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AUBG Faculty Bibliography: Crombois, Jean

Jean Crombois

Associate Professor (PE)

Office: MB 212

Phone: +359 73 888 432



Crombois, J. (2011). Camille Gutt and postwar international finance. Pickering & Chatto.

Crombois, J. (2000). Camille Gutt: Les finances et la guerre, 1940-1945 [In French] [Camille Gutt. Finances and War 1940-1945]. Quorum.

Crombois, J. (1994). L’Univers de la sociologie en Belgique de 1900 à 1940  [In French] [The Universe of Sociology in Belgium from 1900 to 1940]. Free University of Brussels Press.

Book Chapters

Crombois, J. (2021). Small country and European security: The case of Bulgaria-Russia relations since 2014. In T. Weiss & G. Edwards (Eds.), Small states and security in Europe: Between national and international policymaking. Routledge.

Crombois, J. (2018). Existe-t-il une diplomatie européenne? Le cas du partenariat oriental [Is there a EU diplomacy? The case of the Eastern partnership]. In G. Rouet & R. Gura (dir.), Diplomatie purielle: Acteurs et enjeux [Plural diplomacies: Actors and stakes] (pp. 169-184). L'Harmattam.

Crombois, J. (2017). Crises de la construction européenne et politisation: pour une re-politisation du projet européen [Crises and European integration and politicization: For a re-politicization of the European project]. In P. Gueorguieva & A. Todorov (dir.), A la recherche de la représentation perdue. Nouvelles voies à l’ouest, à l’est et au sud [Searching for the lost representation. New ways in the West, the East and in the South] (pp. 67-80). L’Harmattan.

Crombois, J. (2014). United Nations and European construction: The international monetary fund and European regional monetary cooperation 1946-1957/58. In G. Migani & L. Mechi (Eds.), Networks of global governance. International organisations and European integration in a historical perspective (pp. 39-60). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Crombois, J. F. (2011). Bulgaria’s foreign policy. In C.Yenegun & F. Gjana (Eds.), Balkans. Foreign affairs, politics and socio-cultures (pp. 413-434). Epoka University Publications.

Crombois, J. (2010). EU crisis management and ESDP operations in the Eastern neighborhood. In F. Attina & D. Irrera (Eds.), Multilateral security and ESDP operations (pp. 145-162). Ashgate Publishing.

Crombois, J. (2010). L’Humanité comme type social? Paul Otlet et la Sociologie [In French] [Humanity as Social Type? Paul Otlet and Sociology].  In Paul Otlet. Fondateur du Mundaneum (1868-1944). Architecte du savoir. Artisan de paix  [Paul Otlet. Founder of the Mundaneum (1868-1944). Architect of Knowledge. Craftman of Peace]. Les Impressions Nouvelles.

Crombois, J. (2009). International organizations and regional integration: The IMF and the EPU (1946-1957). In E. Remacle & P. Winand (Eds.), L'Amérique, l'Europe, l'Afrique, 1945-1973 [America-Europe-Africa 1945-1973] (pp. 67-82). P.I.E. Peter Lang.

Crombois, J. (2008). The ENP and EU actions in the field of conflict management: Comparing Eastern Europe and the Maghreb. In K. Nikolov (Ed.), The European neighbourhood policy: Time to deliver (pp. 85-108). BECSA.

Crombois, J. (2007). L’associabilité comme engagement citoyen: La participation Bulgaredans les groupesd’intérêtseuropéens [In French] [Associability as a way for engaging citizenship: The particpiation of Bulgarian interest groups in European interest groups]. In A. Todorov & A. Kratseva (Eds.), L’engagement citoyen (pp. 206-217). Nouvelle Universite Bulgare.

Crombois, J. (2005). Free trade agreements as foreign policy instruments: Comparing the US FTA with Morocco and the EU Free trade zone with the Mediterranean countries. In The Implications of free trade agreements on African states: Moroccan & South African FTAs with the United States (pp. 109-122). Al Akhawayn University Press.

