Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 15/May/2018
5:00pm
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7:15pm
Distinguished Lecture and Academic Panel Session at the Town Hall in Bruges
Chair: Madeleine Hosli, UNU-CRIS

Distinguished Lecture and Academic Panel Session at the Town Hall in Bruges 

followed by a light reception. Please register separatedly at: 

http://cris.unu.edu/15may2018

 

17:00-17:05 Madeleine Hosli, Director UNU-CRIS (short introduction)

17:05-18:00 David Malone, Rector United Nations University and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

Keynote lecture "The UN Security Council, at Grips with Tectonic Geo-Strategic Change". 

18:00 - 19:15 Academic panel session on 'Shifts in Global Power Relations, the European Union and the United Nations"

Panel participants

Helen Nesadurai, Professor of International Political Economy, Monash University

Spyros Blavoukos, Assistant Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business

Katie Laatikainen, Professor and Director of International Studies, Adelphi University

Jan Orbie, Director Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University

Andrew Bradley, Director of the Office of International IDEA to the European Union, Brussels

Attendance of this event (including light reception) would be free of charge for EUIA participants.

Date: Wednesday, 16/May/2018
9:30am
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10:30am
Registration: Registration and Welcome Coffee
Location: Marble Room
10:30am
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12:00pm
wI-1: Academic Session wI-1
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
 

Everyday practices of Europeanization in peripheries. Towards a performative turn in EU studies

Chair(s): Vjosa Musliu (Free University of Brussels, Belgium)

Discussant(s): Ana Milošević (Catholic University of Leuven)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Imaginaries of ‘EU future’. On the Islamic radicalisation and nationalist rhetoric in Kosovo

Vjosa Musliu
VUB

 

De-Europeanization through Securitization: Discursive framings of Europe and EU values in Turkey

Seda Gurkan
ULB

 

Exploring European Eastern Partnership Policy from the Practice Approach

Irina Petrova
Catholic University of Leuven


The practices of power relations between the European Union and International Organizations in Ukraine

Michal Natorski

Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

wI-2: Academic Session wI-2
Location: Albert I (first floor)
 

The Supra-National in Crisis? The case of the Common Commercial Policy

Chair(s): Mario Telo (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

Discussant(s): Mario Telo (Université libre de Bruxelles)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The (r)evolution of the EU investment policy - Lessons from the ICS in CETA to the EU-Japan proposal

Laurence Marquis
LUISS

 

Lobbying at the EU Level for or against regulatory cooperation: The horizontal, sectoral and societal triangle dilemma in EU Preferential Trade Agreements.

Kevin Kalomeni
Université Laval

 

Competing Legal Expertise at the EU Level: Building data-driven hypothesis: the case of legal expertise in European trade defence

Xavier Gillard
Université Libre de Bruxelles

 

When Perfect is the Enemy of Good - What can we learn from the Key Hurdles to be Negotiated in getting the JEEPA Political Agreement to a Definitive Text

Frederik G.A.A Ponjaert
Université Libre de Bruxelles

wI-3: Academic Session wI-3
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

European Energy & Climate Policy in Interesting Times

Chair(s): Caroline Isobel Kuzemko (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)

Discussant(s): Thijs Van de Graaf (University of Ghent)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework: Understanding the Crossovers

Sebastian Oberthuer1, Claire Dupont2
1VUB, 2University of Ghent

 

Impact of Brexit on UK and EU27 Energy and Climate Policies

Anthony Froggatt
Chatham House

 

Energy, Ideas & Change: the Multiscalar Politics of Sustainable Transitions in Europe

Caroline Kuzemko
University of Warwick

wI-4: Academic Session wI-4
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Unintended Consequences of EU External Action I

Chair(s): Hylke Dijkstra (Maastricht University)

Discussant(s): Hylke Dijkstra (Maastricht University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Unintended Consequences of EU external action: A Research Agenda and an Analytical Framework

Olga Burlyuk1, Gergana Noutcheva2
1Ghent University, 2Maastricht University

 

Analysing the Unintended Consequences of EU’s Democracy Support in the European Neighbourhood

Assem Dandashly, Gergana Noutcheva
Maastricht University

 

The EU, State-Building and Unintended Consequences: CSDP Missions to the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Dimitris Bouris
University of Amsterdam

 

The Unintended Consequences of the EU Rural Development Program in the Arab Countryside

Christos Kourtelis
Antalya University

wI-5: Academic Session wI-5
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

The European Parliament in EU External Relations

Chair(s): Wolfgang Wagner (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, The)

Discussant(s): Kolja Raube (KU Leuven), Christopher Lord (ARENA, University of Oslo)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Politicization and Parliamentary Capital: Reconfigurations in the Multi-Level

Anna Herranz-Surrallés
Maastricht University

 

An Exceptional Cleavage? Trade Policy in the European Parliament

Guri Rosén
ARENA, University of Oslo

 

Supranationalization Fading? European Union Politics and the European Parliament after Lisbon

Katharina Meissner, Magnus Schoeller
University of Vienna

 

Ideology or national interest? External relations votes in the European Parliament

Tapio Raunio1, Wolfgang Wagner2
1University of Tampere, 2Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

wI-6: EU Migration Policy: Internal and External Dimensions I
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
Chair: Richard Mervyn Lewis, IES/VUB
Discussant: Richard Mervyn Lewis, IES/VUB
 

The limits of political championship: Reassessing Commission leadership in the Euro and migration crisis

Natascha Zaun1, Sandrino Smeets2

1: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom; 2: Radboud Universiteit/Aarhus Universitet


The Everyday Politics of Migration and Border Security in Europe

Nick Vaughan-Williams, Georg Löfflmann

University of Warwick, United Kingdom


Following the same course despite de crisis: Spanish contribution to the EU’s external dimension on migration from the Mobility Partnerships to the Migration Partnership Framework

Patricia Lisa

The Elcano Royal Institute, Spain


No Watcher on the Walls – Democracy and Rule of Law in the Externalisation of EU Migration Policy

Mauro Gatti

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

wI-7: Academic Session wI-7
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Rethinking EU external migration policy: contestation and critique

Chair(s): Michael Strange (Malmö University, Sweden)

Discussant(s): André Barrinha (University of Bath)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

EU's migration policies in the eyes of 'partner' countries' civil society stakeholders: the case of Tunisia

Ferruccio Pastore, Emanuela Roman
FIERI, Torino, Italy

 

Where’s Africa? The political agency of third party states and civil society in the externalisation of EU migration governance

Bruno Oliveira Martins1, Michael Strange2
1Malmö University, and Peace Research Institute Oslo, 2Malmö University

 

Variance of EU migration cooperation with third countries explained

Philipp Stutz
Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

 

Law and 'New Modes of Governance' in the External Dimension of EU Migration Policy

Paul James Cardwell
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom


EU's migration policies in the eyes of 'partner' countries' civil society stakeholders: the case of Tunisia

Ferruccio Pastore, Emanuela Roman

FIERI, Torino, Italy

 
12:00pm
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1:00pm
Lunch w-16: Lunch
Location: Marble Room
1:00pm
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2:30pm
wII-1: Academic Session wII-1
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
 

EU-ASEAN : INTERREGIONAL CAPACITY AND KNOWLEDGE (NON-)TRANSFERS WITHIN THE CURRENT PARTNERSHIP

Chair(s): Mario Telo (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

Discussant(s): Frank Mattheis (Pretoria University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The EU inter-regional influence in comparison: the case of the institutionalization of ASEAN disaster management

Giulia Tercovich
University of Warwick & Université Libre de Bruxelles

 

Learning to Mutualize Risk the Hard Way: Contrasting European and Asian Macro-Regional Policy Responses to Financial Crisis

Frederik G.A.A Ponjaert
Université Libre de Bruxelles

 

Countering terrorism in the EU and ASEAN: similar or distinct approaches to mutual trust?

