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Carolyn Moser

Senior Research Fellow

moser@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union; Security and Defence Policy of the European Union; Peace operations with a particular focus on civilian crisis management; Accountability

Academic Career:

  • Since 09/2017 | Senior Research Fellow – Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, co-editor of a volume on the legal status of the OSCE
  • 2013 – 2017 | Research Fellow – Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, PhD candidate (PhD project summary)
  • 2011 – 2013 | Research Fellow – Basel Institute on Governance, Public Governance Division, Basel
  • 2011 | Research Assistant to Anne Peters – chair of public international law and constitutional law, Law Faculty of the University of Basel
  • 2008 – 2010 | Master – Sciences Po, Paris/ The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston
  • 2007 – 2008 | Stagiaire European Parliament, Brussels/ Strasbourg
  • 2005 – 2008 | Bachelor – Sciences Po, Paris, Franco-German undergraduate course

Research stays:

  • European University Institute, Fiesole | 11/2016
  • Utrecht University School of Governance | 10/2016; 11/2014; 12/2013

Language skills:

  • English, French, German, Spanish

 

Publications

Recent

  • EU civilian crisis management—Law and practice of accountability. -, Utrecht/Heidelberg, 2018, 336 p., PhD thesis, forthcoming
  • ¿Union de droit, Union de sécurité? Sobre la interacción entre actuación interior y exterior respecto a los valores y normas de la UE. In: La jurisdicción constitucional en la tutela de los Derechos Funda-mentales de la Unión Europea, J.I. Ugartemendia/ A. Saiz Arnaiz/ M. Morales Antoniazzi (ed.). Instituto Vasco de Administración Pública; MPIL, Oñati 2017, 91-130.
  • Awakening dormant law—or the invocation of the European mutual assistance clause after the Paris attacks. In: Verfassungsblog, 18.11.2015, also published on www.voelkerrechtsblog.com. www.verfassungsblog.com
  • Peace—Europe's Polyphonic Promise. In: MaxPlanckResearch 2, 10-15 (2015). Article in pdf-version
  • Revisiting the Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy: novel approaches and complementary insights. In: Public Administration 93 (1), 255-261 (2015). DOI: 10.1111/padm.12150
  • French Constitutional Council puts an end to the plurality of offices, 12.3.2014. www.verfassungsblog.com
  • Conflict of interests of government members and the risk of corruption: An assessment of pre-revolutionary Tunisia and Egypt. In: Corruption and Conflict of Interests; A Comparative Law Approach, J.-B. Auby/ E. Breen/ T. Perroud (ed.). Edward Elgar, Cheltenham 2014, 124-138. DOI: 10.4337/9781781009352

Presentations

01 Feb 2018

EU security and defence activities off the Libyan coast and the question of international responsibility

EU security and defence activities off the Libyan coast and the question of internatinoal responsibility Talk at the Odysseus Annual Conference 'Conflict and Compromise—Between Law and Politics in EU Migration and Asylum Policies'

Brussels

09 Nov 2016

EU civilian crisis management: a realm of executive governance and hidden agencification

Paper presented at the 'Young Researchers Master Class on Agencification of EU executive governance'

Fiesole

13 Jul 2016

The accountability imperative for the OSCE—a legal-institutional perspective

Paper given at the conference 'Between Aspirations and Realities: Strengthening the Legal Framework of the OSCE'

Berlin

07 Sep 2015

Practice what you preach? A critical assessment of EU civilian crisis management

Paper given at the UACES 45th Annual Conference

Bilbao

01 Jun 2015

Securitization of immigration

Presentation (together with Anuscheh Farahat) at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

13 Feb 2015

Public international law—a guarantor of peace, security and justice?

