Emeritus Professors

Professor Emil Kirchner Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Integration (part-time)

Position in departmentEmeritus Professor
Staff positionEmeritus Professor
Emailemil@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 872749
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Biography

Professor Kirchner received his BA in Economics, and the MA and Ph-D in Comparative Politics and International Politics respectively from Case Western Reserve University. He has been a lecturer, senior lecturer and professor at the University of Essex since 1974. He was awarded a Jean Monnet chair in 1997. He has been a visiting scholar/academic/professor at the University of Connecticut, Charles University Prague, the Free University of Brussels, the Peoples University of Beijing, the University of California at San Diego, the University of Trento, and Suffolk University, Boston. He was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence in 1985-86, and received a NATO Fellowship in 2001. He was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2002, and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2009. In 2012, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary European Studies. He was Executive Editor of the Journal of European Integration 1997-2006, and is si nce an Associate Editor of that Journal. He is a member of the editorial boards of European Security, Studia Diplomatica, and Perspectives in European Politics and Society.

His principal research interests are European Security Policy, European Integration, and German Politics

Qualifications

BA in Economics, MA in Comparative Politics, and Ph-D in International Politics, all from Case Western Reserve University

Current research

EU-China Security Cooperation (EUSC) See http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~susyd/EUSC/home.htm

Analysis of Civil Security Systems in Europe (ANVIL) See http://www.researchmgt.com/portfolio/anvil-analysis-of-civil-security-systems-in-europe/

Security Governance in a Multipolar World: The Role of Pivotal States as Security Providers

Research interests

His principal research interests are European Security Policy, European Integration, and German Politics

Publications2016 Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation?, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2015 Han Dorussen, Evangelos Fanoulis and Emil Kirchner, 'The EU as a Regulator of Civil Security across Europe', in Raphael Bossong and Hendrik Hegemann, eds., European Civil Security Governance: Diversity and Cooperation in Crisis and Disaster Management, Palgrave, pp. 211-232.

2015 Emil Kirchner, ‘China and the EU as Global Actors: Challenges and Opportunities for Joint Cooperation’, Economic and Political Studies, vol. 3, no.1, 98-113.

2014. Emil J. Kirchner, 'Theoretical Debates on Regional Security Governance', EUI Working Papers, RSCAS 2014/40

2014. Emil J. Kirchner and Roberto Dominguez, 'Security governance in a comparative regional perspective, European Security, vol. 23, no. 2 (2014), PP 163-178

2014. Han Dorussen and Emil J. Kirchner, 'Better a good neighbour than a distant friend: the scope and impact of regional security organizations', International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 117-146.

2014. Emil J. Kirchner and Roberto Dominquez, ‘Regional organisations in security governance’, in S. Aris and A. Wenger, eds., Regional Organisations and Security: Conceptions and practices, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 225-243.

2013. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Common Security and Defence Policy peace operations in the Western Balkans: impact and lessons learned’, European Security, vol. 22, no. 1 (2013), pp. 1-19.

2013. Thomas Christiansen, Emil J. Kirchner and Philomena Murry, The Palgrave Handbook of EU-Asia Relations, Routledge

2013. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘De Estados westfalianos para pos-westfalianos?’in M. A. Guedes des Oliveira, ed., Cultura de defesa Sul-Americana, Recife: Editora Universitaria/UFPE, pp. 23-36.

2013. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The EU’s Participation in Multilateral Organisations’, in S. Lucarelli, L. van Langenhove and J. Wouters, eds., The EU in Multilateral Security Governance, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 107-122

2012.  Thomas Christiansen, Simon Duke and Emil J. Kirchner, Understanding and Assessing the Maastricht Treaty, Journal of European Integration, vol. 34 (7), 685-698.

2011. Emil J. Kirchner and Roberto Dominguez, eds. The Security Governance of Regional Organizations, Routledge

2010. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, eds, National Security Cultures: Patterns of Global Governance, Routledge

2011. Emil J. Kirchner, Progress and Limitations of European Foreign and Security Governance’, Hogaku Kenkyu (Japanese Journal of Law, Politics and Sociology).

