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Fifth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics

23 to 26 June 2010
Porto, Portugal

Sections

The program is divided into twelve sections. A brief description of the sections with contact details for the section chairs is as follows:
  • Theories of European Integration chaired by Mark Pollack, Temple University. This section covers the study of European integration with particular emphasis on theory development.

  • EU Institutions chaired by Andreas Maurer, German Institute for International and Security Affairs. This section covers the study of European institutions and decision making.

  • The EU and the Member States, chaired by Paolo Graziano, Bocconi University. This section looks at EU-member state interaction, including not only debates about Europeanization, but how member states attempt to influence developments at EU level.

  • Public Opinion, Party Politics and Interest Intermediation chaired by Sarah Binzer Hobolt at Oxford University. This section covers all aspects related to European public opinion, elections and participation in EU level policies.

  • Economic and Social Policies chaired by Nicolas Jabko, CERI, Sciences Po., Paris. This section covers the study of European Union socio-economic policies.

  • Environmental Governance and Climate Change chaired by Annette Bongardt, Universidade Fernando Pessoa and Instituto Nacional de Administração. This section covers environmental policy, including its interaction with other policy areas.

  • EU Law and Politics chaired by Susanne Schmidt, University of Bremen. This section covers the study of the European Union with particular emphasis on the interactions between politics, policy, and law.

  • Gender and Diversity chaired by Roberta Guerrina, University of Surrey. This section covers the study of European integration with a particular emphasis on issues of gender, identity and diversity.

  • The European Union as a Global Actor chaired by Frédéric Merand, University of Montréal. This section covers all aspects related to external economic and political relations.

  • Enlargement and the European Neighborhood chaired by Yannis Stivachtis, Virginia Tech. This section covers all aspects related to the politics and economics of EU enlargement.

  • Immigration, Migration and Asylum chaired by Christian Joppke at the American University of Paris. This section covers all aspects related to the politics of immigration and migration in Europe, including asylum policy.

  • The EU: Challenge, Crisis and Reform chaired by Dan Kelemen, Rutgers University. This section looks at the external and internal challenges confronted by the EU, and how it has responded. It assesses EU efforts at reform and considers what further changes are necessary.