Doctoral research at the EUI
PhD thesis title:
Liaison Professor at the EUI:
See here for information on the viva voce and for a summary of the PhD thesis
Other/previous projects and collaborations
Conference and book project on “Obama’s Foreign Policy”.
Conference and book project on “European Legal Culture”, University of Oxford and LMU Munich.
Book project on “European desintegration”.
Joint, DFG funded, project by ZEI and Ifri: Germany and France in the face of European crises.
Lectures / Presentations / Conferences / Workshops
German-Nordic-Baltic Forum, IEP / LIIA / AA conference, July 7-8, 2014, Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riga, Latvia. (member of the German delegation)
“Gestatten, Europa neu denken!”, workshop and book presentation, Baden-Württemberg State Representation, Feb 11, 2014, Berlin, Germany. (book contributor)
Zug- oder Gegenkraft? Die Legitimitätsfrage im Kontext der europäischen Integration, 3-Länder-Tagung „Politik der Vielfalt“, Sept 19-21, 2013, Innsbruck University, Austria. (conference presentation, with Marcus Höreth)
Comparing Nature of the Union Debates in the EU and the US—New Insights for European Integration Theory and Comparative Federalism, 3-Länder-Tagung „Politik der Vielfalt“, Sept 19-21, 2013, Innsbruck University, Austria. (conference presentation)
Kurskorrekturen judizieller Governance. Zur Erklärung von Pfadabweichungen in der verfassungsgerichtlichen Rechtsprechung, Hat “Humpty Dumpty” eigentlich “Recht”? Interpretationen zwischen Politik und Recht, Founding Conference of the DVPW-Themengruppe “Politik und Recht”, June 21-23, 2013, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany. (conference presentation, with Marcus Höreth)
Just cheap talk? Die USA, humanitäre Intervention und die Zukunft der amerikanischen Weltführungspolitik, The Future of American Power. U.S. Foreign Policy between domestic constraints and a new global posture, Conference—jointly organized by the TU Kaiserslautern Political Science Department and Atlantische Akademie RLP, May 30 - June 1, 2013, PfalzAkademie, Lambrecht, Germany. (conference presentation, with Angelika Wahlen; discussant: Lars Berger)
The United Nations, “Germany Today” Part VI: The Future of NATO. Cooperation and Security in Transatlantic Relations, Dec 16, 2012, PfalzAkademie, Lambrecht, Germany. (presentation/keynote)
Aspekte der Regierungslehre II, lecture series “Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft” (Introduction to Political Science), Dec 13, 2012, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. (lecture)
Aspekte der Regierungslehre: Das politische System Deutschlands, lecture series “Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft” (Introduction to Political Science), Nov 22, 2012, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. (lecture)
Die Debatte über das Wesen der Union aus vergleichender Perspektive—Erkenntnisse für die Europäische Integrationsforschung, Europa in der Krise? Herausforderungen für die Integrationsforschung, Nachwuchstagung des DVPW Arbeitskreises Integrationsforschung, Dec 1-2, 2011, FU Berlin, Germany. (conference presentation)
The Transformation of Europe—20 years ahead, Workshop organized by the EUI Department of Law, EUI Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI Centre for European Politics & University of Copenhagen, Oct 10-11, 2011, EUI, Florence, Italy. (audit)
“The Future of Europe”, workshop and discussion with the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, and the President of the German Federal Repubblic, Christian Wulff, and about 30 young participants from Italy and Germany, July 7-8, 2011, Villa Vigoni, German-Italian Centre, Loveno di Menaggio (CO), Italy.
Contested Competences and the Contested Nature of the EU—Ambiguity as a “Safeguard for Federalism”?, “Deconstructing Federalism Through Competences”, workshop in the Department of Law, organized by Loïc Azoulai, Lena Boucon and François-Xavier Millet, June 14, 2011, EUI, Florence, Italy. (workshop presentation)
Book discussion: Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt, New York University Florence, Villa Sassetti, April 12, 2011, Florence, Italy. (audit)
A State of the Art on an Art of Fritz—A farewell event for Friedrich Kratochwil, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Teatro, EUI, Mar 25, 2011, Florence, Italy. (presenation “Still-in-Florence view”, with Angelos Chryssogelos)
Europe and the World in 2020. French and German Visions of Europe’s Future, ZEI / Ifri conference, Centre de presse international, Jan 19, 2011, Brussels, Belgium. (audit/discussant)
Max Weber Chair Conference: “German Unification Revisited: 1990-2010”, Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, Nov 12, 2010, NYC, USA. (audit/discussant)
Max Weber Chair Workshop: “Deliberation in Politics”, Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, Oct 29, 2010, NYC, USA. (audit/discussant)
The New Public Law in a Global (Dis)Order—A Perspective from Italy, seminar, New York University School of Law, Sept 19-20, 2010, NYC, USA. (participant)
“We, the people” versus “We, the peoples”—nature of the Union debates compared, Fifth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, Organized by the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, June 23-26, 2010, Porto, Portugal. (conference presentation)
Legal Reasoning and European Laws: The Perspective of Neil MacCormick, Co-sponsored by: LAW Department, Max Weber Programme, Global Governance Programme (RSCAS), and The Legal and Political Theory Working Group, EUI, May 21, 2010, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy. (audit)
The EU-US analogy and the social dimension of European integration, Cattedra Jean Monnet “Dimensione sociale e integrazione europea”, Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Nov 25, 2009, Florence, Italy. (guest lecture)
Do institutions Evolve?, Workshop co-organized by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Department of Political and Social Sciences, EUI, May 8-9, 2009, Florence, Italy. (audit)
The Constitution of the international Order, Workshop organized by Jan Klabbers (University of Helsinki), Friedrich Kratochwil (EUI) and Antje Wiener (University of Hamburg), EUI, May 24-25, 2009, Florence. (participant)
Evaluation of the “Final Provisions” (Title VI) of the “Lisbon Treaty”, ZEI / Ifri conference “Der Vertrag von Lissabon in der Diskussion”, ZEI, Sept 25-26, 2008, Bonn, Germany. (conference presentation)
Work in progress
Legalization and Juridification—Judicial Review as a Catalyst of Institutional Change.
From Perils to Pearls? Presidentialism as an Answer to the Challenge to Party Government.
Funding / Scholarships / Grants
EUI “thesis completion” scholarship, Sept 2011 to Aug 2012.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) PhD scholarship, Sept 2008 to Aug 2011.
EUI “bilateral institutional exchange” scholarship for New York University (NYU), New York City, USA, Aug 2010 to Dec 2010.
Bonn University “direct exchange” scholarship for University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, USA, Aug 2005 to May 2006.
Memberships / Professional Affiliations
Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW).
The American Political Science Association (APSA).
Dr. Dennis-Jonathan Mann