Europe in the World: International Relations, International Security, World Politics | Events

Upcoming Events

We have completed our activities for the academic year 2019/20. In September 2020, we will post information about our forthcoming events in 2020/21.

Past Events

2019/20

Research Seminar Series: Ian Hathaway, ‘Diplomacy for a Day, Diplomacy for the Ages: Travel Papers and Treaty Law in the Sixteenth Century Mediterranean’, 28 May 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Gaia Lott, ‘Dublin I and the “First Entry” Rule’; Andreas Greiner, ‘The Roads not Taken: Precolonial Infrastructure and the Limits of Colonial Development in Late Nineteenth-Century East Africa’, 14 May 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Eugenio Cusumano, ‘Maritime Rescue: International Norms Contestation and Seaborne Migration to Europe’, 16 April 2020.

Master Class: Marie-Janine Calic, ‘Writing the History of Southeastern Europe in a Global Perspective’, 20 February 2020.

Max Weber Lecture: Marie-Janine Calic, ‘The Enlightenment in Southeastern Europe’, 19 February 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Elizabeth Banks, ‘International Socialism as Women’s Work? Friendship and Aid between the Soviet and Mozambican Women’s Committees, 1965-1985’, 13 February 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Lola Wilhelm, ‘Nestlé’s Involvement in Agriculture, Public Health and Humanitarian Programmes in Europe and Africa from the 1900s to the 1970s’, 12 December 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Catherine Gegout, ‘The Case for Taking Universal Education Seriously in Foreign and Domestic Policies: The European Union, Vietnam and Poverty Reduction’, 5 December 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Moritz Weiss, ‘Institutions, Trust and the Governance of Traditional Security Industries’, 17 October 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Introductory Session, ‘Europe in the World: International Relations, International Security, World Politics’, 2 October 2019.

2018/19

Research Seminar Series: Grace Ballor, ‘Business Elites and the European Single Market’, 30 May 2019.

Research Seminar Series: John Vasquez, ‘Anomalies of the Wilsonian (Monadic) Democratic Peace in the Nineteenth Century: What Can They Tell Us?’, 23 May 2019.

Executive Training Seminar: ‘Does Europe Need a Grand Strategy? Exploring Competing Visions for the EU’s Role in the World’, 20-22 May 2019.

Master Class: Helen Milner, ‘Voting for Populism in Europe: Globalization, Technological Change, and the Extreme Right’, 16 May 2019.

Book Presentation: Hugo Meijer and Marco Wyss, ‘The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces’, 13 May 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Athina Sachoulidou, ‘Data-Driven Law Enforcement and National Security within the EU’, 25 April 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Silvia D’Amato, ‘Converging and Conflicting Dynamics of Cooperation: European Counterterrorism Efforts in Sahel’, 28 March 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Igor Rogelja, ‘Trojan Horses and Rotten Eggs: The Implications of China’s Infrastructural Financing in Southeast Europe’, 14 March 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Madalina Dobrescu, ‘Power, Perceptions and the Long Winding Road to International Cooperation: Explaining Third Country Participation in CSDP Missions’, 28 February 2019.

Lecture: Lorenz Lüthi, ‘Non-Alignment as an Alternative Vision to the Superpower Cold War’, 20 February 2019.

Research Seminar Series: James Lee, ‘The Wages of Containment: Foreign Aid, American Grand Strategy, and the Cold War in Europe and East Asia, 1945-1970’, 14 February 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Corina Mavrodin, ‘Junior Players, Regional Games and Global Aspirations: Romania’s Initiative for a Balkan Alliance, 1957-1960’, 24 January 2019.

Research Seminar Series: Aydin Baris Yildrim, ‘When Internationalisation Increases Economic Protectionism: Multinational Companies and Orchestration of Political Activity Along Trade Networks’, 5 December 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Oliver Westerwinter, ‘Uncertainty, Network Change and Costly Signaling: How the Network of Diplomatic Visits Affects the Initiation of International Conflict’, 7 November 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Hugo Meijer, ‘Western Strategies in East Asia: The Reconfiguration of US, French and British Security Policies in the “Pacific Century”’, 31 October 2018.