Celine C. Cocq
Université de Genève & Université Libre de Bruxelles

 

How Policing Across Regions Constructs the Notion of “Threat”: Europol and Aseanapol’s Cooperation to Combat Child Trafficking

Elisa Narminio
Waseda University

 

Struggling for relevance: maritime security and arms in the EU-ASEAN dialogue

Bruno Hellendorf
GRIP & Université Catholique de Louvain

wII-2: Academic Session wII-2
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Unintended Consequences of EU External Action II

Chair(s): Heidi Maurer (London School of Economics)

Discussant(s): Tom Delreux (Université Catholique de Louvain)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

To Renew or Not? Unintended Consequences and the EU-ACP Partnership Agreement

Maurizio Carbone
University of Glasgow

 

The Boomerang Effects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Ferdi De Ville, Niels Gheyle
Ghent University

 

Horizontal and Vertical Diversity: Unintended Consequences in EU External Migration Policy

Natasja Reslow
Maastricht University

 

Anticipating Unintended Consequences: EU Conflict Minerals Legislation

Dirk-Jan Koch
Radboud University Nijmegen

 

What the…. Global Actor We Are! Unintended Consequences of EU External Action in North East Asia

Tereza Novotná
Université Libre de Bruxelles

wII-3: Academic Session wII-3
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Towards a comprehensive understanding of ENP implications: a research agenda?

Chair(s): Peter van Elsuwege (Ghent University)

Discussant(s): Richard Youngs (Carnegie Europe)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The dark side of geographical indications

Laura Gelhaus
University of Warwick, Université de Genève

 

Institutional change in the Russia-EU shared neighbourhood: which role for domestic actors?

Marta Matrakova
Université Libre de Bruxelles, LUISS Guido Carli

 

Ukraine's reform process: systemic limitations

Ilvija Bruge
Riga Stradins University

 

Ethnic and political fragmentation as unintended consequence of EU external governance: the case of Moldova

Johann Wolfschwenger
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Genève

wII-4: Academic Session wII-4
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

The role of non-state actors in the EU’s relations with the post-Soviet space

Chair(s): Myriam Goinard (Directorate General for External Policies of the Union, European Parliament)

Discussant(s): Michal Natorski (United Nations University-MERIT and School of Governance, Maastricht University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Non-state actors and South Caucasus security: influence from below, within and beyond the state

Licínia Simão
Coimbra University

 

The influence of interest groups on the EU’s foreign policy: assessing and explaining the influence of human rights NGOs on the EU’s human rights promotion in the post-Soviet space

Fabienne Bossuyt
Ghent University

 

Civil Society: An instrument for overcoming post-Sovietness in Moldova

Dorina Baltag
Loughborough University

 

Non-state actors and CSDP operations: What role, what influence?

Giselle Bosse
Maastricht University

wII-5: EU Migration Policy: Internal and External Dimensions II
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
Chair: Ilke Adam, VUB
Discussant: Ilke Adam, VUB
 

The European Union and Managing Intra-African Migration

Benjamin Hulme

University of Warwick, United Kingdom


The impact of migration deals on a global responsibility-sharing mechanism

Tineke Strik

Radboud University, Netherlands, The


The role of NGOs in the externalization of EU migration and border management to Tunisia and Egypt

Paolo Cuttitta

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, The

wII-6: New Frontiers in EU Security and Defence
Location: Albert I (first floor)
Chair: Sven Biscop, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations
Discussant: Sven Biscop, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations
 

The European Union’s Cyber Diplomacy: How is it Shaping Global Debates and Outcomes?

George Christou

Unversity of Warwick, United Kingdom


Cyber security and emerging technologies in the EU's security and defence policy

Simona R. SOARE1, Joe BURTON2

1: Universite Saint-Louis, Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE), Belgium; 2: University of Waikato, New Zealand


EU Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities at Ten: a Protracted Failure or Way Forward in Governing Space Security?

Iulian Romanyshyn

New York University, United States of America


European Cyber-diplomacy in the post-liberal order

Andre Barrinha1, Thomas Renard2

1: University of Bath, United Kingdom; 2: Egmont Institute, Belgium


Time, Knowledge, threat: Precautionary logic from principle to policy in EU counter-terrorism

Bruno Oliveira Martins

Malmö University; Peace Research Institute Oslo,

wII-7: Values, Approaches and Resilience in EU Foreign Policy
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
Chair: Joachim Koops
Discussant: Joachim Koops
 

THE ROLE OF VALUES IN THE EU LEGAL ORDER: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS FROM A FOREIGN POLICY PERSPECTIVE

Natasha Anastasia Georgiou

University of Reading, United Kingdom


Strengthening the Core? Comparative Federalism and Institutional Design in Foreign and Security Policy.

Jost-Henrik Morgenstern-Pomorski

Maastricht University, Netherlands, The


The EU’s evolution as an International Security Actor: A Role Theory Perspective

Stephan Klose

IES, Belgium


From a comprehensive to an integrated approach: human security and the follow up of the EUGS

Ana Isabel Xavier

CEI-IUL, Portugal


Resilience as an emergent European Project? The EU’s place in the resilience turn

Jonathan Mark Joseph

University of Sheffield

 
2:30pm
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3:00pm
Coffee w-16
Location: Marble Room
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Opening Keynote
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Keynote by MICHEL BARNIER, Chief Negotiator, Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU; Former European Commissioner and then Vice-President

3:30pm
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5:15pm
High Level Panel: ‘Protecting and Projecting Europe – mission impossible?’
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Moderator:

Michael Peel, European diplomatic correspondent, Financial Times

Panelists:

David Malone, UNU Rector and UN Under-Secretary General

Karel de Gucht, President of the IES and former EU Trade Commissioner

Katarína Mathernová, Deputy Director-General DG Near

William Drozdiak, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

6:15pm Dinner: Conference Dinner sponsored by the Korean Mission to the EU

Venue: Brussels Parliament (Rue du Lombard 69; 1000 Brussels) 

Pre-dinner exchange: ‘The EU, Korea and Global Governance’

Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair Holder debates with…

Kim Hyoung-zhin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and the EU

Karel de Gucht, President of the IES and former EU Trade Commissioner

Date: Thursday, 17/May/2018
9:00am
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10:30am
tIII-1: Academic Session tIII-1
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

PANEL 1: Contesting European foreign policy: rules, norms and practices challenged from outside (NORTIA I)

Chair(s): Federica Bicchi (London School of Economics)

Discussant(s): Robert Kissak (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Contestation and Crisis in EU-US Relations: The Trump Challenge in Perspective

Michael Smith
University of Warwick

 

Contestations of European Normative Power: Discursive challenges from Turkey and Russia

Senem Aydın-Düzgit1, Gergana Noutcheva2
1Sabanci University, 2Maastricht University

 

Contestation through diplomatic practice: how third countries relate to the European Union

Heidi Maurer
London School of Economics

 

Normative decentring: A framework to analyse the external contestation of EU norms promotion

Stephan Keukeleire, Sharon Lecocq
University of Leuven

tIII-2: Academic Session tIII-2
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Critical Approaches to EU Foreign Policy

Chair(s): Ana E. Juncos (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)

Discussant(s): Karolina Pomorska (Leiden University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Derrida and ethics in EU foreign policy

Vjosa Musliu
Vrije Universiteit Brussels

 

Scalar Politics, Governmentality and EU Crisis Management Missions

Filip Ejdus
University of Belgrade

 

Resilience and EU Foreign Policy: the promise of justice?

