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Tereza Novotna

Tereza NovotnaTereza Novotna is an FNRS Post-Doctoral Researcher based at the Institute for European Studies, Université libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium and a Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Brussels office of the EUROPEUM, Institute for European Policy, a Prague-based think tank. She joined the IEE-ULB during the GR:EEN Project “The EU External Relations and Multilateral Cooperation” at ULB in Autumn 2012 where she examined the role of the European External Action Service (EEAS), its composition (including gender balance) and the upgraded role of EU Delegations. Since October 2014, she has received an additional three-year post-doctoral funding from the Belgian national research foundation (F.R.S.-FNRS). She is also a member of the Chatham House-Korea Foundation Next Generation Expert Network. Although her current work focuses primarily on EU foreign policy, her broader research interests include EU enlargement, democratization and integration processes (in Europe and on the Korean peninsula), transatlantic relations and TTIP negotiations, and the politics of Central and Eastern Europe as well as Germany.

Tereza received a Ph.D. in Politics and European Studies from Boston University and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Charles University Prague. She is the author of the monograph How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) which compares and contrasts the two post-1989 integration processes. Tereza has held visiting fellowships at several institutions including the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS (Johns Hopkins University), the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the Institute for German Studies at University of Birmingham, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Brussels Office), the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin (supported by a DAAD grant), the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Her research has been published in German Politics and Society, West European Politics, Studies in Ethnicities and Nationalism, Perspectives, Journal for Contemporary European Research, and E-Sharp as well as in numerous policy and media outlets. She has also practical experience of EU foreign policy from working for the European Commission, DG RELEX/EEAS, the EU Delegation in Washington, DC and the Czech Permanent Representation to the EU.

Tereza can be reached at: IEE-REPI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 39 Av. F.D. Roosevelt (ULB: CP 172), 1050 Brussels, Belgium; email: Tereza.Novotna@ulb.ac.be or tnovotna@europeum.org; office tel.: +32-(0)2-650-3384.

PUBLICATIONS

Book front cover

How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation. New Perspectives in German Political Studies series (William Paterson, ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, October 2015 http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137477606

For a discount flyer, click here: how_germany_unified_and_the_eu_enlarged_novotna_flyer.pdf

A book review by Carolyne Rowe (Aston University) in: German Politics, 25 (3), pp. 436-437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09644008.2016.1202671

A book review by Fraser Cameron (EU-Russia Centre) in: International Spectator, 51(3), pp. 144–145: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03932729.2016.1209387


Book talks and book-related presentations:

2 May 2016, Czech Permanent Representation to the EU (with Pavel Telicka MEP, Poul Skytte Christoffersen and others): http://europeum.org/articles/detail/653/a-mixed-bag-reflections-on-the-big-bang-enlargement-12-years-on

28 April 2016, EUROPEUM at Gallery Langhans Prague (with Vladimir Spidla, former Czech Prime Minister and EU Commissioner): http://europeum.org/articles/detail/645/co-prineslo-velke-rozsireni-eu-pro-ceskou-republiku-a-dalsi-staty-pred-12-lety

12 April 2016, Johns Hopkins SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington, DC: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=ecd50dd626cf374511464e688&id=9621f5eedf

3 March 2016, Katedra politologie, Comenius University Bratislava: http://www.politologiauk.sk/kalendar/2016/3/3/tereza-novotn-transplantation-and-adaptation-models-of-political-integration-the-cases-of-german-unification-and-eu-enlargement

24 November 2015, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/government-society/centres/igs/events/2015/11-24-25-years-german-unification.aspx

13 October 2015, Center for European Studies, Harvard University: https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events/3428

13 October 2015, Center for the Study of Europe, Boston University: http://www.bu.edu/european/2015/09/20/european-studies-lunch-talk-how-germany-unified-and-the-eu-enlarged-101315/

1 October 20015, Korea Global Forum, European Parliament: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19YcW2I3L_4bMwpDK0ISUBoYVThyaXvLcV35Gqq0tBsE/viewform

Other Latest Contributions

Will Donald Trump shoot down TTIP or rebrand it as the ‘Trump Trade and Investment Partnership’? USApp-The LSE US Centre blog on American Politics, 20 January 2017, http://bit.ly/2iYfVzO

