This event seeks to stimulate the academic debate on innovative approaches for combating corruption in politics and administration. It sheds light on the role of local, national, regional, and international actors and regimes, and evaluates the effectiveness of corruption monitoring and institutional solutions.

Friday, December 11 | 12-2 pm (CET)

Register here until Dec 9 to watch the seminar.



  • Riccardo Novaro, PhD in Public Policy and Administration by Bocconi University. His research activity focuses on the impact of transparency measures to foster whistleblowing in public sector contexts; he is particularly interested in experimental and behavioural approaches.
  • Viktoriia Poltoratskaya, PhD researcher at the Central European University. Her research lays on the intersection of political science and (anti)corruption studies with a focus on Russia.
  • Sofia Wickberg, PhD in Political Science by Sciences Po Paris. Currently works as teaching fellow in Science’s Po campus Reims. Her research focuses on the construction of corruption as a public problem and on the formulation of anti-corruption policy. Sofia is a founding member of the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network.


  • Prof. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, PhD, Professor of Democracy Studies at the Hertie School in Berlin and Chair of ERCAS
  • Prof. Mihály Fazekas, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Central European University, School of Public Policy. His research and policy interests revolve around corruption, favouritism, private sector collusion, and government spending efficiency.