2010. Emil J. Kirchner and Can Berk, 'European Energy Security Cooperation: between Amity and Enmity', Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 48(4), 859-881.

Dan Hough and Emil J. Kirchner, eds. Germany Sixty Years On, Special Issue of German Politics, vol. 19, no. 1 (2010).

 

Dan Hough and Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Germany at 60: Stability and Success, Problems and Challenges’, German Politics, vol. 19, no. 1 (2010), pp. 1-8 

2009. Han Dorussen, Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, ‘ Sharing the Burden of Collective Security in the European Union. Research Note, International Organization, 63(4): 789-810.

2009. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘European Integration Studies: reflections and outlook’, Journal of European Integration 31(2):157-161.

2007. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, EU Security Governance, Manchester University Press.

2007. Emil Kirchner and James Sperling, eds., Global Threat Perception: Elite Survey results from Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, published as an e-book by 'Global Governance, Regionalisation and Regulation: The Role of the EU, www.garnet-eu.org.

2007. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, eds. Global Security Governance: Competing perceptions of security in the 21st century, Routledge,

2006. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The Challenge of European Union Security Governance’, Journal of Common Market Studies 44(5):945-966.

2005. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Security Threats and Institutional Response: The European Context’, Asia-Europe Journal 3(1):1-19

2003. Liu Wenxiu and Emil J. Kirchner, et. al., Studies on Policies and Policy Processes of the European Union, Law Press Renmin University.

2002. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, ‘The New Security Threats in Europe: Theory and Evidence’, European Foreign Affaires Review 7(4): 423-452.

2001. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Perceptions on Crisis Management in EU-Japan-US Relations’, in Studia Diplomatica LIV (1-2):149-159.

2001. Renaud Dehousse, Emil J. Kirchner, Paul Magnette, Mario Telo and Joseph Weiler, 'Verso nuovi metodi di governance europea: prospective e opzioni per la Commissione europea', Europa/Europe 2-3: 61-95.

2000. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, ‘Global Problems, Regional Solutions? The Challenge of EU-US-Asian Cooperation in the Post-Cold War International System, EU Studies in Japan, No. 20: 91-132.

2000. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, ‘Will Form Lead to Function: Institutional Enlargement and the Creation of a European Security and Defence Identity’, Contemporary European Security Policy 21(1):23-45.

2000. Thomas Christiansen and Emil Kirchner, eds. Committee Governance in the European Union, Manchester, Manchester University Press.

1999. Emil J. Kirchner, ed. Decentralisation and Transition in the Visegrad: Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Macmillan.

1998. James Sperling and Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Economic Security and the Problem of Cooperation in Post-Cold Europe’, International Studies Review, 24:221-237.

1998. Emil J. Kirchner ‘Security Co-operation in Post Cold-War Europe’, Studia Europejskie (Polish Journal of European Studies) 2(6):89-106.

1997. James Sperling and Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The Security Architectures and Institutional Futures of Post-Maastricht Europe’, Journal of European Public Policy, 4(2):155-170.

1997. James Sperling and Emil Kirchner, Recasting the European Order: Security Architectures and Economic Cooperation, Manchester, Manchester University Press.

1997. I. Budge, K. Newton, R. McKinley, E. J. Kirchner, D. Urwin, K. Armington,
F.Müller-Rommel, M. Waller, M. Stuart, M. Nentwich, S. Kühnle, H. Keman, D-D. Klingemann, B. Wessels, and Peter Frank, The Politics of the New Europe: East, Centre, West, London, Longman..

1994. Christoph Bluth, Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, eds. The Future of European Security, Aldershot, Dartmouth Publishing,

1993. Emil J. Kirchner ‘Unione politica o egemonia tedesca’ (Political Union or German Hegemony?), Politica Internazionale, No.1:137-154.

