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The European Council and deliberative intergovernmentalism: an interview with Uwe Puetter by the Library at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union

The European Council and deliberative intergovernmentalism: an interview with Uwe Puetter by the Library at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union

Uwe Puetter talks about new intergovernmentalism at the EIF of the University of Vienna

DPP Professor and CEUR Director Uwe Puetter talks about new intergovernmentalism and institutional change in the European Union at the inter-departmental workshop of the Institut für europäische Integrationsforschung (EIF) of the University of Vienna. The lecture (in English), which relates to Uwe Puetter's new book on the European Council and the Council, is followed by comments and discussion. The event on Monday, December 1 is moderated by former CEU graduate Zdenek Kudrna.

Watch CEU's Uwe Puetter as he speaks at the European Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee workshop

Watch the CEU's Uwe Puetter as he speaks at the European Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee workshop at the beginning of a new life cycle of the European institutions about the changing roles of the European Council and the Council in European Union governance.

Uwe Puetter writes about the role of European Council and the new Juncker Commission

The appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new President of the European Commission generated substantial media attention over the summer, which has continued during the Commissioner hearings held in the European Parliament. On LSE's EUROPP blog Uwe Puetter assesses how these developments sit alongside his theory of 'deliberative intergovernmentalism', under which the European Council is viewed as holding a central role in the EU's decision-making process.

DPP Professor Uwe Puetter is co-author of article on new intergovernmentalism and post-Maastricht EU integration

Uwe Puetter has published together with Chris Bickerton and Dermot Hodson an article with the Journal of Common Market Studies on new intergovernmentalism and post-Maastricht integration. The article offers a novel theoretical approach on explaining post-Maastricht integration and seeks to make sense of why European integration has been expanding at pace, yet not through the empowerment of traditional supranational actors following previously established patterns of delegation. 

DPP Professor Uwe Puetter publishes new book on the role of the European Council and the Council in EU governance with Oxford University Press.

  • Offers for the first time a comparative perspective on key Council formations
  • Provides a comprehensive account on the European Council and the Council
  • Unique theoretical perspective which challenges conventional understandings of the two bodies

This book offers one of the most comprehensive accounts of European Council and Council decision-making by covering two decades of European integration from the late 1990s until the years after the entering into force of the Lisbon Treaty.

EP Panel Debate in Maastricht

 Following an initiative by the CEU Center for European Union Research (CEUR) a group of students from the Department of International Relations and European Studies and the Department of Public Policy who took this year's CEU Jean Monet Module on European Integration submitted questions to the front runners in the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Professor Uwe Puetter publishes new paper on the European Council

Professor Uwe Puetter publishes a new policy analysis paper on the European

Council. In a contribution for the European Policy Analysis series of the

Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS) Puetter discusses the

central role of the European Council in European Union decision-making. You

can access the paper here.

CEU Center for European Union Research faculty team launches new research on EU citizenship

Three faculty members of the CEU Center for European Union Research (CEUR) participate in the new European research consortium “bEUcitizen”. The consortium, which brings together 26 universities, was successful in a joint bid for a 6.5 million EUR research grant under the European Union Seventh Framework Programme. The interdisciplinary project, which involves research from legal studies, sociology political science, history and economics, aims to study the implementation and practice of European Union (EU) citizenship. The consortium is led by the University of Utrecht.

CEUR Faculty Uwe Puetter is guest speaker at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies

Uwe Puetter  (CEUR/DPP) is a guest speaker at the
seminar series of the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS)
in Stockholm on 8 October 2013. His talk "The European
Council - the Union's new power centre" is followed by comments from Jonas
Tallberg, Professor of Political Science, Stockholm University and Katarina