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

Upcoming events

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.

Max Weber Lecture: Marie-Janine Calic, ‘The Enlightenment in Southeastern Europe’, 19 February 2020, 17:00-18:30, Refettorio, Badia

Master Class: Marie-Janine Calic, ‘Writing the history of Southeastern Europe in a global perspective’, 20 February 2020, 10:00-12:00, Emeroteca, Badia.

Reseach Seminar Series: Andreas Greiner, ‘Ordering oceans in the age of empire: Global flows, mobilities and logistics in Europe’s imperial steamship networks, c. 1880-1918’, 12 March 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Gaia Lott, ‘Restrictive or humanitarian? The European asylum policies in the 1980s’, 2 April 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Alexandra Zeitz, ‘Cascading non-compliance: Explaining how international cooperation breaks down’, 16 April 2020.

Research Seminar Series: Ian Hathaway, ‘Diplomacy for a day, diplomacy for the ages: Patent letters and treaty law in the sixteenth-century Mediterranean’, 14 May 2020.

Past Events

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.

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

Max Weber 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

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

Max Weber 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

Max Weber 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

Max Weber Programme 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.

Max Weber 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.

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

Max Weber Interdisciplinary 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: Master Class: Peter J. Katzenstein, ‘Protean and Control Power in World Politics’, 9 December 2015

Research Seminar Series: Imperialisms in 20th-Century World Politics,  3 December 2015 

Research Seminar Series: Aspects of European Foreign Policy, 19 November 2015

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

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 Seminars: 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 ComparedThe Influence of the European Neighborhood Policy on the Internal Political Developments in Partner Countries, Ilyas Saliba, 11 December 2014
Research Seminar Series: , Iurii Agafonov; International Influences on Authoritarian Resilience in Light of the Arab Uprisings 2011: Mapping the Effects on Legitimacy, Cooptation, Repression and Regime Stability, Ilyas Saliba, 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 PoliticsSocietal 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