Myth #6: ‘The Commission is populated by federalist-inclined officials, who always want "more Europe"'
Finding #6: ‘Commission officials differ on the form of EU governance that they prefer'

News

New monograph: The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century, published by Oxford University Press, June 2013.

Past events

Dissemination event

‘The European Commission in Question', British Academy, 10 Carlton Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH, September 2010 (Kassim, Peterson, Thompson, Hooghe, Bauer and Dehousse). Attended by representatives from central government, the House of Lords, embassies, interest groups, Universities and other organisations.

EUCIQ panels at international conferences:

  • ‘The European Commission of the twenty-first century', Council for European Studies Conference, Barcelona, 24-26 June 2011 (Bauer, Connolly and Kassim; Connolly and Kassim; Peterson)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', EUSA 12th International Biennial Conference, Boston, 2-3 March 2011 (Bauer, Hooghe, Kassim, Peterson)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', ECPR Fifth Pan-European Conference, Porto, 23-26 June 2010 (Bauer, Kassim, Thompson)
  • ‘European Commission in Question', Council for European Studies Conference, Montreal, 15-17 April 2010 (Hooghe, Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', PSA, University of Edinburgh, 1 April 2010 (Bauer, Kassim, Peterson)

Other EUCIQ interventions at conferences and workshops:

  • ‘A Man's World? Gender and the European Commission', Council of European Studies International Conference of Europeanists, Amsterdam, 25-27 June 2013 (Connolly and Kassim)
  • Presentation of The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century, at Book Panel on the European Commission', Council of European Studies International Conference of Europeanists, Amsterdam, 25-27 June 2013 (Kassim)
  • ‘A Man's World? Gender and the European Commission', EUSA Biennial Conference, 9-11 May 2013, Baltimore (Connolly and Kassim)
  • ‘One House or Many? Revisiting Socialization in the European Commission', EUSA Biennial Conference, 9-11 May 2013, Baltimore (Connolly and Kassim)
  • ‘A New Model Presidency? Barroso's leadership of the European Commission', ISA 2013 Convention, San Francisco, 3-6 April 2013 (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission and administrative reform', BISA, University of Edinburgh, 22 June 2012 (Bauer, Connolly and Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission and its personnel', (BISA, University of Edinburgh, 22 June 2012 (Connolly and Kassim)
  • ‘A New Era? Centralisation Under the Barroso Commission', ISA Convention, 2 April 2012 (Kassim and Peterson)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', Workshop on Public Administration in the Multilevel System, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, organised by the Chair of Politics and Administration of the Humboldt University in Berlin, in cooperation with EGPA Permanent Study Group on EU Administration and Multilevel Governance and the Konstanz Center of Excellence for the Study of Public Administration and Management 23-24 June 2011, (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', Freie Universitat Berlin/Kolleg-Forschergruppe, 7-8 February 2011 (Kassim, Bauer, Dehousse, Hooghe, Peterson, Thompson)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question: A Provisional Overview', keynote address, 32nd EGPA Conference, Toulouse, 8 September 2010 (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission of the 21st Century', EU-CONSENT plenary session, Brussels, 26 March 2009 (Peterson)

Invited lectures:

  • ‘The European Commission in Question', UCL, 18 October 2012 (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', College of Bruges, 29 March 2012 (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question: Inside the "black box"', Department of Government, University of Manchester, 26 March 2011 (Kassim)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question', EXACT Marie Curie international training network training study visit, Edinburgh, 9 December 2010 (Peterson)
  • ‘The European Commission in Question: Inside the "black box"', King's College London, 21 November 2010
  • ‘New perspectives on accepted wisdoms: The European Commission in Question', University of Pavia, 29 June 2010 (Kassim)
  • ‘Images of Europe: How Commission officials conceive their institution's role in the EU', ARENA Research Seminar, University of Oslo, 8 June 2010 (Hooghe)
  • ‘A silent transformation: leadership and coordination in the European Commission since 2005', ARENA Research Seminar, 10 May 2010 (Kassim)