This article examines the place of history as a discipline in the wider field of European studies in 2015.
Depuis 2010, la crise de la zone euro jette un voile de confusion sur les raisons ayant mené à la création de la monnaie unique. Un retour sur celles-ci permet de mieux comprendre les origines et les enjeux actuels de la monnaie unique.
This paper sheds light on the current euro crisis by looking at the debates preceding the conception of the euro. How can the early days of EU monetary cooperation help us understand today’s predicament? And what lessons can we draw from them for the euro?
This article explores three central issues of the European Council’s development, from its inception in 1974 until its constitutionalisation in 1986: the need for an approach encompassing globalisation and Europeanisation processes; the need to coordinate Community affairs and political cooperation; and finally the privileged capacity of heads of government to fulfil the two above-mentioned aims.
This article focuses on the role of central bankers in European monetary cooperation, from the failure of the Werner Plan to the creation of the European Monetary System (EMS).
This article sets out the state of the field, outlines some of the problems/methodological challenges to historical research on the 1970s and finally sketches some potential research directions.