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Dr Kamil Zwolski, Politics and International Relations - Awarded Jean Monnet Chair by the European Commission

Published: 1 August 2019

Kamil Zwolski from Politics and International Relations (PAIR) has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair by the European Commision - which will support a range of educational initiatives in addition to his research.

Monnet project will:

1. Promote EU studies at the University of Southampton through two innovative modules:

  • a thoroughly revised European Security Governance module, involving blended learning sessions and student engagement with policy practitioners and external academic experts;
  • a newly developed Imagining European Futures module, designed around the high-impact, student-centred methodology of research-based teaching and addressing the key challenges to European integration.

2. Promote student-centred pedagogical approaches to EU studies nationally and internationally through the innovative research activity Research-based Teaching in EU Studies, involving a series of international workshops and leading to the Open Research-based Teaching and Learning Library in EU Studies (ORTALL |EUS) as an on-line, open-access educational resource.

3. Promote excellence in the study and research of European security through the innovative research activity Researching European Security Integration, concluded with the monograph of the same title, to be submitted to Cambridge University Press by December 2022.

4. Foster a series of new and exciting teaching, debating and research activities, including the annual Undergraduate Jean Monnet Conference ‘Imagining European Futures’, the annual Jean Monnet Roundtable ‘Debating European Security Governance’ and the annual Jean Monnet Workshop ‘Research-based Teaching in EU Studies’.
More information on the Jean Monnet Chair can be found here


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