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CfP: Section at ECPR General Conference 2021 on “The Contestation of EU Foreign Policy” – Deadline: 31 January 2021

The ECPR General Conference 2021 Section on “The Contestation of EU Foreign Policy”, led by Franziska Petri (KU Leuven), Elodie Thevenin (Jagiellonian University), and Michèle Knodt (Technical University Darmstadt), endorsed by the ECPR Standing Group on European Union and organized through the COST Action Enter ‘EU Foreign Policy Facing New Realities’, is issuing a call […]

COST Action ENTER sends out best wishes for 2021

COST Action ENTER chair Prof. Dr. Michèle Knodt and co-chair Prof. Dr. Patrick Müller would like to thank everyone contributing to the Action’s activities in 2020 for their input, effort and endurance during a complicated year. And they send out best wishes, wishing a healthy, troublefree and succesful year 2021.  

Sixth COST Action ENTER Policy Brief published: Time to Reassess the Reliability of the Eastern Partnership

European Union’s actorness in the Eastern neighbourhood encountered mixed results. After ten years of the Eastern Partnership, its partners have faced not only external aggression, but also armed conflicts among themselves and internal instability. Within this context, the author argues for a reassessment of the reliability of the current format of the Eastern Partnership. The […]

Public panel discussion: “The future role of the internal market for the intensification of European integration”

COST Action ENTER, Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e.V. and Schader-Stiftung invite on 19.11.2020 at 19.00 to a panel discussion on “The future role of the internal market for the intensification of European integration”. Speakers will be: Sven Giegold, MEP Dr. Luigi Malferrari, Saarland University Dr. Linn Selle, European Movement Germany Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wessels, University of […]

COST Action ENTER members hold a broad range of face-to-face meetings with practisioners

COST Action ENTER is strongly interested in reaching out beyond academia. Members of all working groups have had several face-to-face meetings with practitioners. Here are some examples: Member of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, 18.9.2019 The United Nations Environment Programme, 13.11.2019 German Federal Foreign Office, 13.11.2019 Member of the European Committee of […]

Diego Badell sends news from his STSM in Leuven

Moving from Spain to Belgium in the middle of a pandemic to carry out my STSM stay at KU Leuven was not difficult at all. Although there is no common European framework when it comes to COVID-19 travel criteria, which shows how the Schengen crisis of 2015 is still affecting the EU and its citizens, […]

Fifth COST Action ENTER Policy Brief published – A Practitioner’s View

Our fifth Policy Brief is published. This is the first practitioner’s view. “Cultural diplomacy between the European Union and Turkey” by Ivanka Vasilevska EU-Turkish relations continue to be strained by geopolitical and cultural differences, as is evident by the dispute over the Eastern Mediterranean, the freeze in accession negotiations, and most recently the change of […]

WG 2 Leader Jan Osička hosts section on “Energy Politics in Europe and Beyond” at ECPR General Conference

WG 2 Leader Jan Osička together with Kacper Szulecki hosted the section “Energy Politics in Europe and Beyond” at this year’s ECPR General Conference from 24-28 August 2020. The section dealt with emerging issues in energy governance in Europe and beyond. It discussed the burning socio-political questions surrounding the ongoing energy transition such as public […]