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The European External Action Service – chapter now available

Book chapter – now available: in Riddervold, Marianne, Jarle Trondal, and Akasemi Newsome, eds. 2021: The Palgrave Handbook of EU Crises. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 357-372

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UACES plenary The Digitization of Academic Teaching

On 27 November 2020 I joined Alexandra Mihai and Simon Usherwood for a roundtable at the UACES Virtual Doctoral Training Academy – session 2: Digitalization of Academic Teaching. The recording is now online

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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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