This weekend I am attending the Annual Conference of the British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES). On Saturday afternoon, I will present a paper on the use of presidential vetoes in authoritarian regimes as part of a panel on executive politics in the former Soviet Union.
Panel: Executive politics in the former Soviet Union
Chair: Ben Noble (University of Oxford)
- Fabian Burkhardt (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) ‘The institutional presidency and the power vertical: regime stabilization by institutionalization of the presidential administration in the Russian Federation 1994-2012’
- Ellie Martus (University of New South Wales) ‘Executive involvement in the Russian environmental policy process’
- Ben Noble (University of Oxford) ‘Ministers with the Initiative: Russian Ministries as Actors in the Law-making Process’
- Philipp Köker (Canterbury Christ Church University) ‘Presidential veto power in authoritarian regimes’
- Julian Waller (George Washington University) ‘Building a Proper Presidential Majority: Federal and Regional Executive Preference for Russian SMD Candidates’