Members of the NEXTEUK Team have recently published new articles and blog posts. They have also made contributions to the media.
In Summer 2020, Dr. Sarah Wolff
and Dr. Stella Ladi
teamed up to lead a special issue on 'European Union Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic: adaptability in times of Permanent Emergency'
which will come out for publication before the end of the year on the Journal for European Integration (JEI) website
. The special issue gathers a leading team of scholars exploring the impact on climate change, health policy, economic governance, international relations, judicial politics etc.
Dr. Sarah Wolff
has also written a new piece on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on migration in the Mediterranean for the 2020 edition of the IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook.
She has also taken part in a podcast entitled 'Connecting the dots: integrated approaches to migration, peace & security'
on the relevance of the peace-migration nexus for peace policy and practice, by The Swiss Platform for Peacebuilding (KOFF), Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF), and Paxion.
Dr. Stella Ladi
has two articles in the forthcoming Journal of European Integration special issue on 'European Union Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic: adaptability in times of Permanent Emergency.'
The first article, jointly authored with Dr. Sarah Wolff
, is entitled 'European Union Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Adaptability in Times of Permanent Emergency.' The second article is entitled 'EU Economic Governance and Covid-19: Policy Learning and Windows of Opportunity.'
She also has a chapter in the The Oxford Handbook of Modern Greek Politics
by K. Featherstone and D. Sotiropoulos,
entitled 'Government Policy-Making.'
She has also been awarded £40,000 from Research England Quality Related Strategic Research Priorities Fund for the Project title: 'Global Government Approaches to evidence in combatting Covid-19.'
Dr. Françoise Boucek
has written an article for the LSE British Politics and Policy blog entitled 'Explaining Tory factionalism: why Johnson’s Conservative majority has proved more vulnerable than expected.'
In this article, she cautions that the Conservatives’ internal tensions now pose a similar threat to Boris Johnson as to his predecessors.
Dr. Robert Saunders
published an article in the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History entitled 'Brexit and Empire: 'Global Britain' and the Myth of Imperial Nostalgia.'
Professor Tim Bale
has written two articles for UK in a Changing Europe. The first article, co-authored with Dr Alan Wagner, is entitled 'Are lockdown-scepticism and Euroscepticism linked?'
The second article is entitled 'Northern Research Group: faction or tendency?'