Viljar Veebel


Current position

Senior Researcher, Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, Tallinn


E-mail:  viljar.veebel@ut.ee



Education


Doctoral degree in political science (Ph.D.), University of Tartu. “The Role and Impact of Positive Conditionality in the EU Pre-Accession Policy” Master degree in International relations. University of Tartu. “Spill-over barrier in European integration process”


Professional experience


2013 – 2016 Associate Professor, Estonian National Defence College2004 – 2012 Lecturer of International relations and European studies, University of Tartu

2006 – 2007 External expert for the master program development, Ukrainian Diplomatic Academy

2002 – 2003 Advisor of the Estonian Government in the Future Convention of Europe

2001 – 2005 Researcher in Tartu University EuroCollege


Professional activities


MEMBERSHIP AS AN EDITOR OR AS AN ACADEMIC OPONENT IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

2010 – 2016 Journal “Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences”

2014 – 2016 Journal „Managing Global Transitions”

2013– 2016 Journal „ENDC Proceedings“

2004 – 2008 Journal “Acta Societatis Martensis“


Awards


2012 – Estonian National Research board reward in category of doctoral dissertations


Publications


Selected Articles
  1. Veebel, Viljar; Markus, Raul (2016). At the Dawn of a New Era of Sanctions: Russian-Ukrainian Crisis and Sanctions. Orbis, 60 (1), 128−139
  2. Veebel, Viljar; Namm, Andra (2016). Testing the models of transition in practice: the case-studies of Estonia and Slovenia. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, 36 (2), 389−409,
  3. Veebel, Viljar; Markus, Raul (2016). Will sanctions against Russia be successful: will Russia fall before Ukraine? Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues, 5 (4), 465−480.
  4. Veebel, Viljar (2016). Estonia Confronts Propaganda: Russia Manipulates Media in Pursuit of Psychological Warfare. PerConcordiam, 7 (1), 14−19.
  5. Veebel, Viljar (2016). Balancing between solidarity and responsibility: Estonia in the EU refugee crisis. Journal on Baltic Security, 1 (2), 28−61.
  6. Veebel, Viljar; Ploom, Illimar; Kulu, Liina. (2015). Shortcomings of the EU state aid model from peripheral perspective: the case of Estonian Air. Baltic Journal of Economics, 15 (1), 50−64
  7. Veebel, V.; Kulu, L. (2015). Against the political expectations and theoretical models: how to implement austerity and not to lose political power. Baltic Journal of Economics, 1(14), 1 – 15.
  8. Veebel, V.; Markus, R. (2015). Lessons from the EU-Russia sanctions 2014-2015. Baltic Journal of Law & Politics, 8 (1), 165−194,
  9. Veebel, Viljar; Markus, Raul (2015). Europe´s Refugee Crisis in 2015 and Security Threats from the Baltic Perspective. Journal of Politics and Law, 8 (4), 254−262,
  10. Veebel, Viljar; Markus, Raul (2015). Wie groß sind die Aussichten auf Erfolg der Russland-Sanktionen? Sicherheit und Frieden, 33, 3, 156−160.
  11. Veebel, Viljar; Markus, Raul (2015). Europe´s Refugee Crisis in 2015 and Security Threats from the Baltic Perspective. Journal of Politics and Law, 8 (4), 254−262
  12. Veebel, Viljar; Kulu, Liina; Tartes, Annika (2014). Conceptual factors behind the poor performance of the European Neighbourhood policy. Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review, 31 (2014)
  13. Veebel, Viljar (2011). Relevance of Copenhagen Criteria in Actual Accession: Principles, Methods and Shortcomings of EU Pre-Accession evaluation. Studies of Transition States and Societies, 3(3)
  14. Veebel, Viljar (2009). European Union’s Positive Conditionality Model in Pre-Accession Process. Trames: Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, vol 3(63/58), 207 – 231
Selected Articles in Estonian
  1. Veebel, Viljar; Ploom, Illimar (2015). Euroopa riigiabi reeglite otstarbekus perifeeriariikide seisukohast Estonian Airi näitel. Riigikogu Toimetised, 32, 189−200.
