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Paul James Cardwell

Paul James Cardwell

Reader in EU External Relations Law, University of Sheffield

I am a Reader in EU External Relations at the School of Law, University of Sheffield. My research interests span EU Law and Policy, especially External Relations/Foreign Policy, Migration Law and Policy, relations with European Neighbourhood and Mediterranean states, New Governance, legal scholarship of the EU and aspects of UK Constitutional Law. I am currently researching the foreign policy aspects of the EU referendum in the UK. I have been awarded funding from the ESRC under the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

I have published two books and numerous articles in leading journals. I have appeared as a commentator on BBC Breakfast and given keynote lectures across the globe, most recently in Malaysia and Armenia. I am Treasurer of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES), one of the largest academic associations in the UK. I speak French fluently, Japanese to a conversational level and am currently learning Turkish.

For my educational history, I graduated from the University of Warwick with LLB Law in 1999. My degree included a year studying French Law at the University of Lille. I then did postgraduate study at Nagoya University, Japan which led to a LLM by research awarded by Warwick. Whilst working at the University of Bordeaux in France, I undertook a DEA (French Master's degree) in Comparative Politics and International Relations. After my appointment as a Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in 2003, I begun part-time PHD research in 2004 at the University of Edinburgh, which I completed in 2008. I was promoted to Senior Lecturer and then Reader in 2011 and was Deputy Head of School and Director of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL) 2012-2015.

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship

Nov 26, 2018 16:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

In the to and fro that all Brexit watchers are now used to, the draft text of the full political declaration between the EU and the UK is now available ahead of an expected summit of EU leaders in Brussels on November...

Briferendum Aftermath Series

How to read Theresa May's Brexit speech

Jan 18, 2017 13:32 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Almost seven months after the vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally given some much needed clarity on how Brexit will happen. Or has she? May cast an optimistic tone on the vote to...

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Economy

Russian manufacturing decelerates in July, economy likely to grow 1.5 pct in 2019

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UK 2-10Y gilt yield inversion raises further concerns on global growth outlook, dragged by lower U.S. yields

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Politics

Donald Trump loves that Melania Trump agrees with him about the prenup

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To restore trust in government, we need to reinvent how the public service works

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Woody Harrelson attests just how much Donald Trump loves talking

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Could Boris Johnson really force through a no-deal Brexit in the middle of an election? A constitutional lawyer weighs in

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Science

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Lab studies suggest medicinal plants can help repair human bone and tissue

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Donald Trump’s cancer cure promise still needs proof

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Technology

South Korea’s generous incentives might boost Tesla Model 3’s sales

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The Last of Us Part 2 release date: Sequel to be featured in next State of Play in November, leaker claims

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Developers are still mum on 'The Sims 5' development 5 years since 'TS4' launch

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‘Final Fantasy 8: Remaster’ release date: Physical edition surfaces after online retailer made it available for pre-order

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