Ben Tonra
University College Dublin

 

European security in cyberspace: a critical reading

Andre Barrinha
University of Bath

tIII-3: Academic Session tIII-3
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

The politics and political economy of European economic governance

Chair(s): Ben Clift (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)

Discussant(s): Alex Wilson (Vesalius College, Free University of Brussels (VUB))

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Successes and Failures of the IMF’s Proposed Reforms to the Eurozone Architecture: Austerity and Central Clearing

Ben Clift, Lorenzo Genito
PAIS, Warwick

 

Gender and the Depoliticisation of European Economic Governance

Muireann O-Dwyer
PAIS Warwick

 

Global liquidity: what role for the euro?

Fabian Pape
PAIS, Warwick

 

Diagnosing a Crisis by Ignoring Historical Lessons: The Gloomy Future of a Fragile Euro

Iacopo Mugnai
PAIS, Warwick

tIII-4: Academic Session tIII-4
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
 

No trust, no democracy, no partners? The EU’s struggles in its Southern Neighbourhood

Chair(s): Iman Lechkar (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Discussant(s): Peter Seeberg (Southern Denmark University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The European Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility in Egypt: A Futile Instrument Disabled by Two Fronts

Bassant Hassib
British University in Egypt

 

Implementing EU democracy promotion: The case of Tunisian civil society

Ragnar Weilandt
Université libre de Bruxelles

 

The relations between the EU, Turkey and Japan: Dissonances in the strategic triangle

Atsuko Higashino
Institute for European Studies

 

The European Parliament’s Mediterranean relations: Strengthening democracy through parliamentary diplomacy?

Jan Claudius Völkel
Institute for European Studies

tIII-5: Academic Session tIII-5
Location: Albert I (first floor)
 

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: Institutional and Strategic Considerations

Chair(s): Caterina Carta (Université Laval, Canada)

Discussant(s): Eleonora Belfiore (Loughborough University), Luk Van Langenhove (VUB)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The Strategic Design of Cultural Diplomacy’

Caterina Carta
Université Laval

 

Projecting or Sharing Europe?: the partnership between EUNIC and EEAS

Andrew Murray
EUNIC

 

The Institutional Constraints on European Cultural Diplomacy

Richard Higgott
VUB

 

EU Cultural Relations with the MENA

Lina Kirjazovaite1, Riccardo Trobbiani2
1EUNIC, 2UNU-CRIS

tIII-6: Academic Session tIII-6
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

Rethinking EU-Africa relations

Chair(s): John Kotsopoulos (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Frank Mattheis (Université libre de Bruxelles)

Discussant(s): John Kotsopoulos (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Frank Mattheis (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Fashioning identity through international agency: Foreign policy of the future of AU-EU relations

Lesley Masters
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

 

How do Regional Organizations Influence the Institutional Design of Each Other?

Mariel Reiss
Philipps-University Marburg

 

Is the Future Bright? African Academic Perceptions of the EU-Africa Interregional Relations of Tomorrow

John Kotsopoulos
University of Pretoria, South Africa

 

Interregionalism against all odds: the EU and regionalism in Central Africa

Frank Mattheis
University of Pretoria, South Africa

 

Promoting EU rules and norms beyond its borders: The case of the EU’s Voluntary Partnership Agreements and the rise of China

Christine Hackenesch
German Development Institute

tIII-7: Academic Session tIII-7
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
 

EU Free Trade Agreements: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Governance

Chair(s): Elaine Dr. Fahey (City, University of London, United Kingdom)

Discussant(s): Wolfgang Prof. Dr. Weiß (German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer), Samantha Dr. Velluti (Sussex Law School, Sussex European Institute)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Institutional balance in EU External Relations and the evolving role of the EP: what lessons for democracy and institution-building?

Isabella Mancini
City, University of London, United Kingdom

 

New EU FTAs State to State Dispute Settlement Mechanisms and the Multilateral Trading System

Cornelia Furculiță
German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer

 

Conceptualising and assessing ‘geoeconomic objectives’ in EU FTAs: Can ‘global governance’ compete?

Tobias Gehrke
Egmont Institute, Brussels / Ghent University

 

The role of EU FTA financial regulatory cooperation clauses in shaping global economic governance

Francesco Pennesi
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee t-17 (a): Coffee/Networking
Location: Marble Room
11:00am
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12:30pm
Editors' Panel: “Why didn’t anyone tell me this?” Publication strategies and academic citizenship
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Moderators:

Ramona Coman (Université libre de Bruxelles) and Florian Trauner (Vrije Universiteit Brussels)

 

Panelists:

Laura Chappell, European Security

Knud Erik Jørgensen, Global Affairs;

Toni Haastrup, Journal of Common Market Studies;

Thomas Christiansen, Journal of European Integration;

tIV-1: Academic Session tIV-1
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Contesting European foreign policy: rules, norms and practices challenged from within. A Re-nationalisation and De-Europeanisation of EU foreign policy? (NORTIA II)

Chair(s): Ben Tonra (University College Dublin)

Discussant(s): Geoffrey Edwards (University of Cambridge)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

UK-EU foreign policy relations: Transiting from internal player to external contestation?

Richard Whitman
University of Kent

 

Contesting the ‘golden rules’ of CFSP: the dynamics of Council negotiations in foreign and security policy.

