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The European Union’s „New Defence Policy“: European Military Integration in an Interdisciplinary Perspective
January 17 – January 18
Convener: Jelena von Achenbach, Junior Professor of Public Law, Justus Liebig University, Giessen
Venue: Dekanatssitzungssaal, Fachbereich 01 – Rechtswissenschaft, Licher Straße 72, 1st Floor.
Thursday, 17 January 2019
10:00–10:30 Arrival of Participants, Coffee
10:30–11:00 Welcome and Introduction by Convener
I. EU Defence Policy between the Need for Cooperation and National Sovereignty
Sebastian Graf von Kielmannsegg: The Principles of EU Defence Policy: Historical Development – Lessons for the Future?
Daniel Fiott: The EU’s New Defence Policy in Context – Political Motives and Momentum 12:45–14:30 Lunch at Restaurant
Falk Ostermann: Sovereignty No More? The Potential of PESCO for Overcoming the Autonomy-Integration Conundrum – A French Perspective
Moritz Weiss: Europeanization of Core State Powers: How Did the EU Secure the Member States’ Consensus on National Defence Procurement and Defence Market Integration?
Coffee Break 16:30–17:15
Jelena von Achenbach: EU Defence Policy – Beyond the Distinction Supranational/Intergovernmental Dinner at Restaurant
Friday, 18 January 2019
II. Issues of Legitimacy: Military Integration, Democratic Legitimacy and the International Rule of Law
Felix Arndt: Parliamentary Control of Multinational Military Capabilities in the EU Context
Anna Mrozek: The Military and Modern Constitutionalism: Execution of Military Force under the Rule of Law
and Implications for Supranational Military Cooperation
Paulina Starski: Multinational Military Operations of the EU and Questions of Responsibility for Internationally Wrongful Acts
III. Military Integration and the EU’s Finality
Carolyn Moser: The Civil-Military Nexus in EU Security and Defence Activities
Jürgen Bast: (How) Is the Militarization Linked to the Territorialization of the EU?
12:30–13:15 Concluding Discussion; Outlook and Wrap-Up by Convener over Light Lunch
Please register at sekretariat-Jun.Prof@recht.uni-giessen.de