Author profile: Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni

Dr. Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni is Senior Lecturer in International Studies at Cambridge University. Her research interests include international organization, international non-proliferation regimes, transgovernmental networks, international environmental advocacy and European security and defense policy.

Brexit and the Future of the European Convention on Human Rights

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Jul 5 2017 • Articles

As the Brexit negotiations unfold it is important to keep up pressure on the UK Government to permanently drop the ambition of seeking Britain’s withdrawal from the ECHR.

The Global Reconstitution of Borders: A Five-part Symposium

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • May 21 2017 • Articles

Borders both constitute and personify political communities, simultaneously symbolizing their cohesiveness and embodying their separateness from (and fear of) ‘others’.

Symposium – Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the European Nation-state?

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Feb 20 2017 • Articles

The nation-state is back. Yet, the apparent resurgence of European nation-states is about more than the practical failings of the EU or its perceived democratic deficit.

Brexit: The View from Denmark

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Feb 7 2017 • Articles

Although Danes have a generally positive view of the EU, Brexit may boost anti-EU forces on the political right.

What Future for Europe’s Security and Defense Policy?

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Jan 3 2017 • Articles

Six scholars reflect on what lies ahead for European security and defense taking different countries’ strategic interests as their analytical starting point.

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Dec 3 2016 • Articles

For more than half a century the EU has been a beacon of multilateralism. Post-Brexit Europe could become a beacon of disintegration and nationalism.

Brexit: Global Perspectives

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Dec 3 2016 • Articles

This new blog focuses on the geopolitical implications of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, providing a forum for critical analysis and discussion of diverse global issues and outlooks on Brexit.

The EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy and the Mali Crisis

Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni • Aug 16 2013 • Articles

Civilian crisis management and reconstruction is where the EU should focus its collective efforts, leaving joint military interventions to NATO.

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