Karolina Pomorska
Leiden University

 

Cross-loading and Leadership in the EU Foreign Policy System post-Lisbon: The case of Sweden's recognition of Palestine

Lisbeth Aggestam1, Federica Bicchi2
1University of the Gothenburg, 2London School of Economics

 

Contesting European Foreign Policy: Does minilateralism strengthen or undermine EU Foreign Policy? The cases of Iran and the Ukraine

Nicholas Wright
University College London

 

Contesting the EU’s Global Strategy

Niels van Willigen
Leiden University

tIV-2: Academic Session tIV-2
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Examining the EU’s Role in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

Chair(s): Ana Isabel Xavier (CEI-IUL (Center of International Studies))

Discussant(s): Nicoletta Pirozzi (IAI)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Resource dependency in conflict prevention and peacebuilding: How the EU, UN and OSCE exchange capabilities for a sustainable peace

Hylke Dijkstra1, Ewa Mahr1, Petar Petrov1, Katarina Đokić2, Peter Horne Zartsdahl3
1Maastricht University, 2Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, 3Roskilde University

 

Constructing the capable state’: EU discourses and practices on local capacity building

Ana E. Juncos, Tim Edmunds, Gilberto Algar-Faria
University of Bristol

 

Civil-military synergies in EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding - a task-based analysis

Peter Horne Zartsdahl1, Katarina Đokić2, Savannah Simons3
1Roskilde University, 2Belgrade Center for Security Policy, 3Transparency Solutions

 

Learning and EU conflict prevention and peacebuilding

Michael E. Smith
University of Aberdeen

 

The EU's attempts at achieving sustainability in local ownership: voices from civil society in the Western Balkans, Horn of Africa and South East Asia

Ryerson Christie, Gilberto Algar-Faria, Ana E. Juncos
University of Bristol

tIV-3: Academic Session tIV-3
Location: Albert I (first floor)
 

Security Beyond the State: the EU in an Age of Transformation

Chair(s): Giulia Tercovich (Warwick University, UK)

Discussant(s): Daniela Irrera (University of Catania, Italy)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Challenging times, new opportunities? The EU as a security actor

Claudia Morsut
SEROS - University of Stavanger, Norway

 

The EU's promotion of more resilient European societies: Anglo-Saxon or European?

Jonathan Joseph
University of Sheffield, UK

 

Building the EU’s resilience: The role of intelligence community

Artur Gruszczak
Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland

 

Making Neighbourhood more Resilient through EU Democracy Promotion Efforts

Paulina Pospieszna
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

tIV-4: Academic Session tIV-4
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

The External Dimension of the EU Migration Policy and its Challenges to the Rule of Law

Chair(s): Luisa Marin (University of Twente)

Discussant(s): Paul James Cardwell (University of Strathclyde), Luisa Marin (University of Twente)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The External dimension of EU immigration policy: ‘new’ ways to address ‘old’ woes?

Samanta Velluti
University of Sussex

 

BETWEEN DE-LEGALISATION AND HYPER-LEGALISATION? ON LAW, NORMS AND PRINCIPLES IN THE EXTERNAL MANAGEMENT OF MIGRATION

Elaine Fahey
City, University of London

 

Soft law in the external dimension of migration: a challenge to judicial accountability?

Juan Santos Vara
University of Salamanca

 

Externalizing border controls to Third Countries: can accountability be outsourced as well?

Luisa Marin
University of Twente

 

The externalisations of the EU’s migration and asylum policies: from hard law to soft and hybrid forms of cooperation

Claudio Matera
University of Twente

tIV-5: Academic Session tIV-4
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
 

‘Reaching across the fault lines?’ The role of Intra-European Cultural Diplomacy in the age of populisms

Chair(s): Caterina Carta (Université Laval, Canada)

Discussant(s): Andrew Murray (EUNIC), Toby Miller (TBC) (Loughborough University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

“‘The Populist Nationalist Zeitgeist and the Limits of European Cultural Diplomacy”

Richard Higgott
VUB

 

“‘Reaching across the fault lines?’: The role of Cultural Diplomacy in post-Brexit Europe ”

Eleonora Belfiore1, Caterina Carta2
1Loughborough University, 2Université Laval

 

The deployment of culture as a weapon and as a solution: The referendum for independence in Cataluña

Luk Van Langenhove
VUB

 

Culture Under Populism; a nationalist agenda in an EU context

Virginia Proud
VUB

tIV-6: Academic Session tIV-6
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
 

From splendid isolation to nexus-justification: the changing function and status of EU development policy in the Union's external action (panel 1/2)

Chair(s): Sarah Delputte (Ghent University), Julian Bergmann (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/German Development Institute, Germany)

Discussant(s): Sarah Delputte (Ghent University), Julian Bergmann (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/German Development Institute, Germany)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The politics of coherence and ‘nexus-making’ in EU external policy: Two sides of the same coin?

Niels Keijzer1, Julian Bergmann1, Sarah Delputte2, Joren Verschaeve2
1Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/ German Development Institute, 2Ghent University

 

The migration-security-developments nexus´ oscillations between the internal and external dimensions

Irene Schöfberger
German Development Institut

 

Peace (f)or development? How policy networks compete over coherence in EU external relations

Sebastian Steingass
Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

 

Development NGOs and the diversion of aid: Contestation, fence-sitting, or adaptation?

Patrycja Rozbicka
Aston Centre for Europe, Aston University

tIV-7: Internal Policies, External Consequences
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Sara Poli, University of Pisa
Discussant: Sara Poli, University of Pisa
 

EU External Engagement in Areas with Originally Internal Policies

Simon Schunz1, Chad Damro2

1: College of Europe; 2: University of Edinburgh


Integrated Border Management & Migration – Evolution and Future Direction

Frank Mc Namara

European Policy Centre, Belgium


The external consequences of internal policies: how human rights protection shapes the EU's normative influence

Sara Kahn-Nisser

The Open University of Israel, Israel

12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch t-17: Lunch
Location: Marble Room
1:30pm
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3:00pm
b) Policy Link II: European defence: give PESCO a chance
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Moderator

Sven Biscop, Director, Egmont-Royal Institute for International Relations

Panelists

Brigadier-General Heinz Krieb, EUMS

Arnout Molenaar, EEAS

Katharina Ahrendts, German Permanent Representation to the PSC

Alice Pannier, SAIS, Johns Hopkins, Washington DC

tV-1: Academic Session tV-1
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

From splendid isolation to nexus-justification: the changing function and status of EU development policy in the Union's external action (panel 2/2)

Chair(s): Niels Keijzer (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/German Development Institute, Germany), Joren Verschaeve (Ghent University)

Discussant(s): Toni Haastrup (School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

EU Trade and Development Policy – Do EU Preferential Trade Agreements alter Development Aid?

Clara Brandi, Svea Koch
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/German Development Institute, Germany

 

Multiple inequalities and intersectionality in European Development

Petra Debusscher
University of Antwerp

 

Africa-EU interregionalism beyond the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA): Regional groups and the evolving security-development-migration nexus

Friedrich Plank
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

 

The EU's Quest for the Humanitarian and Development Nexus: The case of Sahel Strategy

Asligul Sarikamis Kaya
Selcuk University, Turkey

tV-2: Academic Session tV-2
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
 

Contesting European foreign policy: rules, norms and practices challenged from within (NORTIA III)

Chair(s): Arne Niemann (University of Meinz)

Discussant(s): Ana Juncos (University of Bristol)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

European Union foreign policy for whom? Transnationalism, urbanism, and identifying new cleavages in the European demos

Robert Kissack
Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals

 

Justificatory processes and contestation in the European Union: more contested legitimacy of EU Trade Policy?

Elitsa Garnizova
London School of Economics and Political Science

 

Lost and found, and transformed? The role of the European Parliament in EU external relations

Kolja Raube
KU Leuven

 

Contesting the European Defence Community

Trineke Palm
Utrecht University

 

Contestation Matters: EU Membership Norms and Decision-making on Membership Eligibility

Daniel C. Thomas1, Patrick D. Statsch2
1Leiden University, 2University of Amsterdam

tV-3: Academic Session tV-3
Location: Albert I (first floor)
 

Europe and the occupation of Palestinian territories since 1967: between normalisation and resistance

Chair(s): Federica Bicchi (London School of Economics, United Kingdom), Alaa Tartir (Geneva Graduate Institute)

Discussant(s): Alaa Tartir (Geneva Graduate Institute)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

France ’s policy vis - à - vis Israeli occupation: Talking the talk, but not walking the walk?