1992. Emil J. Kirchner ‘British and German Perspectives on EC Unification’ SEKAI - Japanese Journal, Issue No. 1: 83-90.

1992. Emil J. Kirchner, Decision-Making in the European Community: the Council Presidency and European Integration, Manchester, Manchester University Press.

1992. Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling, eds., The Federal Republic of Germany and NATO, 40 Years After, Macmillan,

1990. Emil J. Kirchner and Constantine Stefanou, ‘The Institutional Implications of European Integration: 1992 and Beyond’, Saint Louis University Public Law Review 9(1): 61-82.

1990. Emil J. Kirchner ‘Genscher and what lies behind Genscherism’, West European Politics 13(2):1-19. Reprinted in Germany, Volume II, K. H. Goetz, ed. (Aldershot: Ashgate, Dartmouth, 1997, pp. 533-553.

1989. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Has the Single European Act Opened the Door for a European Security Policy?’, Journal of European Integration, 13(1):1-14.

1988. Emil J. Kirchner, (ed.), Liberal Parties in Western Europe, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,

1986. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The Relationship between Interest Groups in Greece, Portugal and Spain and their European Counterparts’, Revista de Ciencia Politica - Portuguese Journal of Political Science, No. 3:61-69.

1986. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Interessenverbände im EG-System und der Integrationsprozess’, Integration, No. 4/86:156-165.

1984. Emil J. Kirchner, The European Parliament: Performance and Prospects, Aldershot, Gower Publishing.

1984. David Broughton and Emil Kirchner, ‘The FDP in Transition - Again?, Parliamentary Affairs 37(2):183-198.

1983. Emil J. Kirchner, ed. Public Service Unions and the European Community, Aldershot, Gower Publishing,

1983. Emil J. Kirchner and Karen Williams,‘The Legal, Institutional and Political Implications of the Isoglucose Judgement’, Journal of Common Market Studies 22(2): 172-189.

1981. Emil J. Kirchner and Konrad Schwaiger, The Role of Interest Groups in the European Community, Aldershot, Gower Publishing.

1981. Konrad Schwaiger and Emil J. Kirchner, Die Rolle der Europäischen Interessenverbände, Baden-Baden, Nomos Verlag.

1980. Emil J. Kirchner, ‘International Trade Union Collaboration and the Prospects for European Industrial Relations’, West European Politics 3(1):124-138.

1977. Emil Kirchner, Trade Unions as a Pressure Group in the European Community, Westmead, Saxon House.

Conferences/presentations

Emil J. Kirchner, Thomas Christiansen and Han Dorussen, 'EU-China Security Relations: Challenges and Opportunities for Joint Cooperation', UACES Conference, Bilbao, Spain, 7-9 September 2015.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'EU-China Security Relations', Renmin University Conference, Beijing 16 July 2015

Thomas Christiansen and Emil J. Kirchner, 'The Eurozone Crisis: Danger and Opportunity for EU-China Relations', College of Europe, EU-Research Centre International Conference, Brussels 4-5 May 2015

Emil J. Kirchner, Evangelos Fanoulis and Thomas Christiansen, “EU as an International Security Actor in the Field of Non-traditional Security “, EUSA Biennial International Conference, Boston, 5-7 March 2015.

Han Dorussen, Evangelos Fanoulis and Emil J. Kirchner, “The EU as a Regulator of Civil Security across Europe”, EUSA Biennial International Conference, Boston, 5-7 March 2015.

Evangelos Fanoulis and Emil J. Kirchner, “Non-traditional Security Issues”, ”, ISA Conference, New Orleans, 17-21Februar 2015.

Emil J. Kirchner, "EU-China Relations and their Implications for Asian Regional Integration", paper presented at the International; Studies Association Conference, Toronto, 26 – 29 March 2014.

