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MASTERS in EURO-MEDITERRANEAN PARTNERSHIP STUDIES

 


COURSE HOLDERS

Prof. Emanuel ADLER (Jerusalem), Community-building in the Mediterranean region

Prof. Sergio ALESSANDRINI (Modena e Reggio Emilia), The world economy and the Mediterranean economic region

Professor of Political Economy at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. His past academic positions include teaching at the Universities of Trento, Teramo and Bocconi University (Milan). Recently he has been visiting professor in Universitè Paris X - Nanterre, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok (Thailand) and KazGAU in Almaty (Kazakstan). He is also co-director of ISLA at the Bocconi Univesity, Milan and Vice-President of EADI. In recent years he has worked mainly on regional economic integration and economics of transition. At Bocconi University, Sergio Alessandrini leads the FEMISE Research Group on the Trade and Investments effects of EU enlargement on the EuroMediterranean Partnership. His publications include Regionalismo economico e sistema multilaterale degli scambi (1994) (with G. Sacerdoti), The EU Foreign Direct Investments in Central and Eastern Europe (1999), Obiettivi e strategie della politica mediterranea: un processo di regionalizzazione in evoluzione (1999) and Dalla cooperazione all'integrazione economica: le difficoltà della politica mediterranea (1999)

Prof. Fulvio ATTINA’ (Catania), European Union politics

Professor of International Relations at the University of Catania, he holds the Jean Monnet Chair of European Union Politics. Author of books and articles on international politics and the evolution of the European integration process, he contributes to EU Political Studies as convenor of the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union and chair of the Editorial Board of the journal European Union Politics. In 1997 he founded the Euro-Med Centre at the University of Catania which has been changed into a Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence in the frame of the Jean Monnet Action of the European Commission. He has been visiting professor in the Universities of Liége, Bilbao and Sczezcin, and Robert Schuman Professor (EU-China High Education Programme) at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. His present research projects concern the security policy of the European Union and the construction of the Euro-Mediterranean security regime.

Dr. Alberto BIN (Brussels), Mediterranean international politics

From 1979 to 1992 he was Information Systems Manager at Hewlett-Packard S.A. and held posts in Rome, Riyadh, Athens and Geneva. In 1993, he worked for the Secretariat of the Commission on Global Governance in Geneva. From 1993 to January 1998 he was Deputy Director of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta, where he lectured in International History and Mediterranean Diplomacy & Relations. In 1997 he was Visiting Professor at the Department of Political Studies, University of Catania. In February 1998 he joined NATO's Political Affairs Division at the Alliance's Headquarters in Brussels, where he coordinates NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue and deals with regional secuirty issues and UN-related matters. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the journal Mediterranean Politics (Frank Cass). Author of articles and books, he co-authored Desert Strom: A Forgotten War, (1998) and edited International Relations in the Post-Cold War World: Global and Regional Perspectives (1995) and Co-operation and Security in the Mediterranean: Prospects After Barcelona (1996).

 

Prof. Bechir CHOUROU (Tunis), Societé civile et Partenariat  Euro-Méditerranéen

Bechir Chourou hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University (USA). He currently teaches various courses in the International Relations field at the Institut Supérieur des Langues in Tunis, Tunisia. Recently his teaching and research interests have focused on the Mediterranean region and various aspects of Euro-Mediterranean relations. One of these is the economic aspect. In this respect and after Tunisia signed with the European Union a free-trade agreement, he sought to evaluate the impact of that agreement on the Tunisian economy and reported his research results in a series of articles published in books and academic journals in 1996-98. He also investigated other aspects of the Euromed Partnership, such as elite attitudes towards the Partnership, security, and the drive towards democratic government. Dr. Chourou participated in various international seminars, conferences and congresses dealing with these questions, most recently in Malta, Austria, Spain, England and Morocco.

Prof. Federico CRESTI (Catania), Sociétés et cultures mediterranéennes

Professeur de Histoire et Institutions des Pays Afro-asiatiques chez l'Université de Catania, il à donné des cours a l'Université de Algiers (EPAU), Siena et Macerata. A Catane, il dirige le Centre d'Etudes sur le Monde Islamique Contemporain et l'Afrique (COSMICA); il fait partie du Collége des professeurs du Doctorat de Recerche en Histoire de l'Afrique, dont la siége administrative est l'Université de Pavia. Parmi ses sujets de recherce principaux:  histoire et societé des pays maghrebins entre la periode octomane et les indipéndences; histoire contemporaine des pays islamiques de la Méditerranée. Parmi ses publications: Documenti sul Magheb dal XVII al XIX secolo nell’archivio della Congregazione "De Propaganda Fide" (1988); Iniziativa coloniale e conflitto religioso in Algeria 1830-1839 (1991); Oasi di italianità. La Libia della colonizzazione agraria tra fascismo, guerra e resistenza. 1935-1956 (1996); Alger au XVIIe siècle (1996).