Executive Training Seminar: ‘European Security: Old Trends and New Realities’, 22-24 October 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Introductory session, ‘International Relations, International Security, and World Politics’, 3 October 2018.

2017/18

Research Seminar Series: Mareike Kleine, ‘Prisoners of the Past: Narratives of Victimhood and Cooperation in the EU’, 29 May 2018.

Executive Training Seminar: ‘Transatlantic Relations: Past, Present, and Future’, 7-9 May 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Federica Bicchi, ‘New Interaction Practices in EU Foreign Policy Post-Lisbon: Cross-Loading and Like-Minded Groupings’, 19 April 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Robin Markwica, ‘Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy’, 13 March 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Aydin Baris Yildirim, ‘Overcoming Resistance to Compliance: Internationalization of Production and the Politics of WTO Dispute Settlement’, 27 February 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Christos Tsakas, ‘The Quest for Enlargement: West Germany, Greece, Norway and the EEC, 1950s-1970s’, 13 February 2018.

Research Seminar Series: Paul van Hooft, ‘The Future in the Past: Victory, Defeat, and Comparative Grand Strategy’, 6 February 2018.

Master Class: Odd Arne Westad, ‘The Cold War: A World History’, 14 December 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Ioanna Hadjiyianni, ‘The EU as a Global Regulatory Power in the Area of Environmental Protection’, 30 November 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Jean Blondel, ‘An Inquiry into the Regularity of Presidential Rule in Ten Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa’, 16 November 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Marina Henke, ‘Constructing Cooperation: A Social-Institutional Theory of Multilateral Military Coalition-Building’, 19 October 2017.

Research Seminar Series: ‘Introduction: International Relations, International Security, and World Politics’, 6 October 2017.

2016/17

Master Class: Mary Kaldor, ‘Sovereignty and the Authority to Use Force’, 22 June 2017.

Executive Training Seminar: ‘Global Risk Analysis and Europe’s Changing Security Environment’, 19-21 June 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Akisato Suzuki, ‘Citizens, Leaders, and War’, 27 April 2017.

Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: ‘All for One and One for All? Coalitions in the Fight Against Terrorism’, 17 March 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Stefano Marcuzzi, ‘The EU and the Fight against Terrorism: Towards an Integration of Internal and External Security Management?’, 16 March 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Giovanni Faleg, ‘The EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: A Learning Organisation’, 22 February 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Marta Musso, ‘Hunting Grounds for Their Monopoly: France, Italy and the State Oilmen’, 16 February 2017.

Research Seminar Series: Jonathan Greenwood, ‘Understanding Early Modern Globalization: The Jesuit Sacred Economy in the Iberian World, c. 1580-1620’, 19 January 2017.

Master Class: Ngaire Woods, ‘Is Better Global Governance Possible?’, 15 December 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Eva-Maria Muschik, ‘How to Build a State? The United Nations in Libya and Somaliland in the 1950s’, 1 December 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Matteo Faini, ‘Friendly Spies? International Institutions and Intelligence Cooperation’, 17 November 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Douglas Webber, ‘European Disintegration? The Politics of the EU’s Crises’, 20 October 2016.

Research Seminar Series: ‘Introduction: International Relations, International Security, and World Politics’, 6 October 2016.

2015/16

Research Seminar Series: Amitav Acharya, ‘Why Govern? Rethinking Demand and Progress in Global Governance’, 14 June 2016.

Conference: ‘The History of EC Foreign Relations, 1957-1992’, 6-7 June 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Ioannis Galariotis, ‘Examining EU Citizens’ Sentiments about the EU Security and Defense Policy through Twitter: The Case of the Ukraine Crisis’, 2 June 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Hugo Meijer, ‘Western Strategies in the “Pacific Century”: The Reconfiguration of US, British, and French Security Policies in East Asia’, 2 June 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Muriam Haleh Davis, ‘A Revolutionary Is a Good Student: Algerian Perspectives on Economic Planning after Independence’, and Guido van Meersbergent, ‘Cross-Cultural Diplomacy Compared: Views from Mughal India’, 12 May 2016.