Benedetta Voltolini
King's College London

 

Swedish recognition of Palestine, EU policy, and prospects for peace

Jacob Eriksson
University of York

 

EU and EU member states’ policies towards the occupation of the Palestinian territories: insights from the Netherlands and Greece

Dimitris Bouris
UV Amsterdam

 

From foreign policy to domestic politics: The UK position towards the occupation of Palestinian territories

Federica Bicchi
LSE/EUI

tV-4: Academic Session tV-4
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

The EU’s external migration governance. The African perspective

Chair(s): Ilke Adam (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Christof Roos (Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany)

Discussant(s): Georg Löfflmann (University of Warwick)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

EU cooperation and migration policy development in West-Africa

Ilke Adam1, Leonie Jegen2, Christof Roos3, Florian Trauner1
1Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2United Nations University Bruges, 3Europa-Universität Flensburg

 

Root causes of migration in Africa: The role of climate change and conflict

Ilse Ruyssen, Sara Salmone
Universiteit Gent

 

A political sociology study of EU-African migration cooperation: the cases of Senegal and Ghana

Melissa Mouthaan
University of Cambridge

 

Old wine in new skins: Externalisation of EU’s migration policy in West Africa under the partnership framework

Amanda Bisong
University of Nigeria

tV-5: EU and the Balkans
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
Chair: Gergana Noutcheva, Maastricht University
Discussant: Gergana Noutcheva, Maastricht University
 

Democratic backsliding and EU conditionality in the Western Balkans

Natasha Wunsch

ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Implementing EU anti-corruption measures and promoting rule of law in EU accession countries - Lessons from the Balkans

Kotomi Moriguchi

Ghent University / VUB, Belgium


The (in)effectiveness of the EU’s Enlargement Policy and its Impact on the Rule of Law in (Future) Member States

Lisa Louwerse

The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands, The


Fostering institutionalisation? The impact of the EU accession process on state-civil society relations in Serbia

Adam Fagan1, Natasha Wunsch2

1: Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom; 2: ETH Zürich


Money, Power, Glory? The Linkage between EU Conditionality and Domestic Politics in the Western Balkans

Solveig Richter1, Natasha Wunsch2

1: University of Erfurt, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Germany; 2: Centre for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zurich

tV-6: EU Trade Policy and FTAs
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Harri Kalimo, IES
Discussant: Harri Kalimo, IES
 

EU, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador’s Free Trade Agreement: a sustainable relationship?

Rodolfo David Villalobos1, Angela María Ocampo2

1: Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium; 2: Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium


It’s alive! Regulatory cooperation in the implementation of EU FTAs

Johan Adriaensen

Maastricht University, Netherlands, The


The Politicization of TTIP in National Newspapers – the case of Ireland

Niels Gheyle

Ghent University, Belgium


IS THE EU ERECTING A WALL AGAINST SILICON VALLEY’S TECH GIANTS AND WITH WHAT CONSEQUENCES FOR THE EU-US RELATIONS?

Patricia Nouveau

EPHEC University College, Belgium


Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into EU development assistance

Dominikos Kyriakos CHRYSIDIS

Foundation for Global Governance and Sustainability (FOGGS), Belgium

tV-7: Regionalism, Conflicts and EU Values
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Ramses A. Wessel, University of Twente
Discussant: Ramses A. Wessel, University of Twente
 

External Support to Regional Integration Organisations in Africa — What Works, Why and For Whom?

Johannes Muntschick1, Sören Stapel2, Fred Söderbaum2

1: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; 2: University of Gothenburg


The Benefits of Regionalism for Fragile Member States: Do External Actors matter?

Johannes Muntschick

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz


‘Force For (Whose) Good’: The EU and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Taylan Özgür KAYA

Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey


Does European Cross-Border-Cooperation relate to a Humanist-Ethical Code of Values

Elisabetta Nadalutti

University of warwick, United Kingdom


Migrant Rescuing as Organized Hypocrisy. EU Maritime Missions Between Humanitarianism and Border Control

Eugenio Cusumano

University of Leiden, Netherlands, The

3:00pm
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3:30pm
Coffee t-17 (b): Coffee/Networking
Location: Marble Room
3:30pm
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5:00pm
tVI-1: Academic Session tVI-1
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
Chair: Katja Biedenkopf, University of Leuven
Discussant: Katja Biedenkopf, University of Leuven
 

Perceptions of the EU’s External Energy Governance and Energy Diplomacy in the Light of the Paris Agreement

Michele Knodt1, Natalia Chaban2

1: TU Darmstadt, Germany; 2: University of Canterbury, New Zealand


Green by omission – Environmental policy integration in the European Union’s emerging Arctic policy

Simon Schunz, Bram De Botselier, Sofia Lopez

College of Europe, Belgium


The European environmental regulation of marine renewable energies

Carlos SORIA-RODRIGUEZ

Institute for European Studies, VUB, Belgium


EU sustainable development policies: the political importance of the legal context

Ries Kamphof

Leiden University, Netherlands, The

tVI-2: Academic Session tVI-2
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Legitimacy Challenges Posed by New EU Free Trade Agreements

Chair(s): Wolfgang Weiss (German University Speyer, Germany)

Discussant(s): Elaine Fahey (City University London)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Public Participation in Negotiating and Implementing EU Free Trade Agreements

Karsten Nowrot
University of Hamburg

 

Regulatory Cooperation in TTIP and CETA: In search for legitimacy and accountability?

Kornilia Pipidi Kalogirou
University of Speyer

 

Treaty Bodies in EU Free Trade Agreements as a Threat to Democracy: Limits to Delegation in External Relations

Wolfgang Weiss
University of Speyer

 

Transparency in the Dispute Settlement Process: Examining Impacts on Legitimacy

Emily Sipiorski
University of Hamburg

tVI-3: *CANCELLED* Academic Session tVI-3
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Radicalisation, Terrorism, and Europe during times of uncertainty

Chair(s): Irina Van der Vet (VUB)

Discussant(s): Irina Van der Vet (VUB)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Terrorism and Migration in Europe: The Impact of Schengen

Sarah Léonard
Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

The Collective Securitization of Counter-Terrorism in Europe: what are the drivers?

Christian Kaunert
University of South Wales

 

Facing the wave of returnees in Europe: National responses and the EU’s added value

Thomas Renard
Egmont Institute Brussels

 

Radicalisation, Islamist terrorism and the USA/UK approach

Ikrom Yakubov
University of Dundee

tVI-4: CSDP
Location: Albert I (first floor)
Chair: Ulrich Krotz, European University Institute
Discussant: Ulrich Krotz, European University Institute
 

EULEX and UNMIK in Kosovo: The Legitimation of Hybrid Security Governance at the Regional-Global Nexus

Kilian Spandler

University of Gothenburg, Sweden


Evaluating interregional security cooperation: The effectiveness of Africa-EU cooperation in peace operations

Friedrich Plank

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany


The European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Examining the idea of “Liberal Power Europe” through EUFOR deployments between 2003 – 2015

Paul Willem Hendrik Troost

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, The


Does being part of a semi-regionalised European defence economy change state behaviour in armaments policy decision-making?

