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Encompass opinion: The EU’s Political and Security Committee: still in the shadows but no longer governing?

In this Encompass opinion piece Nick Wright and I synthesize our research findings about the impact about the institutional Lisbon Treaty changes on the involvment of member states in European foreign policy-making. see https://encompass-europe.com/comment/the-eus-political-and-security-committee-still-in-the-shadows-but-no-longer-governing Reflecting on our reserach which has … Continue reading

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new article: EU member states, foreign policy-making and the role of the PSC (with Nick Wright)

now online (in pre-print format): https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13134

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new article: New Paradigm for EU Diplomacy? EU Council Negotiations in a Time of Physical Restrictions

Now online in OPEN ACCESS: Maurer, H., & Wright, N. (2020). A New Paradigm for EU Diplomacy? EU Council Negotiations in a Time of Physical Restrictions. The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 15(4), 556-568. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/1871191X-BJA10039 Summary Can diplomacy work without … Continue reading

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A Loop blogpost: How to teach comfortably in an online world: the core principles of learning

A Loop Blogpost (European Consortium For Political Research): https://theloop.ecpr.eu/how-to-teach-comfortably-in-an-online-world-the-core-principles-of-learning/

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Reflecting on Public Diplomacy & Soft Power

On 25 June 2020, Prof Natalia Chaban from the University of Canterbury (NZ) invited me to share my thoughts for her course on public diplomacy. In 20 minutes I reflect on the questions by Prof Chaban and talk about the … Continue reading

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NEXTEUK conference: the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 on teaching

In my short introduction to this roudtable about the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 on teaching I share the following observations: Like any change, Brexit and Covid-19 can be perceived as threat and disruptive or as enriching opportunity Both, Brexit … Continue reading

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NORTIA online: Foreign policy lessons from #European responses to #covid19

now online the recording of our NORTIA online exchange as UACES youtube video: https://bit.ly/36Xejxs Does size matter? Foreign policy lessons from #European responses to #covid19 with Niels van Willigen,, Oriol Cost, Magdalena Gora, and Tomas Weiss; Chaired and organised: Heidi … Continue reading

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NORTIA podcast: Foreign Policy Research in times of Covid-19 Restrictions

This podcast is a recording of the NORTIA webinar ‘Foreign Policy Research in times of Covid-19 Restrictions’. Speakers: Federica Bicchi (EUI/LSE); Carlos Bravo (IBEI) Marianna Lovato (University College Dublin) Chair & Organiser: Heidi Maurer (University of Bristol)

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The EU fit for purpose? Lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic – Guest talk

Reina Shehi, the Head of the Center for European Studies from Epoka University had invited me to speak about “The EU fit for purpose? Lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic” on 14 May 2020. Slides supporting my talk can be … Continue reading

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Roundtable “Europeanisation in the times of corona pandemics (online)”

Speakers: • Heidi Maurer, University of Bristol, United Kingdom • Kristi Raik, Eesti Välispoliitika Instituut, Estonia • Paolo Graziano, University of Padova, Italy Moderation: Tomáš Weiss, Univerzita Karlova, Czech Republic Watch here

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