Dr Eamonn Butler

  • Lecturer (Central and East European Studies)

telephone: 01413304094
email: Eamonn.Butler@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Eamonn joined the University in September 2006 and is a Lecturer in Central and East European Studies. He oversaw the establishment of the University’s Security Studies programmes, including the MSC Global Security and new Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree International Masters in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (in conjunction with the Charles University Prague and Dublin City University). His research interests focus primarily on Central Europe and the European Union. His recent work examines energy relations in the Central and East European region and he has published on energy sector relations between corporations, the EU and its member states.

Research interests

  • EU Enlargement and Post-Enlargement Studies
  • Central Europe: History and Contemporary Politics
  • Energy 
  • Global Security
  • EU institutions
  • EU policy making

Grants

Assessing Accession: Central and Eastern Europe in the EU, UACES Collaborative Research Network (£4860), 2009-2011

'Strategies of Energy Actors in Hungary: Actors, Structures and Instituitions in a Liberalising Energy Market', Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (£2200), 2010-2011

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree: Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies, Euroepan Union (€3.04million) 2016-2021

Visit Scotland, Council for European Studies 24th Annual Conference Grant (£30,000), 2016-2017

Glasgow City Council, Council for European Studies 24th Annual Conference Grant (£30,000), 2016-2017

Supervision

Eamonn is available for supervision on topics relating to:

  • Central European Politics and History
  • European Union
  • Energy Politics
  • International Organisations
  • Nationalism and Identity

Current and completed supervision topics include:

  • Eleanor Bindman - Economic and Social Rights in EU-Russia relations (completed 2013)
  • Robert Dewar Cyber security and the European Union: An institutionalist response to a 21st century security concern (completed 2017)
  • Jolan Nisbet - New Member States Engagement: lessons from recasting the Common European Asylum System 
  • Graham Donnelly - EU Minority Rights and Eastern Partnership 
  • Ruth McKennaImagining Russia in British political, media and popular discources post-1999: the impact upon Russian speaking migrant integration in the UK
  • David Edwards - Can Estonia use the Experience of 20th Century Finland as a template for its Public Diplomacy? A Comparative Study of Public Diplomacy in Contemporary Estonia with post-independence Finland
  • Darren Reid - US-Russian Cold War Esponiage in United Nations
  • Paolo Sorbello - State and Business Responses to Energy Industry Worker Unrest in Western Kazakhstan

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching 

  • Perspectives on Security in Central and Eastern Europe (1945-1989)
  • Security and International Relations in Post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe
  • Social Science and Humanities Research Methods in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe: Theory and Practice
  • Contribute to: Central and East European Studies Level 2B

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Geopolitics of Central Europe
  • Thematic Issues in Global Security
  • European and International Security Strategies
  • Issues in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Research Methods for Studying Russia and Central and Eastern Europe
  • Research Design and Methodology for Security Studies

Additional information

Other Roles in School of Social and Political Sciences

Editorial Roles

Memberships

Conference Organisation

Chair of the Glasgow Local Organising Committee: 2017 Council for European Studies 24th International Conference of Europeanists - Sustainability and Transformation.

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
Number of items: 26.

2017

Butler, E. (2017) The "in defense of national identity" argument: comparing the UK and Hungarian referendums of 2016. Europe Now, 2017(4), 01 Feb.

Butler, E. (2017) Central Europe. In: Stang, G. (ed.) Securing the Energy Union: Five Pillars and Five Regions. Series: Institute for Security Studies reports (32). EUISS: Paris, pp. 17-23. ISBN 9789291986149

2016

Butler, E. (2016) Illiberalism in Central Europe: The view from the West. ECPR General Conference 2017, Charles University, Prague, 7-10 Sept 2016. (Unpublished)

Butler, E. (2016) Brexit and the Balkans: Implications for Future EU Enlargement. Discussion Paper. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

Butler, E. (2016) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Europa Publications, (ed.) Central and South-Eastern Europe 2017. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2017. Routledge: London, pp. 27-31. ISBN 9781857438444

Butler, E. (2016) The Legacy of Chernobyl: Contemporary Politics of Nuclear Energy in Central and Eastern Europe. Leverhulme International Network Event, Exploring Russian and Soviet Environmental History, The Desyatka Hotel, Chernobyl, Ukraine, 27 June - 2 July 2016. (Unpublished)

2015

Butler, E. (2015) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2016. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world 2016. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857437737

Butler, E. (2015) CEE Energy Security: The Hungarian Case. BISA 40th Anniversary Conference: The Worlds of Inequality, London, UK, 16-19 Jun 2015. (Unpublished)

2014

Butler, E. (2014) Assessing accession: power, influence and representation—central and eastern Europe in the EU. Europe-Asia Studies, 66(3), pp. 353-358. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2014.893953)

Törő, C., Butler, E. and Grúber, K. (2014) Visegrád: the evolving pattern of co-ordination and partnership after EU enlargement. Europe-Asia Studies, 66(3), pp. 364-393. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2013.855392)

2013

Butler, E. (2013) Strengthening the EU's energy remit: Hungary, Poland and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2011. International Journal of Energy Security and Environmental Research, 1(1), pp. 109-123.

