By Justine Lacroix, Kalypso Nicolaidis
European Stories takes a brand new examine debates approximately ecu Integration via interpreting the position of "public intellectuals"--political philosophers, students, editorialists or writers--who give a contribution to framing the perspective of ecu publics to Europe and the european. whereas there's a major literature at the position of intellectuals thought of in most cases or of their detailed nationwide contexts, there's valuable little on their tackle ecu integration within the post-war interval. This booklet is bold: it goals to supply an outline of the way brooding about Europe is expressed inside of detailed epistemological contexts and the way varied ideological configurations are formed throughout time and house. Twelve nationwide situations were selected--including founding and more recent member ecu contributors in addition to non-member states--in order to provide quite a lot of contrasting highbrow contexts. individuals are all themselves absolutely immersed within the respective nationwide public spheres even supposing the editors were cautious to settle on colleagues who're no longer strongly pointed out with a really particular and contested place at the nationwide spectrum.
The anticipated readership is extensive and interdisciplinary, starting from political philosophy, to political technological know-how, background, sociology, and diplomacy. consequently, the amount should still develop into a reference booklet for classes on eu integration and eu id thought of quite often, in addition to eu historical past, heritage of principles, and modern political conception. past academia, it may be of curiosity to reporters in addition to a extra common readership both in ecu matters or the highbrow debates of our time. European Stories is the 1st e-book released in English in this subject and may confidently inspire the advance of additional study.
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She is a co‐coordinator of Reconstituting Democracy in Europe (RECON, Sixth FP, ARENA/Oslo, 2007–11). Zdzisław Mach is Professor of Sociology at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, specializing in social anthropology and European studies. He obtained his MA in sociology in 1978 and his PhD in 1984. Between 1993 and 1999 he was the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, and since 1993 he has been Director of the Institute of European Studies. xvii) Administration, Bielsko‐Biała (Poland) and Permanent Visiting Professor at the Centre for Social Studies, Warsaw.
How could one be against American domination and colonial oppression and for Europe? More specifically, the new geopolitical context marked the end of the natural equation between Europeanism and universalism (Bachoud, Cuesta, and Trebitsch, 2000: 12). In the interwar period, it was still possible to believe that Europe signified universalism because it prefigured the eventual construction of a lasting world peace. In spite of rising anti‐colonialism, one could believe in the bright side of nineteenth‐century universalism, the idea that other parts of humanity should have access to progress and modernity exemplified by Europe.
In 2008–9, she was Deakin Visiting Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford University. Ulrike Liebert is Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Centre for European Studies, University of Bremen. Her major interests include research projects and teaching activities at the European University Institute/Florence, the University of Heidelberg, the Universidad Autonomà/Barcelona, and Cornell University, in the fields of democratic theory, comparative democratization, and European integration.
European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts by Justine Lacroix, Kalypso Nicolaidis