Prof. Münevver CEBECI

Senior Researcher, European Neighbourhood Policy Chair

Prof. Dr. Münevver Cebeci joined the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair as a Senior Researcher in April 2016. In the Chair, she is working on the MEDRESET project, financed by the European Union in the framework of its Horizon 2020 programme.
Prof. Cebeci is also an Associate Professor at the European Union Institute (a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence), Marmara University in Istanbul. She has taught several courses, including “European Foreign Policy”, “Security Studies” and “International Relations Theories” since 2001. Her course “International Politics of the EU” was awarded as a “Jean Monnet Permanent Course” by the European Commission in 2002-2007. She gave guest lectures at various universities, including Bilgi University-Istanbul, Bilkent University-Ankara, the College of Europe-Natolin, and Canterbury Christ Church University, and is a former visiting fellow of the WEU (now, the EU) Institute for Security Studies. She holds a PhD in EU Politics and International Relations from the European Union Institute, Marmara University, an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics (as a Jean Monnet scholar) and an MA in International Relations from the Social Sciences Institute, Marmara University. Her research interests include European Foreign Policy (especially the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and European Neighbourhood Policy) and Security Studies. She has published two books and numerous scholarly articles in journals and edited books. Her latest book Issues in EU and US Foreign Policy (an edited volume) was published by Lexington Books in 2011. Her next book De-Constructing “Ideal Power Europe”: The EU and the Arab Change will be published by Lexington Books in 2016. Among her publications are:

  • (forthcoming in 2016), Deconstructing “Ideal Power Europe”: The EU and the Arab Change, Lanham, MA: Lexington Books.
  • (forthcoming in 2016), “Deconstructing the ‘Ideal Power Europe’ Meta-Narrative in the European Neighbourhood Policy”, in Tobias Schumacher and Dimitris Bouris (eds) The Revised European Neighbourhood Policy, Hampshire and New York: Palgrave, pp. n/a.
  • (forthcoming in 2016), “Constructing the EU as a Global Actor: A Critical Analysis of European Democracy Promotion”, in Aylin Ünver Noi and Sasha Toperich (eds) Challenges of Democracy in the European Union and Its Neighbors, Washington DC: Johns Hopkins University SAIS-CTR, pp. n/a.
  • (2016), “De-Europeanisation or Counter-Conduct? Turkey’s Democratisation and the EU”, South European Society and Politics, Vol. 21, No.1, pp. 119-132.
  • B. Rumelili and M. Cebeci (2016), “Theorizing European Identity: Contributions to Constructivist IR debates on collective identity”, in Viktoria Kaina, Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Sebastian Kuhn (eds), European identity revisited: new approaches and recent empirical evidence, Oxon and New York: Routledge, pp. 31-43.
  • (2014), “Turkish and European Security Cultures in Perspective: Why do we need a holistic approach to European Security?”, Marmara Journal of European Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 25-62.
  • (2013), “The European Union and Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism”, Defence Against Terrorism Review, Vol. 5, No.1, pp. 77-98.
  • (2012), “European Foreign Policy Research Reconsidered: Constructing an ‘Ideal Power’ Europe Through Theory?”, Millennium – Journal of International Studies, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 563-583.
  • (2012), “Defining ‘New Terrorism’: Reconstruction of the Enemy in the Global Risk Society”, Uluslararası Ä°liÅŸkiler/International Relations, Special Issue: Debating Terrorism 10 years after 9/11, Guest Editors: Andreas Gofas and Kostas Ifantis, Vol. 8, No. 32 (Winter), pp. 33-47.
  • 2011, Issues in EU and US Foreign Policy, Lanham, MA: Lexington Books.

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