Call for Papers – The Governance of Sustainability in Europe

This call is launched in the framework of the conference which is meant to conclude the Research network The Governance of Sustainability in Europe. The objective of the conference is to analyse the dynamic of European integration in the fields of sustainability policy and action.

Contributions should address one of the following themes:

* the evolution of a European environmental conscience
* repercussions of energy and environmental policy for the politics, policies and polity of the EU.
* the EU as an actor on the international stage in sustainability policies
* European social policies, such as redistribution mechanisms with the objective of sustainable development.
* New economic models, such as the evolution of the European social business initiative
* General analysis of the political agenda of the EU with regard to environment and energy issues, sustainable business models and approaches to social policies.

The call


Thomas Hoerber



Director of ESSCA's EU-Asia Institute - Professor of European Studies at ESSCA - Coordinator of Alliance Europa's Axis 1 "Governing Europe in a globalised world".

Research topics: European history and policy; space, energy and environmental policies of the EU and its partners; European Studies; International Relations

Thomas Hoerber coordinates the international network “The Governance of Sustainability in Europe”.

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EU-Asia Institute (ESSCA)

EU-Asia Institute (ESSCA)

The Eu-Asia Institute is the research centre for interdisciplinary European Integration Studies of the ESSCA Angers School of Management.



Angers School of Management

ESSCA equips students and managers for a successful and sustainable career while taking fully into account the human and social dimensions of a globalized world.