Jocelyn Mawdsley

Newcastle University, United Kingdom


Collective security, individual oversight? Towards a novel research agenda on civil-military relations in CSDP operations

Yf Reykers

KU Leuven, Belgium

tVI-5: Academic Session tVI-5
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

External and Internal Challenges to Normative Power Europe

Chair(s): Kolja Raube (University of Leuven)

Discussant(s): Kolja Raube (University of Leuven)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The anatomy of Normative Power Europe in times of crisis

Seda Gürkan, Ramona Coman
ULB

 

EU-Turkey Refugee Deal: Norms versus Interests

Çiğdem Nas
Yıldız Technical University

 

EU as a Normative Power on Development? The EU, China and Turkey at the G20

Özlem Terzi
Istanbul University

 

Revision of the EU-Turkey Customs Union as an Interest-driven Initiative

Yonca Özer
Marmara University

tVI-6: EU and Third States
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
Chair: Fabien TERPAN, Sciences po Grenoble
Discussant: Fabien TERPAN, Sciences po Grenoble
 

Evading EU international agreements in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Panacea or Poison

Andrea Ott

University Maastricht, Netherlands, The


Joint bodies in the EU’s international agreements: Controlling the Commission or third states?

Andreas Dür1, Markus Gastinger2

1: University of Salzburg, Austria; 2: University of Dresden, Germany


The Unexpected Legal and Policy Relevance of EU Mobility Partnerships: A Comparative Implementation Analysis of Morocco and Cape Verde

Fanny Tittel-Mosser

University of Minho, Portugal


Cooperation with third countries in criminal matters: is it a good starting point for a post-Brexit EU-UK partnership?

Monica Cappelletti, Chloe Briere

Dublin City University, Brexit Institute, Ireland

tVI-7: Projecting EUGS
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Alexander Mattelaer, Egmont / IES
Discussant: Alexander Mattelaer, Egmont / IES
 

Image Resilience and Narratives of Recognition? Storytelling and Audience Appropriation in the EEAS’s Projection of the Global Strategy

Elsa Hedling

Lund university, Sweden


Autonomy in Intergovernmentalism: The Role of De Novo Bodies in External Action and the Making of the EU Global Strategy

Pol Morillas Bassedas

CIDOB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain


The new EU-CPLP strategy? Towards a EU external common Africa approach

Simon Schlegel1, Laudelino Denilson Fialho da Rocha2

1: Instituto Superior de Gestão, Portugal; 2: Instituto Superior de Gestão, Portugal


The EU as a strategic global actor

Sevasti Chatzopoulou1, Chris Ansell2

1: Roskilde University, Denmark; 2: Berkeley University


The variable geometry of the mutual protection of Europe: a comparative assessment of the roles of the mutual assistance clause (art.42(7) TEU), the solidarity clause (art.222 TFEU) and the mutual defence clause (art.5 NATO).

Elie Perot

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

 
5:00pm
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5:30pm
Coffee t-17 (c): Coffee/Networking
Location: Marble Room
5:30pm
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7:00pm
JEI Lecture: Journal of European Integration (JEI) 40th Anniversary and First JEI Annual Lecture
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Nathalie Tocci, Special Advisor to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and

Security Policy and Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali

Followed by a Reception

Date: Friday, 18/May/2018
9:00am
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10:30am
fVII-1: EU Sanctions
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
 

Exploring European Sanctions

Chair(s): Clara PORTELA (University of Valencia, Spain)

Discussant(s): Edward CHRISTIE (NATO), Chantal LAVALLEE (VUB)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Adjustment Strategies of Sanction-torn Companies: How Firms Can Enhance and Mitigate Sanctioning Efforts

Beata Stępień1, Patrick Weber2
1Poznań University of Economics and Business, 2University of Konstanz

 

The multidimensionality of EU sanctioning

Martina Fürrutter
University St.Gallen

 

Sanctions resilience and target counterstrategies in EU-Russia Sanctions

Paulina Pospieszna1, Clara Portela2, Joanna Skrzypczynska1
1Adam Mickiewicz University, 2Joanna.skrzypczynska@amu.edu.pl

 

The EU sanction policy parallel to that of the United Nations: the cases of Iran, Syria and Russia

Astrid Viaud
UC Louvain

 

What are sanctions for? Revisiting the functions of sanctions and the implications for sanctions research.

Clara Portela
University of Valencia

fVII-2: EU and International Institutions I
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

The Engagement of the European Union with Other International Institutions: Part I (Conceptual/institutional questions)

Chair(s): Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente, Netherlands, The), Jed Odermatt (University of Copenhagen)

Discussant(s): Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente), Jed Odermatt (University of Copenhagen)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The EU and International Institutions: Emerging Questions and Challenges under International and EU Law

Jed Odermatt1, Ramses A. Wessel2
1University of Copenhagen, 2University of Twente

 

Legal Effects of the EU’s Interaction with other International Institutions

Elaine Fahey
City University London

 

The Changing International Cooperation Network of the EU: The Inclusion of Informal (Regulatory) Bodies

Jan Wouters
KU Leuven

 

EU-Latin America region-to-region cooperation and the role of inter-institutional relations and interactions therein

Joren Selleslaghs
University of Leiden

fVII-3: Teaching EU Foreign Affairs
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Innovative Teaching on EU Foreign Affairs (panel 1/2)

Chair(s): Friedrich Plank (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany), Arne Niemann (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)

Discussant(s): Friedrich Plank (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany), Arne Niemann (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Letting students learn by researching: a critical reflection on how to teach EU foreign affairs in an active manner

Heidi Maurer1, Karolina Pomorska2
1London School of Economics and Political Science, 2Universiteit Leiden

 

Reflections on the pedagogy of the EU in Brexit Britain: responsive teaching at a time of radical change

Jane O' Mahony
University of Kent

 

Teaching EU Foreign Policy via Problem-Based Learning

Ben Tonra
University College Dublin

 

Simulating European External Policy – Innovative Teaching Approaches from Political Science and Higher Education Development

Aline Bartenstein, Ursula Gießmann
University of Cologne

fVII-5: Transatlantic Relations
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
Chair: Michael Hilton Smith, University of Warwick
Discussant: Michael Hilton Smith, University of Warwick
 

Global Financial Regulatory Coordination: A Game Between the US and the EU

Yue Xu, Hongsong Liu

Shanghai International Studies University


Keeping the Pirate at Bay? A Comparative Discursive Analysis of US and EU Court Decisions on Copyright Liability of Intermediaries

Harri Kalimo1, Trisha Meyer1,2, Tuomas Mylly3,4

1: Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; 2: Vesalius College; 3: Faculty of Law, University of Turku; 4: Mansfield College, University of Oxford


Who shapes whom? Transatlantic relations in the Asian Century

Linde Desmaele

Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium


EU-US Data Transfer from Safe Harbour to Privacy Shield: Back to the Starting Point?