Republished as “IEE ULB Focus on Tereza Novotna – carte blanche” (26 January 2017) http://iee-ulb.eu/en/news/2017/01/focus-on-tereza-novotna-will-donald-trump-shoot-down-ttip-or-rebrand-it-as-the-trump-trade-and-investment-partnership
Featured on the POLITICO.eu Playbook’s Wonk Corner as the most read item (27 January 2017)

Four Reasons Why TTIP May Fail and Why It Will be Europe’s Fault in: New Challenges, New Voices: Next Generation Viewpoints on Transatlantic Relations. Tim Oliver (Ed.). Dahrendorf Forum Special Report. LSE IDEAS London, 2016 http://www.lse.ac.uk/IDEAS/publications/reports/pdf/New-Challenges,-New-Voices.pdf

Featured on the Politico Playbook as the most popular chapter on TheWonk.eu (10 June 2016): http://www.politico.eu/newsletter/playbook/politico-brussels-playbook-presented-by-epp-group-life-after-putin-euro-dreams-and-nightmares/

A close look at the EU foreign service staff reshuffle, EU Observer, 14 March 2016 https://euobserver.com/opinion/132639

Not a Leap but a Step in the Right Direction: Mogherini’s Structural and Personnel Reform of the EU’s Diplomatic Service, Brussels Monitor No. 1, Europeum, 22 March 2016 http://europeum.org/en/articles/detail/566/not-a-leap-but-a-step-in-the-right-direction-mogherini-s-structural-and-personnel-reform-of-the-eu-s-diplomatic-service

For a translation into Czech, click here: http://europeum.org/articles/detail/565/zadne-velke-zmeny-jen-krok-spravnym-smerem-mogheriniove-strukturalni-a-personalni-reforma-verejne-sluzby-eu

Quoted as the most read piece on wonk.eu by POLITICO Brussels Playbook: http://www.politico.eu/newsletter/playbook/politico-brussels-playbook-juncker-pokes-poland-germany-on-alert-may-one-force-be-with-you/

Federica Mogherini and Her First Year as HRVP, Europeum, 22 December 2015 http://europeum.org/en/articles/detail/152/federica-mogherini-and-her-first-year-as-hrvp and (PDF Document)

For a Czech version, click here: Federica Mogherini a její první rok ve funkci, Europeum, 5 November 2015, http://www.europeum.org/articles/detail/151/federica-mogherini-a-jeji-prvni-rok-ve-funkci and (PDF Document)

Women in the EEAS and EU Delegations: Another Post-Westphalia Change? in: The European External Action Service: European Diplomacy Post-Westphalia Jozef Bátora and David Spence (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2015, pp. 426-436 http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/The-European-External-Action-Service/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137383020

For a discount flyer, click here: spence__batora_novotna_-_women_in_eeas_chapter__flyer.pdf

For my book chapter, click here: women_in_eeas_bookchapter_spence__batora_palgrave_-_novotna.pdf

The Politics of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations: TTIP in a Globalized World (with Jean-Frederic Morin, Frederik Ponjaert and Mario Telo, eds.): GEM Series. Ashgate, London, April 2015 https://www.routledge.com/The-Politics-of-Transatlantic-Trade-Negotiations-TTIP-in-a-Globalized/Morin-Novotna-Ponjaert-Telo/p/book/9781472443649

For a discount flyer, click here: ttip_book_routledge_flyer_2016.pdf

For my book chapter, click here: ttip_book_-_ashgate_2015_-_chapter_5_novotna_-_p._59-68.pdf

The EU’s Voice in Third Countries: The EU Delegations around the World, Studia Diplomatica, Vol. LXVII, No. 1., November 2014, pp. 29-45. http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/csgr/green/whoweare/full/novotna/voice_in_third_countries-studia_diplomatica-intro.pdf

Who’s in Charge? Member States, EU Institutions and the European External Action Service, ISPI Policy Brief No. 228, ISPI Milan, 8 October 2014 http://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/whos-charge-member-states-eu-institutions-and-european-external-action-service-11338%20

Where Have all the Women Gone? Women in EEAS and EU Delegations, ISPI, Milan, 10 March 2014 http://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/where-have-all-women-gone-women-eeas-and-eu-delegations-10003

Selected Media Appearances and Contributions:

