The Centre for European Politics at Royal Holloway commenced its activities in January 2007. Research in the centre focuses on two main themes:

  • The study of democracy in Europe
  • The European Union and its member states as actors in world politics

The centre is committed to an analysis of European politics that extends beyond the narrow confines of EU-level governance to European comparative politics and international relations.

These themes are united by the concept of Europeanisation: political and economic adaptation within the continent; and the influence of Europe beyond its traditional geographical boundaries.

The centre draws of expertise in European issues both within the department and across the college with the aim of developing interdisciplinary research on the issues shaping Europe today.

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LATEST CEP NEWS

International Studies Association Book Award Announcement. Click here

Lord Liddle speaks on the UK and the European Union Click here

Symposium on Strategic Narrative Published. Click Here

Student Project on the effect of Language in Politics. Click here 

Centre researchers part of successful Jean Monnet Network. For details click here

Dr Giacomo Benedetto presents his research on the EU budget at EUI seminar. Details here.

CEP hosts NATO Seminar. Details here.

The Future of the EU and the European Parliamentary Elections: Annual Debate of the Centre for European Politics. Click here

Giacomo Benedetto on BBC Radio Scotland. Click here

James Sloam's Fabian Society blog on youth engagement in politics post-Brand/Paxman. Click here

James Sloam at EU Local Democracy Week organised by Portsmouth City Council. Click here.

James Sloam on Monocle.com. Click here

New Working Paper: Forging the World. Details here

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 THE FORMAL INAUGURATION OF THE CENTRE FOR EUROPEAN POLITICS TOOK PLACE ON 12 OCTOBER 2007

READ THE SPEECHES MADE BY RT. HON. PETER MANDELSON AND SIR STEPHEN WALL

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