Johannes Leitner Logistikkonferenz
Hannes Meissner Logistikkonferenz

Central Asia: General Characteristics, Business Opportunities and Risks

On 26th June 2017 Hannes Meissner attended the Joint Meeting of the ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) Task Forces in Astana/Kazakhstan and gave a lecture on „Central Asia: General Characteristics, Business Opportunities and Risks“.

Key note „Politisches Risikomanagement“

On 22th May 2017 Johannes Leitner and Hannes Meissner gave a keynote speech on political risk management in the Black Sea Region at the Think Tank Clingendael Institute .

„State Capture, Political Risks and International Business – Evidence from Ukraine under Yanukovych“

Hannes Meissner participated from 6th – 9th April 2017 the MPSA – Midwest Political Sience Association Conference in Chicago/USA and gave a lecture on „State Capture, Political Risks and International Business – Evidence from Ukraine under Yanukovych“.

„The Opposite of Good is Good Intentions – ENP and Political Risks in the Post-Soviet Space“

Johannes Leitner and Hannes Meißner participated from 2nd to 4th April 2016 the “BASEES- British Association for Slavonic and Eastern European Studies“ at the Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge/UK and gave a lecture on “The Opposite of Good is Good Intentions – ENP and Political Risks in the Post-Soviet Space”.

„Political Risks in post-Soviet markets. A Theoretical Approach“

Johannes Leitner and Hannes Meissner attended from 30th to 31st April 2016 the 10. Forschungsforum FH at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and gave a lecture on Political Risks in post-Soviet markets. A Theoretical Approach“

„How Informal Institutions Shapes Business Environment for Western Companies in Russia? The Evidence of Corruption Schemes under Putin“

Ewa Martyna-David participated from 10th to 13rd Juli 2015 in the „12th Annual Edition „Russia and its Neighbours““ at the University of Warsaw/Polen and gave a lecture on „How Informal Institutions Shapes Business Environment for Western Companies in Russia? The Evidence of Corruption Schemes under Putin“.

„Political Risks and their Impact on Western Companies in Russia“

On 8th May 2015 Ewa Martyna-David gave a lecture on „Political Risks and their Impact on Western Companies in Russia“ at the 7th International Conference “The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the changed World”, EBEEC 2015 in Kavala/Greece.

Chairmen of Session III “Institutional Environment and Political Risk”

On 8th May 2015 Johannes Leitner and Hannes Meissner were Chairmen of the Session III “Institutional Environment and Political Risk” at the 7th International Conference “The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the changed World”, EBEEC 2015 in Kavala/Greece.

„Doing Business in a Neo-Patrimonial State. The Case of Ukraine under Janukowitch“

On 28th of March 2015 Hannes Meissner participated  in the BASEES Conference at the Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge/UK and gave a lecture on „Doing Business in a Neo-Patrimonial State. The Case of Ukraine under Janukowitch“.

„Ressourcenreichtum und Systemtransformation in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“

On 26th of January 2015 Hannes Meissner participated in the Forschungskolloquium des Lehrstuhls für Aserbaidschanische Geschichte at the Humboldt-University Berlin in Germany and gave lecture on „Ressourcenreichtum und Systemtransformation in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“.

„Post-Sowjetische Peripherie – Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“

On 17th December 2014 Hannes Meissner participated in the „Ringvorlesung: 25 Jahre Mauerfall – eine unerhörte Erfolgsstory?“ at the University of Vienna and gave a lecture on „Post-Sowjetische Peripherie –Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“.

„Korruptionsbekämpfung“ und Transparenzinitiativen in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan – Formen, Grenzen, Perspektiven“

On 27th November 2014 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Korruptionsbekämpfung“ und Transparenzinitiativen in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan – Formen, Grenzen, Perspektiven“ at the Österreichischen Orientgesellschaft in Vienna.

„The impact of a political order on the national economy. Evidence under the previous regime and the new reform Agenda“

On 30th Oktober 2014 Ewa Martyna-David gave together with Natalia Drozd a lecture on „The impact of a political order on the national economy. Evidence under the previous regime and the new reform Agenda“ at the „XI International Scientific and Practical Conference Global Trends and Development Prospects of the Financial System of Ukraine“ in Kiev/Ukraine.

