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John Peterson Takes Up Visiting Professorship in Paris

John Peterson will take up a Visiting Professorship at the Institut d'Études Politiques ('Sciences Po') in May and June 2009.

It will be John's 2nd stint of teaching at Sciences Po, after offering a taught postgraduate seminar on US-European relations in 2001.  John is the 2nd Edinburgh Politics & IR colleague to teach at Sciences Po this year, following Richard Freeman's Visiting Professorship in April, thus illustrating Edinburgh Politics & IR's close & productive working relationship with Sciences Po.

 Sciences Po

John will be contributing to a postgraduate seminar on comparative federalism, focusing on the United States and European Union.  He will join a teaching team that includes Hussein Kassim of the University of East Anglia and Renaud Dehousse of Sciences Po, both of whom are partners with John in the 'European Commission of the 21st Century' project, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and supported by the EU-Consent Network of Excellence. 


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