The following books by KFG fellows have been published lately:
"European Public Spheres. Politics Is Back", edited by Thomas Risse;
"Writing the Rules for Europe: Experts, Cartels, and International Organizations" & "Exhibiting Europe in Museums. Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives and Representations", co-authored by Wolfram Kaiser;
"Democratic Transformation and Obstruction: EU, US and Russia in the South Caucasus" by Nelli Babayan and
"Advancing Regional Monetary Cooperation: The Case of Fragile Financial Markets" by Laurissa Mühlich.
News from Dec 01, 2014
In "European Public Spheres. Politics Is Back" leading scholars trace the emergence of a European public sphere over the last sixty years. Edited by KFG research director Thomas Risse, this book gives an overview about various aspects of the discussion on the politicization of public spheres in Europe.
Technologies have created crucial connections across borders requiring new forms of regulation. Co-authored by KFG Senior Scholar Prof. Wolfram Kaiser and Professor of History of Technology Johan W. Schot, "Writing the Rules for Europe: Experts, Cartels, and International Organizations" analyzes how experts, cartels and international organizations have written the rules for Europe since around 1850.
Co-authored by KFG Fellow Prof. Wolfram Kaiser, "Exhibiting Europe in Museums. Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives and Representation" examines how museums of history and contemporary culture react to processes of Europeanization and globalization. The book provides fascinating insights into a fast-changing museum landscape in Europe with wider implications for cultural policy and museums in other world regions.
Written by KFG Associated Fellow Nelli Babayan, "Democratic Transformation and Obstruction: EU, US and Russia in the South Caucasus" investigates democracy promotion by the European Union and the United States of America and seeks to uncover why intensive democracy promotion has resulted in limited democratic progress.
Written by KFG Post-doctoral Fellow Laurissa Mühlich, "Advancing Regional Monetary Cooperation: The Case of Fragile Financial Markets" examines regional monetary cooperation as a strategy to enhance macroeconomic stability in developing countries and emerging markets, while seeking to reframe traditional theoretical approaches to regional monetary integration in an interdisciplinary way.