Dr. Alvaro de VASCONCELOS (Lisbon), Security co-operation in the Mediterranean region

Director of the Institute for Strategic and International Studies (IEEI), Lisbon, since 1980, he is editor of the IEEI's journals Estratégia - Revista de Estudos Internacionais and O Mundo em portugues. Authored many works on international affairs and both regional and interregional integration, European and Portuguese foreign policy, and security and defence issues.Co-editor of Portugal: an Atlantic Paradox and La pesc - Ouvrir l'Europe au monde, editor of Européens et Maghrébins - une solidarité obligée and Portugal no Centro da Europa - Propostas para uma Reforma Democratica do Tratado da Uniao Europeia. member of the editorial board of  The Journal of North African Studies, Frank Cass, The International Spectator, IAI, The Journal of European Intergration. member of the EuroMeSCo Steering Committee and co-ordinator of its Secretariat; he serves on the Board of  TEPSA, the TransEuropean Policy Studies Association.

Prof. Richard GILLESPIE (Portsmouth), Euro-Med Institutions and process

Professor of Iberian and Latin American Studies at the University of Portsmouth, he has previously held posts at the universities of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Oxford and Warwick. In recent years, he has worked mainly on Spain's external relations and the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, his latest monograph being Spain and the Mediterranean: Developing a European Policy towards the South (Macmillan, 1999). He has also contributed to Mediterranean Studies by establishing and editing the journal Mediterranean Politics. At Portsmouth, Richard Gillespie leads the Mediterranean Research Group, founded in 1994. His current research projects include a major collaborative project on 'The EU and the External Promotion of Democracy: The Case of North Africa' (funded by the MEDA-Democracy programme of the European Commission) and a joint project with Dr Claire Spencer of King's College, London, on 'Changing Perspectives on European Security in the Western Mediterranean'.

Prof. Mohieddine HADHRI (Tunis), Politiques méditerannéennes de l'environment, de l'énergie et de la tecnologie

Professeur de l'enseignement supérieur en Relations Internationales, il a experience d'une vingtaine d'années d'enseignement, de recherche, d'études et de consultation en matière de relations et politique internationales, de stratégie, de développement économique et culturel, de droit communautarire européen et méditerranéen. Il est professeur de Relations Internationales à l'Université de Tunis (I) et président fondateur du Centre d'Etudes Méditerranéens et Internationales (CETIMA). Il a été directeur de la Revue "Annuaire Economique du Maghreb Economic Year Book" (1984-1994). Ses publications les plus recentes sont: L'Union du Maghreb Arabe: Etudes et documents, 1990; Le Maghreb et le Nouvel Espace économique européen, 1993.

Prof. Christopher HILL (London), EU Foreign Policy

Christopher Hill is currently Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at LSE. His main areas of expertise are: decision-making in Foreign Policy; the external relations of the European Union; foreign policies of Britain, France and Italy; theories of International Relations and diplomacy. He has published many papers and a number of books including "The Actors in Europe's Foreign Policy", 1996.

Prof. Jamila HOUFAIDI SETTAR (Casablanca), Politiques sociales et culturelles

Chef de l'UFR Euro-Méditerranée, elle a été professeur-visiteur à l'Université catholique de Louvain dans le cadre de la cponvention de coopération maroco-belge. Elle est membre du Comité Scientifique de Coordination des Cahiers de la Recherche de l'Université Hassan II et président du Centre d'Études Euro-Méditerranéens CEEMED. Chercheur associé au réseau ECSA-MED, elle est membre du Conseil d'Administration de l'Association marocaine d'Études et de Recherches Internationales AMERI et du Conseil d'Administration de l'Association Marocaine d'Études et de Recherches sur les Migrations AMERM et elle est directrice du Comité de rédaction de la Revue Confluences Méditerranéennes Édition Maghreb.

