2012 School on the European Union
FGV - Praia de Botafogo, 190, Rio de Janeiro - 07/05/2012 - 09:00 - 11/05/2012 - 16:00

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Rio de Janeiro

7 May – 11 May 2012

The Center for International Relations at FGV, in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation,  announces the 2012 School on the European Union: "The Future of EU Integration".

This event will be hosted at FGV, Rio de Janeiro, and will consist of lectures and seminars with distinguished experts from Brazil and around the world. Courses are open to graduate students and young professionals.



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2012 School on the European Union: The Future of EU Integration

Fundação Getulio Vargas
Rio de Janeiro
  7 May  – 11 May 2012

Monday, 7th May

  •    14h to 16h – Seminar: “The European Union and the Arab Spring

Michael Bauer, Head of the Middle East Program, Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP), Germany


Tuesday, 8th May

  • 14h to 16h – Seminar: “EU in the World: Normative power and foreign policy

Ian Manners, Department of Society and Globalization, Roskilde University, Denmark


Wednesday, 9th May

  • 10h to 19h – Europe Day Conference*

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*Participation is obligatory for the participants of the School


Thursday, 10th May

  • 15h to 17h – Seminar: “European Union’s Security and Defense Policy under the Lisbon Treaty: State of the Play and Future Prospects”.

Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira, School of Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.


Friday, 11th May

  • 14h to 16h – Seminar: “Beyond ‘Fortress Europe’? The future of the  European Union’s immigration policy

Andrew Geddes, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.



2012 School on the European Union: The Future of EU Integration

Fundação Getulio Vargas
Rio de Janeiro
  7 May – 11 May 2012


Reading the texts below is strongly recommended for all participants.

Bauer, M., 2010. Gulf Security: From zero-sum games to regional cooperation? ISPI Policy Brief, N. 202, December.

Bauer, M., Hanelt, C., 2010. Regional Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict and the Role of the European Union. In Aymat, E. (ed.). European Involvement in the Arab-Israeli Conflict. ChaillotPapers, pp. 109-118.

Bauer, M., Schiller, T., 2012. The Arab Spring in 2012. CAPerspectives, N.1, January.

Boswell, C.; Geddes, A.; Scholten, P., 2011. The Role of Narratives in Migration Policy-Making: A Research Framework. British Journal of Politics and International Relations. Vol. 13, pp. 1-11.

Ferreira-Pereira, L. C.; Groom, A. J. R., 2010. 'Mutual Solidarity' within the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy: What is the Name of the Game?. International Politics, 47(6), December,pp. 596-616.

Ferreira-Pereira, L. C., 2008. The Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union: The Anatomy of a Novel Process. Cena Internacional, 10(2), pp. 37-54.

Geddes, A., 2005. Europe’s Border Relationship and International Migration Relations. JCMS, 43(1),pp. 787-806.

Geddes, A., 2009. Migration as Foreign Policy? The External Dimension of EU Action on Migration and Asylum. SIEPS Report, N.2, April.

Manners, I., 2002. Normative Power Europe: A Contradiction in Terms? JCMS, 40(2), pp. 235-258.

Manners, I., 2008. The normative ethics of the European Union International Affairs 84(1), pp. 65-80.

Manners, I., 2010. Global Europa: Mythology of the European Union in World Politics. JCMS, 48(1),pp. 67-87.






2012 School on the European Union: The Future of EU Integration

Fundação Getulio Vargas
Rio de Janeiro
  7 May – 11 May 2012


Michael Bauer

Michael Bauer (M.A., Munich School of Philosophy) heads the Middle EastProgramme of the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP). The focus of his research is on regional security and political, social and economic transformation processes in Arab countries. As Senior Researcher of the Research Group on European Affairs he also works on various aspects of German, European and international security policy, in particular on the issue of counterterrorism. He is the academic coordinator of the European StudiesProgramme of the CAP and member of the Steering Committee of the EU-funded al-Jisr project.


Andrew Geddes

Andrew Geddes (PhD, University of Loughborough) is professor at the Department of Politics of the University of Sheffield, Fernand Braudel senior fellow at the Department of Politics and Social Sciences of the European University Institute and visiting researcher at the Otto Sühr Institute of Political Science in the Free University of Berlin. He was a professor at the Universities of Salford and Liverpool. Between 2009 and 2011 he was a member of the Group of Specialists appointed by the United Kingdom government to produce a report on Global Environmental Migration: Future Challenges and Opportunities.


Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira (PhD, University of Kent) is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the School of Social and Political Sciences of the Technical University of Lisbon. She has previously been Assistant Professor at the University of Minho and Head of the Research Unit in Political Science and International Relations of the same university. Since 2004 she is Member of the Steering Committee of theECPR’s Standing Group on International Relations. Over the last two years, she has been conducting expert assessment and certification of both graduate and postgraduate degrees in Political Science and International Relations degrees at the request of the National Agency for Assessment and Certification of Higher Education. Her current research focuses on Security and Defence in the European Union, International Relations of the European Union (with particular emphasis on the Union’s strategic partnerships) and Portuguese Foreign, Security and Defence Policy. Her recent publications include: ‘Mutual Solidarity within the EU's CFSP: What is the Name of the Game?’, International Politics (2010); ‘Promoting Peace, Democracy and Human Rights in the World: Is ‘Model Power Europe’ a Contradiction in Terms?’, inBindi (ed.), The European Union Foreign Policy (2010); and ‘Portugal and the 2007 EU Presidency: A Case of Constructive Bridge-Building’, The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2007 (2008).


Ian Manners

Ian Manners (PhD, University of Bristol) is Professor in the Institute of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University, Denmark. He has previously been Head of the EU unit and Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies; Associate Professor at Malmö University, Sweden and the University of Kent, England. His research interests lie at the intersections of European integration, normative and critical theories. He has an important contribution for the European Studies field, especially on the topics: Substance and Symbolism in European Integration; The European Union's Normative Power in World Politics; Critical Social Theory and Normative International Theory; andTransdisciplinary Approaches to European Studies.

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