„Natürliche Ressourcen als Machtmittel“

On 26th October 2014 Hannes Meissner participated in the „Bayreuther Dialogen „Wem gehört die Welt?““ and gave a lecture on „Natürliche Ressourcen als Machtmittel“.

„Der „Ressourcenfluch “ – Eine Herausforderung für internationale Entwicklungspartnerschaften“

On 28th September 2014 Hannes Meissner participated in the seminar „Verantwortung für die Eine Welt“ an der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Bonn/Germany and gave a lecture on „Der „Ressourcenfluch “ – Eine Herausforderung für internationale Entwicklungspartnerschaften“.

„Politisches Risiko für Internationale Unternehmen in der BSR“

On 26th September 2014 Johannes Leitner and Hannes Meissner attended the Congress “Verkehrslogistik” of the Verein Netzwerk Logistik in Vienna and gave a lecture on „Politisches Risiko für Internationale Unternehmen in der BSR“.

„Doing Business in Neopatrimonial States: Corruption, Favouritism, Legal Uncertainty and Institutional Ambiguity as Political Risks“

On 28th August 2014 Hannes Meissner attended the „International Workshop on Political Risks and their Impact on the Business Environment of BSR Countries“ at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and gave a lecture on „Doing Business in Neopatrimonial States: Corruption, Favouritism, Legal Uncertainty and Institutional Ambiguity as Political Risks“.

„Political Risk and Business Strategies“

On 28th August 2014 Johannes Leitner participated in the „International Workshop on Political Risks and their Impact on the Business Environment of BSR Countries“ at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and gave a lecture on „Political Risk and Business Strategies“.

„External Governance and Local Responses: The Case of the EITI in Azerbaijan“

On 12th July 2014 Hannes Meissner attended the „Workshop on Regional Integration and External Governance in the Post-Soviet Region“ at the Research Center for East European Studies in Bremen/Germany and gave a lecture on „External Governance and Local Responses: The Case of the EITI in Azerbaijan“.

„Neopartimonialism and international Business in Ukraine under Yanukovych“

On 11th July 2014 Ewa Martyna-David participated in the „Triumphs and Failures. Poland and the Region after 1989. 25 Years Later, Warsaw East European Conference, 11th annual session“ at the Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw and gave a lecture on „Neopartimonialism and international Business in Ukraine under Yanukovych“.

„Memorisation in the wider context of EU Policies and Strategies – The case of the Black Sea Region“

On 30th June 2014 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Memorisation in the wider context of EU Policies and Strategies – The case of the Black Sea Region“ at the Jean Monnet Summer School «Европейский Союз: конструируя общее пространство – III. Создавая коллективную память» at the Volgograd State University in Russia.

„Doing Business in a Neopatrimonial State: Security Risks and Coping Strategies of Western Businesses – Evidence from Ukraine under Janukovytch“

On 26th June 2014 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Doing Business in a Neopatrimonial State: Security Risks and Coping Strategies of Western Businesses – Evidence from Ukraine under Janukovytch“ at the workshop “Memory and Security(zation) in Contemporary Europe” at the Southern Federal University in Rostov/Russia.

„Ressourcenreichtum und Regimestabilität in Turkmenistan“

On 16th June 2014 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Ressourcenreichtum und Regimestabilität in Turkmenistan” at the Österreichische Orientgesellschaft in Vienna.

„Keynote speech“

On 8th April 2014 Hannes Meissner gave a keynote speech at the „Forum Fachhochschule „Wer verliert? Ukraine, Europa, Russland! … und Österreich?““ at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna.

„Nachhaltige Entwicklung durch Öl- und Gasreichtum? – Aserbaidschan, Russland und der Ballast der Sowjetunion“

On 18th March 2014 Hannes Meissner participated in the introduction of the „Kurswechsel“-issue at the Vienna Economic Vienna University of Economics and Business and gave a lecture on „Nachhaltige Entwicklung durch Öl- und Gasreichtum? – Aserbaidschan, Russland und der Ballast der Sowjetunion“.

„Regionale Integration in der Schwarzmeerregion“

On 18th March 2014 Johannes Leitner participated in the introduction of the „Kurswechsel“-issue at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and gave a lecture on „Regionale Integration in der Schwarzmeerregion“.

