Please follow the weekly schedule below:
Week 1: Introduction to the Unit
Theories and conceptual approaches to EUropean politics and governance
Week 2: Part I: So, “what’s wrong with EUrope?…”: the EU as Europe’s worst enemy
What is EUrope?: Media, public and policy actors’ perspectives
Week 3: Policy-making in EUrope: Who does what exactly…?
Week 4: EU institutions v ‘Europe and the world’
Week 5: The EU, Europe and their (non)nationalist states
Week 6: The financial crisis and the not-so Single Market
Week 7: Mobility, migration and the refugee crisis
Week 8: Where now for a common EUropean policy on defence and security?
Week 9: Enlargement: a thing of the past or the means to uniting Europe?
Week 10: Part II. “…and how to fix it?”: Potentials and alternatives for EUrope
Further EUropean integration: An exclusive political club or a two-speed economic union?
Week 11: The current state of play: EUropean disintegration, conflict and re-nationalisation
Week 12: Summary and overview of the unit
Taking stock: Assessing EUropean politics and governance today