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ARENA conducts theoretically founded and empirically informed research on the emerging European political order.

We ask the questions:

  • What are the basic characteristics and the key components of the new emerging order?
  • How it is this new order transformed?
  • What are the implications for member state governing arrangements and for the citizens of Europe?


  • paco-180 The Mediatization of Politics Dec 8, 2014 12:29 PM

    Hans-Jörg Trenz and Asimina Michailidou have published the article 'The Mediatization of Politics: From the National to the Transnational' in the Open Access journal Partecipazione e Conflitto (PACO).

  • michailidou-trenz-dewilde-internet-and-european-integration-2014-180 The Internet and European Integration Dec 1, 2014 02:42 PM

    In this volume Asimina Michailidou, Hans-Jörg Trenz and Pieter de Wilde examine EU contestation in the first years of the euro crisis. Analysing online debates among EU citizens they piece together the degree of convergence across EU member states towards euroscepticism.

  • holst-honor-bertilsson-uicpg-2014-180 Social Science and Normative Analysis Dec 1, 2014 11:30 AM

    Cathrine Holst contributes with a chapter on normative analysis in the social sciences in a book in honour of sociologist Margareta Bertilsson.

  • fumasoli-springer-180 Academic Work and Careers in Europe Nov 12, 2014 10:09 AM

    Tatiana Fumasoli, Gaële Goastellec and Barbara M. Kehm are the editors of the new volume Academic Work and Careers in Europe: Trends, Challenges, Perspectives.

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