Research Archive

This research network held is first research conference at the University of Abertay Dundee, entitled “Policing and European Studies” on the 26th February 2010. A selection of the papers from the 2010 conference were published in the Journal of Contemporary European Research (JCER), Vol 6 No 2 (2010) Special Issue: Policing and European Studies.  It is available at

A selection of papers from the 2011 conference were also published in the Journal of Contemporary European Research, Special Issue: Developments in European Security, Vol 7 No 4 (2011);

The JCER is a free open access multi-disciplinary journal, which does require users to log on in order to gain access to its materials. At the time of the publication of the two above special editions it was under the editorship of Dr. Christian Kaunert and Dr. Sarah Leonard, who are research active in this general area.

Selected papers from the 2012 conference were published as a book, which is due out in April 2013. This book is O’Neill, Swinton and Winter; New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy, Cambridge Scholars, 2013.  The publishers web site is available at: .

Papers from the 2014 conference are to be published in a forth coming book, O’Neill and Swinton; Challenges and Critiques of the EU Internal Security Strategy: Rights, power and security, Cambridge Scholars, 2015, (forthcoming). In addition András Huszár has published is research in

Papers from the 2015 conference are currently undergoing peer review with a view to publication in the Journal of European Policing Studies, The details on this are available elsewhere on this web site.

The 2016 conference was cancelled due to an insufficient number of abstracts being submitted. We intend to issue a call in the new academic year for a proposed 2017 conference.