  2. Veebel, Viljar (2015). Eesti avalik sektor valmistub ELi eesistumiseks: ametnike võimelünkade selgitamine ja hindamine. Riigikogu Toimetised, 31, 145−154.
  3. Veebel, Viljar (2014). Väikeriigi sunnitud valik ühepoolse ja vastastikkuse sõltuvuse vahel. Akadeemia, 12 (309), 2131 – 2147.
  4. Veebel, Viljar (2014). Kuidas rakendada tulemuslikku kasinuspoliitikat valijate negatiivse reaktsioonita: Eesti kogemus 2008-2011. Riigikogu Toimetised, 29, 49 – 56.
  5. Veebel, Viljar; Kulu, Liina (2014). Euroopa Liidu kontseptuaalsed (eksi)rännakud naabruspoliitika arendamisel. Akadeemia, 5, 847 – 874.
  6. Veebel, Viljar; Hurt, Ulrika (2013). Kas Euroopa integratsiooni areng ja föderaliseerumine on samaaegselt võimalikud? Riigikogu Toimetised, 27, 44 – 50.
Books and selected chapters
  1. Veebel, V. (2012). The Role and Impact of Positive Conditionality in the EU Pre-Accession Policy Tartu University Press
  2. Veebel, Viljar; Loik, Ramon. (2012). Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership. Estonia. Donnacha O Beachain, Vera Sheridan and Sabina Stan. (eds.). Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership (163 – 184). Taylor & Francis Group, London: Routledge
  3. Veebel, Viljar (2016). Estonia: Independence and Interdependence. In: Jenning, Josef (Ed.). Keeping Europeans Together (52−55). European Council on Foreign Relations.
  4. Veebel, Viljar (2015). Should Baltic Countries Fence Their Borders? Europe´s Refugee Crisis and Security Threats from the Baltic Perspective. Spruds, Andris; Bukovskis, Karlis. Towards Reassurance and Solidarity in the Euro-Atlantic Community (65−76).
  5. Veebel, Viljar (2014). European institutional adjustments and three choices and perspectives for Latvia and Estonia. Spruds, Andris (eds.). Latvian Foreign Policy Yearbook 2013 (7 – 18).
  6. Veebel, Viljar (2011). The EU Neighbourhood Policy, Positive Conditionality and Reforms in the Former Soviet Space. Vahur Made, Alexei Sekarev (eds.). The European Neighbourhood After August 2008 (25 – 76). Dordrecht: Republic of Letters Publishing
  7. Veebel, Viljar (2009). The EU New Member States as Agenda Setters in Enlarged European Union:Estonia. Lessenski, Marin (eds.). The EU New Member States as Agenda Setters in Enlarged European Union (5 – 66). Sofia: Open Society Institute
  8. Kasekamp, A.; Veebel, V. (2007). Overcoming doubts: The Baltic States and European Security and Defence Policy. The Estonian Foreign Policy Yearbook 2007 (9 – 32). Eesti Välispoliitika Instituut
  9. Kasekamp, A.; Veebel, V. (2007). The Baltic States and ESDP. Klaus Brummer (Toim.). The North and ESDP (9 – 21). Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung
  10. Veebel, V. (2004). Conditionality and Dependence as Key Elements in Simultaneous Democratization and Crises Prevention. The Estonian Foreign Policy Yearbook 2004 (63 – 85).
  11. Veebel, V. (2003). Estonian choices influencing the Debate on the Future of Europe. The Estonian Foreign Policy Yearbook (131 – 163). Tallinn: Varrak
Conference Publications
  1. Veebel, Viljar (2016). Taking initiative in cyber deterrence against Russia? Riga Conference Views: The Riga Conference 2016, 28-29 October 2016. Riga, Latvia: Latvian Transatlantic Organization
  2. Veebel, Viljar (2015). The economic ties between Russia and the Baltic countries in 2004-2015: the bust, the boom and the sanctions in mutual trade relations. The Riga Conference, 6-7 November 2015, Riga, Latvia.Latvian Transatlantic Organization (LATO)
  3. Veebel, Viljar (2009). Estonia´s involvment in EU Policy-Making. In: Preference Formation in the New EU Member States: Preference Formation in the New EU Member States, 3-5 december 2009 Bratislava. (eds.) Lisonova, Zuzana. Bratislava:, 53 – 73.

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