories in the […]

Carleton University


Bohner, Ulrich

Ulrich Bohner is the President of Maison de l’Europe Strasbourg Alsace (MESA) and was the Secretary General of Congress for the Council of Europe from 2003-2009.

Maison de l'Europe Strasbourg Alsace (MESA)

MacDonald, David

Dr. MacDonald is a professor at the University of Guelph in the Department of Political Science. In 2017, he was appointed as the Research Leadership Chair for the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. He is also the North American series editor for Global Political Sociology at Palgrave Macmillan. His work focuses on Comparative Indigenous Politics in Canada, Aotearoa New Zealand, and the United States. He has also worked extensively in the areas of International Relations, American foreign policy, […]

University of Guelph


Green, Joyce

Dr. Green is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Regina.  Her research interest are currently focused on Aboriginal-settler relations and the possibilty of decolonization in Canada; and a transformative ecology of relationship with place, epitomized by many traditional Aboriginal conceptions of land and place.

University of Regina

Joyce. Green@uregina.ca
Network on Democracy

This group of scholars reflects the collaboration of the “Canada Europe Dialogue on Democracy” project and the “Populism and its Effects on Liberal Democracy: Minority Rights and Freedom of Speech” project. We connect scholars with wider public audiences through public events, webinars, video interviews, media outreach, blogs, mentorship of policy memos, and an open access database

Migration Experts

The project Canada Europe Dialogue on Migration: Cross-Border Mobility and the European Union Refugee Crisis – CEDoM” brought together a multi-disciplinary expert group in the field of the governance of borders and migration. It promoted exchange between Canada and the EU in scholarly and broader public debates with the aim to expand the knowledge of European integration through the lens of migration and border studies in Canada.

Memory Politics Group

This Network reflects the collaboration between the Jean Monnet Network “European Memory Politics:  Populism, Nationalism and the Challenges to a European Memory Culture 2019-2023” . The Network is a partnership between the Center for Global Studies (CFGS) at the University of Victoria and the Institute for Political Studies (IEP) at the University of Strasbourg  (France), the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań  (Poland) and the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Faculty of Social Sciences in Budapest (Hungary).