Articles by Franziskus von Lucke

December 21, 2023

Why the EU needs to become more ‘positively anxious’

Franziskus von Lucke
Scholars and the media often portray the ongoing polycrisis as undermining the EU’s self-understanding. This has led observers to describe the EU as an ‘anxious community’. But Franziskus von Lucke and Thomas Diez find that, on the contrary, EU actors remain surprisingly confident. While this may look like a positive finding, the authors argue that the EU needs more, not less, anxiety to deal successfully with current and future challenges
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December 19, 2023

It’s time for the EU to step up efforts to revamp the liberal international order

Franziskus von Lucke
The EU stands at a critical juncture, requiring a consorted commitment to revitalising and reforming a liberal international order, write Helene Sjursen, Viacheslav Morozov, Michela Ceccorulli, Enrico Fassi, Sonia Lucarelli, Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Thomas Diez, Franziskus von Lucke, Pol Bargués, Jonathan Joseph, Ana Juncos
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May 7, 2021

Why the EU needs to become more open towards different understandings of climate justice

Franziskus von Lucke
The pandemic still dominates headlines, yet political attention must soon refocus on a crisis even more fundamental: climate change. Franziskus von Lucke argues that to deal with the climate crisis, actors such as the EU must recognise different understandings of global climate justice
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Franziskus von Lucke
Postdoctoral Researcher in International Relations, Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen

Franziskus' research focuses on critical security studies, ontological (in)security, environmental and climate politics, theories of justice and the European Union.

Until 2020, he worked in the GLOBUS project, which critically examined the EU’s contributions to global justice.

Since 2021, he has been part of the ZUSE project, which looks at the role of security discourses in the creation of European identities.

His work has appeared in International Affairs, Political Geography, Geopolitics, the Journal of International Relations and Development, and in the Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen (ZIB).

He tweets @F_vonLucke

The EU and Global Climate Justice: Normative Power Caught in Normative Battles

The EU and Global Climate Justice: Normative Power Caught in Normative Battles
2021, Routledge

Climate Security in the Anthropocene: Exploring the Approaches of United Nations Security Council Member-States

Climate Security in the Anthropocene
2023, Springer

The Securitisation of Climate Change and the Governmentalisation of Security

The Securitisation of Climate Change and the Governmentalisation of Security
2020, Palgrave

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