Schumpeter research group “What do parliaments actually do?”
Veronika Ohliger is a research associate at the Chair of Political Systems and European Integration of the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science. She is a member of the Schumpeter research group “What do parliaments actually do?” led by Dr. Michael Koß.
Between 2009 and 2014 Veronika passed her Master's degree in Political Science and her Bachelor's degree in Political Science in combination with Law as a minor subject at the University of Munich.
Her Bachelor's thesis was on the topic: “Representation of interests of local authorities in the European system of multi-level governance”. In her Master's thesis she analyzed democratic-theoretical implications of state surveillance practices in the 21st century.
Veronika completed internships in the fields of political communication and public relations, in the Landtag of Bavaria and in the European Office of Bavarian local authorities in Brussels.
Research interest: Parliamentary institutions on the transnational level - with special focus on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament.
Winter term 2017/18:
- Conception and organization of the Summer School 2017 "Migration and refuge" at the Faculty of Social Sciences, LMU Munich
Summer term 2017:
- Munich International Summer University (MISU) – EU China Summer Academy (Course European Integration)
- Legitimacy & Legitimation in the European Union (Guest Lecture, University of Amsterdam)
Winter term 2016/17:
- MA Seminar on the foundations of political order: "Populism and parliaments", LMU Munich (together with Dr. Michael Koß)
Winter term 2015/16:
- BA advanced seminar: "Challenges to parliamentarism in the 19th and 21st century", LMU Munich (together with Dr. Michael Koß)
- Why Would Legistlators (Not) Empower Themselves? Evidence from the British House of Commons (Michael Koß & Veronika Ohliger) ECPR General Conference, 2017, Oslo.
- Parliamentarism on the Transnational Level – Motivation & Role Orientation of National Representatives in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Euroepe. 4th Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, 2017, Basel.
- National Representatives in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe – results of a representative member survey. 2017, German Bundestag, Berlin.
- What Motivates Them? Members of the German Bundestag in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe; 3rd General Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, 2016, Munich.
- Legitimation strategies of the Europen Union during the euro crisis; Congress of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), section “Comparative Politics”, 2015, Duisburg.
- Parliamentarisation beyond the nation state and the EU – the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Conceptualisation and first empirical results; Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), 2015, Munich.