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Sonia Lucarelli

Professoressa associata confermata

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

Settore scientifico disciplinare: SPS/04 SCIENZA POLITICA


PAN-EUROPEAN SECURITY - Topics for students' presentations


 Pan European Security 2016/7 – Prof. Lucarelli

Topics for Students’ presentations & debates

 A realist approach to European security (e.g. John Mearsheimer’s view of European security);

A liberal approach to European security (e.g. John Ikenberry’s view of European security)

 A constructivist approach to European security

Critical theory and the analysis of European security: a case-study (e.g. Critical Theory and the analysis of counterterrorism in Europe)

a case study of regional security governance

 What was security during the Cold War?

 Proliferation and non proliferation during the Cold WaR

 Arms control during the Cold War

 The Cold War and security institutions in Europe

 The transformation of US's role after the Cold War

The transformation of Russia’s foreign policy after the Cold War

 the Dayton Peace agreement 20 years on;

The Kosovo war  

Historical evolution of EU’s external relations

The EU as a special type of power (civilian, normative, soft…) and the concept of “structural foreign policy”.

EU missions;

non CSDP external relations: the security component.

The EU Global Strategy: the document and the debate

The effects of Brexit on the CSDP

DEBATE: A European Army? Should the EU develop its own unitary and independent army?

NATO's historical developments (main steps);

NATO’S Strategic concepts (with particular attention to the core tasks set in the latest SC)

NATO’s operations

Nato’s enlargements

NATO-Russia relations: a chronology of events

 the Warsaw Summit 2016

 DEBATE: Is NATO’s enlargement to Monetenegro legitimate and appropriate? Positions: Nato’s view; Russia’s view.




energy security,

Counter-terrorism, bringing examples of contemporary issues at stake

cyber-terrorism (bringing examples of contemporary issues at stake e.g. NATO's cyber-security tasks; or…)

transnational criminality

Pubblicato il: 07 marzo 2017