Conference: co-organised by Thomas Christiansen and Richard Maher, ‘China’s Rise and Europe’s Response’, 14-15 April 2016.

Multidisciplinary Workshop: ‘The Changing Role of Sanctions: History and Current Practice’, 14 April 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Sylvanus Afesorgbor, ‘Economic Sanctions and International Trade: How Do Threatened Sanctions Compare with Imposed Sanctions?’, 17 March 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Cecilia Tarruell, ‘Prisoners of War and Lives across Empires during the Early Modern Period’, 17 March 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Simon Stevens, ‘The Turn to Sanctions by the Anti-Apartheid Movement’, 3 March 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Jed Odermatt, ‘The EU’s Contribution to the Development of International Law’, 3 March 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Luc-Andre Brunét, ‘Forging Europe: Rethinking the Institutional Foundations of the European Coal and Steel Community’, 18 February 2016.

Research Seminar Series: Simon Macdonald, ‘The Internment of British and Irish Expatriates in Paris during the French Revolutionary Terror’, 18 February 2016.

Research Seminar Series and Master Class: Peter J. Katzenstein, ‘Protean and Control Power in World Politics’, 9 December 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Guillemette Crouzet, ‘Imperialisms in 20th-Century World Politics’, 3 December 2015.  

Research Seminar Series: Nadav Kedem, ‘Aspects of European Foreign Policy’, 19 November 2015.

Research Seminar Series: ‘Introductory Session: World Politics in Turbulent Times’, 22 October 2015.

2014/15

Research Seminar Series: Ulrich Krotz and Katerina Wright, ‘Divided We Stand: Europe’s New Ways of Projecting Power and Influence in 21st Century World Politics’, 11 June 2015.

Conference: ‘The Gulf region: Domestic Dynamics and Global-Regional Perspectives – Implications for the EU’, 20-21 April 2015.

Executive Training Seminar: ‘Europe in the World: Problems and Prospects in an Unsettled World’, 15-17 April 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Robert O. Keohane, ‘Hobbes’ Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order’, 18 March 2015. 

Research Seminar Series: Heidi Hardt, ‘Learning in Crisis: The Sources of NATO’s Institutional Memory’, 25 February 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Fabrizio Coticchia, ‘European Military Transformation in Comparative Perspective’, 11 February 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Sandra Destradi, ‘Reluctant Hegemons: Explaining India’s and Germany’s Approaches to Regional Governance’, 11 February 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Philip Schleifer, ‘Many Actors Many Goals: The Effectiveness of Transnational Rule-Making Organizations’, 11 February 2015.

Research Seminar Series: Mark A. Pollack, ‘Who Supports International Law, and Why? The European Union and the United States Compared’; Iurii Agafonov, ‘The Influence of the European Neighborhood Policy on the Internal Political Developments in Partner Countries’; Ilyas Saliba, ‘International Influences on Authoritarian Resilience in Light of the Arab Uprisings 2011: Mapping the Effects on Legitimacy, Cooptation, Repression and Regime Stability’, 11 December 2014.

Research Seminar Series: Thomas Christiansen, ‘China and The European Union: Contextualising and Conceptualising a Supposedly Strategic Relationship’, 20 November 2014.

Research Seminar Series: Stefan Schirm, ‘Societal Foundations of European Policy Divergence in Financial Governance’, 23 October 2014.

Workshop: Pepper Culpepper, ‘Structural Power in International and Comparative Politics: Societal Foundations of European Policy Divergence in Financial Governance’, 18 October 2014.

Conference: Thomas Christiansen, ‘China and the European Union under New Leadership: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives’,  EUI and Maastricht University, 29 September 2014.

Workshop: ‘The EU In International Negotiations’, 23-24 June 2014.