Hannes Meissner & Johannes Leitner successfully lead a panel on political risk at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, in Chicago

Hannes Meissner and Johannes Leitner successfully lead a panel on political risk at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, in Chicago. The convention took place from November 9th to 12th spanning a broad spectrum of topics related to the region.

In particular, the researchers discussed the political risks of international companies getting trapped between governments and civil society in the Eastern European and post-soviet context. The three papers which were presented by Cecilia Sottilotta, American University in Rome, Julian Campisi, York University, Toronto, and Elena Denisova-Schmidt, University St. Gallen, covered important questions of the roots, consequences, and solutions of such constellations.

  • Cecilia Emma Sottilotta, Johannes Leitner, Julian Campisi, Elena Denisova-Schmidt, Hannes Meissner

    @Session “Transgressing the Red Line: Ethical Criticism and Political Risk in Eastern Europe”

  • Discussant Hannes Meissner, Competence Center for Black Sea Region Studies

  • Julian Campisi, York University/Canada

    presents his paper “Contemporary Political Risk Analysis: Making Sense of Competing Approaches”

  • Elena Denisova-Schmidt, University St. Gallen/Switzerland

    presents her paper “Corruption in Doing Business in Eastern Europe: A Way to Get Things Done?”

  • Cecilia Emma Sottilotta, American University in Rome/Italy

    presents her article “Ethical Criticism as a Source of Political Risk for Multinational Enterprises: in Quest of a Theoretical Framework”