Seminars The following seminars are offered by the SEPS. These are open to members of the University. Research Seminar Political Science (Wednesday, 16:15 - 5.45 pm) The “Research Seminar” in Political Science is usually held weekly during the lecture period. It serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of current research in political science. Research Seminar Economics (Thursday, 4.15 – 5.45 pm) The “Research Seminar” by the Department of Economics provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of current research by established researchers in the areas of “Economics” and in “Labor and Econometrics”. Seminar Quantitative Methods (Monday, 12.15 –1.45 pm) This seminar focuses on research in the area of quantitative economic methods. It is organized by members of the Department of Economics and provides a forum for internal and external speakers for the presentation and discussion of research in the field of quantitative methods. Brown Bag Seminar (Wednesday, 12:15 – 1.15 pm) The “Brown Bag Seminar” by the Department of Economics is an informal forum for the presentation and discussion of work in progress in the field of microeconomics (broadly defined) and economic policy. Presentations in the area of “Economic Policy” are part of the “Economic Policy” profile area of the School of Economics and Political Science. Presentations by Ph.D. students are particularly welcome. Ph.D. Seminars (PEF) As part of the Ph.D. programme in Economics and Finance (PEF), Ph.D. seminars are held in which students in the research stage regularly present their academic work. The dates are published on the PEF website.