Emil Kirchner, Evangels Fanoulis and Han Dorussen, "EU Civil Security at a Crossroad: National Persistence versus EU Ambitions?" Paper prepared for the 8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, 18-21 September 2013, Warsaw, Poland

Emil J. Kirchner, “Debates on Regional Security Governance and Emerging Powers”, workshop on Regional Security Governance and Multi-Polarism: Burden Sharing or Free Riding?, European University Institute, Florence, 30 Sept.-1st October 2013.

Emil J. Kirchner and Thomas Christiansen, “The (Disjointed) Ideational Foundations of EU-China Relations”, UACES Conference, University of Leeds, 2-4 September 2013.

Emil J. Kirchner, “Comparing security cultures in regionalism”, Symposium on Drivers of Regionalism and Integration in Europe and Asia: Comparative Perspectives, Trinity College Dublin, 10-12 July 2013.

Emil J. Kirchner, Evangelos Fanoulis and Han Dorussen, ”Civil Security Systems and the EU Internal Security Strategy, ReSHAPE Annual Workshop on The EU’s Emergency Policies, University of Catania, 6-7 June 2013.

Emil J. Kirchner and Thomas Christiansen, “The Political Dimension of EU-China Relations”, EUSA Biennial International Conference, Baltimore, 9-11 May 2013.


Emil J. Kirchner and Roberto Dominguez, “Regional Security Governance in Comparative Perspective”, ISA Conference, San Francisco, 3-6 April 2013.


Emil J. Kirchner and Roberto Dominguez, “Security Governance in a Comparative Regional Perspective”, Workshop on Putting EU Security Governance to the Test: Conceptual, Empirical and Normative Challenges, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, Hamburg, 27-28 September 2012.

Emil J. Kirchner and Thomas Christiansen, Developments in EU-China Political Dialogue in the Global Context, Paper presented at the Annual UACES Conference, Passau, September 2012

Emil Kirchner, Evans Fanoulis and Han Dorussen, An Analysis of Civil Security Systems in the UK and Ireland, Paper prepared for the 2012 Annual UACES meeting, 3 – 5 September 2012, Passau, Germany

Emil J. Kirchner “The EU as a global player and its role in Asia”, conference on the EU in a Global Context: Implications for Non-European Regions, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 6-8 May, 2012.
Han Dorussen and Emil J. Kirchner, 'Constructing Security Communities, International Stuydies Association convention, San Diego, 1-4 April 2012.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Understanding Multilateralism - The Evolving Research Agenda, Global Europe Conference, MERCURY, EU4Seas and EU-GRASP, Brussels, 7 October 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Security Governance in a Comparative Regional Perspective, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, Hamburg, 29-30 September 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, and Roberto Dominguez, 'The Performance of Regional Security Organizations', UACES Conference, Cambridge, 5-7 September 2011.

Emil j. Kirchner, 'Developments in European Studies', Fudan University, Shanghai, 25 June 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner and Can Berk, ‘European Energy Security Cooperation: between Amity and Enmity', Renmin University, Beijing, 22 June 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Political Dialogue between the EU and China', International Congress, Towards a closer association between China and the EU, Instituto Universitario de Estudios Europeos, Universidad San Pablo, Madrid, 5-7 May 2011.

 Emil J. Kirchner, and Roberto Dominguez, 'The Performance of Regional Security Organizations', EUSA Conference, Boston 3-5 March 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'EU-Chinal Relations',  Suffolk University, Boston, 2 March 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'National Security Cultures', Suffolk University, Boston, 1 March 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'CSDP Peace Operations in the Western Balkans, Salford University, 28 January 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'EU Decision Making', presentation to a a delegation from Thailand, University of Essex, 26 January 2011.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'The European View of Area Studies/European Studies', Workshop on Area Study Centres, Taj Ambassador Hotel, New Delhi, 17-18 January, 2011

Emil J. Kirchner, 'National Security Cultures', Cambridge University, 3 November 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'CSDP Peace Operations in the Western Balkans', UACES Conference, Bruges 6-8 September 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'CSDP Peace Operations in the Western Balkans, Conference of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C. 2-4 September 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'National Security Cultures', workshop at the London School of Economics, 22 June 2010