2011

Butler, E., Gardiner, K., Gibson, H., McCluskey, K., Sawyer, K. and Tierney, A. (2011) ScotPID - a model of collaboration. In: Improving University Teaching, 36th International Conference: The Collaborative Classroom, Bielefeld, Germany, 19-22 July,

Butler, E. (2011) The geopolitics of merger and acquisition in the central European energy market. Geopolitics, 16(3), pp. 626-654. (doi:10.1080/14650045.2011.520866)

2010

Butler, E. and Törő, C. (2010) Hungary energised for the task ahead. Government Gazette, Nov., p. 14.

Butler, E., Tatner, M. and Tierney, A. (2010) Online reflective diaries - using technology to strengthen the learning experience. In: Improving University Teaching, 35th International Conference, Washington D.C., 30 June - 3 July 2010,

Butler, E. (2010) Hungary and agenda setting in the European parliament: minority rights. In: 8th World Congress of ICCEES, Stockholm, Sweden, 26-31 Jul 2010,

Butler, E. (2010) The geopolitics of acquisition and merger in the central European energy market. In: UACES 40th Annual Research Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 6-8 Sep 2010,

Cashman, L. and Butler, E. (2010) The EU’s Roma actorness: implications for developing a Roma strategy. In: UACES 40th Annual Research Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 6-8 Sep 2010,

Cashman, L. and Butler, E. (2010) Romani mobilities in the context of the new EU: what could or should the EU be doing? In: Romani Mobilities in Europe: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Oxford, UK, 14-15 Jan 2010,

2009

Butler, E. (2009) Combating intolerance: the role of the CEE states in enhancing the acceptance of national and ethnic minority rights within the enlarged EU. In: Enlargement: Five Years After: The State of European Integration and New Challenges for the Discipline, Budapest, Hungary, 8-9 May 2009,

Butler, E. (2009) Representing whose national interest? The internal and external geopolitics of energy security: central Europe, Russia and the EU. In: Central and Eastern Europe in the EU: Power and Representation, Gyor, Hungary, 11 May 2009,

Butler, E. (2009) Review of 'The politics of EU accession: ideology, party strategy and the European question in Hungary', by A. Batory. Journal of Common Market Studies, 47(1), p. 210. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5965.2008.01838_12.x) [Book Review]

2008

Butler, E. (2008) Between a rock and a hard place: Hungary’s energy relations with Russia and the European union. In: UACES 37th Annual Research Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 1-3 Sep 2008,

2007

Butler, E. (2007) Hungary and the European Union: the political implications of societal security promotion. Europe-Asia Studies, 59(7), pp. 1115-1144. (doi:10.1080/09668130701607102)

Butler, E. (2007) Review of 'A good comrade: Janos Kadar, communism and Hungary', by Roger Gough. Europe-Asia Studies, 59(5), pp. 876-878. (doi:10.1080/09668130701377748) [Book Review]

2006

Maitles, H., Cowan, P. and Butler, E. (2006) Never Again! Does Holocaust Education Have An Effect On Pupils' Citizenship Values And Attitudes. Scottish Executive. Dept. of Social Research. ISBN 0755962362

This list was generated on Tue May 23 14:39:11 2017 BST.
Number of items: 26.

Articles

Butler, E. (2017) The "in defense of national identity" argument: comparing the UK and Hungarian referendums of 2016. Europe Now, 2017(4), 01 Feb.

Butler, E. (2014) Assessing accession: power, influence and representation—central and eastern Europe in the EU. Europe-Asia Studies, 66(3), pp. 353-358. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2014.893953)

Törő, C., Butler, E. and Grúber, K. (2014) Visegrád: the evolving pattern of co-ordination and partnership after EU enlargement. Europe-Asia Studies, 66(3), pp. 364-393. (doi:10.1080/09668136.2013.855392)

Butler, E. (2013) Strengthening the EU's energy remit: Hungary, Poland and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2011. International Journal of Energy Security and Environmental Research, 1(1), pp. 109-123.

