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Dr. Julia Langbein

Julia Langbein

Freie Universität Berlin

Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Senior Research Fellow and Scientific Coordinator (research project EU-STRAT)

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Room 116
14195 Berlin
Telephone +49 (0)30 - 838-57656
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Email julia.langbein[at]fu-berlin.de
Homepage EU-STRAT Website

Education

2010  PhD in Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence
2007  Master of Research, European University Institute, Florence
2005  Diploma in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
2004  International Master of Arts in Russian Studies, European University St. Petersburg

Employment

since 05/2016 Academic coordinator, H2020 research project EU-STRAT at Freie Universität Berlin
since 05/2012 Senior research fellow, Centre for European Integration at Freie Universität Berlin
2013-2016 Academic coordinator, FP-7 research project MAXCAP at Freie Universität Berlin
10/2011-04/2012  Visiting Assistant Professor for European Integration at Freie Universität Berlin
09/2010-09/2011 Postdoctoral fellow, Research College “The Transformative Power of Europe“, Freie Universität Berlin
09/2007-09/2010 Research Associate in the project “Transnational Integration Regimes and Domestic Institutional Change in Emerging Market Economies” at the European University Institute
2007 - 2009 Visiting fellowships at the Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels), the International Centre for Policy Studies (Kyiv) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow)
2006-2008 Guest lecturer, Freie Universität Berlin

Research Interests   

  • European Integration (special foci on EU enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy)
  • Transnationalization
  • Comparative political economy (special focus on Eastern Europe)

Current Research Projects:

Monographs and edited volumes

(2015) Transnationalization and regulatory change in the EU's Eastern neighbourhood. Ukraine between Brussels and Moscow, Routledge: London (published December 2014).

(2013), Explaining Policy Change in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood. Europe-Asia Studies. Special Section, 65 (4). (co-edited with T. A. Börzel), also published as an edited volume by Routledge in 2014.

(2008), Die Transatlantische Bündnispolitik Deutschlands im Wandel? Eine politikwissenschaftliche Analyse der Position Deutschlands während der Irak-Krise 2002/2003. Saarbrücken, VDM.

Refereed journal articles and book chapters

(In preparation) Varieties of Dis-embedded Liberalism. EU Integration Strategies in the Eastern Peripheries of Europe, Journal of European Public Policy (co-authored with László Bruszt), accepted.

(2016) (Dis-)integrating Ukraine? Domestic Oligarchs, Russia, the EU and the politics of economic integration, Eurasian Geography and Economics, 57 (1): 19-42.

(2014), Strategies of Regulative Integration via Development: The integration of the Polish and Romanian dairy industries into the EU single market, in: Bruszt, L./ McDermott, G. (eds.): Leveling the Playing Field. Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 58-79.  (with L. Bruszt) http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198703143.do

(2014), European Union governance towards the Eastern neighbourhood: Transcending or redrawing Europe’s East-West divide?, Journal of Common Market Studies 52 (1), pp. 157-174.

(2013), Introduction: Explaining Policy Change in the European Union's Eastern Neighbourhood, Europe-Asia Studies 65(4), pp. 571-580. (with T. A. Börzel)

(2013), Unpacking the Russian and EU Impact on Policy Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood: The Case of Ukraine's Telecommunications and Food Safety, Europe-Asia Studies 65(4), pp. 631-657.

(2012), Convergence without membership? The impact of the European Union in the neighbourhood: evidence from Ukraine, Journal of European Public Policy, 19 (6): 863-881. (with K. Wolczuk)

Other articles, book chapters and working papers

(2016), Varieties of Dis-embedded Liberalism – EU Integration Strategies in the Eastern Peripheries of Europe, MAXCAP Working Paper No. 26, Maximizing the Integration Capacity of the European Union (MAXCAP), Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin (with László Bruszt).

(2016), Nach dem niederländischen Nein: Wie geht es weiter mit dem EU-Ukraine Assoziierungsabkommen?, Ukraineanalysen No. 167 (27.04.2016), pp. 8-10.

(2015), Development by Stealth: Governing Market Integration in the Eastern Peripheries of the  European Union, MAXCAP Working Paper No. 17, Maximizing the Integration Capacity of the European Union (MAXCAP), Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin (with László Bruszt).

(2015), The Developmental Impact of the EU Integration Regime: Insights from the Automotive Industry in Europe’s Peripheries, MAXCAP Working Paper No. 16, Maximizing the Integration Capacity of the European Union (MAXCAP), Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin (with László Bruszt, Visnja Vukov, Emre Bayram and Olga Markiewicz).

(2014), Regeltransfer ohne Elitenkonsens? Vorschläge zur Umsetzung des Assoziierungsabkommens mit der Ukraine, Ukraineanalysen No. 137 (30.09.2014), pp. 2-3.

(2013), Die Europäische Nachbarschaftspolitik: "One size fits all" oder differenzierte Strategie?, in: Stratenschulte, Eckart D. (ed.), Grenzen der Integration: Europas strategische Ansätze für die Nachbarregionen, Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 29-53.

(2012), Achieving Regulatory Convergence in the European Neighbourhood: What’s the Right Toolbox?, in: Börzel, Tanja A./Böttger, Katrin (eds.), Policy Change in the EU’s Immediate Neighbourhood: A Sectoral Approach, Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 77-97. http://www.nomos-shop.de/14608

(2012), Implementing Deep Free Trade between EU and Ukraine - Time for a new approach, IEP Policy Briefs on Enlargement and Neighbourhood N°3, Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin.

(2011), Organizing Regulatory Convergence Outside the EU: Setting Policy-Specific Conditionality and Building Domestic Capacities, KFG Working Paper Series, No. 33, Kolleg-Forschergruppe (KFG) “The Transformative Power of Europe”, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin.

(2011)‚ Solidarität aus Eigennutz und Überzeugung, in: Eckart D. Stratenschulte (Hg.), Europa kontrovers, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung.

(2010), Differential Empowerment for Institutional Change – EU Impact on State and Non-State Actors in Eastern Europe, in: Fischer, Sabine/ Pleines, Heiko (eds.): Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, Stuttgart: Ibidem, pp. 103-116.

(2010), À la carte – Ukrainische Positionen zum Freihandel mit der EU, in: Osteuropa, 2-4/2010, pp. 159-172.

(2009), Transnationalization and Change in Economic Institutions: The Case of Ukraine and Industrial Standards Regulations, in: Bruszt, Laszlo/ Holzhacker, Ron (eds.): The Transnationalization of States, Economies and Civil Societies. New Modes of Governance in Europe, New York: Springer, pp. 107-133.

(2009), The EU-Ukraine FTA: Plus or minus?, in: European Focus, International Center for Policy Studies, Kyiv.

(2008), FTA+ statt Mitgliedschaft? Über ukrainische Interessenlagen und europäische Handlungsspielräume, in: Ukraine-Analyse 44, Forschungsstelle Osteuropa, Universität Bremen.