Emil J. Kirchner, 'National Security Cultures', workshop at the European Institute for Security Studies, Paris, 14-15 April 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Research on Regional and Global Governance, GARNET Roundtable, Brussels, 5 March 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner and Can Berk, ‘European Energy Security Cooperation: between Amity and Enmity, International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, 17-20 February 2010.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Research on Regional and Global Governance, GARNET Roundtable, Rome, 11-13 November 2009

Emil J. Kirchner, 'EU Security Contributions in Multilateral Settings', ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 10-12 September, 2009.

Emil J. Kirchner, EU-China Relations', UACES Roundtable, Angers, France, 4 September, 2009

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘European Energy Security Cooperation: between Amity and Enmity', International Summer School, Trento, Italy, 31. 8. 2009.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘European Security Governance’, International Studies Association Convention, New York, 15-18 February, 2009.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The European Security System’, International Summer School and Alumni Meeting 2008 on Good Governance and Regional Cooperation, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan Bandung, Indonesia, 7-17 July 2008.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The European Union as Global Actor’, Conference on “Normative Power Europe”, European Summer Academy, Spetses Island, Greece, 7-9 July 2008.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘EU and NATO – two different cultures?, Conference on European security culture, European Institute for Security Studies, Vilnius, Lithuania, 29-30 May 2008.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Implications of the Lisbon Treaty‘, Suffolk University, Boston, 14 April, 2008.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘‘New Leaders in Britain, France and Germany: new wine out of old bottles?, Suffolk University, Boston, 12 March, 2008.

Han Dorussen and Emil J. Kirchner,  ‘Sharing the Burden of Collective Security in the European Union’, Department of Government, University of Essex, 13 November 2007

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Evidence from Study on Global Security Governance’, Fudan University, Shanghai, 27 September, 2007

Emil J. Kirchner, 'Global Threat Perception: Elite Survey results from Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States', East China Normal University, Shanghai, 26 September 2007

Emil J. Kirchner. ‘EU threats perceptions’, Conference on EU External Relations: African and Asian Areas, Trento, Italy, 9-15 September 2007.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘How will the New Government in France shape the Future Europe?’, European Roundtable, Wilton Park, U.K., 15-17 June 2007.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The German Presidency and the International Role of the EU’, Conference on the European Union between national interests and international influence, Trento, Italy, 16-17 March, 2007.

Emil J. Kirchner, Varying Perspectives in the Security Community’, Conference on The Transatlantic Relationship at the Dawn of the New Millenium’, Suffolk University, Boston, 5. 3. 2007.

Emil J. Kirchner, 'The Challenge of European Security Governance, International Studies Association Convention, Chicago, 28. 2. - 3.3. 2007.

Emil Kirchner, ‘Non-proliferation and energy security issues of the EU’, Conference on Future Challenges for Crisis Management in Europe, Swedish Emergency Management Agency, Stockholm, 4-6 May, 2006.

Emil Kirchner, ‘The EU as a Security Actor: The case of Bosnia’, Conference on “Regional Cooperation, Peace Enforcement, and the Role of Treaties in the Balkans”, University of Bolgnia at Forli, 20-22 January 2006.

Emil Kirchner, ‘The European Union as a Model for Regional Integration: The Muslim World and Beyond’, Conference on The European Union in Comparative Perspective: A Model and Reference for the Americas, University of Miami, 4-6 November 2005

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘EU response mechanisms to security threats’, European Science Foundation workshop, St Maxime, France, 24-27 September 2005.

Emil Kirchner, ‘The European Security Strategy versus National Preferences’, Workshop on Global Security Governance, University of Trento 15-18 September 2005

Emil Kirchner, ‘Security Threats, Institutional Response and Governance’, 9th Biennial EUSA Conference in Austin, Texas, 31 March – 2 April 2005.