Fabien TERPAN

Sciences po Grenoble, France

fVII-6: Shaping EU Climate Policy and Diplomacy
Location: Albert I (first floor)
Chair: Sebastian Oberthür, IES
Discussant: Sebastian Oberthür, IES
 

Non-State Circulation in Forest and Climate Change Governance: the Case of the FLEGT-REDD+ Linkages

Amandine Orsini1, Yves Montouroy2

1: Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles; 2: Université des Antilles - pôle Guadeloupe


The role of the European Parliament in UN climate negotiations: does ex post veto power affect the EP’s climate diplomacy?

Tom Delreux1, Charlotte Burns2

1: University of Louvain, Belgium; 2: University of Sheffield, UK


The EU’s Climate Diplomacy Architecture: Triple-Principal-Double-Agents?

Katja Biedenkopf, Franziska Petri

University of Leuven, Belgium


EU response to the international forest regime: accommodating contextual challenges

Pauline Pirlot

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium


Recent policies on low-carbon technology transfer from France, Germany and the UK compared and explained

Lisanne Groen

United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, Japan

fVII-7: EU, UN and OSCE
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Madeleine Hosli, UNU-CRIS
Discussant: Madeleine Hosli, UNU-CRIS
 

Channelling voices: Understanding EU coordination at the OSCE

Daniel Schade

University of Magdeburg, Germany


How consistent is the EU in the UN General Assembly? Comparing EU Oral Interventions with Voting Behaviour

Spyros Blavoukos, Dimitris Bourantonis, Ioannis Galariotis, Maria Gianniou

Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece


The Consensus Among the EU Member States in the Area of Foreign and Security Policy. An Analysis of the Voting in the United Nations General Assembly

Paul Luif

University of Vienna, Austria


A Burden Not Felt? EU Actorness in Human Rights Promotion at the UN Human Rights Council and the Council of Europe

Anatoly Boyashov

Bielefeld University, Germany

   
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee f-18: Coffee/Networking
Location: Marble Room
11:00am
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12:30pm
a) Policy Link I: EU-UN Relations: A safeguard for a rule-based international order?
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Moderator

Madeleine Hosli, UNU-CRIS Director

 

Panelists:

Rory Keane, Head of the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security in Brussels

Matteo Gomirato, Policy Officer for UN matters at European External Action Service

Len Ishmael, Former Ambassador, Eastern Caribbean States, Embassy to Belgium and Mission to the EU 

Spyros Blavoukos, Athens University of Economics and Business

Robert Kissack, Head of Studies at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI)

 

fVIII-1: EU-Korea Panel
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Nuclear North Korea as Challenge to the US’s European and Asian Alliances

Chair(s): Luis Simon (IES), Ramon Pacheco (IES/KCL)

Discussant(s): Elena Atanassova (Univ. Antwerp), Jangho Kim (Hankuk University)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The Future of US-led Alliances in the Asia-Pacific: A Comparative Perspective

Daewon Ohn
Hankuk University

 

Perceived Links Between U.S. Alliances in Asia and Europe

Tongfi Kim
Vesalius College

 

Multilateral Deterrence and Containment Against North Korea: What the US’s European and Asian Allies Can Contribute

Mason Richey
Hankuk University

 

Minilateral Approaches to Security Issues in East Asia: An Asian Collective Security ‘Light’?

Jaejeok Park
Hankuk University

 

Whither the ROK-US and Japan-US Alliances in a Conflictual East Asia?

Bill Tow
ANU, Australia

fVIII-2: EU and International Institutions II
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

The Engagement of the European Union with Other International Institutions: Part II (Case studies)

Chair(s): Jed Odermatt (University of Copenhagen), Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente)

Discussant(s): Jed Odermatt (University of Copenhagen), Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The EU’s Engagement with Global Environmental Institutions

Ries Kamphof
University of Leiden

 

The Channels of Cooperation between the EU and the OECD: Financial Crisis and Tax Avoidance

Pola Cebulak
University of Copenhagen

 

Participation of the EU in the Energy Charter Treaty: the Most Favoured (non-)Nation

Lucila de Almeida
University of Helsinki

 

The role of the European Union in Global Telecommunications Governance

Marta Cantero
University of Helsinki

 

The Relationship Between the EU's AFSJ and International Institutions

Claudio Matera
University of Twente

fVIII-3: Teaching EU Foreign Affairs
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Innovative Teaching on EU Foreign Affairs (panel 2/2)

Chair(s): Friedrich Plank (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany), Arne Niemann (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)

Discussant(s): Heidi Maurer (London School of Economics and Political Science)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Role-play simulations of decision-making and student learning: The case of political science teaching and learning

Dorothy Duchatelet, David Gijbels, Peter Bursens, Vincent Donche, Pieter Spooren
University of Antwerp

 

Effects of interactive e‐learning in European Unions’ Migration and Asylum Policy

Robert Lohmann
University of Passau

 

Explaining EU-Disintegration: Linking European Integration Theory with Current Political Trends

Annegret Eppler
sbruck Center for European Research; Hochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung Kehl

 

European crises and EU foreign affairs: A teaching project of 13 universities

Friedrich Plank, Arne Nieman
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

fVIII-4: EU Security and Defence
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
 

Improving the effectiveness of the capabilities in European Security and Defence Policy

Chair(s): Kirsi Maria Hyttinen (Laurea UAS & University of Jyväskylä), Arnold Kammel (Austrian Institute for External and Security Policy)

Discussant(s): Philip McCready (Ulster University), Petteri Taitto (Laurea UAS)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Making the EU’s integrated approach work – enhancing civil-military synergies

Arnold Kammel1, Mascia Toussaint2
1Austrian Institute for External and Security Policy, 2Enquirya

 

Towards EU Civilian Capability in the CSDP Missions

Petteri Taitto
Laurea UAS

 

The Significance of Soft Skills in Crisis Management and Peacekeeping Operations

Kirsi Hyttinen1, Róisín Smith2, Philip McCready3
1Laurea UAS, University of Jyväskylä, 2Maynooth University Kennedy Institute, 3Ulster University

 

CSDP and Strategic Communication: Effectiveness, Limitations, and Implications for Future EU policy

Tedla Desta
Maynooth University Kennedy Institute

 

The future of the EU and CSDP Effectiveness in light of the New Global Order of Disorder

Tedla Desta, Róisín Smith
Maynooth University Kennedy Institute

fVIII-5: EU Justice and Home Affairs
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

Still ‘passing the buck’? The role of EU Justice and Home Affairs in international affairs

Chair(s): Ariadna Ripoll Servent (University of Bamberg, Germany)

Discussant(s): Jörg Monar (College of Europe)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Public policy theories: Linking the internal and external dimension of JHA research

Mark Rhinard
Stockholm University

 

EU institutions and the asylum crisis

Natascha Zaun
London School of Economics

 

The Eastern Partnership countries and Russia: a migration-driven cooperation agenda with the European Union

Peter Van Elsuwege
University of Ghent

 

The evolution of transatlantic legal integration: truly, madly, deeply? EU – US justice and home affairs

Elaine Fahey
City, University of London

 

EU criminal law: an expanding field for research, with some unchartered territories

Chloé Brière
Université Libre de Bruxelles

fVIII-6: EU Neighbourhood Policy
Location: Baudoin (first floor)
Chair: Jan Claudius Völkel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
 

The EU’s normative power as a hegemony in the EU’s neighbourhood

Assem Dandashly1, Christos Kourtelis2

1: Maastricht University, Netherlands, The; 2: Loughborough University


EU-Lebanese relations, the Syrian crisis and the cooperation on migration and refugees

Peter Seeberg

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark


Making Peace by Proxy: Exploring the Effectiveness of the EU’s Mediation Support in South Sudan and Libya

Patrick Müller1, Julian Bergmann2

1: University of the Basque Country; 2: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)/German Development Institute, Germany


Member State Signals and the Effectiveness of Conditionality in the EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policies

Solveig Richter1, Tina Freyburg2

1: University of Erfurt, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Germany; 2: University of St. Gallen

fVIII-7: EU Institutions, Law and Politics
Location: Albert I (first floor)
Chair: Juan Santos Vara, University of Salamanca
Discussant: Juan Santos Vara, University of Salamanca
 

Facing the Pressures of Internationalization and Securitization: National Governments as the Weaker Actors?

