Academic Participation

It is always good to put a name to a face. If I look familiar, but you can’t really place me, see below some of the occasions we could have met.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Europe

2018

Civil Society: an instrument for overcoming post-Sovietness in Moldova, #EUIA18 European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference, Brussels, Belgium

2017

Political cohesion and coordination of Nordic Plus and CEEC EU member states in Eastern Europe, Netherlands Institute of Government Annual Conference, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2016

How to overcome post-Sovietness: the case of the Republic of Moldova, Maastricht University Workshop The Role of Non-state Actors in EU’s relation with Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2015

EU external representation post-Lisbon: drivers and dividers in the conduct of EU diplomacy in Eastern Europe, Politicologenetmaal Conference, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2014

Assessing EU Diplomatic Performance in Third Countries: Measuring EU’s Effectiveness, Relevance and Capability, Cambridge Workshop examining the European External Action Service its impact on EU foreign policy and foreign policy-making, Cambridge, UK

Exporting EU rule of law in EaP countries: do as I say. The case of Moldova and Ukraine, ROLA Workshop: The Rule of Law as a Strategic Priority in the EU’s External Action, Leuven, Belgium

Analysing EU Diplomatic Performance in Third Countries: towards an analytical framework, presented at the IV European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference, Brussels, Belgium

EU Diplomatic Performance: a research framework, presented at the Student Research Conference on EU Foreign Policy at Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

How to Study EU Diplomatic Performance: the building blocks of an analytical Framework, SGEU 7th Pan-European Conference on the European Union, the Hague, Netherlands

2013

Post-Lisbon EU in action: EU cooperation for civil society support in Moldova and Ukraine – a case of lost opportunity? Presented at the 2013 IAI – LISBOAN Seminar “The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Lisbon Treaty: what has changed?” Rome, Italy

In search of EU diplomatic actorness: successful diplomatic performance in Eastern Europe? Politics in Crisis? Nottingham Postgraduate Conference, Nottingham, UK

EU actorness seen through EU foreign policy dilemmas: an integrated analytical framework, paper presented within the Panel: “Post-communist countries in search of democracy: what role for the EU?” at the 2013 37th Annual Conference‘ Communism and Post-Communism: Transition, Transformation, Stagnation, Regression?’, the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies, Dublin, Ireland

Analysing EU diplomatic performance: towards an analytical framework, UACES 43d Annual Conference, Leeds, UK

EU institutional coordination in neighbour countries after Lisbon: mission impossible, INCOOP Marie Curie Workshop in Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2012

Domestic context, external actor & EU credibility: explaining EU promotion of democratic governance in Eastern Europe, 9th Annual Workconference of the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG), Leuven, Belgium

 

USA & Canada

2018

Practice and Performance of EU Diplomacy Post-Lisbon in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, ISA 59th Annual Conference San Francisco, USA

2017

EU External Representation Post-Lisbon: The Performance of EU Diplomacy in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, 15th European Union Studies Association (EUSA) Conference, Miami, USA

2015

Forward or Backward? EU’s Foreign Policy Contradictions in Building Democracy in Post-communist Countries, ISA 56th Annual Conference New Orleans, USA

How to study the performance of (EU) diplomatic actorness in third countries? Building blocks of an analytical framework, ISA 56th Annual Conference New Orleans, USA

2014

The EU as an Effective Security Provider in its Eastern Neighbourhood: the case of Moldova, ISA 55th Annual Conference Toronto, Canada

2013

EU performance in Eastern Europe: examining institutional coordination between EU diplomatic actors post Lisbon, 13th European Union Studies Association (EUSA) Conference, Baltimore, USA


 

CONFERENCE PANEL ORGANISATION

2014

European (Union) Diplomatic Representation: Conceptual Views; European (Union) Diplomatic Representation: Empirical Analysis I and II; The European Union in International Affairs IV ed. Conference, Brussels

2013

EU Performance in Central and Eastern Europe I: Internal Performance and EU Performance in Central and Eastern Europe II: External Performance; UACES 43d Annual Conference, Leeds

Post-communist countries in search of democracy: what role for the EU?’; The 37th Annual Conference ‘Communism and Post-Communism: Transition, Transformation, Stagnation, Regression?’, the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES) in Dublin

2012

Evaluating the Diplomatic System of the European Union; Final Conference of the DSEU (Diplomatic System of the EU) Network, Bruxelles

2011

Democracy promotion East and South after the Arab Spring: Re-evaluating the EU’s Engagement with Authoritarian Regimes; Roundtable conference, Bruxelles

Politics and Culture in Europe, Faculty Research Program Annual Conference, Bruxelles


 

INVITED TALKS

2016

How the EU could more effectively support the development in Moldova to ensure stability, prosperity and security?, presented at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs Workshop on European Union’s Eastern Partnership policy and the prospects for security, stability and prosperity in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

2015

Challenges and opportunities for EU support for civil society in EaP countries, Lecture for Master students, College of Europe, Bruges

European reforms in Republic of Moldova; lecture at the National Institute for Higher Education, Minsk, Belarus and Mogilev Arkadz Kuliashou University, Mogilev, Belarus

2013

A critical assessment of EU support for civil society in Eastern Partnership countries, Lecture for Master students, Cologne University

2013-2016

EU Support for civil society in Moldova, Lecture for Master students, Department of Political Science, Maastricht University

Bologna Process. Case study of Republic of Moldova; presentation for the visiting professors from Belarussian universities, Department of Political Science, Maastricht University