Journal Articles

Crombois, J. (2019). Bulgaria’s foreign policy and EU sanctions against Russia: Europeanization, politicization and small country diplomacy. Southeastern Europe, 43(2), 158-186.

Crombois, J. (2019). The Eastern partnership: Geopolitics and policy inertia. European View.

Crombois, J. (2019). Central and Eastern European business interest associations and EU policy making. Journal of Public Affairs, 19(1), 1-8.

Crombois, J. F. & Elagina, D. (2018). La crise ukrainienne: un défi pour la diplomatie européenne [The crisis in Ukraine: A challenge for EU diplomacy]. Hermes. La Revue, 81(2), 133-140.

Crombois, J. F. (2018). Bulgarie: présidence européenne sous pression [Bulgaria: A European Presidency under Presure]. Revue des Deux Mondes, 146-153.

Crombois, J. (2017). Conflicting Narratives? Geopolitical and Normative Power Narratives in the EU Eastern Partnership. Politeja, 49, 109-125.

Crombois, J. F. (2016). How well do constitutions travel across time and space?: The Belgian Constitution of 1831 in Bulgarian constitutional history 1879-1940. Legal History Review, 84(3–4), 502-525.

Crombois, J. (2015). Which geopolitics for the European Union? The EUs Eastern partnership. International Relations and Diplomacy, 3(7), 480–486.

Crombois, J. (2009). The gas crisis in the Balkans. Contemporary Review, 291(1693), 174-178.

Crombois, J. (2008). Corruption and populism in Bulgaria. Contemporary Review, 290(1691), 456-459.

Crombois, J. (2008). The ENP and EU Actions in conflict management: Comparing between Eastern Europe and the Maghreb. Perspectives: Central European Review of International Affairs, 16(2), 29-51. 

Crombois, J. (2008). L’influence de la Constitution Belge de 1831 sur la Constitution Bulgare de 1879. État de la question [In French] [The influence of the Belgian Constitution of 1831 on the Bulgarian Constitution of 1879: State of the question]. Studia Politica, Romanian Political Science Review, 8(1), 15-20.

Crombois, J. (2005). The US-Morocco free trade agreement. Mediterranean Politics, 10(2), 219-223.

Crombois, J. (2004). Le Fonds Monétaire International, le plan Marshall et la reconstruction des économies européennes 1946-1951 [In French] [The IMF, the Marshall Plan and the reconstruction of Western European economies]. Revue Belge De Philologie Et D'Histoire, 82(4), 995-1019.

Crombois, J. (1999). Camille Gutt et la création du Fonds Monétaire International [In French] [Camille Gutt and the Founding of the IMF]. Relations Internationales, 99, 289-305.

Crombois, J. (1998). Finance, économie et politique en Belgique à la veille de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, 1939-1940 [In French] [Finance, economy and politics in Belgium on the eve of the Second World War]. Cahiers D’Histoire Du Temps Présent, 5, 171-206.

Conference Proceedings

Crombois, J. F. (2016). Politicization and crises of European integration: For a re-politicization of the European Union. In 5th International Conference: Thinking Contemporary Europe: The Politicization of Europe and the Integration/Disintegration Nexus in the European Union. Bologna (Italy).

Crombois, J. (2009). Curriculum development in European studies at the American University of Bulgaria: Challenges and prospects. Proceedings University of Ruse, 48(52), 140–146.

Crombois, J. (2005). Comparing modes of governance: The EU and the US free trade strategies towards. In International Conference Organized by the CSGR, CIGI and UNU-CRIS, Regionalisation and the Taming of Globalisation. Warwick, UK.

Book Review

Crombois, J. F. (2008). [Review of book Old Europe, New Europe: Evolution for a complex world, by J. Adamski, M. T. Johnson & C. M. Schweiss (Eds.)]. Journal of International Relations & Development, 11(2), 210-212.


Pauwels, J. R. (2005). Le mythe de la bonne guerre. Les Etats-Unis et la Deuxième Guerre mondiale par [The Myth of the Good War. The USA and the Second World War] (J. F. Crombois, Trans.). Aden.