Interviewed by POLITICO.eu for an article on “Brussels threatens to block Trump’s EU ambassador” (17 Feb 2017) http://www.politico.eu/article/how-eu-can-block-donald-trump-ambassador-pick-ted-malloch/

Video-interviewed on TTIP by John Wyles for TheWonk.eu (7 November 2016): full 10min version at https://youtu.be/Jou4-hqw_x4 and 3min highlights at https://t.co/Vno9dZ0vPR

Commented on Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the European Union Address (14 September 2016) for the Czech TV (CT24): https://youtu.be/YL24By6mglU

Quoted by the Belgian newspaper L'Echo on migration and the split between "old" and "new" EU Member States (16 September 2015): http://www.lecho.be/actualite/archive/Apres_le_blocage_les_menaces.9676070-1802.art?ckc=1&ts=1442483802

Speaking at the EP Pre-Election Debate (in Czech) on Czech TV (Otazky Vaclava Moravce) with Commissioner Stefan Fule, Marek Mora (European Council) and others: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10732514006-uvnitr-evropy/214411033180522/ Review of the debate by Parlamentni listy at http://www.parlamentnilisty.cz/arena/monitor/Moravcova-debata-z-Bruselu-Cesi-sami-nevedi-co-od-EU-vlastne-chteji-320048

Books, Edited Volumes and Book Chapters:

How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation. New Perspectives in German Political Studies series (William Paterson, ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, October 2015 http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/How-Germany-Unified-and-the-EU-Enlarged/?K=9781137477606

Four Reasons Why TTIP May Fail and Why It Will be Europe’s Fault in: New Challenges, New Voices: Next Generation Viewpoints on Transatlantic Relations. Tim Oliver (Ed.). Dahrendorf Forum Special Report. LSE IDEAS London, 2016 http://www.lse.ac.uk/IDEAS/publications/reports/pdf/New-Challenges,-New-Voices.pdf

Women in the EEAS and EU Delegations: Another Post-Westphalia Change? in: European Diplomacy Post-Westphalia? Jozef Bátora and David Spence (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2015, pp. 426-436 http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/The-European-External-Action-Service/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137383020

The Politics of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations: TTIP in a Globalized World (with Jean-Frederic Morin, Frederik Ponjaert and Mario Telo, eds.): GEM Series. Ashgate, London, April 2015 https://www.routledge.com/The-Politics-of-Transatlantic-Trade-Negotiations-TTIP-in-a-Globalized/Morin-Novotna-Ponjaert-Telo/p/book/9781472443649

EU Institutions, Member States and TTIP Negotiations: The Balance of Power and EU Foreign Policy in: The Politics of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations: TTIP in a Globalized World, Jean-Frederic Morin, Tereza Novotna, Frederik Ponjaert and Mario Telo (eds.) GEM Series. Ashgate, London, April 2015, pp. 59-68 https://www.routledge.com/The-Politics-of-Transatlantic-Trade-Negotiations-TTIP-in-a-Globalized/Morin-Novotna-Ponjaert-Telo/p/book/9781472443649

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

The EU’s Voice in Third Countries: The EU Delegations around the World, Studia Diplomatica, Vol. LXVII, No. 1., November 2014, pp. 29-45. http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/csgr/green/whoweare/full/novotna/voice_in_third_countries-studia_diplomatica-intro.pdf

The 2010 Czech and Slovak Parliamentary Elections: Red Cards to the ‘Winners’ (with Tim Haughton and Kevin Deegan-Krause), West European Politics, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2011, pp. 394-402. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2011.546584

Hastily Arranged Marriage: Political Attitudes and Perceptions in Germany 20 Years after the Unification, German Politics and Society, Vol. 28, No. 4, Winter 2010, pp.19-40. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/gps.2010.280402

The Transplantation and Adaptation Types of Political Integration: Examples of the German Unification in Parallel with the Eastern Enlargement of the EU, in Perspectives: The Central European Review of International Affairs, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2008, pp. 77-102. http://www.ceeol.com/aspx/authordetails.aspx?authorid=ff93d5ec-ec51-45b3-8bd1-94aa01589270

Civic and Ethnic Conceptions of Nationhood in the First Czechoslovak Republic: Emanuel Radl’s Theories of Nationalism, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2008, pp. 579-594. DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-9469.2008.00035.x

Czech and Slovak Republics on the Way to the EU and the European Union in the Czech and Slovak Pre-Accession Public Discourses in: Tomas Cahlik (ed.), European Union Governance - Challenges and Opportunities, MatFyzPress, Prague, 2008, pp.97-110.

