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Monographs/Edited books

The European Union and Enlargement: The Case of Cyprus
Houndmills, Basigstoke: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2004


The New Electronic Marketplace: European Governance Strategies in a Globalising Economy
London: Edward Elgar, 2007, with S Simpson.




Christou G., and Croft S., (eds) (2012) 'European Security Governance', London: Routledge



Christou, G. (2016) Cybersecurity in the European Union: Resilience, Adaptability and Governance Policy, Basigstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

 EU Cybersecurity

Alison Harcourt, George Chrsitou and Seamus Simpson (2020) Global Standard Setting in Internet Governance, Oxford: Oxford University Press

George Christou and Jacob Hasselbalch (2021) (eds), Global Networks and European Actors: Navigating and Managing Complexity, London and New York: Routledge
 Journal Special Issues

J.Burton, G.Christou, J.Koops and W.Vosse (forthcoming, 2023) 'European Approaches to Cyber Diplomacy', Hague Journal of Diplomacy,


Christou G and Croft S, (2010) 'European Security Governance', European Security, Special Issue, 19 (3): 337-340, 2010


Christou, G. and Breslin, S., (2015), ‘Human Security: Twenty Years On’, Journal of Contemporary Politics, Special Issue, March 2015.


Stavridis, S., Tsardanidis, C. and Christou, G. (2015), 'The impact of the economic and financial crisis on the (de) Europeanization of foreign policy in the Mediterranean', Hellenic Studies, Special Issue, November 2015

Journal Articles

Andre Barrinha and George Christou (2022) 'Speaking sovereignty: The EU in

the Cyber Domain', European Security, 31 (3), pp356-376,


 Joe Burton and George Christou (2021), Bridging the Gap Between Cyber War and Cyber Peace, International Affairs,97 (6), pp1727-1747
George Christou and Imir Rashid (2021), 'Interest Group Lobbying in the EU: Privacy, data protection and the right to be forgotten', Comparative European Politics, 19, 380-400.

Christou, G. (2019), 'The Collective Securitisation of Cyberspace in the European Union', West European Politics, 42 (2), pp278-301.
Christou, G. (2018), 'The Challenges of Cybercrime in the European Union', European Politics and Society, 19 (3), pp375- 375.
Christou, G. and Kyris, G. (2017), 'The Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on National Foreign Policy: Enhancing Europeanization in the Case of Cyprus', Journal of Common Market Studies, DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12557

Christou, G. and Kyris, G. (2015), 'The Financial Crisis and Cypriot Foreign Policy: (re) Europeanisation?', Hellenic Studies, Special Issue, November 2015

Christou, G., (2014), 'The EU's Human Security Discourse: Where Are We Now?', European Security, 3, 2014



Christou, G. and Simpson, S. (2014), 'Shaping the Global Communication Milieu: The EU's Influence on Internet and telecommunications Governance, Comparative European Politics, 12, 54-75, doi: 10.1057/cep.2012.33



Christou, G. (2013), 'The Cyprus Presidency of the EU: 'Real Achievements in a Filoxenos Topos', Journal of Common Market Studies, Annual Review, Volume 51, Issue Supplement S1, 80-88



Christou, G. (2013), 'The European Commission as an Actor in the Cyprus Conflict', Journal of European Integration, 35 (2): 117-133, 2013


Christou, G. (2011), 'Bilateral Relations with Russia and the Impact on EU Policy: The Cases of Cyprus and Greece', Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 19, June 2011, Special Issue, The European Union and Russia (Edited by Maxine David, Jackie Gower and Hiski Haukkala)




Christou, G. (2011), 'Multilateralism, Conflict Prevention and the Eastern Partnership', European Foreign Affairs Review, 16 (2): 207-225, 2011




Christou, G., and Simpson, S. (2011), 'The European Union, Multilateralism and the Global Governance of the Internet', Journal of European Public Policy, 18 (2): 241-257, March 2011



Christou G and Croft S, (2010) 'Introduction: European Security Governance', European Security, Special Issue, 19 (3): 337-340, 2010






Christou G, Croft S, Ceccorulli M and Lucarelli S, (2010) 'European Union Security Governance: Putting the Security back In', European Security, Special Issue, 19 (3): 341-359, 2010





Christou G (2010), 'European Union Security Logics to the East: The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership', European Security, Special Issue, 19 (3): 413-430, 2010





Browning C and Christou G (2010) 'The constitutive power of outsiders: the European neighbourhood policy and the eastern dimension', Political Geography, 29: 109-18




Christou G (2010) 'The European Union, Borders and Conflict Transformation: The Case of Cyprus', Cooperation and Conflict, 45 (1), 2010: 1-24




Christou G and Simpson S (2009), 'New Governance, the Internet and Country Code Top Level Domains in Europe', Governance, 22 (4), Oct 2009: 599-624.