Dr Bichara KHADER (Louvain), Aspects culturels, sociaux et humaines du Partenariat Euro-Méditerranéen

Né en Palestine; de nationalité belge, il est professeur de sciences politiques et economiques à l'Universitè de Louvain (UCL, Belgium) où il dirige aussi le Centre d'Etudes et Recerches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain. Il a ecrit plus de vingt livres; parmi les plus recents sont Le Grand Maghreb et l'Europe (en français et espagnol), 1992; L'Europe et le Monde Arabe (en français, espagnol, arabe et italien), 1992-1994; L'Europe et les pays arabes du Golfe (en français et arabe ), 1995; Il Mediterraneo: popoli e risorse (con A.Spataro), 1993; L'Europe et le Méditerrannée: geopolitique de la proximité (en français et espagnol); Le Partenariat Euro-Méditerranéen: aprés la Conférence de Barcelone (en français et espagnol); L'Europe et la Palestine: des croisades à nos jours (en français, espagnol, arabe et italien), 2000.

Prof. Remy LEVEAU, (Paris), Systemes Politiques Sud-Méditerranéens

Professuer agreégé des Facultés de Droit (science politique), il est aussi professuer des universitès a l'IEP de Paris, chargé de séminaire à l'EHESS, professeur à l'Université John Hopkins (Bologna), conseiller scientifique pour le monde arabo-musulman à l'IFRI et administrateur de l'Institu du Monde Arabe. Il a occupé pendant fde nombreuses années des fonctions d'Enseignant et l'administrateur dans le monde arabe de 1958 à 1983. De retour à l'IEP en 1983, il a organiseé un programme doctoral sur le monde arabo-musulman contemporain, et une équipe de recherches sur l'Islam en France. Il a en outre exercé les fonctions de directeur adjoint au Centre Marc Bloch à Berlin coopérant avec les universités allemandes à la création d'une Ecole doctorale sur le monde arabo-musulman. Pami ses publications: Le Fellah marocain défenseur du Trône, 1975; Le sabre et le turban, 1993; Islam(s) en Europe (ouvrage collectif), 1995.

Prof. Alfio MASTROPAOLO (Torino), Political Systems of Southern Europe.

Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Torino, he is author of: Saggio sul professionismo politico (1984), Il ceto politico. Teoria e pratiche (1993), La Repubblica dei destini incrociati. Saggio su cinquant'anni di democrazia in Italia (1996). Co-author of: I consiglieri comunali in Piemonte. Trasformazioni della rappresentanza locale negli anni Ottanta (1990). Editor of: Le élites politiche locali e la fondazione della Repubblica (1991). Author of articles in journals and chapters in edited volumes on Italian politics, local government, state theory and democratic theory. Member of the Executive Committe of the European Consortium for Political Research, member of the Editorial board of Teoria Politica and of the Scientific Board of the "Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica" and of "Politix", he has been visiting professor at the Institut d'Ètudes Politiques in Paris and at the Département de Science Politique de l'Université de Paris I, Sorbonne.

Prof. Mohammed MOAQUIT (Casablanca), Pensée politique arabo-musulmane

Professeur à la faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales de l'Université Hassan  II de Casablanca, il a fait ses études à l'Université Paris I et Paris II, où il obtenu un Doctorat d'Etat en science politique. Il est membre de l'Association Marocaine de Science Politique et de l'Organisation Marocaine des Droits Humain.Parmi ses publications: Penseurs maghrébins contemporains (en collaboration), 1993, Liberté et libertés publiques, 1996; La liberté de l'individu au Maroc. Esquisse d'une histoire pénale. Revue Marocaine de Droit et d'Economie du Développement; Les européens peuvent-ils accueillir l'autre? A propos du racisme anti-maghrébin, L'Europe et la Méditerranée, Confluences Méditerranée 1993.

Prof. George MODELSKI (Washington), Evolutionary world politics

George Modelski is Professor Emeritus of Political Science in the University of Washington.  Polish-born he earned a Ph.D. in International Relations at the University of London.  He was a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Australian National University in Canberra from 1957 to 1967, and then taught at the University of Washington until 1995.  He has held visiting appointments i.a. at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, Harvard University, and the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.  His most recent books include "Exploring Long Cycles" (1987);  "Long Cycles in World Politics" (1987), "Documening Global Leadership" (1988), "Seapower in global Politics" (1988), and "Leading Sectors and World Powers" (1996), and his current research concerns evolutionary theory and macrohistory, and may be reviewed on "The Evolutionary World Politics Home Page" http://faculty.washington.edu/modelski.

