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Brussels book launch for EU text by Edinburgh Politics/IR staff

A book launch will be held on 12 February 2009 (1800) at Scotland Europa in Brussels to mark the publication of the 2nd edition of ‘The European Union:  How Does it Work?’

Co-edited by Elizabeth Bomberg and John Peterson of Edinburgh Politics/IR together with Alexander Stubb, Member of the European Parliament.

Attendees at the event will be welcomed by Jonathan Faull, Director-General of the European Commission's Justice, Freedom and Security Department and former Commission spokesperson. If you are interested in attending, please contact Henrik Ruso (

This text is designed to be the first book used to introduce students (and others) to the EU.  It appears in the ‘New European Union’ series published by Oxford University Press, for which John Peterson and Helen Wallace (London School of Economics) are series editors.  Further information from: and