Talk (in German language) given in the context of the 2014/15 Theme Concert series jointly organized by the Bayrische Staatsoper and the Max Planck Society

Munich

MOSER_Vortrag_Themenkonzert_13.2.2015_dt.pdf (144.3 KB)

01 Dec 2014

Good cop, bad press? Shedding light on recent corruption allegations surrounding the European Union's rule of law mission EULEX to Kosovo

Presentation at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg

10 Nov 2014

EU civilian crisis management and accountability—some preliminary findings

Paper given at the 'NewGen Accountability Workshop' held by the Utrecht University School of Governance

Utrecht

01 May 2014

Grotius and the European Action at the Horn of Africa

Presentation at the Masterclass 'Critical Studies of International Law' with Professor Martti Koskenniemi

Heidelberg

13 Dec 2013

'Accountability' as a conceptual framework for interdisciplinary research with a view on civilian CSDP

Paper given at the 'Accountability Workshop' held by the Utrecht University School of Governance

Utrecht

Teaching

Winter Term 2017

Fighting corruption, improving public governance—an international law perspective

ITLOS-programme, Heidelberg, 23.11.2017

Summer Term 2017

International Anti-Corruption Law: Theory and Practice

Colloquium 'Current Developments of International Law', Law Faculity, University of Heidelberg, 10.07.2017

Summer Term 2017

Security and defence—from laggard to frontrunner of European integration?

Elsa spring conference, Law Faculty, University of Freiburg (D), 27.5.2017

Winter Term 2016

Peace-keeping operations. Past trajectory and future challenges

ITLOS-programme, Heidelberg, 13.12.2016

Summer Term 2015

Peace keeping quo vadis?

Colloquium 'Current Developments of International Law', Law Faculity, University of Heidelberg, 18.05.2015

Summer Term 2012/ Winter Term 2012-13

Français juridique

Law Faculty, University of Basel

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

RENFORCE guest lecture by Dr. Florin Coman Kund on the new legal framework for Europol's international exchanges of data, commentator , Utrecht, 05.02.2018

'Conflict and Compromise—Between Law and Politics in EU Migration and Asylum Policies', Odysseus Annual Conference, speaker in the panel 'International Responsibility for the Cooperation of the EU and its Members States with the Libyan Coastguards?', Brussels, 01.02.2018

'Max Planck Trialogue Workshop on the Law of Peace and War—Vol. III: Reparations for Victims of Armed Conflict', participant, Berlin, 10.11.2017 - 11.11.2017

'The Politicization of Europe: Transnational Solidarity Conflicts and the Changing Structure of Economic Governance in the EU', Panel discussion with Anuscheh Farahat, Marius Hildebrand and Mark Dawson, participant, Berlin, 09.11.2017

'Constitutionality, powers and legitimacy of EU agencies or agency-like bodies', participant, Fiesole, 10.11.2016 - 11.11.2016

'Between Aspirations and Realities: Strengthening the Legal Framework of the OSCE', convener (together with Anne Peters and Mateja Steinbrück Platise), Berlin, 13.07.2016

PhD@maxlaw Workshop ‘16, 2nd Max Planck Young Legal Scholars’ Meeting, presenter (poster presentation), Hamburg, 12.05.2016 - 13.05.2016

UACES 45th Annual Conference, chair of the panel 'Transparency and Accountability in EU Decision‐making', Bilbao, 07.09.2015 - 09.09.2015

'Apprendre à repenser le droit international'—Masterclass with Professor Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet, discussant, Heidelberg, 04.05.2015 - 06.05.2015

'NewGen Accountability Workshop' held by the Utrecht University School of Governance, presenter, Utrecht, 10.11.2014

'Cricital Studies of International Law'—Masterclass with Professor Martti Koskenniemi, presenter, Heidelberg, 29.04.2014 - 02.05.2014

'Gagner la paix : Approches vers une solution durable au Mali', colloque, participant, Berlin, 31.01.2014

'Rule of Law and Accountability in Peacekeeping'—German Peace Operations Research Workshop 2014, jointly organized by DGVN, FES and ZIF, participant, Berlin, 28.01.2014

'Good Accountability (and Governance) Workshop - New International Perspectives on Accountability at the USG', presenter, Utrecht, 13.12.2013

'Towards A Global History of International Law' (Institute for Advanced Study), workshop, participant, Berlin, 01.02.2013

20th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum—'Promoting Security and Stability through Good Governance', rapporteur, Prague, 12.09.2012 - 14.09.2012

Third Summer Academy Freiburg on the 'Dynamics of institutional change under the EU's toolkit of conditionality—Judicial reform and fighting corruption in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and Turkey', panel chair, Freiburg (D), 31.08.2012 - 03.09.2012

Memberships

  • UACES
  • Association des Sciences-Po (Sciences Po Alumni)
  • Association des Internationalistes

Miscellaneous

Franco-German affairs: