The ‘European Union in International Affairs’ (EUIA) Conference provides a major forum for academics and policy-makers to debate the role of the EU in the turbulent realm of international affairs. After a postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the seventh edition of this event will take place from 26 to 28 May 2021 and focus on the theme ‘Assessing the EU’s Capacity to Act’.

The Panel:

The EU, Geopolitics and the Global Energy Transition

Thursday 27 May at 9.30-11.00

Chair/Discussant: Thijs VAN DE GRAAF (Ghent University), Daniel SCHOLTEN (Technical University Delft)

  • Presentations:
    Beyond the Regulatory State: Rethinking the External Dimension of European Climate and Energy Governance Andreas GOLDTHAU (University of Erfurt), Andrea PRONTERA (University of Macerata), Rainer QUITZOW (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies)
  • Dangerous Assets? The Securitization of Foreign Capital in the European Energy Sector Anna HERRANZ-SURRALLÉ (Maastricht University)
  • The global energy transition and the EU’s foreign energy policy towards the MENA region Reinhilde BOUCKAERT (Ghent University)
  • After the flood: considering future models for UK-EU sustainable energy policy interaction Oscar FITCH-ROY, Caroline KUZEMKO (Warwick University), Anthony FROGGATT (Chatham House)

The EUIA Conference is jointly organized by the Brussels School of Governance at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BSoG-VUB), the Institut d’Études Européennes at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB), the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Egmont – the Royal Institute for International Relations and the Politics and Internationals Studies (PAIS) of the University of Warwick

The EU, Geopolitics and the Global Energy Transition



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