Tomas Weiss

Charles University, Czech Republic


The adoption of the EU-NATO Joint Declaration: a multi-actors’ analysis of the upsurge of formal cooperation

Chiara Giovanna Maria Pinardi

Catholic University of Milan, Italy


What is resilience in migration governance? A concept across sectors and jurisdictions

Regine Paul1, Christof Roos2

1: CES Harvard University, U.S.; 2: Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany

12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch f-18: Lunch
Location: Marble Room
1:30pm
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3:00pm
fIX-1: EU Science Diplomacy
Location: Marie Therese (first floor)
 

EU science diplomacy: supporting regionalism in the South

Chair(s): Luk Van Langenhove (VUB)

Discussant(s): Riccardo Trobbiani (UNU-CRIS)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

European Science Diplomacy at the Crossroads of Research & Innovation and EU´s External Action and Foreign Policies

Maria Moragues Cánovas,
European Commission

 

Exploring the Impact of the EU’s Promotion of Regional and Inter-regional Processes in the Black Sea Region through Science Diplomacy

Elke Boers
UNU-CRIS

 

EU-Latin American Science Diplomacy

Joren Selleslaghs
UNU-CRIS

 

China and Regional Science Diplomacy in East Asia

Duncan Freeman
College of Europe

fIX-2: EU Trade Policy
Location: Albert I (first floor)
 

Contemporary EU Trade Policy: Politicisation in a Turbulent Trade System

Chair(s): Aukje van Loon (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)

Discussant(s): Tereza Novotná (IES, Université Libre de Bruxelles)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Municipal Level Trade Contestation: activists and local governments from the MAI to TTIP

Gabriel Siles-Brügge1, Michael Strange2
1University of Warwick, 2Malmö University

 

Trade and Sustainability in Trade Agreements: A Solution or Rhetorical Retort?

Maria Garcia
University of Bath

 

Politicization, Contestation, and Change in EU Trade Policy: The Effects of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations

Leif Johan Eliasson1, Patricia Garcia-Duran Huet2, Ignasi Subirà Ingla3
1East Stroudsburg University, 2Barcelona University, 3University of Barcelona

 

The Selective Politicisation of EU FTA Negotiations: A Comparison of TTIP and the EU-Japan EPA

Aukje van Loon
Ruhr University Bochum

fIX-3: European Security Governance
Location: Rubens (ground floor, auditorium)
 

Actors and Technologies: Towards a New European Security Governance

Chair(s): Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales)

Discussant(s): Daniel Fiott (EU Institute for Security Studies)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The European Defence Agency and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE): A Strange Coalition in the Construction of a Common European defence discourse

Antonio Calcara
PhD Candidate LUISS University (Rome) and visiting researcher at the Institute for European Studies,Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency and the Dronization of Borders Constructing the High-Tech Fortress European Union

Raluca Csernatoni
Postdoctoral Researcher & Lecturer, Charles University of Prague

 

From dual-use technology to dual-use concept: Does ‘surveillance by drones’ mean the same thing in war and peace contexts?

Samuel Longuet
F.R.S.-FNRS Research Fellow and PhD Candidate, Université libre de Bruxelles

 

The European Drone Sector: towards a New Configuration of Actors

Chantal Lavallée
Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

fIX-4: EU Agencies and Policies
Location: Library room (ground floor, Atrium building)
 

Knowledge practices in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. The role of agencies in informing European policy responses to politically sensitive issues

Chair(s): Rocco Bellanova (University of Amsterdam (UvA))

Discussant(s): Rocco Bellanova (University of Amsterdam (UvA))

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Frontex, Security and Human Rights

Sarah Leonard
Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

Making Sense of the “Migration Crisis”. The Pathways of Expert Knowledge in the Political Problematization in the European Parliament’s Committees

Maciej Stepka
Jagiellonian University in Krakow

 

From Industry Standard to Legal Obligation: The Role of ENISA in Shaping EU Cybersecurity Policy

Helena Carrapico1, Benjamin Farrand2
1Aston University, 2Warwick University

 

EUROSUR, European border policing and knowledge practices

Julien Jeandesboz
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’études européennes (IEE) & REPI

 

Bringing gender to the front-line: the EASO training materials on gender and sexual orientation

Natalie Welfens
University of Amsterdam (UvA)

fIX-5: Germany, Britain and the EU Foreign Policy after Brexit
Location: Trone (middle room, first floor)
Chair: Luis Simón, IES
Discussant: Luis Simon, Institute for European Studies
 

Who Owns the Power? Germany's Quest of Leadership among the Member States of the European Union

Milena Romano

University of Bath, United Kingdom


Brexit fallout for EU External Action: the UK's legacy in European Foreign and Development Policy

Thomas Henökl

University of Agder (UiA), Norway


External Perceptions of the Brexit and their influence on EU foreign policy

Arne Niemann, Johanna Speyer

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany


Britain's role in the evolution of EU foreign policy

Ragnar Weilandt

Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

fIX-6: Projecting the EU in different geographical settings
Location: Ockeghem (ground floor, Atrium building)
Chair: Frederik G.A.A Ponjaert, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Discussant: Frederik G.A.A Ponjaert, Université Libre de Bruxelles
 

Comparing EU-Japan Cooperation Across Various Security Sectors

Emil Joseph Kirchner

University of Essex, United Kingdom


EU-Cuba relations: main trends and possible impacts of the Trump Administration

Raynier Pellón Azopardo1,2, Elvira Hernández Toledo3

1: Centro de Investigaciones de Política Internacional, Cuba; 2: Universidad de La Habana - Cátedra Jean Monnet; 3: European Parliament - Group GUE/NGL


The EU's Global and Regional Performance at a Time of New Geopolitical Developments

Sezgin Mercan

Başkent University, Turkey

   
3:00pm
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4:00pm
Closing Debate: The Future of International Trade
Location: Albert II (auditorium, ground floor)

Moderator and Discussant:

Karel de Gucht, former EU Trade Commissioner and IES President

Panelists:

André Sapir, Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Kazuo Kodama, Ambassador of the Mission of Japan to the European Union

Marc Vanheukelen, Ambassador of the EU to the World Trade Organisation

Teresa Novotná, Korea Foundation Fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles


 
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