Article on the Influence of International Recognition on Secessionism Published

The article “Does international recognition matter? Support for unilateral secession in Catalonia and Scotland” (co-authored with Diego Muro and Guillem Vidal) was published online in Nations and Nationalism. We wanted to know how much do the prospects of international recognition of a possible new state affect the domestic support for secession. To answer this research question, we adopted a most similar systems design and conducted a Web‐based survey … Continue reading Article on the Influence of International Recognition on Secessionism Published

Participation in 6th European Workshops in International Studies

During the 6th European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS) – EISA in Krakow (Poland) (26-29 June), I presented my paper “Why do individuals support/reject policy interventions in armed conflicts? An overview of the COEUS project“. In the paper, I explained the COEUS research project. The EWIS bring relatively small groups of experts together, who discuss for two days their work. My presentation was part of the … Continue reading Participation in 6th European Workshops in International Studies

Papers presented at 26th International Conference of Europeanists

I presented two papers at the 26th International Conference of Europeanists (20-22 June in Madrid). In a panel organized by the research project EU-NormCon, I explained the theoretical framework of the edited volume “European Union Contested. Foreign Policy in a New Global Context” we are working on. A number of chapter authors presented their results in this panel (More information). In a second panel, I … Continue reading Papers presented at 26th International Conference of Europeanists

Workshop on EU Foreign Policy

I am currently co-editing a book on the contestation of EU Foreign Policy with Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués and Esther Barbé as part of the EU-NormCon research project (Normative contestation in Europe: Implications for the EU in a changing global order). In the book we look at a number of cases in which the norms, which guide the EU´s foreign policy are contested by internal and external actors. To … Continue reading Workshop on EU Foreign Policy

COEUS Research Project: Perceptions, Ideas and Preferences about Conflict Termination

Several armed conflicts in Europe’s immediate neighborhood, uncontrolled migration from/through zones of instability and jihadist terrorism have called new attention to the European Union’s (EU) crisis response policies. The 2016 EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy stated that “internal and external security are ever more intertwined: our security at home depends on peace beyond our borders” (page 7). The research project COEUS explores … Continue reading COEUS Research Project: Perceptions, Ideas and Preferences about Conflict Termination