„Politische Risiken und ihre Auswirkungen auf Geschäftstätigkeit österreichischer Unternehmen in Russland unter besondere Berücksichtigung der Region Krasnodar“

On 5th March 2014 Ewa Martyna-David participated in the Science Circle of the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and gave a lecture on „Politische Risiken und ihre Auswirkungen auf Geschäftstätigkeit österreichischer Unternehmen in Russland unter besondere Berücksichtigung der Region Krasnodar“.

„Internationale Unternehmen in der Schwarzmeerregion“

On 23th January 2014 Johannes Leitner gave a lecture on „Internationale Unternehmen in der Schwarzmeerregion“ at the University Of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna .

„Slack and Innovation in CSOs“

On 22nd November 2013 Johannes Leitner participated in the 42th Annual Conference ARNOVA in Hartford/USA and gave a lecture on „Slack and Innovation in CSOs“.

„Fakten, Brüche, Widersprüche – Aserbaidschan zwischen Schein und Sein“

On 21st November 2013 Hannes Meissner participated in the symposium: „Die Region Kaspisches Meer“ at the Österreichischen Orientgesellschaft in Vienna and gave a lecture on „Fakten, Brüche, Widersprüche – Aserbaidschan zwischen Schein und Sein“.

„Politics, Economics and Doing Business in the BSR“

On 7th November 2013 Johannes Leitner gave a lecture on „Politics, Economics and Doing Business in the BSR“ at the Austrian Society for European Politics in St. Pölten/Austria.

„Internationale Unternehmen in der BSR“

On 6th November 2013 Johannes Leitner participated in the Business Breakfast of the Austrian Economic Chambers in Vienna and gave a lecture on „Internationale Unternehmen in der BSR“.

„Functioning, Effects and Perspectives of Transparency Initiatives – The Example of the EITI in Azerbaijan“

On 26th Oktober 2013 Hannes Meissner attended the „Third Global Conference on Transparency Research“ at the HEC Paris/France and gave a lecture on „Functioning, Effects and Perspectives of Transparency Initiatives – The Example of the EITI in Azerbaijan“.

„Keynote speech“

On 26th September 2013 Hannes Meissner gave a keynote speech at the „Treffpunkt Kaukasus: Weichenstellungen in der Schwarzmeerregion Aktuelle politische Entwicklungen im Südkaukasus“ at the Intercultural Centre in Vienna.

„Navigieren ohne Sicht? Internationale Unternehmen in der SMR.“

On 20th September 2013 Johannes Leitner participated in a conference of the ARGE Donauländer in St. Pölten/Austria and gave a lecture on „Navigieren ohne Sicht? Internationale Unternehmen in der SMR.“.

„The Impact of Cooperation in Research and Education on Democratic Transition – Experiences from Azerbaijan“

On 8th July 2013 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „The Impact of Cooperation in Research and Education on Democratic Transition – Experiences from Azerbaijan“ at the 10th DRC (Danube Rectors’ Conference) Summer School on Regional Co-operation “Old Neighbours – New Policies in the Countries along the Danube and the Black Sea Region“ in Budapest/Hungary.

Book presentation „Der „Ressourcenfluch“ in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan und die Perspektiven von Effizienz- und Transparenzinitiativen“

On 19th June 2013 Hannes Meissner introduced his book „Der „Ressourcenfluch“ in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan und die Perspektiven von Effizienz- und Transparenzinitiativen“ at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna.

„Die Herrschaftssysteme Nyazows und Berdymuchamedows im Vergleich: Von Neosultanismus zu Neopatrimonialismus?“

On 13th June 2013 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Die Herrschaftssysteme Nyazows und Berdymuchamedows im Vergleich: Von Neosultanismus zu Neopatrimonialismus?“ at the Österreichische Orientgesellschaft in Vienna.

„Navigieren ohne Sicht? Internationale Unternehmen in der SMR.“

On 10th June 2013 Johannes Leitner participated in the conference „Zukunftsregion Schwarzes Meer: Potenziale und Chancen für Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft“ in Vienna and gave a lecture on „Navigieren ohne Sicht? Internationale Unternehmen in der SMR.“.

Key note speech on „Die Rolle von Bildung und Wissenschaft im Demokratisierungs- und Transformationsprozess“

On 10th June 2013 Hannes Meissner participated in the conference „Zukunftsregion Schwarzes Meer: Potenziale und Chancen für Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft“ in Vienna and gave a keynote speech on „Die Rolle von Bildung und Wissenschaft im Demokratisierungs- und Transformationsprozess“.

