• Project Presentation of ZUSE: Security as a Guiding Narrative for Europe

    Interview with project coordinator Dr Hendrik Hegemann

    In times of multiple crises, European institutions and states are emphasising the EU’s role as a security guarantor for its citizens in order to strengthen the solidarity and cohesion within and among…

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  • Interested Hamburgers visit IFSH


    Within the framework of the forum “Ask the IFSH”, the IFSH invites interested Hamburgers to talk to the institute’s scientists and learn about current peace and security policy issues.
    In this…

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  • Europe’s achilles heel: asymmetric interdependence in energy policy

    IFSH Brief Analysis by Dr Aline Bartenstein

    "EU member states must learn from their old missteps in energy policy. The EU needs a common external energy policy based on solidarity and a collective European security interest." (Dr Aline…

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  • New publication: Solidarity in the European Union

    Dr Aline Bartenstein

    Solidarity amongst EU member states is increasingly being called for - especially in times of crisis. Nevertheless, the concept of solidarity remains unclear. In her new book ‘The Concept of…

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  • From the “War on terror” to Societal Peace

    Dr Hendrik Hegemann, PD Dr Martin Kahl
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  • Digital Kick-Off for the ZUSE-Project


    Since the start of the project in February, the members of the BMBF-funded research network Solidarity through Security? Discourses, Interactions and Practices of European Solidarity in the Field of…

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  • New research project “ZUSE" takes off

    Dr. Hendrik Hegemann

    In 2015, the EU declared its goal to establish a “Security Union”. The former President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, aimed to create “a Europe that protects”. And the new President…

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