Emil Kirchner, ‘The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) of the EU’, Conference on: Dynamics of World Politics: Capacity, preferences, and Leadership, organised by the International Studies Association, 46th Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1 – 5 March 2005.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Security Threats in the 21st Century’, Constructing World Orders, Fifth Pan-European International Relations Conference, The Hague, 9-11 September, 2004.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Britain’s relations with the EU’, Memorial University Harlow Campus, 7. 11. 2004.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘EU security governance in a wider Europe’, Conference on the EU in International Affairs: Threats, Limits and Opportunities, Trento, Italy, 8. September 2004.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Security policy: Federalism and regionalism as a European phenomena’, Conference on European Integration and Regionalism, European Academy, Bolzanon, Italy, 6. September 2004

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Britain’s role in Transatlantic relations and CFSP’, Conference on Die Zukunft der transatlantischen Beziehungen nach der Erweiterung der EU, Hanns Seidel Stiftung, Wildbad Kreuth, 30. 6 – 1. 7. 2004.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Europe’s Role in the World – do we need a Common Foreign and Security Policy?’, Conference on New Vision-New Mission, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Ditchley Park, 25-27 June, 2004.


Emil Kirchner, ‘EU Security Governance in the Wider Europe: the impact of NATO, the EU and OSCE’, Conference on: A Transatlantic Divide on Common Foreign and Security Policy, University of Victoria, Canada, 11-12 June 2004.

Emil Kirchner, ‘Enlarging EU and Security Issues’, Tenth ASEF University conference on Enlarging European Union and Asia, organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation and KEIO University, Tokyo 22 May-5 June 2004.

Emil Kirchner and James Sperling, ‘The Challenge of Security Governance in a Changed and Changing International System’, Conference on Regional Integration and Public Goods, organised by the United Nation University: Centre for Regional Integration Studies, Bruges, 20-21 November 2003.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The Historic Enlargement’, Conference of the US Senate Presidents’ Forum, Prague, 8-12 October 2003.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘ESVP und NATO: Kooperationoder Konflikt?’, Roundtable-Expertengespräch’, Hanns Seidel Stiftung, Munich, 9 July 2003.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‚The European Defence Union and NATO: what kind of security structure do we need?’, Conference on Europe after the Iraq war, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Cadenabia, Italy, 9-11 May, 2003.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘The Challenges of EU Enlargement’, Conference on Eastern Enlargement of the European Union: Confronting New Unknowns’, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, 22-24 May, 2003.

Emil J. Kirchner, ‘Does the Kagan thesis signify the end of the Euro-Atlantic partnership?’, University of Trento, 5 May 2003.

Emil Kirchner, ‘European Security Trends’, Symposium on Regional Integration, Miami Union Centre, 31 March – 1 April, 2003.

Emil Kirchner, ‘The New Security Threats in Europe: Theory and Evidence’, Eighth Biennial International of the European Union Studies Association, Nashville, USA, 27-29. 3. 2003.

Emil Kirchner, ‘Security Threats, Institutional Response and Capabilities’, Workshop on new dimensions of security and conflict resolution’, organised by the European Commission (DG-XII and DG-Relex), Brussels, 14 Februa

Additional information

I have presented key note addresses/lectures at the following

Launch Event of EU-GRASP, a sponsored European Commission Framework 7 project, 9-10 February 2009, Brussels.
Title of presentation: The EU and the Evolving Concepts of Security.

 European Roundtable of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation at Wilton Park, 20-22 March 2009.Title of presentation: The Challenges ahead –The European Agenda in 2009.

Inauguration ceremony and symposium to celebrate the start of the University European Union Studies at Keio University, Tokyo, 22 May 2009. Title of presentation: The Study of European Integration: Reflections and Outlook.

Conference on Border Governance: A Comparative North American Study, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, 5 October 2009. Title of presentation: Security Governance in the European Union

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