War in Ukraine: Recent Developments – Scenarios for Peace – Consequences for Austria

On 5 December 2022 I participated in a conference organised jointly by the International Institute for Peace, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Vienna and the Renner Institute about the War in Ukraine. I spoke at the panel “The long and difficult road to peace” with a particular focus on the role of the EU and theContinue reading “War in Ukraine: Recent Developments – Scenarios for Peace – Consequences for Austria”

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Forum Digitalisierung (Land NÖ)

Am 27. Oktober fand im Landhaus in St. Pölten das jährliche “Forum Digitalisierung”. Im Rahmen unserer Kooperation mit dem Land NÖ habe ich dort einige erste Eindrücke von unseren Workshops “Trendmanagement Digitalisierung” vorgestellt und über die Kernzutaten zu Digitaler Fitness referiert. “Wie werden wir digital fit?” war das Thema meines interaktiven Vortrags.

out now in JEPP: our social relational research agenda

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13501763.2022.2135755 ABSTRACT Relational approaches bear a distinct added value for the study of the EU and international negotiations. In this research note we advocate for the combination of social network analysis with practice theory to better capture social relational forms of state power. We introduce the concepts of position and process power to develop anContinue reading “out now in JEPP: our social relational research agenda”

European Forum Alpbach 2022

“Securing Europe Amidst Current Insecurities” was the title of our co-chaired seminar for the European Forum Alpbach 20 22Scholarship holders that took place from 20-26 August 2022. In an interactive format we reflected various aspects of European security with the aim to design an updated version of the European Union Global Strategy. It was aContinue reading “European Forum Alpbach 2022”

RELATE kick-off: European Studies in a Relational Universe

On 27 April 2022 we kicked-off our UACES Research network RELATE: European Studies in a Relational Universe, which I coordinate together with Marianna Lovato (University College Dublin) and Prof Ana Juncos (University of Bristol). RELATE aims to bring relational theories and approaches into the mainstream of European Studies. The kick-off event featured a keynote byContinue reading “RELATE kick-off: European Studies in a Relational Universe”

Out new – book chapter: The added value of European Diplomacy.

The Added Value of European Diplomacy for EU Regional and International Actorness This chapter investigates how the EU and its Member States developed European diplomacy as a foreign policy tool. It critically assesses in what manner European diplomacy can support the EU in exerting agency and power in its relations with third countries, contributing toContinue reading “Out new – book chapter: The added value of European Diplomacy.”