Meet our speakers: Filippa Chatzistavrou

Filippa Chatzistavrou is a lawyer and has a PhD in Political Science (University of Paris I – Sorbonne).  She is the project coordinator at ELIAMEP initiative Moving on to a Greener Greece [2010-2020] and ELIAMEP coordinator for the “Think Global – Act European” (TGAE) project. She is an external collaborator in the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens. She is a research associate in the Group of European political sociology GSPE-CNRS (University of Strasbourg). She is a member of the research network HISTCOM2-”The History of the European Commission 1973-1986″. 

Her main research areas are national political systems and administrative integration in the EU, political sociology of EU actors, theories of European integration, EU institutional law. Her recent publications include: • “La Présidence du Conseil des Affaires Générales”, in Le système présidentiel de l’UE après Lisbonne, Ecole Nationale d’Administration & Université de Strasbourg (dirs), 2012. • «Des diplomates comme les autres ? Les Représentants permanents auprès de l’UE», in «Eurocratie. Les professionnels de l’Europe», Didier Georgakakis (dirs), Economica, 2012. • “EU policy and constitutional sovereignty: a potential roadmap”, in TGAE Report, The Contribution of 16 European think tanks to the Trio presidency of the EU, 2011. • «Early preferences of national political parties in the EU for Turkey’s accession», Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea studies, vol. 10, issue 4, December, 2010, pp.385-409. • “The distribution of competences under the Lisbon Treaty: towards an improved policy-making process”, in TGAE Report, The Contribution of 14 European think tanks to the Trio presidency of the EU, 2010. • Une lecture intergouvernementale du système politique européen. Le Traité de l’UE : Précurseur des changements dans les relations intergouvernementales. Thèse soutenue en 2003, Editions Universitaires, 2010.