Papers on 'The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion'

In June 2010, a first series of papers on 'The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion' was presented at the ECPR-conference in Porto, Portugal.

  • Wetzel, A. (2010) 'The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion'
  • De Ridder, E. (2010) 'European accession and democratic consolidation: EU support to developing formal and substantive democracy in Central Europe'
  • Del Biondo, K. (2010) 'The EU as a democracy promoter in Sub-Sahara Africa: Electoral democracy, liberal democracy or democratic governance?'
  • Vasilyan, S. (2010) 'The EU as an impotent democracy-promoter in the South Caucasus'
  • Reynaert, V. (2010) 'Economic liberalization as conflicting strategy for promoting democracy in the Mediterranean: an insight from the EU's financial assistance'

Prof. Dr. Federica Bicchi of the London School of Economics discussed the papers of the panel.

In September 2010, a second series of papers was presented at the UACES-conference in Brugge.

  • Wetzel, A. (2010) 'The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion'
  • Bossuyt, F. (2010) 'EU democracy promotion in Central Asia: pursuit of self-interest in a difficult context?'
  • Del Biondo, K. (2010) 'The EU as a democracy promoter in Sub-Sahara Africa: Electoral democracy, liberal democracy or democratic governance?'
  • Greiçevci, L. (2010) 'The role of the EU and other international institutions (actors) in promoting democratization in Bosnia and Herzegovina since the Dayton Peace Accords'
  • Reynaert, V. (2010) 'Economic liberalization as conflicting strategy for promoting democracy in the Mediterranean: an insight from the EU's financial assistance'

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Carbone of the University of Glasgow discussed the papers of the panel.

In March 2011, a third series of papers was presented at the EUSA-conference in Boston, USA.

  • De Ridder, E. & D. Kochenov (2011) 'Democratic Conditionality within the Eastern Enlargement: Behind the Facade of the Copenhagen Criteria'.
  • Bossuyt, F. & P. Kubicek (2011) 'EU Democracy Promotion in Central Asia: Pursuit of Self-Interest in a 'Difficult' Context'
  • Stewart, S. (2011) 'EU Democracy Promotion in the Eastern Neighbourhood: The Cases of Russia and Ukraine Compared'
  • Cooley, L. (2011) 'The EU and Bosnia and Herzegovina: Democracy Promotion within the Limits of the 'Ethnic Conflict' paradigm'
  • Wetzel, A. & J. Orbie (2011) 'The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion

Prof. Dr. Federica Bicchi of the London School of Economics discussed the papers of the panel.