Prof. Giovanni MONTEMAGNO (Catania), Economie du tourisme mediterranéen

Prof. Pier Carlo PADOAN (Roma), The world finance and monetary system and the Mediterranean countries

Prof. Antonio PAPISCA (Padova), Les droits de l'homme et les pays méditerranéens

Prof. Eric PHILIPPART (Bruxelles), MEDA programme

Eric Philippart is Research Associate at the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS) and associate Professor at the Political Science Department of the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He also teaches at the College of Europe (Bruges) a seminar dealing with the methods of policy analysis, planning and evaluation. He pursued his researches at the M.I.T. (Boston), Stanford University, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) thanks to a 1996 USIA (Fulbright) fellowship and Cambridge University as 1997-8 Philippe Wiener & Maurice Anspach visiting fellow. He has served as an expert with the European Commission, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Ebenhausen) and the Netherlands Scientific Council for Public Policy (Den Haag). His main research areas are the European Union’s external relations (Mediterranean & transatlantic policies) and institutional development (new modes of ‘multi-level governance’, ‘closer cooperation’ – ‘flexibility’ and ‘subsidiarity’). He is author or co-author of articles published among others in the Journal of Common Market Studies, European Foreign Affairs Review and Etudes internationales. Recent book chapters include “From Uniformity to Flexibility. The management of diversity and its impact on the EU system of governance”, in G. de Búrca and J. Scott (eds.) Constitutional change in the EU: From Uniformity to Flexibility by Hart Publishing (Oxford 2000), co-authored with M. Sie Dhian Ho published in 2000. He is currently co-editing a book on Theorising European integration: theoretical approaches and Treaty reform, with G. Edwards.

Prof. Enzo SCIACCA (Catania), Idées politiques européennes

Professeur d'Histoire de la Pensée politique et de Philosophie politique à l'Université de Catania. Il tient aussi des cours au Doctorat de Philosophie Politique à l'Université de Pise. Doyen de la Faculté de Sciences Politiques de l'Université de Catania. Professeur invité aux Universités de Madrid-Complutense (1990), de Pairs V (1991,1998), et à l'École Pratique des Hautes Études de Paris (1999), il a étudié la pensée politique en Europe dans l'âge moderne et contemporaine et notamment la théorie de l'absolutisme monarchique en France au XVI siècle, la pensée constitutionelleeuropéenne au dix-huitième et au dix-neuvième siècle et quelques aspects de la philosophiepolitique contemporaine. Parmi ses écrits les plus récents: Interpretazione della democrazia (1989), Interpretación de la democracia (1994), La politica come conflitto (1995), Europa e democrazia nel pensiero politico di Giuseppe Mazzini (1995), Vittorio Frosini scrittore politico (1998), La nuova democrazia di massa (1998), Locke e la revisione dell'idea di democrazia nel pensiero politico moderno (1999), De Lome e la genesi del modello costituzionale inglese (1999).

Prof. Mohammed El-Sayed SELIM (Cairo), Arab politics, inter-Arab relations and the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership

Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics, he is also the Director of the Center for Asian Studies of Cairo University. Co-ordinator of research projects on Asia and the Islamic movements, he has been visiting professor in the United Arab Emirates University, the Center for Near Eastern Studies of the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Addis Abeba and the University of Zambia. His past academic positions include teaching at King Saud University, Alexandria University and Canadian Universities. His fields of specialization are The theories of foreign policy, Middle East politics, and Asia politics. His publications include Non-alignment in a Changing World (1983), Mediterraneanism: A New Dimension in Egypt’s Foreign Policy (1995), Egypt and India in the Post Cold War World: Comparative Paradigms (1996).

Prof. Francis SNYDER (Florence, EUI), International economic law

Professor of European Community Law and Co-Director, Academy of European Law, European University Institute (EUI), Florence; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges; Honorary Visiting Professor, University College London;).  B.A. (Hons.), Political Science,Yale University; J.D., Harvard Law School; Certificat de Droit et Economie des Pays d'Afrique (C.E.D.P.A.) and Doctorat de Spécialité, Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). He was the first Robert Schuman Professor, EU-China Cooperation Programme. His publications include International Trade and Customs Law of the European Union (1998); The Europeanization of Law: The Legal Effects of European Integration (ed.) (1999, in press); and The Political Economy of Law: A Third World Reader (ed. with Y.P. Ghai and R. Luckham) (1987). He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the European Law Journal His current research concerns European Union constitutional law, international trade and customs law, and globalization and the law.

Prof. Alfred TOVIAS (Jerusalem) Trade Relations among EMP Countries

Alfred Tovias is currently Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and Deputy Director at the Helmut Kohl Institute for European Studies at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has been a consultant to UNCTAD and to the World Bank. He is author of Tariff Preferences in Mediterranean Diplomacy, (1997), Foreign Economic Relations of the European Community: The Impact of Spain and Portugal, (1990) and co-author of The Economics of Peace-Making: Focus on the Egyptian-Israeli Situation, (1983).


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