The Eastern Enlargement of the EU: Czech and Slovak Experience, Journal of Comparative European Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, May 2007, University of Oxford, pp. 51-63. http://www.jcer.net/index.php/jcer/article/view/27

Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovakism and German National Minorities between the World Wars: Emanuel Rádl’s Theory of a Nation and a State, eSharp, No. 6:1, Identity and Marginality, University of Glasgow, November 2005, pp.1-15. http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_41180_en.pdf

Non-peer reviewed policy papers, media articles and essays:

Will Donald Trump shoot down TTIP or rebrand it as the ‘Trump Trade and Investment Partnership’? USApp-The LSE US Centre blog on American Politics, 20 January 2017, http://bit.ly/2iYfVzO

Republished as “IEE ULB Focus on Tereza Novotna – carte blanche” (26 January 2017) http://iee-ulb.eu/en/news/2017/01/focus-on-tereza-novotna-will-donald-trump-shoot-down-ttip-or-rebrand-it-as-the-trump-trade-and-investment-partnership
Featured on the POLITICO.eu Playbook’s Wonk Corner as the most read item (27 January 2017)

A close look at the EU foreign service staff reshuffle, EU Observer, 14 March 2016 https://euobserver.com/opinion/132639

Not a Leap but a Step in the Right Direction: Mogherini’s Structural and Personnel Reform of the EU’s Diplomatic Service, Brussels Monitor No. 1, Europeum, 22 March 2016 http://europeum.org/en/articles/detail/566/not-a-leap-but-a-step-in-the-right-direction-mogherini-s-structural-and-personnel-reform-of-the-eu-s-diplomatic-service

For a translation into Czech, click here: http://europeum.org/articles/detail/565/zadne-velke-zmeny-jen-krok-spravnym-smerem-mogheriniove-strukturalni-a-personalni-reforma-verejne-sluzby-eu

Quoted as the most read piece on wonk.eu by POLITICO Brussels Playbook: http://www.politico.eu/newsletter/playbook/politico-brussels-playbook-juncker-pokes-poland-germany-on-alert-may-one-force-be-with-you/

Odejít, či neodejít? Čtyři klíčové faktory ovlivňující budoucnost Velké Británie v EU (with Tim Haughton), Hospodářské noviny 20.1.2016 http://europeum.blog.ihned.cz/c1-65111970-odejit-ci-neodejit-ctyri-klicove-faktory-ovlivnujici-budoucnost-velke-britanie-v-eu

Federica Mogherini and Her First Year as HRVP, Europeum Policy Brief, 22 December 2015 http://europeum.org/en/articles/detail/152/federica-mogherini-and-her-first-year-as-hrvp and (PDF Document)

For a Czech version, click here: Federica Mogherini a její první rok ve funkci, Europeum Policy Brief, 5 November 2015, http://www.europeum.org/articles/detail/151/federica-mogherini-a-jeji-prvni-rok-ve-funkci and (PDF Document)

The man whose words brought down the Berlin Wall was far from a bumbling fool, The Conversation, 10 November 2015, https://theconversation.com/the-man-whose-words-brought-down-the-berlin-wall-was-far-from-a-bumbling-fool-50108

Who’s in Charge? Member States, EU Institutions and the European External Action Service, ISPI Policy Brief No. 228, ISPI Milan, 8 October 2014 http://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/whos-charge-member-states-eu-institutions-and-european-external-action-service-11338

Whose Officials and Whose Nationals? The European External Action Service at the End of Ashton’s Tenure, GR:EEN European Policy Brief, 30 September 2014 http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/csgr/green/papers/policybriefs/green20hods20policy20brief20novotna.pdf

The European elections in Central and Eastern EU states illustrate that the rise of Euroscepticism was far from uniform across Europe (with Tim Haughton), LSE EUROPP Blog, 29 May 2014. http://bit.ly/1jwCxg2

