Mainz Papers on International and European Politics (MPIEP)

The Mainz Papers on International and European Politics (MPIEP) are based on current projects of the International Relations Unit and contributions of visiting researchers at the Department of Political Science at the University of Mainz.MPIEP constitute work in progress and are generally intended for submission to reviewed journals at a later stage. To make their production as quick and easy as possible, they are only available online. Authors keep the copyright of their paper. Papers are available in PDF format.


Editorial Board

Prof. Arne Niemann
Dr. Susan McEwan-Fial

Editorial Assistant
Carolin Wollschied


 

MPIEP No.1

The European Union at the Copenhagen Climate Negotiations: A Case of Contested EU Actorness and Effectiveness

 

Date of publication: April 2012

 

 

 Lisanne Groen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
 Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

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thumbnail-mpiep02MPIEP No. 2

Theorising Regionalism and External Influence: A Situation-structural Approach

 

Date of publication: May 2012

 

Johannes Muntschick, University of Mainz

 

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Cover of MPIEP 03MPIEP No.3

Normative Power Europe? The power of the EU in its Relation to the USA in the Policy Field of Counter-terrorism


Date of publication: July 2012
Marga Groothuis, University of Leiden
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

 

 

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MPIEP No.4

BRICs and U.S. Hegemony: Theoretical Reflections on Shifting Power Patterns and Empirical Evidence from Latin America

Date of publication: October 2012

Alexander Brand, University of Mainz
Susan McEwen-Fial, University of Mainz
Wolfgang Muno, University of Mainz
Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann, University of Erfurt

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The European Union as an Effective Mediator in Peace Negotiations? Conceptual Framework and Plausibility Probe

Date of publication: January 2013

Julian Bergmann, University of Mainz
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

 

 

 

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MPIEP No.6

The Logic of EU Policy-Making on (Irregular) Migration: Securitisation or Risk?

Date of publication: January 2014

Natalie Schmidthäussler, Federal Foreign Office(Auswärtiges Amt)
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

 

 

 

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Economic Globalisation, the Perceived Room to Manoeuvre of National Governments and Electoral Participatioin: Evidence from the 2001 British General Election

Date of publication: December 2014

Nils D. Steiner, University of Mainz

 

 

 

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MPIEP8MPIEP No.8

Comparing the US National Security Strategy and the European Security Strategy in the first decade of the 21st century: converging but still different

Date of publication: December 2014

Julia Klohs, University of Mainz
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

 

 

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Lost in Translation: Human and Minority Rights Discussions of the European Union and Russia

Date of publication: December 2015

Petra Guasti, University of Mainz
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz
 
 
 

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mpiep10MPIEP No.10

Perceptions and Challenges of China-EU Energy Cooperation

Date of publication: December 2015

Michèle Knodt, TU Darmstadt
Nadine Piefer, TU Darmstadt
Suet-Yi Lai, University of Tsinghua

 
 
 
 

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MPIEP No.11

Controversy in the Garden of Concepts: Rethinking the “Politicisation” of the EU

Date of publication: June 2016

Niilo Kauppi, University of Jyväskylä and CNRS
Kari Palonen, University of Jyväskylä
Claudia Wiesner, University of Jyväskylä
 
 
 

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MPIEP No.12

Studying EU Peace Mediation:
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

Date of publication: June 2016

 

Julian Bergmann, University of Mainz
Friedrich Plank, University of Mainz
Arne Niemann, University of Mainz

 
 

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MPIEP No.13

Boundaries of European Solidarity – Lessons from Migration and Energy Policy

Date of publication: August 2016

 

Michèle Knodt
Anne Tews

 
 

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