The European External Action Service (EEAS) and Member States Diplomacies

The CEFRES, Centre français de recherche en sciences sociales, Prague, in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations organized a seminar by Christian Lequesne, Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po, Paris and Senior Research Fellow at CERI, Paris, on "The European External Action Service (EEAS) and Member States Diplomacies: The Limits of Vertical Coordination".

17. 1. 2014 (10:00)

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Christian Lequesne holds degrees from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg, the College of Europe, Bruges and a Ph.D. in political science from Sciences Po Paris. Assistant, Department of Political and Administrative Studies of the College of Europe (1986-1988). Research fellow at CERI since 1988 and Deputy director of the center between 2000 and 2003. Director of the Centre français de recherche en sciences sociales (CEFRES) in Prague from 2004 to 2006. LSE-Science Po Alliance Professor at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science from 2006 to 2008. Appointed director of CERI from 1st January 2009 to 31st December 2013. Director of publication of Critique internationale, of the series "Les Grandes Etudes internationales" (Fayard), and of the "CERI’ series in international relations and political economy" (Palgrave). He is an EU expert, who has published extensively on institutions, policymaking and enlargement, in French, English and German.

Discussant: Vojtěch Belling, State Secretary for European Affairs, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic

Working language: English

You can download the invitation with further information about the event here.


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