Publications Institute für Europäische Politik (IEP) December 2013 – Mai 2014

logoJulian Pänke, Moving beyond the normative-geopolitical ambiguity of the EU’s imperial politics in the Neighbourhood: The case of Lebanon, IEP Policy Paper on Eastern Europe and Central Asia No. 4, 21 May 2014.

Since 2011, the war in Syria threatens the security and balance of power in the Near East. Julian Pänke addresses the development of EU-Lebanon relations before and after 2011, emphasizes the growing importance of the Union as a stabilizing factor in the region and gives recommendations for their advancement. Read more

Marco Siddi, The Italian presidency of the European Union: An opportunity to review EU relations with Russia and EaP countries, IEP Policy Brief on Eastern Europe and Central Asia No. 1, 20 March 2014.

Marco Siddi analyses the possibilities of the Italian Council Presidency to influence the management of the crisis in Ukraine. Read more

Julian Pänke, Enemy at the gates? How the EU should cope with Russia in its Eastern Neighbourhood, IEP Policy Brief on Eastern Europe and Central Asia No. 2, 20 March 2014.

Julian Pänke gives recommendations for dealing with Russia both in and beyond the crisis in Ukraine. Read more

Katrin Böttger, Time to hit the reset button: the Eastern Partnership after the Vilnius Summit and the role of Russia, TEPSA Policy Paper, 19 March 2014.

Katrin Böttger deals with the development of the EU-Ukraine relations before and after the Vilnius summit, draws first lessons from the crisis in Ukraine for the EU’s foreign policy and gives recommendations for its further development. Read more

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schneider (ed.), integration, IEP Quarterly Journal 1/2014.

The first 2014 issue of the Quarterly Journal “integration” includes the articles “Predictions about the Composition and the Functioning of the European Parliament after the 2014 Elections” (Valentin Kreilinger), “The Role of the European and National Parliaments under EMU Governance” (Christian Deubner), “The Ongoing Candidacy. The Europeanization of Turkey under AKP Rule” (Olaf Leiße und Marta Tryk) and “Back To Basics: European Political Union” (Andrew Duff). Read more

Mathias Jopp and Funda Tekin (eds.), Der Wert Europas, Institut für Europäische Politik, December 2013.

The study deals with the social, political and economic value of European integration in Germany and for its citizens in the areas European citizenship, the normative values of the European Union, the politics of migration, energy, climate and environment, internal security as well as enlargement and European neighbourhood policies, thereby focusing mainly on the immaterial value of Europe. Read more