Books

  • Echoes of Empire: The Present of Europe’s Colonial Pasts, edited with Berny Sebe, I.B. Taurus, 2015

Echoes of empireHow does our colonial past echo through today’s global politics? How have former empire-builders sought vindication or atonement, and formerly colonized states reversal or retribution? This groundbreaking book presents a panoramic view of attitudes to empires past and present, seen not only through the hard politics of international power structures but also through the nuances of memory, historiography and national and minority cultural identities.

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  • European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts, edited with Justine Lacroix, OUP, 2010

European StoriesEuropean Stories takes a new look at debates about European Integration by examining the role of “public intellectuals”–political philosophers, scholars, editorialists or writers–who contribute to framing the attitude of European publics to Europe and the EU. While there is an enormous literature on the role of intellectuals considered generally or in their distinct national contexts, there is precious little on their take on European integration in the post-war period.

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  • Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Memory and Conflict in a Transnational Era, edited with Dimitar Bechev, I.B. Tauris, 2009

MediterreneanFrontiersThe identity of any nation-state is inextricably linked with its borders and frontiers. Borders connect nations and sustain notions of social cohesion. Yet they are also the sites of division, fragmentation and political conflict. This ambitious study encompasses North Africa, the Middle East, and South and South East Europe to examine the emergence of state borders and polarised identities in the Mediterranean.

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  • Under the Long Shadow of Europe – Greeks and Turks in the era of Postnationalism, edited with Kerem Öktem and Othon Anastasakis, The Hague: Brill, 2009

LongShadowCan the European Union transform Greek-Turkish relations? The contributors to In the Long Shadow of Europe examine the ambiguities of Europe’s historical role in its Southeastern corner to shed light on the possible paths lying ahead. From various angles, they highlight the paradoxes of a relationship between intimate adversaries, marred by tormented histories, nationalist narratives and bilateral disputes but strengthened by historical familiarity, geographic vicinity, and the imperative for cooperation.

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  • Whose Europe? National Models and the Constitution of the European Union, edited with Stephen Weatherill, European Studies at Oxford Series, Oxford University Press, 2003

Whose EuropeThis small volume collects papers presented at a conference entitled “Whose Europe?: National Models and the Constitution of the European Union”, held in Oxford on 25-27 April 2003. The event brought together scholars involved in the field of European Studies at Oxford University, scholars from outside Oxford and participants in the Convention on the Future of Europe.

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  • The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the US and the EU, edited with Robert Howse, Oxford University Press, 2001

FedVisionBased on a transatlantic dialogue between scholars, this work addresses the complex and changing relationship between levels of governance within the United States and the European Union. It examines modes of governance on both sides, analyzing the ramifications of the legitimacy crisis in our multi-layered democracies and moving beyond the current policy debates over “devolution” and “subsidiarity.”

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  • The Greek Paradox: Promise vs Performance, edited with Graham Allison, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996

Greek ParadoxAs a bridge between the East and West, a pole of stability in the Balkans, and a Mediterranean crossroads, Greece could play a significant role in the post-Cold War world. But Greece’s performance in domestic and international policy falls short of this promise. The essays in The Greek Paradox look at some of the reasons for this gap and suggest possible political and economic reforms.

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  • Strategic Trends in Services – An Inquiry into the Global Services Economy, edited with Albert Bressand, New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Strategic TrendsAs a bridge between the East and West, a pole of stability in the Balkans, and a Mediterranean crossroads, Greece could play a significant role in the post-Cold War world. But Greece’s performance in domestic and international policy falls short of this promise. The essays in The Greek Paradox look at some of the reasons for this gap and suggest possible political and economic reforms.

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Special Issues

  • “Normative Power Europe Revisited”, edited with Richard Whitman, Special Issue of Conflict and Cooperation, Vol 48, No 2, 2013.
  • “The changing landscape of European constitutionalism”, edited with Pavlos Eleftheriadis, and Joseph Weiler, Special Issue of International Journal Constitutional Law Vol 9: 3-4, 2011