What is VISIONS? Visions and practices of geopolitics in the European Union and its neighborhood (VISIONS) is a research project which is designed to investigate the current rapidly changing geopolitical landscape of the EU and its near neighborhood and analyze its consequences. 


We are interested to know how geopolitics may contribute to the empowerment of determined social actors or, conversely, the disempowerment, marginalization or securitization of other social groups such as women, migrants or ethno-linguistic minorities.

Latest News

VISIONS panel at EUIA conference

28 May 2021

Members of VISIONS presented their work at EUIA 2021 online conference in the framework of a panel on “Visions and practices of a geopolitical EU”.

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Elena Shymanska joins Project VISIONS

27 April 2021

Elena Shymanska has joined Project VISIONS. Elena is a research assistant based at IBEI. She is pursuing a Master's degree in International Relations, Security and Development at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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Federica Zardo to give a VISIONS research webinar

23 March 2021

VISIONS researcher Federica Zardo (University of Vienna) will present her work on “The Geopolitics of EU Migration Instruments: The EU Trust Fund for Africa” in the framework of IBEI’s research webinar series. Information on the event and registration are available at IBEI’s website.


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