Butler, E. (2011) The geopolitics of merger and acquisition in the central European energy market. Geopolitics, 16(3), pp. 626-654. (doi:10.1080/14650045.2011.520866)

Butler, E. and Törő, C. (2010) Hungary energised for the task ahead. Government Gazette, Nov., p. 14.

Butler, E. (2007) Hungary and the European Union: the political implications of societal security promotion. Europe-Asia Studies, 59(7), pp. 1115-1144. (doi:10.1080/09668130701607102)

Books

Maitles, H., Cowan, P. and Butler, E. (2006) Never Again! Does Holocaust Education Have An Effect On Pupils' Citizenship Values And Attitudes. Scottish Executive. Dept. of Social Research. ISBN 0755962362

Book Sections

Butler, E. (2017) Central Europe. In: Stang, G. (ed.) Securing the Energy Union: Five Pillars and Five Regions. Series: Institute for Security Studies reports (32). EUISS: Paris, pp. 17-23. ISBN 9789291986149

Butler, E. (2016) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Europa Publications, (ed.) Central and South-Eastern Europe 2017. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2017. Routledge: London, pp. 27-31. ISBN 9781857438444

Butler, E. (2015) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2016. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world 2016. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857437737

Book Reviews

Butler, E. (2009) Review of 'The politics of EU accession: ideology, party strategy and the European question in Hungary', by A. Batory. Journal of Common Market Studies, 47(1), p. 210. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5965.2008.01838_12.x) [Book Review]

Butler, E. (2007) Review of 'A good comrade: Janos Kadar, communism and Hungary', by Roger Gough. Europe-Asia Studies, 59(5), pp. 876-878. (doi:10.1080/09668130701377748) [Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Butler, E. (2016) Brexit and the Balkans: Implications for Future EU Enlargement. Discussion Paper. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

Conference or Workshop Item

Butler, E. (2016) Illiberalism in Central Europe: The view from the West. ECPR General Conference 2017, Charles University, Prague, 7-10 Sept 2016. (Unpublished)

Butler, E. (2016) The Legacy of Chernobyl: Contemporary Politics of Nuclear Energy in Central and Eastern Europe. Leverhulme International Network Event, Exploring Russian and Soviet Environmental History, The Desyatka Hotel, Chernobyl, Ukraine, 27 June - 2 July 2016. (Unpublished)

Butler, E. (2015) CEE Energy Security: The Hungarian Case. BISA 40th Anniversary Conference: The Worlds of Inequality, London, UK, 16-19 Jun 2015. (Unpublished)

Conference Proceedings

Butler, E., Gardiner, K., Gibson, H., McCluskey, K., Sawyer, K. and Tierney, A. (2011) ScotPID - a model of collaboration. In: Improving University Teaching, 36th International Conference: The Collaborative Classroom, Bielefeld, Germany, 19-22 July,

Butler, E., Tatner, M. and Tierney, A. (2010) Online reflective diaries - using technology to strengthen the learning experience. In: Improving University Teaching, 35th International Conference, Washington D.C., 30 June - 3 July 2010,

Butler, E. (2010) Hungary and agenda setting in the European parliament: minority rights. In: 8th World Congress of ICCEES, Stockholm, Sweden, 26-31 Jul 2010,

Butler, E. (2010) The geopolitics of acquisition and merger in the central European energy market. In: UACES 40th Annual Research Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 6-8 Sep 2010,

Cashman, L. and Butler, E. (2010) The EU’s Roma actorness: implications for developing a Roma strategy. In: UACES 40th Annual Research Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 6-8 Sep 2010,

Cashman, L. and Butler, E. (2010) Romani mobilities in the context of the new EU: what could or should the EU be doing? In: Romani Mobilities in Europe: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Oxford, UK, 14-15 Jan 2010,

Butler, E. (2009) Combating intolerance: the role of the CEE states in enhancing the acceptance of national and ethnic minority rights within the enlarged EU. In: Enlargement: Five Years After: The State of European Integration and New Challenges for the Discipline, Budapest, Hungary, 8-9 May 2009,

Butler, E. (2009) Representing whose national interest? The internal and external geopolitics of energy security: central Europe, Russia and the EU. In: Central and Eastern Europe in the EU: Power and Representation, Gyor, Hungary, 11 May 2009,

Butler, E. (2008) Between a rock and a hard place: Hungary’s energy relations with Russia and the European union. In: UACES 37th Annual Research Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 1-3 Sep 2008,

This list was generated on Tue May 23 14:39:11 2017 BST.