Christou G and Simpson S, (2007) ‘Gaining a Stake in Global Internet Governance: The EU, ICANN and Strategic Norm Manipulation’, European Journal of Communication, Issue 22 (2), June 2007.



Christou G (2006), 'The European Union: What Role in The Cyprus Conflict?', International Spectator, Vol.XLI, (2), June 2006





Christou G and Simpson, S (2006) ‘The Internet and Public-Private Governance in the European Union', Journal of Public Policy, Vol.26 (1), 43-61, April 2006




Christou G, (2003) ‘European Union Enlargement and the Solution of the ‘Cyprus Issue’: Creating a Climate for Change? Agora Without Frontiers, Vol.8 (4), Institute of International Economic Relations, Athens, Greece.





Christou G, (2003), ‘European Union Influence on the Cyprus Issue: From Association to Copenhagen’, Hellenic Studies, Vol.11 (2), September 2003, Centre of Hellenic Studies and Research, Quebec
Christou G, (2002),‘Enlargement and the Case of Cyprus and Turkey: The Power of Attraction as a Solution to the Cyprus Issue’, Journal on EthnoPolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, Summer 2002.
Book Contributions







Christou, G. and Nitta, T. (2019), EU-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation, in Emil Kirchner and Han Dorussen, EU-Japan Security Cooperation: Trends and Prospects, Oxon and NY: Routledge


Christou, G. (2019) The Limits of the EU in the Cyprus Conflict: the Greek Cypriot Perspective, in Michalis S. Michael and Yucel Vural, Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace: A Critical Interrogation of the Conflict, Edward Elgar Publishing


Christou, G. (2018) 'European Union: Privacy and Data Protection Policy' in Nikolaos Zahariadis and Laurie Buonanno (eds), Hanbook of European Public Policy, London: Routledge


Bersick, S,. Christou, G., and Yi, S., (2016), 'EU-China Cyber Security Cooperation', in Kirchner, E., Christiansen, T., and Dorussen, H. (eds) (forthcoming, 2015), Security Relations between the EU and China: From Convergence ot Cooperation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press


Christou, G. (2013), 'The Influence of Greece and Cyprus on EU policy on Russia', in David, M., Haukkala, H., and Gower, J., (eds) (2013), National Perspectives on Russia: European Foreign Policy in the Making?, London: Routledge



Christou, G and Simpson, S, (2013), 'The international governance of the internet', in Laatikainen, K.V. and Jorgensen, K.E, (eds), Routeldge Handbook on the European Union and International Institutions: Performance, Policy, Power, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge



Christou, G and Simpson, S, (2012), 'The Influence of Global Internet Institutions on the EU', in Costa, O and Jørgensen, K.E, (eds), The Influence of International Institutions on the European Union, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan



Christou, G. (2012), 'European Security Logics to the East: The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership', in Christou, G. and Croft, S. (eds) (2012), European 'Security' Governance, London, Routledge

Christou G and Simpson S (2008), ‘Transnational Private Governance of the Internet in the European Union: The Case of the dot eu Top Level Domain’ in Graz J-C and Nölke A, Transnational Private Governance and its Limits, London: Routledge graznolke.jpg
Christou G and Simpson S (2008), 'Internet Policy Implementation and the Interplay Between Global and Regional Levels', in Joachim J, Reinalda, B and Verbeek B, International Organizations and Implementation: Enforcers, Managers, Authorities? London: Routledge ioimplem.jpg
Gomez R and Christou G (2004), ‘European Union Foreign Economic Policy and the Mediterranean’, in Carlsnaes W, Sjursen H and White B, Contemporary European Foreign Policy, UK: Sage.