„Resource Driven Growth in Azerbaijan and Russia – Chances and Risks in Times of Economic Crisis“

On 31st May 2013 Johannes Leitner, Ewa Martyna-David and Hannes Meissner participated in the „The 9th International Conference of ASECU: Systemic Economic Crisis: Current Issues and Future Perspectives“ of the Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU), Greece and gave a lecture on „Resource Driven Growth in Azerbaijan and Russia – Chances and Risks in Times of Economic Crisis“.

„The Debate about Political Risk: How Institutional Ambiguity and Regimes of Uncertainty shape Business Strategies in the Black Sea Region“

On 10th May 2013 Johannes Leitner, Ewa Martyna-David and Hannes Meissner participated in the EBEEC 2013 Conference: The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the Changed World at the Istanbul University in Turkey and gave a lecture on „The Debate about Political Risk: How Institutional Ambiguity and Regimes of Uncertainty shape Business Strategies in the Black Sea Region“.

„Bulgariens Wirtschaft auf dem Prüfstand“

On 7th May 2013 Johannes Leitner participated in the „5. Forum Black Sea Region zu Bulgarien“ at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and gave a lecture on „Bulgariens Wirtschaft auf dem Prüfstand“.

„Black Sea Region. A Black Box for Business? Political Risk and Market Entry Strategies“

On 3rd April 2013 Johannes Leitner, Ewa Martyna-David and Hannes Meissner participated in the 7th Science Forum of the Austrian University of Applied Sciences in Dornbirn and gave a lecture on „Black Sea Region. A Black Box for Business? Political Risk and Market Entry Strategies“.

„Korruption, Profite, Propaganda – Westliche Unternehmen im Sog des turkmenischen Herrschaftssystems“

On 14th March 2013 Hannes Meißner gave a lecture on „Korruption, Profite, Propaganda – Westliche Unternehmen im Sog des turkmenischen Herrschaftssystems“ at the Österreichischen Orientgesellschaft in Vienna.

„The Role of Business in Fostering Transparency and Sustainability in Emerging Markets – Lessons from the EITI in Azerbaijan“

On 19th October 2012 Hannes Meissner participated in the „GEBA 2012 Conference: Globalization and Higher Education in Economics and Business Administration” at the ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iasi/Romania and gave a lecture on „The Role of Business in Fostering Transparency and Sustainability in Emerging Markets – Lessons from the EITI in Azerbaijan“.

„Black Sea Region – A Blackbox for Business? Barriers for Market Entry in the Black Sea Region – Evidence from Austrian Enterprises“

On 17th October 2012 Johannes Leitner, Ewa Martyna-David and Hannes Meissner participated in the „3rd Blue Black Sea International Congress on Politics, Economics and Society“ at the Sakarya University in Turkey and gave a lecture on „Black Sea Region – A Blackbox for Business? Barriers for Market Entry in the Black Sea Region – Evidence from Austrian Enterprises“.

„Challenges of EU Integration for the Black Sea Region“

On 12th July 2012 Johannes Leitner attended the „2nd ASECU Youth Conference“ at the ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iasi/Romania and gave a lecture on “Challenges of EU Integration for the Black Sea Region”.

„EU-Erweiterungspause auf dem Westbalkan? – Zu den Folgen der Eurokrise“

On 18th June 2012 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „EU-Erweiterungspause auf dem Westbalkan? – Zu den Folgen der Eurokrise“ within the framework of the PRINCE – project „Civil Trust Building“ in Vienna.

„Pop, Polizei und Propaganda – Aserbaidschan zwischen Songcontest und Repression“

On 5th June 2012 Hannes Meissner gave a lecture on „Pop, Polizei und Propaganda – Aserbaidschan zwischen Songcontest und Repression“ for the staff of the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna.

„Ressourcenreichtum und Systemtransformation in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“

On 1st of June 2012 Hannes Meissner participated in the conference „20. Tagung Junger Osteuropa-Experten: Jenseits der Transformation“ and gave a lecture on „Ressourcenreichtum und Systemtransformation in Aserbaidschan und Turkmenistan“.