Expert Details

Oliver Schmidtke

Contact Information

Oliver Schmidtke
Phone Number:(250) 721-7490
Languages: English, German, French, Italian and Polish
Political Science

Research Information

Research Description

Comparative European politics
Political sociology of immigration and ethnic conflict
European integration
Role of identities
Collective memory in modern societies

Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary research projects:
Political Science/ History: transformations of national identities in modern European societies.
Political Science/ Sociology: social movements, social inequality.

Health Related Research

Pending grant application for a project on cultural diversity in the health care system.

Research Keywords

Community Interaction

UVic Speakers Bureau

Schmidtke takes part in the UVic Speakers Bureau.
More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found here.

International Involvement

International Research

Comparative European politics.
History and current developments in European integration.
Modern European History (in particular 20th- century Germany).

General International Activities

President of the European Community Studies Association Canada.
Collaborative research with various universities in Europe.

Countries lived/worked in

Germany, Italy, Belgium and the U.S.A.

Professional development
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
Graduate Students' Society

Program information