Dr Eamonn Butler McIntosh

  • Senior Lecturer (Central & East European Studies)

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

R406 Level 4, Cees, 9 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6989-8646

Biography

Eamonn is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences. He is based in the Central and East European Studies subject area. His research interests primarily reflect the role and place of Central European states within European institutions (e.g. EU, NATO, OSCE). He has previously focused his research on European Union enlargement and post-accession policy matters, which has informed his recent work on energy security in the Central and East European region. 

Eamonn is currently the Postgraduate Taught (PGT) Programmes Convenor and PGT Quality Assurance Officer for the School. He has played a leading role overseeing the development of the University’s Security Studies master's degree programmes, including the MSc Global Security and the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree International Masters in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (in conjunction with the Charles University Prague, Unversity of Trento and Dublin City University). 

Research interests

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

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
Number of items: 34.

2019

Butler, E. (2019) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2019. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2019. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857439601

2018

Butler, E. (2018) 16+1: the EU’s concerns of a Chinese ‘Trojan Horse’. EuropeNow,

Butler, E. (2018) Hungary election: Viktor Orbán tightens his grip with a super-majority. Conversation, 09 Apr,

Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (Eds.) (2018) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Butler, E. (2018) Conclusion: CEE energy security - more than Russia. In: Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (eds.) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series (81). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Butler, E. (2018) Hungary. In: Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (eds.) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series (81). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Butler, E. and Ostrowski, W. (2018) Rethinking Energy Policy in Central and Eastern Europe. Working Paper. European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King's College London.

2017

Butler, E. (2017) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2018. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2018. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857438765

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

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Number of items: 34.

Articles

Butler, E. (2018) 16+1: the EU’s concerns of a Chinese ‘Trojan Horse’. EuropeNow,

Butler, E. (2018) Hungary election: Viktor Orbán tightens his grip with a super-majority. Conversation, 09 Apr,

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. (2019) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2019. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2019. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857439601

Butler, E. (2018) Conclusion: CEE energy security - more than Russia. In: Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (eds.) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series (81). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Butler, E. (2018) Hungary. In: Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (eds.) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series (81). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Butler, E. (2017) Pipeline politics and energy (in)security in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2018. Series: The Europa regional surveys of the world, 2018. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781857438765

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]

Edited Books

Ostrowski, W. and Butler, E. (Eds.) (2018) Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest. Series: Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9781138120341

Research Reports or Papers

Butler, E. and Ostrowski, W. (2018) Rethinking Energy Policy in Central and Eastern Europe. Working Paper. European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King's College London.

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,

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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 Institutions 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, European 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
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree: Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies, European Union (€4.37million), 2019-2025

Supervision

Eamonn is available for supervision on topics relating to:

  • Central, Eastern and Southeastern European Politics and History
  • European Union
  • Energy Politics
  • Cyber Security
  • International Organisations
  • Nationalism and Identity

Current students include:

  • Jolan Nisbet - New Member States Engagement: lessons from recasting the Common European Asylum System 
  • David Edwards - Ever Decreasing Circles: Perceptions and Projections of Estonia's Regionality within North-Eastern Europe
  • Paolo Sorbello - State and Business Responses to Energy Industry Worker Unrest in Western Kazakhstan
  • Julia Schwab - Energy megaprojects in post-Soviet Kazakhstan and Russia: What role for Technology, Western Transnational Oil Companies, and regime maintenance techniques?
  • Kristina Cimova - Investigation of grand and petty corruption through the lens of Slovakia's healthcare sector
  • Irena Baboi - Europeanisation and the Future of European Union Involvement in the Western Balkans

Students who have completed include: 

  • Eleanor Bindman - Economic and Social Rights in EU-Russia relations 
  • Robert Dewar - Cyber security and the European Union: An institutionalist response to a 21st century security concern 
  • Graham Donnelly - EU Minority Rights and Eastern Partnership 
  • Ruth McKenna - Imagining Russia in British political, media and popular discourses post-1999: the impact upon Russian speaking migrant integration in the UK 
  • Cimová Kristina
    Thesis rephrased to: Investigation of grand and petty corruption through the lens of Slovakia's healthcare sector
  • Edwards David
    Ever Decreasing Circles: Perceptions and Projections of Estonia's Regionality within North-Eastern Europe
  • Nisbet Jolan
    Member State engagement with the Common European Asylum System in an enlarged Union.
  • Schwab Julia
    The Power of Infrastructure. Elite strategies to maintain power in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching 

  • Perspectives on Security in Central and Eastern Europe (1945-1989)
  • Security and International Relations in Post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe

Postgraduate Teaching

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

Additional information

University Roles

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.