Where Have all the Women Gone? Women in EEAS and EU Delegations, ISPI, Milan, 10 March 2014 http://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/where-have-all-women-gone-women-eeas-and-eu-delegations-10003

Po letech negace EU chce být vláda u toho [After years of distancing, the government wants to be at the heart of the EU], Lidové noviny, příloha Horizont, 20.2.2014, p. 14

The Czech paradox: Did the winner lose and the losers win? (with Tim Haughton and Kevin Deegan-Krause), The MonkeyCage blog, Washington Post, 30 October 2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2013/10/30/the-czech-paradox-did-the-winner-lose-and-the-losers-win/

Merkel's future bedfellows must stoke Germans' European identity, EurActiv, 25 September 2013 http://www.euractiv.com/eu-elections-2014/wanted-bringing-european-identit-analysis-530702

Wanted! Bringing the European Identity in Post-Election Germany Back In, GR:EEN European Policy Brief, September 2013 http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/csgr/green/papers/policybriefs/german20elections20brief20novotna.pdf

Czech Republic finds its pro-European voice, Public Service Europe, 14 August 2013

A Deputy, a Dose of Reorganization and a Schuman Shuffle: How to Make the European External Action Service Work Better, GR:EEN European Policy Brief, March 2013 http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/csgr/green/papers/policybriefs/eeas_review_schuman_shuffle_pb_novotna.pdf%20or%20http://www.iee-ulb.eu/files/newsitems/.54/Novotna_EEAS_Review_Brief.pdf

2013 Czech Presidential Election Post-Election Report (with Tim Haughton): Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and a Slice of Something Blue, The MonkeyCage blog, January 2013 http://themonkeycage.org/blog/2013/01/27/2013-czech-presidential-election-post-election-report-something-old-something-new-something-borrowed-and-a-slice-of-something-blue/

Dilemmas of Transition: Three Institution-Building Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Working Paper FG1, 2011/6, December 2011. http://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/arbeitspapiere/Dilemmas_of_Transition_KS.pdf

‘Superwahljahr’ mit Tabus: Der Bundestagswahlkampf und die deutsche Einheit [‘The Super Election Year’ with Taboos: The Federal Election Campaign and the German Unity] (written in German), in Wahlbeobachterreise Berichte 2009, DAAD, Bonn, 2011.

Reflections on the Peaceful Revolutions in Eastern Europe: How Berlin and Prague Celebrated the 20th Anniversary of 1989, Tr@nsit online, Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, Vienna, May 2010, http://www.iwm.at/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=276&Itemid=231

Czech Republic: Prime minister will survive for now (with Tim Haughton), Oxford Analytica Daily Brief, November 12th, 2008.

Translations from English into Czech:

Vulnerabilities, Accession Hangovers and the Presidency Role: Explaining New EU Member States’ Choices for Europe (by Tim Haughton), translated article in Mezinárodní vztahy [International Affairs], Vol. 45, No. 4, 2010, pp. 11-28. http://mv.iir.cz/article/view/385

What Would a Federal Europe Look Like? (by Florina Neculai; translation from English to Czech), Union of European Federalists and the European Commission YOUTH Programme, http://www.federaleurope.org (January 2006).

Reports:

National Report of the Czech Republic, part of the project “Study on Possible Developments of Community Legislation in the Field of Electoral Matters Including Possible Modification of Directive 93/109/EC,” submitted by Instituto Europeo de Derecho to the European Commission, DG Justice, Liberty and Security – Unit D.2 Citizenship, under contract No. JLS/2008/FRAC/PR/1033.

National Report on Consular Protection, part of the project "Study on Member States' Legislations and Practices in the field of Consular Protection", submitted by Instituto Europeo de Derecho to the European Commission, under contract No. JLS/2008/C4/002.

Book reviews:

The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action? (ed. by Mario Telò and Frederik Ponjaert) (Farnham, Ashgate, 2013), EUSA Review,Vol. 27,No. 2, Fall 2014, pp.18-19: https://www.eustudies.org/uploads/repository-documents/144001217355d4d78df1ce7.pdf

The European Union and Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (ed. by Paul G. Lewis and Zdenka Mansfeldová) (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2007, pp. 746-747.

The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (by Chalmers Johnson), Millennium, Vol. 33, No. 2, March 2004, pp. 431-432.